Places To Go

All organized practices, games and or events must go through the Recreation and Leisure Services Department.  Groups must complete Facility / Park use application, provide a certificate of insurance naming the Town of Windsor as an additional assure for a minimum of 1,000,000.00 (1 million dollars).  All non-sponsored recreation programs/events are required to pay the hourly rate.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Recreation office at 285-1990.

Community Centers

LP Wilson Community Center 

LP Wilson Community Center is Located at 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095.  The 33,500 square foot Community Center contains the Recreation office, Social Services, Youth Service Bureau and Senior Center.   A wide variety of activities and events are available to all ages, from tiny tots to seniors at LP Wilson Community Center.  The Center contains the Cafeteria, Gymnasium, Boys and Girls Locker Room, Ballet Room, Auditorium, Senior Fitness Room, and various activities Rooms.  For information on renting one of the rooms please contact the Recreation Office at (860) 285-1990.

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Community Center at 330 Windsor Ave. 

Located in the southern end of Windsor, this center is the home to many programs and activities such as our after school program “R.I.S.E” for elementary aged children Monday through Friday from 3-6p.m.  R.I.S.E program offers different activities for the children from a nature walk, arts & crafts, science projects, and many different sporting options. 

This is also home of the Windsor Police Athletic League (PAL).  The PAL center is a wonderful opportunity to participate in a drop in center for ages 7-18, open Monday through Friday from 3-9p.m. Basketball, pool tables, ping pong, tables and X-box 360 are among the most popular activates located in the PAL center.  All for a one time yearly membership fee of $20.00.

For Windsor’s younger youth ages 2 and up Windsor Recreation and Leisure Services features WINDSORLAND our indoor playscape and rock climbing wall available for private parties Saturdays and Sundays between 12:30p.m. and 7:30p.m.    Parties available in a standard 2 hour block with extra time available for and additional fee.

For further information on 330 Windsor Ave. community center or any other Recreation and Leisure Services programs please contact our office at 285-1990.

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Pools

Goslee Pool 

Goslee Pool is a landmark you won't want to miss during any summer. It enjoys a stunning spray features, and if that's not enough, the pool is perfect for recreational swim, lap swim and swim lessons.  Each year there are great special events and the entire family. Please call the pool for details at (860) 688-2909. 

 

Pools are closed for the season.  Thank you and look forward to seeing you in Summer 2015

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Welch Pool 

Welch Pool is our newly renovated pool.  Swim lessons, recreation swim and lap swim is offered at this pool.  There is also a wading pool for small children. Each year there are great special events planed for the entire family. Please call the pool for details at (860) 688-4934.

 

Pools are closed for the season.  Thank you and look forward to seeing you in Summer 2015

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Recreation and Leisure Services staff look forward to seeing you in the summer of 2013

 

 

 

Northwest Park 

From its beginning in 1972, much of what once was tobacco farmland has been reclaimed into biologically diverse forests and fields embedded with streams and many pristine views. Ten different walking trails wind through the Park. Trails include a Sensory Saunter (under development) and a Braille trail. Self-guiding maps are available at the Nature Center.

Monarch Meadow is a 12.500 square foot butterfly garden with over 100 “nectaring” and host plants.  A fully accessible trail winds through this colorful meadow.

 

Northwest Park showcases wildlife management areas that are planted and managed for a variety of native species.

Northwest Park is designed as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by the National Audubon Society. A variety of upland, grassland and wetlands species are found within the Park.  Over 60-acres of grasslands are managed for the Grasshopper Sparrow-a Species of Special Concern in Connecticut.

 

The Park also showcases a nature center with hands-on exhibits, a living animal farm with agricultural exhibits, a tobacco cultural museum with exhibits, a tobacco archive with historical information, a picnic pavilion, a maple sugar house, a playground, a warming shed. These facilities are used throughout the year for a variety of public and school-related environmental and agricultural education programs.

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Skate Park 

The Windsor Skate Park is open seasonally from March through October from dawn until dusk.  The park is unsupervised and participants are required to wear a helmet at all time and other protective gear is strongly recommended when skating. Windsor’s Skate Park has a 6 foot quarter, 3 foot spine b, foot quarter to bank, 8 foot low box, 4 foot mini with spine and rollover and a 2 ft fun box with 2 rails and a big ledge.  The arrangement of the diversified elements make the skate park a great place for Windsor Youth to challenge themselves in a safe and fun environment.

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Parks & Trails 

Parks

Custer Park

Deerfield Park

Fitch Park

Lancaster Park

Northwest Park

Sharshon Park

Stroh Park

Trent Park

Washington Park

Welch Park

Trails

Bissel Bridge

Northwest Park

Windsor Center

 

Parks Address Basketball Courts Fishing Pond Grilles Pavilion Playscape Pool Restrooms Softball Field Tennis Court Trails
                       
Custer Park 58 Custer Dr.          *          
Deefield Park 70 Colton Park  *        *          
Fitch Park 180 Bloomfield Ave.          *          
Northwest Park 145 Lang Rd        *  *    *      *
Sharshon Park 48 Skitchewaug St  *    *  *  *          
Stroh Park 685 Windsor Ave.  *        *  *        
Trent Park 40 Trent Dr.  *        *      *    
Washington Park 18 Lenox Ave.    *  *  *  *  

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Welch Park 45 Niles Rd  *    *    *  *      *  
                       
 Trails                      
Bissel Bridge 265 East Barber St                    
Northwest Park 145 Lang Rd                    
Windsor Center 52 Palisado Ave.                    
                       
                       

 

 

To view details on what is available at the various parks please view this document.

For directions, please visit our directions page and filter for either parks or trails which can be found under the recreation category.

 

All organized practices, games and or events must go through the Recreation and Leisure Services Department.  Groups must complete Facility / Park use application, provide a certificate of insurance naming the Town of Windsor as an additional assure for a minimum of 1,000,000.00 (1 million dollars).  All non-sponsored recreation programs/events are required to pay the hourly rate.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Recreation office at 285-1990.

 

 

Windsor Dog Park 

Visit the Windsor Dog Park Website for directions, rules and more information.