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VISA, MasterCard and Debit card are accepted for in-person registration. There is a 10% discount for families and seniors. Fees are $6 higher for non-residents of Windsor. NEW! You can now register on-line at: www.reconnectwindsor.ca (Call Ojibway first to register for this service).

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A Free Tour Of The Recycling Centre!

Ever wonder how all that stuff you put in the Blue and Red Boxes gets recycled? Here's your chance to see the process up close - join us at the Recycling Centre for a tour. Ask questions, play games, win prizes, and have some BBQ. Great fun for the kids, they can get inside the Recycle Trucks to see how they work!

Date: Sunday, June 14th (Rain or Shine)
Where: Recycling Centre (3560 North Service Rd. East)
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lots of activities planned, and cool stuff for the kids!
• Take A Tour Of The Recycling Centre - See How Your Stuff Is Recycled
• Check Out The Recycle Trucks!
• Eco Exhibits
• Recycling Games
• Fact Search For Kids - Win A Prize!
• Take the Grocery Store Challenge
• Visit The Microplastics Display - learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
• Kids, Make A Seed Bomb!
• Buy A Composter, Digester or Rain Barrel
• Cash BBQ (proceeds go to charity)
Open House Flyer (with map): Open House Flyer

A Free Tour Of The Lou Romano Water Reclamation Plant

First Time Ever Open To The Public!

Where Does It Go, When I Go? Come and see for yourself what happens when you flush the toilet. Great educational experience for the kids, interesting tour for the adults!

Date: Saturday, June 20th (Rain or Shine)
Where: 4155 Ojibway Parkway (Lou Romano Water Reclamation Plant)
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lots of activities planned, and great stuff for the kids!
• Plant Tours
• Explore A Native Plant Garden
• Toilets Are Not Garbage Cans Activity
• Environmental Exhibits
• See Composting & Digesting In Action!
• Learn The Dangers Of "Flushable Wipes"
• Fun Activities For Kids
Open House Flyer: Open House Lou Romano Water Reclamation Plant Flyer

PRE-SCHOOL and YOUTH

‘Possum Pals (parents and tots ages 2-4)

Children not yet ready to leave the pouch? Join us for this educational and fun parent/tot adventure in nature.
Dates: Mondays, July 6 - 27
Times: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee: $34/4 weeks

Captivating Critters (ages 3 - 5)

Wildlife exploration and nature fun for the younger set. The first class is introductory for parents and children.
Dates: Mondays, July 6 - 27
Times: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Fee: $34/4 weeks

Adventures in the Wild Junior(ages 4-5)

Look for wildlife in Ojibway Park and discover an amazing variety of creatures with this hands-on program. Orienteering, guided hikes, creature features, art, science and craft activities are all part of this fun and educational camp.
Dates: Tuesdays, July 14 - August 18 (no class August 11)
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $154/5 weeks

Adventures in the Wild Senior (ages 6-12)

Come explore Ojibway Park and discover our pond, forest and prairie wildlife. GPS orienteering, guided hikes, art activities and creature features are all part of this unique program.
Dates: Tuesdays, July 14 - August 18 (no class August 11)
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $154/5 weeks

Peche Island Adventures (ages 7-12)

Join us for this rare opportunity to explore the City of Windsor’s island park. Boat trips, field studies, historical hikes are all part of this unique adventure. Very limited enrollment!
Dates: Thursdays, August 6 OR 20
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Fee: $49 for one day

Wildlife Watchers (ages 7-12)

Discover Windsor’s wildlife through activities, hikes and field studies of our local natural areas including a boat trip to Peche Island. Discover over 100 different species of local plants and animals.
Dates: Monday to Friday, August 24-28
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Fee: $178 for 5 days

Canoeing Safari with Ojibway (ages 9-13)

Experience wildlife up close and personal. A canoeing lesson, war of 1812 history, frog and turtle surveys are all part of this adventure. Led by Ojibway Park naturalists with a Windsor Parks and Recreation lifeguard. Cameras are encouraged.
Dates: Thursday, July 9 or July 23
Times: 9:00 am – 1:00pm
Fee: $35/day

Creative Nature (ages 10-13)

Find your inspiration naturally! Combine your love of art with your love of nature in this unique outdoor art program at Ojibway Nature Centre. All materials provided.
Dates: Sunday, August 9
Times: 10:00 am – noon
Fee: $15

 


ADULT PROGRAMS

Hiking on Peche Island

Join us for this rare opportunity to explore the City of Windsor’s island park. Boat trips, an extensive hike and historical tour are all part of this unique adventure. Very limited enrollment!
Date: Tuesday, July 7 OR Thursday, July 30
Time: 9:00 am - noon
Fee: $29/1 day

Hiking with Ojibway Further Afield

Explore somewhere new! An Ojibway Park naturalist will guide you through one of Essex County's natural gems.
Date: Thursday, September 3
Time: 9:00 – 11:30am
Fee: $11

Canoe Safari with Ojibway

Experience wildlife up close and personal. A canoeing lesson, war of 1812 history, frog and turtle surveys are all part of this guided adventure. Cameras are encouraged.
Date: Thursday, August 13
Time: 9:00 am - noon
Fee: $34



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VISA, MasterCard and Debit card are accepted for in-person registration. There is a 10% discount for families and seniors. Fees are higher for non-residents of Windsor.



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