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There are also many family experiences in the city for new families. Just a short drive out of Walkerville is the Ford Test Track, used by the city for sporting events for children of all ages, bringing a sense of fresh air and community involvement. Downtown there is the Adventure Bay Family Water Park, with huge pools, slides and splash pads the Adventure bay is a great place to cool off in the summer heat as well just a bit east in the city there are beaches for family fun.
Windsor(Walkerville) Ontario has a population of just over 217,000 people with an average income of $50,000 per year and an average home cost of $260,000 in a lush market and just a stone throws away from Detroit, with such a diverse boarder city with great niche markets in all sectors of the work force, Windsor (Walkerville) is a great place to call home. The city of roses has many things to offer for newcomers who are looking to find a beautiful with great opportunities. With many great neighbourhoods to choose from, Walkerville and its roots bring a sense of comfort from the old city.
Walkerville is known these days for its lush green parks, its beautiful homes and neighbourhoods nestled into communities lush in diversity. Walkerville, or Old Walkerville as it is commonly called has great schools in its midst, great for bringing creative minds to the forefront. Walkerville High School, renowned for its arts programs in theater, dance, music and art allow children to help put their stamp on an ever-evolving culture and history of Walkerville
Some great sights to see on summer days are Great Western Park, Bert Weeks Memorial Gardens, with Joan and Cliff Hatch Wildflower Garden all being on the Riverfront trail. A staple of tourists, families and young adults looking to get fresh air and see some the of the sites, and being on the river, facing the boarder, Windsorites are treated with the Freedom festival on the water and a spectacular display of fireworks that bring everyone from the city to watch.
Walkerville Ontario is the historical center and heart of Windsor Ontario. Walkerville originally named Walker’ Town, was incorporated in 1890 by Hiram Walker the famed owner and producer of Canadian Club Whiskey. The town was formed around his business incorporating a distillery, growing grain, milling flower and other major industries came into Walkerville making the town grow and its boarders move further and further out.
King Edward primary school and beautiful neighbourhoods with big trees and friendly neighbours are nestled into the community of Walkerville. Lanspeary park has an outdoor swimming pool for a quick summer dip, or to bring your kids to learn how to swim and have a safe place to get away during the summer months. With the small-town experience capping off with shopping, banking and the Windsor Market Square, filled with boutique butchers, and small businesses flourishing in a bazaar style shopping experience allowing you to taste, smell and see all the diverse cultures that are on display and growing in Walkerville community.
Willistead Park and Manor were the creations of designer Albert Kahn, the foremost American Industrial architect of his day who created much of the architecture of Detroit’s founding. Willistead Manor, was the home of Hiram Walkers second son Edward Chandler Walker. This beautiful home stands as a crown jewel in the center of the park, now a famous venue for weddings, receptions, and multiple events such as Art in The Park and Movies in the Park, laminating the artist souls cultivated in Walkerville and surrounding areas. Optimist Memorial Park, located on Ypres Aves has great trails to explore as well as more sporting fields, and a great Community Center.