Located just outside Edmonton’s city limits, St. Albert has been recognized as one of the top places to live in Canada. If you have been searching for the perfect city to relocate to, St. Albert just may be the right fit! This well-planned city offers everything you could think of, such as parks & pathways, great schools, recreation, shopping, and entertainment. Its convenient location is situated just minutes outside of Edmonton, which keeps you connected to the big city while still giving you a small-town feel.
Read on to discover what this beautiful city has to offer.
Parks & Pathways
St. Albert offers no shortage of outdoor activities, and it is great for those who love to be connected to the outdoors. The city is dotted with small neighbourhood parks and playgrounds as well as larger areas with more amenities. For example, the Red Willow Trail system offers over 85km of multi-use trails throughout the river valley connecting major parks and neighbourhoods throughout the city.
In addition to these trails, there are dog parks and sports arenas around the city for you to enjoy. Here is a list of St. Alberts Parks, Playgrounds & Trails.
St. Albert makes education a top priority for residents of all ages. From daycare to secondary schools, there is no shortage of great quality schools to choose from. Elementary, Junior High, and High School education are available through the St. Albert Public School Board with the option to enroll in Catholic and Francophone schools as well. All of which offer programs that include classroom education and opportunities for learning at museums, recreation facilities, and art studios.
When it comes time for post-secondary, you’re only a short drive from all of Edmonton’s institutions. There are 8 universities located in Edmonton, some of which include: the University of Alberta, N.A.I.T, Grant Macewan, and Concordia University.
Clubs & Orginizations
St. Albert has a wide variety of community clubs and organizations that offer options for every lifestyle. Whether you’re into sports, business, arts, crafts, or much more, the opportunities for residents are unless. Even if you’re looking to take up a new hobby, the great variety that St. Albert offers is sure to have something you’ll enjoy.
Shopping & Entertainment
Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll be sure to find it here. In addition to common grocery stores such as Save on Foods, Sobeys, and Real Canadian Superstore, you’ll find a Costco, the Italian Bakery (if you haven’t been, we suggest you go try out their amazing baked goods!), and much more.
For all the foodies, St. Albert is home to some of the best restaurants. From Italian to Thai or Indian to American cuisine, your tastebuds will never get bored. Not sure where to start? View some of the best restaurants in St. Albert here.
Head out to St Alberts’s downtown core for a night on the town. Here you’ll find all sorts of entertainment & events, shopping, and dining options. If the nightlife isn’t your style, downtown has amenities for all ages. You’ll be sure to find something to do at Celebration Garden, Millennium Park, or at St. Albert Place, which includes City Hall, the Arden Theatre, the St. Albert Public Library, and the Musée Héritage Museum.
Capitalizing on its location, you can also reach West Edmonton Mall in 20 minutes. Not only will you find great shopping and dining, but you can also catch some rides at Galaxyland, or head out for a day of fun at the World Waterpark.
Did Someone Say BEACH?
That’s right! The brand new community of Jensen Lakes is St. Albert’s first lake community, designed for all the fun of lakeside living. Residents will enjoy year-round activities in this beautifully planned neighborhood including swimming, fishing, kayaking for the warm summer months, and hockey, skating, and ice fishing in the winter. But it doesn’t stop there! The lake is a place for year-round gatherings and celebrations as well. The beach club will feature 8,000 square feet of space with change rooms, washrooms, equipment rentals, and a concession stand. It also has a large event space that is available for residents to rent and use for private functions. This unique space is perfect to host birthdays, weddings, meetings & more.
StreetSide is excited to be building our popular FEE SIMPLE TOWNHOMES in this brand new community!
Jensen Lakes will feature our 3-story townhomes with attached garages with the added bonus of a driveway for extra parking. There is no shortage of outdoor space either! Each home will have their very own private balcony and a front fenced yard. The best part? They are fee simple, which means they have NO CONDO FEES. Our well-thought-out floor plans offer 2 and 3 bedroom designs, and we will be releasing brand new floor plans here. Starting possessions in late 2022, contact us now to learn more about our floor plans & pricing.
With so much to offer, it’s easy to see why St. Albert is so appealing. From parks and trails to restaurants and amenities, St. Albert is a city with everything you’ll need. Get in touch with us today, we’d love to show you what this exceptional community is all about.