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Parks & Recreation

With a steadily growing population of just more than 19,000, residents of Windsor can select from a variety of recreational activities in many locations throughout the community. In addition to picturesque Windsor Lake, more than 200 acres of land have been dedicated to parks and recreational facilities. These include an outdoor swimming pool, two outdoor in-line hockey rinks, a skate park, two dog parks, more than 40 miles of walking, biking and in-line skating paths, several playground/sport/recreational parks and the Windsor Community Recreation Center. The Windsor Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing the highest quality recreational experiences while simultaneously preserving the resources, wildlife and history in the area. An active and dynamic park and recreation program, an abundance of modern facilities and the variety of activities available keep Windsor residents active year-round.

The 19-mile long Poudre River Trail is a big hit with Windsor residents. With connections to Greeley and future connections to Timnath and Fort Collins, the trail offers walking, biking, running, rollerblading or any other non-motorized travel. Recreational enthusiasts will also enjoy historical sites, educational opportunities and some of the most beautiful scenery available in Northern Colorado.

Boardwalk Community Park
100 North 5th Street

Boardwalk Community Park serves as a focal point for downtown and provides outdoor recreational opportunities to the entire population. This park also features a Boundless Playground, which is completely ADA accessible. Boardwalk Community Park, Windsor Lake and the adjacent Town of Windsor Museum and Art & Heritage Center provide a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities in the downtown area.

Chimney Park
200 East Chestnut Street

This 17-acre park was re-created with private contributions and grant funds after the 2008 tornado. It features the Chimney Park Pool, picnic shelters, three baseball and softball fields including Aaron Cook, a Rockies Field, a playground area and a vending area with restrooms. Chimney Park Pool can be found at 421 Chimney Park Drive.

Diamond Valley Community Park
801 Diamond Valley Drive

Eighty-five acres are under development at this proposed site, which already includes three baseball fields. Planned amenities include lighted softball, baseball and recreational fields, a BMX track, horseshoe pits, a playground, shelters and restrooms.

Eastman Park
7025 Eastman Park Drive

Access to Poudre Trail is highlighted in this 25-acre park that includes athletic fields, a small lake, a skate park and parking lot and restrooms.

Main Park
300 Locust Street

One of the most popular parks in Windsor, Main Park, features several picnic pavilions, volleyball courts, basketball courts, in-line hockey rinks, horseshoe pits and two playgrounds. Many of the picnic shelters include electricity, grills, tables and handicap access.

Windsor Lake
100 N. 5th Street

One hundred and eighty acres of water in downtown Windsor open for recreational use—including fishing, bird watching and both non-motorized and motorized craft— make up Windsor Lake.

Windsor also has numerous neighborhood parks featuring playgrounds, informal playfields and shelters.

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