Colby Park is located at 69th and School Streets (behind Wal-Mart). Colby Park is the signature Park for the City of Windsor Heights. The park is the location of the annual 4th of July Celebration, band concerts and other community gatherings. Colby Park is the main park in Windsor Heights. The park has been recently redeveloped and includes a playground, trail, pavilion, ball field and Community Center.
Lions Park is located behind City Hall at 1133 66th Street.
Windsor Heights Dog Park The new park is open and ready for everyone to use with their favorite dog! The park is located south of Colby Park and I-235, adjacent to the trail and Budget Storage. For the best access, a person should park at Colby Park, (6900 School Street) and walk on the trail south.
The City also partners with area schools, who offer their playgrounds as community “pocket parks”.
- Cowles School at 6401 College Avenue has a soccer field and open space for Frisbee, running, etc.
- Clive Elementary at 1600 73rd Street has playground and picnic equipment facilities.
For information about any of these facilities, please contact City Hall at 515-279-3662.
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