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Sport and recreation in Windsor-Essex entail activities that help to develop life skills, abilities, talents and improve the general health of the body. Such activities may be used as sources of income, to have fun and be social and to stay physically fit.

Sport and recreation activities include soccer, basketball, swimming, aerobics, yoga, tennis, dancing, hockey, golf, cycling and mountain biking, running, listening to music and many others activities.


Aide Knox Recreation Centre

1551 Wyandotte Street West
Windsor, ONT, N9B 1H6

Revive Wellness Nights

HNM Dance Centre
1641 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N8X 1K9

Presented by the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest, these hybrid wellness sessions are designed to benefit everyBODY and beginners are always welcome! FREE event. In one hour you get to experience the best of pilates, yoga, and meditation in a fun, friendly studio at HNM Dance Centre. Desirable side effects from participating in these weekly classes are stronger core, toner physique, greater balance, more flexible, refined posture; it also helps to improve sleep, increase energy, stabilize blood pressure, enhance circulation, boost metabolism –– an overall improvement in your physical health and personal wellbeing. Join us every Thursday at 5:30pm on a fitness journey to a better quality of life... together!

Gaymers Night

Windsor Sandwich Shop
1311 Tecumseh Road East
Windsor, ONT, N8W 1B9

Like board games, or just love having a gay ol' time? Maybe you're just BOARD and have nothing to do? Come to Windsor-Essex Pride Fest’s weekly LGBTQIA+ GAYMES NIGHT! GAYMES Night is a free social program for anyone who likes playing games and meets every Thursday night from 6pm-9pm at The Sandwich Shop located at 1311 Tecumseh Road East. A LGBTTIQ2S+ and allies group in the Windsor who love to game! We are an all-inclusive group and friends are more than welcome. Laugh and bond with us over some friendly competition! You are sure to have a great night and meet a few new people! Featuring over 75 different board games to choose from. From old favorites like Scrabble, Monopoly, or Yahtzee to quirky up-and-comers like Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, or Exploding Kittens. GAYMES Night is an LGBT+ friendly gathering for people who enjoy playing games and socializing and meeting new people. This event is FREE and open to anyone and everyone, so grab a friend and get ready for some intense board game action.

South Windsor Recreation Complex

2555 Pulford Street
Windsor, ONT, N9E 6J3

Gino & Liz Marcus Community Complex

1168 Drouillard Road
Windsor, ONT, N8Y 2R1


Windsor-Essex Pride Fest
536 Pelissier Street
Windsor, ONT, N9A 4L1
Phone: 833-938-7267

A once a month peer facilitated social event held one Saturday a month at varying locations.  The focus of this group is to reduce the number of Transgender individuals who are living in isolation. This program also provided clients a level of safety as they are accessing the community in a group.  Dates and locations are planned and posted 12 months in advance. *Additional Events are Posted on the Community Calendar.

Life After Fifty

635 McEwan
Windsor, Ontario, N9B 2E9

Life After Fifty (LAF) is a multi-service organization and registered charity offering wellness opportunities to people above the age of fifty.  We accomplish this by coordinating social, recreational, educational, wellness and volunteer opportunities to have people involved and active. We are a membership based organization and do provide some community services. Life After Fifty has two active living centres in the City of Windsor.  Our West Side Centre (WSC) is located on McEwan Avenue and our East Side Centre (ESC) is located in The WFCU Centre on McHugh Street.  Both facilities meet convenience and wellness standards, including:  street-level locations for accessibility, offers free parking, on a bus route, bike racks, smoke-free and fragrance-free buildings.

Windsor Pride Education & Resource Centre

1106 Ouellette Avenue Unit 102
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4K1
Phone: 519-973-4656

We support our committees who, among other things: work to create educational opportunities for the community, including diversity training; work with the local school boards and the Gay-Straight Alliances in schools; work with and support other community  organizations, and; host seniors' programs & activities. 


511 Pelissier Street
Windsor, ONT 519-973-0222   w

The Men2Men Social Group is run through the AIDS Committee of Windsor and is an opportunity for gay, bisexual, trans and other men who are interested in men to gather for a variety of events including sex toy bingo, movie nights, and card nights.

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest

536 Pelissier Street
Windsor, ONT, N9A 4L1
Phone: 226-348-3378  

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest strives to strengthen the sense of community and contribute to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of LGBTTIQ persons in WindsorEssex. Raising awareness of ongoing issues facing the LGBTTIQ community including youth suicide,  discrimination & bullying. Windsor-Essex Pride Fest as an organization is more than just a festival, it empowers individuals to reach out to each other and facilitates opportunities for connection and belonging through age-specific activities or initiatives, peer-facilitated groups and special events and will address social isolation and create a social environment that is more accommodating, resilient and connected to the broader LGBTTQIA community in Windsor-Essex. 


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Windsor Essex Pride Fest

Phone: (226) 348-3378
General Inquiries: [email protected]

2109 Ottawa Street, Unit 216
Windsor, Ontario, N8Y 1R8

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