Jackson Park is a park south of Downtown Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It contains many war memorials including a World War II, and a Korean War memorial. Jackson Park contains more than 10,000 plants, many of which are located in its Sunken Gardens. The park was named after former Windsor mayor Cecil E. Jackson. New features are being added to the park. The original World War II monument was Avro Lancaster bomber aircraft FM212; it was removed in 2005 due to the effect that over four decades of exposure to the elements was having on it, and replaced by more weather-resistant fibreglass models of a Hawker Hurricane and a Supermarine Spitfire fighter. Beneath the two aircraft is a garden in the shape of the Lancaster bomber.Before you head to Windsor, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Windsor trip itinerary builder website, to make sure you see all that Windsor has to offer, including Jackson Park.
Jackson Park is also a well equipped, popular sports park. Besides being the permanent home of the Windsor Lawn Bowling Club and Windsor Stadium, the park also provides a wide assortment of creative play units, a basketball court, five ball diamonds, rugby and soccer fields. Other improvements have included a complete refurbishment of the stadium grandstands, building and fields in 1990. In 1991, both the lighted tennis courts and the lawn bowling greens were upgraded and repairs made to the cedar pergola structure.
Jackson Park is one of the most intricate parks in Windsor. The park features formal gardens, fountains, monuments, and a network of walking areas. There are monuments in memory of the Boer War, Korean War and World War II, as well as those commemorating important people, such as the sundial which bears the name of Polish astronomer Nicolas Copernicus.
Many of the walkways are in well-lit and open areas, but there are a few that lead to shade, or to quiet spots tucked away between bushes and tall plants. It is a well maintained park and worth an afternoon of exploration.
Windsor Football/Soccer Stadium,
privately owned Parkside Tennis Club,
South African War Memorial,
Land, Sea, Air Memorial,
Robert Burns memorial,
Jackson Park reviews
A relaxing place for walking strolling and if you are a sports person then there are lots of options for Cricket, Tennis and Basket Ball more »
Needs more trees. Very disappointing overall. Windsor is almost completely deforested, a greater effort needs to be made to reverse this problem. Like most of the parks, it's a flat field with... more »
Very nice, well maintain park. A good place during summer to chill out with friends & family. Huge place for kids play area and well developed grass. Free entry, it has artificial turf for cricket practice. During winters (Xmas time) it’s well decorated with lights & Xmas trees etc.
Beautiful park during winter and summer. In summer they have beautiful flowers planted and the city takes exceptional care. In December they have the Bright Lights set up , that get bigger every year. Perfect to take your family young and old
Plan your trip to Windsor
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Windsor
Side trips from Windsor
Parks in Windsor
Hidden gems in Windsor
Breweries & Distilleries in Windsor
Trips to Jackson Park by other users
9 days in Windsor BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Canadian Historical Aircraft Association Distillery Tours Via Italia 4 days in Windsor BY A USER FROM CANADA Point Pelee National Park Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery Viewpointe Estate Winery 5 days in Windsor BY A USER FROM CANADA Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area 3 days in Windsor BY A USER FROM CANADA Ojibway Nature Centre Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery Oxley Estate Winery 7 days in Windsor BY A USER FROM CANADA Windsor Sculpture Park Ojibway Nature Centre Distillery Tours 2 days in Windsor BY A USER FROM CANADA Olde Walkerville Neighborhood Jackson Park Ojibway Nature Centre