It’s easy to see why West Edmonton is becoming one of the city’s most popular areas to call home. In particular, the rapidly developing community of Secord has become increasingly desirable for those seeking a convenient lifestyle due to its location and ample amenities.
Of course, don’t just take our word for it. If you’re considering this corner of the city, read on to discover why Secord could be the perfect fit for you.
1. Transportation and Commuting
Secord is one of the best-situated communities in the capital region. For starters, it provides quick access to the Anthony Henday, making trips around and out of Edmonton a breeze. Being close to the Henday also means easy access to surrounding communities such as St. Albert, Spruce Grove and even Devon. The Whitemud is also just around the corner, guaranteeing a quick commute throughout the city.
For those who prefer public transit, Secord has several bus stations. The abundance of stops throughout the entire neighbourhood guarantees easy access.
2. Parks & Pathways
Another huge draw of Secord is that it has parks and pathways throughout the area. Here, you’ll also find Secord Wetlands. This natural area is a 4.4 hectare site located in the Lewis Farms area and consists of a wetland surrounded by an upland forest.
Secord developers also kept families in mind as, here too, you’ll find an abundance of playgrounds, tree-lined walking paths, and more.
3. Shopping and Entertainment
Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it here. In addition to nearby grocery stores such as Save on Foods, you’ll find a Costco, Canadian Brewhouse, McDonalds, Panago and much more.
Capitalizing on its West location also means you can reach West Edmonton Mall in under 10 minutes. Not only will you find great shopping and dinning, you can also catch the latest movies at Scotiabank Theatre, or head out for a night of fun at the Rec Room.
4. Recreation Centres
Planned for this neighbourbood is the brand new Lewis Farms Facility and Park project. It will include a community recreation centre, public library, academic centre and district park.
Anyone looking for a different work-out experience will be pleased to know there’s a GoodLife and an LA Fitness close by.
5. Schools and Services
Alongside great shopping amenities are great services. Brand new doctor, dentist and optometrist offices are popping up regularly and are happy to take on new patients. Other resources such as veterinary, banking and salon/ spa services are also all within arm’s reach.
Secord also features David Thomas King School with additional schooling options located in other neighbourhoods nearby.
With so much to offer, it’s easy to see why this West neighbourhood is so appealing. From groceries and green spaces to restaurants and rec centres, Secord truly has it all. Get in touch with us today, we’d love to show you what this exceptional community is all about.