Current Parks Development Projects

The Parks Department will be working on the following projects through 2022. Click on the park name to locate the park using Google Maps, or you can locate them using the Open Space and Parks Application. Links in each of the project descriptions below will open a drawing or photo of the work described.

For general inquires or more information on any of the following projects, please email us at parkrec@citywindsor.ca or phone 519-253-2300 and ask to speak to the project manager listed for each project below.

Dynasty Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of June 2022, with completion by August 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Kominar Park
New accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by September 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Lake Laguna Park
New accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Matthew Rodzik Park
New accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of July 2022, with completion by August 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Ojibway Park
To remove and replace current wood bridge with a pedestrian culvert style crossing. Currently working with Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) to gain approval to start the project. ERCA has agreed to reopen an existing permit from 2013.
Project Manager: Dante Lapico

Oakwood Park
Preliminary work has begun for a dog park to be constructed behind the Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex. Tender is expected to go out in August with construction beginning in September of 2022.
Project Manager: Mike Todd

Ward 2

Bradley Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Malden Park
The Parks Department recently completed some new off-road bike trails​, and we are currently working toward getting a cross country climb trail ready for the Can-Am Games. In addition, the Parks Department has made improvements to park drainage in areas where flooding was an issue.
Project Manager: Trevor Duquette

McKee Park
Please review our virtual open house regarding the proposed upgrades to the existing boat ramp, shoreline stabilization and rock revetment, a new boardwalk, benches, and observation deck. The design was finalized based on results from an online survey. Construction is ongoing to complete new pathways, boardwalk and gazebo with the installation of a new accessible playground to follow.
Project Manager: Darron Ahlstedt

A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of September 2022, with completion by October 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Mic Mac Park
The installation of new baseball bleachers and sun shades at Cullen Field is complete. Updated layouts have been completed due to sight lines, and the sun shades have been installed.
Project Manager: Darron Ahlstedt

The installation of a new double basketball court next to the John Ivan building is underway and after a short construction delay is now expected to be completed and open for use by mid-August 2022.
Project Manager: Darron Ahlstedt

Ojibway Tom Joy Woods
A new composite boardwalk was installed over the pond along the accessible Boardwalk Path and is now open.
Project Manager: Darron Ahlstedt

Wilson Park
A new splash pad and play unit will be installed as part of Reimagined Adie Knox Herman Recreation Complex project. The playground structure has been installed and is expected to open after a safety inspection and site restoration have been completed. Utilities for the splash pad have been installed. The concrete pad and water features are expected to be installed by mid-July along with an asphalt trail connecting these new amenities to the parking lot. Expected completion by the end of August 2022.
Project Manager: Laura Ash 

Ward 3

Alton C Parker Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of July 2022, with completion by September 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Fred Thomas Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Gateway Park
New shared-use asphalt trail through the park with concrete pads and benches, trash and recycle silos, and solar lighting. The project was started in the summer of 2022 and placed on hold to undergo an environmental assessment of species at risk due to nesting snakes in the area.
Project Manager: Trevor Duquette

Legacy Park
To remove the playground and reinstall a new playground to the east side of Legacy Park. Project will be completed in the fall of 2022.
Project Manager: Trevor Duquette

Ward 4

Devonshire Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by October 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Garwood Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Gignac Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Kid's Alliance Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of July 2022, with completion by August 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Willistead Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Stodgell Park
To continue with the recent improvements of playground and parking lot, a new multi-use asphalt pathway with concrete pads and benches will be installed. Project will be out for tender in August with plans for construction in the fall of 2022.
Project Manager: Trevor Duquette

Lanspeary Park
Lanspeary Greenhouses were relocated to the new greenhouse facility recently opened in Jackson Park. As part of the transformation, Lanspeary Park will undergo a public consultation process including a recently completed public survey. This data will be taken into consideration during development of a new park concept plan that will be presented for public input at a future public open house. Stay tuned!

Ward 5

Francois Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of July 2022, with completion by August 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Mayfair Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Robert Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of September 2022, with completion by October 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

George Avenue Park
The redevelopment of George Avenue Park is complete. The Parks Department will continue to improve the northern section of the park for future use. A new forest-themed accessible playground was installed in 2020. A new shelter was installed in February 2021; drainage was improved in March with the installation of a few catch basins; lighting is now installed; and final touches were completed on the new sports court, pathways lighting, benches and 30 to 40 trees. The pathway concrete is finished, and the park is fully reopened.
Project Manger: Darron Ahlstedt

Ward 6

Homesite Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

St. Paul Grove Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by September 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Riverdale Park
A new, wider multi-use trail was recently installed between Riverdale Avenue and Greendale Drive.
Project Manager: Sherif Barsom

Ward 7

Derwent Park
A full-sized cricket pitch is being designed for Derwent Park. As announced in May of 2022, this will be the first full-sized pitch and third pitch overall for the city. The completed design is expected to be completed by the end of summer 2022 and presented to council as part of the 2023 budget process.

Cora Greenwood Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of September 2022, with completion by August October 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Seneca Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Stillmeadow Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Little River Corridor
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of June 2022, with completion by July 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

South Rendezvous
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of September 2022, with completion by October 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Elizabeth Kishkon Park
A new washroom building and other improvements will be underway in 2022. The existing parking lot will have drainage installed, then be curbed and paved. The tender for the new washroom will be put out late summer, with construction expected to begin in the fall of 2022.
Project Manager: Darron Ahlstedt

Forest Glade Park
Construction of a splash pad and washroom is complete. Work on the tennis courts to convert the north bank of tennis courts for use as pickleball courts will be complete by the end of August 2022.
Project Manager: Darron Ahlstedt

Sandpoint Beach
Environmental assessment (EA) to review potential options for the relocation of Sandpoint Beach. A second public open house for the EA portion of the proposed beach relocation will be planned for the fall of 2022 with completion of the EA by November of 2022.
Project Manager: Laura Ash

Wildwood Park
A new shade structure will be installed south of the parking lot on a concrete pad. Construction will take place in the fall of 2022.
Project Manager: Dante Lapico

Ward 8

Coletta Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Shawnee Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by September 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Thurston Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by September 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Polonia Park
Adding to the new accessible play unit that was installed in 2018, a new multi-use pathway was was constructed continuing the improvements in this well used neighbourhood park.
Project Manager: Dante Lapico

Ward 9

Kennilworth Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by October 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Maple Leaf Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Patrick Maguire Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction in 2023.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Walker Homesite Bike Trail
The Parks Department will be completing a portion of the trail along Walker Homesite Bike Trail between Calderwood Avenue, north into and including a portion of multi-use trail inside Walker Homesite Park.
Project Manager: Mike Todd

Ward 10

Aboriginal Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by September 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Avondale Playlot
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of July 2022, with completion by August 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Jennifer Park
A new accessible playground will be installed as part of the 2021 Playground Replacement Program announced in August 2021. Proposed construction start date of August 2022, with completion by October 2022.
Project Managers: Laura Ash, Dante Lapico

Bellewood Park
Recent park upgrades include a new accessible play unit and a widened multi-use trail complete with new concrete pads and benches.
Project Manager: Dante Lapico

Langlois Park
In addition to a new multi-use pathway, phase one and phase two for lighting, benches, and drainage improvements are now complete.
Project Manager: Trevor Duquette

Southdale Park
As a continuation of the pathway reconstruction in the adjacent Langlois Park, Southdale Park has a new loop trail and benches now installed.
Project Manager: Trevor Duquette

South Cameron Woodlot
As announced by Mayor Drew Dilkens in May of 2022, a new environmentally sensitive multi-use trail is being planned for the woodlot. The consultant's report is expected to be completed by the end of summer 2022.


For further information, please contact:

Parks and Recreation
2450 McDougall Street
Windsor, Ontario
Canada
Phone: For general information, call 311. 
For detailed inquiries, call (519) 253-2300.
Email: parkrec@citywindsor.ca​​​​​​​​

 

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