We know when you’re purchasing your new home you are thinking about more than the house itself. The neighbourhood you pick out for yourself or your family is just as important as the place you will call home.
Active Homes builds in several of Edmonton and area communities. Take a look at the neighbourhoods we’ve built in, you might find exactly what you’re hoping for.
If you’re looking for an area with lots of natural beauty, SouthPointe could be for you. This fast-growing neighbourhood has plenty of green spaces and includes three ponds. There are also walking trails for those summer nights when you want to go for a walk with the kids.
The kids will be within walking distance of the SouthPointe School which teaches Grades K-9. Their website contains their Education Plans if you want to be sure you’re picking the right place.
If you’re into golfing, the SouthPointe area is a quick drive to the Fort Saskatchewan Golf and Curling Club. There is also the Crosswinds Driving Range and the Fox Run Golf Course.
Families looking for new homes will find that Triomphe Estates has easy access to an elementary school and a school access site. Just down the Triomphe Boulevard is the École Beau Middle School, where they can receive their education in English or French Immersion. The SAS, which is right next to the school, offers care services to children from Grade One up to age 12.
The École Secondaire Beaumont Composite High School is only a short drive down 43 ave.
Triomphe Estates has several walking trails and two large ponds within walking distance of the community. It also has easy access to an outdoor rink, through the walking trails.
Laurel Crossing is a great community for active people. There are numerous walking trails and green spaces, including an area of wetlands. The Meadows Recreation Centre is also nearby, offering an indoor track, saunas, an arena, and more.
There are three different schools within a short drive of the neighbourhood. Pollard Meadows Elementary School offers room for students from Grades K-6. T.D. Baker is a junior high school just down the street from Pollard Meadows. The Holy Family Catholic school accepts students from Grades K-9.
There are also several care options for pre-schoolers in the area, including the Edmonton Khalsa School.
Another perk is the easy access to the Anthony Henday, allowing you to travel anywhere in the city in less time.
If you’re getting ready to start a family, or have small children, Rosenthal might be for you.
This community boasts five kilometres of walking trails. These trails will take you to some beautiful scenery, including a lit bridge, a waterfall, fountains, and babbling brooks.
The kids can have fun in the spray park and on the BMX track, which was developed with younger children in mind. There are two playground areas for the kids to burn off some energy.
Rosenthal is being considered for a future school site and a major recreation centre as well. Four schools can be accessed with a short drive. The David Thomas King School caters to Grades K-9, the Winterburn School serves students in Grades K-6, the Michael Phair School teaches children in Grades 7-9, and the Bishop David Motiuk School is a Catholic School that teaches Grades K-9.
You can live the best of both worlds in the Maple Crest neighbourhood. There are several large green spaces where families can enjoy Mother Nature. A nearby ravine offers kids a place to explore when they play outside. There is also a large pond and walking trails for families to enjoy.
Nearby there is also the Meadows Rec Centre where you can participate in fitness classes, use the indoor track, or take the kids swimming. If you’re more of an indoors person, there is a nearby EPS Library.
You can also find two shopping centers, a cinema, and doctor’s offices in the area. Schools are only a short drive away, and with a major bus route running through the area, the commute for students or parents will be easier.
Graydon Hill is only a short drive from many shopping areas, including South Edmonton Common, Currents of Windermere, and the Heritage Valley Town Centre.
You won’t have to go far to visit the Canada Card Driving Range and Mini Golf. You and your friends can bring the kids along to play mini golf while you try out the range.
The schools in the area are all less than 15 minutes of driving away. All students from Grades K-12 will be able to find schools nearby.
Graydon Hill is also going to be a four-minute drive from a new state of the art medical facility. New Southwest Hospital is expected to open its doors in 2027 and will also have a health campus beside it.
The designers for the Place Chaleureuse community had children in mind when they planned it out. Located in Beaumont, this place is home to a variety of sports fields, including football, baseball, volleyball, and soccer.
There is also a fishing area and a picnic area, where families can enjoy the outdoors during the lazy days of summer. There is a 51-acre green space in this community for everyone to enjoy.
The École Mother d’Youville School offers services for students in Grades 5-9. The École Beau Meadow School is only a three-minute drive away, and the École Secondaire Beaumont Composite High School is only four minutes away.
The College Woods community can be divided into three areas. The Lakeview area is in the Klarvatten neighbourhood.
This area offers two elementary schools nearby, as well as shopping and other amenities.
One of the biggest draws is the large storm water lake and wetlands. There are also several parks nearby with walking trails.
The Secord area is a perfect fit for nature lovers. This area includes preserved wetlands and a tree stand.
The Winterburn School is within walking distance, as is the David Thomas King School. There is easy access to the Whitemud and Anthony Henday from this area as well.
The College Woods Riverside area is located next to the North Saskatchewan River, with Hawrelak Park on the other side. It’s just south of the MacKinnon Ravine Park and has access to a large green space.
Families in this neighbourhood have less than a fifteen-minute drive to schools in the area.
Coming Soon: Cy Becker and Eaglemont Heights
It’s important to choose the right community for your family. Each of these new developments has its own unique quality that appeals to different types of people. That’s why you should take your time in selecting the perfect neighbourhood for you. Visit and talk to some of your potential neighbours to make sure you’re making the right choice.