||Upcoming Events at Northwest Park
Some Northwest Park events are sponsored by the Friends of Northwest Park, others are sponsored by the Park itself. This page features events sponsored by the Park.
Registration for all programs can be done at the Nature Center, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm or online at https://secure.townofwindsorct.com/sdi
Call the Nature Center at 860-285-1886 for more information.
March 23: Wake up and head to Northwest Park this morning for the annual Friends of Northwest Park Pancake Breakfast from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Warming Shed. Bring an appetite for a full breakfast of pancakes and sausage smothered in 100% pure maple syrup made right at Windsor’s very own Northwest Park. Refreshment choices include orange juice, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. Please call 860-285-1886 to register. There will also be a CHIPS (child identification program) sponsored by the Masons from Windsor’s Washington Lodge #70. Bring your children from ages birth to 18 to the Nature Center from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
March 30: Today from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM join Northwest Park’s staff for a Whose Egg Is It? Egg Hunt. Take a short hike and search for brightly colored eggs filled with treats as well as decorated and camouflaged eggs that resemble wild bird eggs that are all carefully hidden along the trails. With the help of our egg chart, identify the bird eggs you find and place them in the appropriate nest (artificial). Learn about the birds that are returning to Connecticut after a cold winter. $3.00 per person. 860-285-1886 Activity 2252.179.
April 8: Community Garden plots are available at Northwest Park. These plots are 36’ x 36’, are pre-harrowed and marked for those wishing to use their “green thumb.” $35 Windsor residents, $45.00 non-residents. 860-285-1886.
April 15: Today through April 19 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, kids in grades 1 through 6 can experience a new adventure and have fun at Northwest Park’s Spring School Break Spring Trackers Camp. This exciting camp will focus on science, farm and nature. Children will learn about their environment with hands-on learning through games, crafts, hikes, experiments and fun. What a great way to keep your child busy during spring break. $145.00 (Windsor residents), $155.00 (non-residents). 860-285-1886. Activity number 2252.180.
April 15: Extended Camp is available for April Break camp this week from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM each day. Extended morning or afternoon camp for the week is $25.00 per session (Windsor residents), $35.00 (non-residents). 860-285-1886. Activity Number 2252.181, AM Camp, Activity Number 2252.182. PM Camp
April 16-20: Be a part of the solution by making Northwest Park a “greener” place for all to enjoy during Earth Day Service Week. A variety of service projects will be offered during this week such as: Student Day-Wednesday, April 17, Corporate & Business Days – Thursday and Friday, April 18-19 and Scouts and Public Days – Saturday April 20. All participants will receive free admission to the Earth Day Concert- Saturday April 20 from 3:00 PM to 4:30PM. Those not providing volunteer service will be charged the admission fee of 12 recyclable cans or bottles. The proceeds will be used to purchase trees and shrubs. For detailed service project information and to register, please call 860-285-1886.
April 27: Start off your day with some wintery fun at Northwest Park from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM with our Nature Explorers Program, Arbor Day Extravaganza. For children ages 2-5, with a parent or a caregiver. Join Northwest Park staff on an expedition to see all the sights and sounds of spring! Get cozy inside with a tree craft and a story on all the “gifts” that trees can give us. $3/per child (Resident) $5/per child (Non-Resident) Registration is required. Activity Number 2252.185
The facilities of Northwest Park aare available for rental. Download a PDF brochure and application form detailing the procedure.
For all Northwest Park programs, please log onto www.townofwindsorct.com to register online, or call (860) 285-1886 for more information! Mailing address:
145 Lang Rd.
Windsor, CT 06095