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Park Improvements Open Houses

Lets Talk Off-Road Biking in City Parks

The City of Windsor is home to an astonishing 202 parks of varying sizes and with varying uses. In a number of parks, one of those uses is off-road biking, and we want to hear what you think about it.

Three open houses were planned, and residents were invited to come out and share their ideas with the staff that were on hand to discuss options and suggestions, and collect comments. Whether you're part of a competitive group or simply an individual who likes to ride, we welcome your input.

The information was compiled and used to help make future decisions surrounding off-road biking in our parks.

  • Open House #1 was held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the WFCU Centre on McHugh Street.
  • Open House #2 was held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Roseland Golf and Curling Club on Kennedy Drive in South Windsor.
  • Open House #3 was held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Malden Park Visitor Centre. Below are the two concept plans that were on display at Malden Park.

The City of Winsor is working with the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) to develop detailed plans for a single track and engineered pump track at both Malden Park and Little River Corridor Park.

IMBA Trails Specialist and Program Coordinator Justin Truelove attended an open house in Windsor on April 30, 2019 to gather community input an ideas as he finalizes these plans. At that meeting, Mr. Truelove presented the following concept maps to give the attendees an idea as to where the tracks could be placed. These plans are not finalized and are only presented as visuals to assist with the community open house discussions:

 Malden Park Concept Map
Little River Park Concept Map
Anyone not able to attend the open house but still wishing to send comments or suggestions can do so by emailing them to smagalas@citywindsor.ca. All suggestions must be received by May 15, 2019. Final plans will be presented to Council for approval later this spring.

Public Open House - Bruce Avenue Park

The City of Windsor hosted an open house for the redevelopment of Bruce Avenue Park located between Bruce Avenue and Church Street in Windsor, Ontario. The open house was held on March 8, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at the Windsor Public Library Central Branch located at 850 Ouellette Avenue in the Fred Israel Auditorium to discuss ideas and options with the community for the park's redevelopment.

Have a look at the story boards that were on display at the public meeting.

The City of Windsor Parks Department is looking for your ideas and feedback regarding Bruce Avenue Park. We invite you to share with us your ideas by filling out a short survey and adding any additional comments you wish to provide regarding upgrades to the park. If there is something you would like to see at the park, please take a second and let us know. Additionally, this comment sheet is available to download, print and fill out by hand to be returned to the Parks Department in person or by mail. The survey and comment sheet will be available until the end of May 2018. Please visit this page again after that to find the date and location for a second public open house that will be held this summer.

Various Park Improvements

The City of Windsor hosted an Open House on February 8, 2016 to discuss improvements to a variety of parks in the city. All park improvements will be accessible.

Online playground surveys were available until Friday, February 12, at 12pm

Staff were on hand on Monday, February 8, 2016 at the Caboto Club from 5pm to 7pm to discuss options and suggestions for improvements to the following parks:

  • Lakeshore Woods Park – New Playground (Ward 7)
  • Walker Homesite Park – New Playground (Ward 9)
  • Bridgeview Park – New Playground (Ward 2)
  • Esdras Park- New Playground (Ward 6)
  • Stodgell Park – New Playground (Ward 4)
  • Avon Court Park – New Playground (Ward 1)
  • Jackson Park – New Splash Pad (Ward 3)
  • Realtor Park – New Splash Pad (Ward 6)
  • Forest Glade Park – New Parking Lot and Trail Improvements (Ward 7)
  • Mitchell Park – New Natural Playground (Ward 3)
  • Hall Farms Park – Trail Improvements (Ward 9)
  • Ypres Park – New Tennis Courts (Ward 5)

We hope you were able to take part in the meeting and share your ideas.

Parks and Recreation

2450 McDougall Street
Windsor, Ontario
N8X 3N6
Telephone: For general information, call 311​.
For detailed inquiries, call (519) 253-2300
Fax:(519) 255-7990
Email: parkrec@citywindsor.ca