Bearspaw is a wonderful and mature community located in southwest Edmonton, AB Canada. A more centrally located community, allows access to some of the fantastic amenities provided by Century Park area, Calgary Trail and South Edmonton Common shopping area. The community borders Blackmud Creek Ravine to the west, the Anthony Henday to the south, and Calgary trail/Gateway Boulevard to the east. The north boundary is located just south of 18 Avenue. Bearspaw is a fantastic community to call home.
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About This Community
Bearspaw is a community located on the southwest side of Edmonton and enjoys a lovely balance of nature and convenience with Blackmud Creek bordering it along the west, South Edmonton Common across its border to the east, and ample access to the Anthony Henday via both 111 Street and Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard. Bearspaw was named after Stony Indian Chief Masgwaahisd (bearspaw). Backing onto Bearspaw Lake and Bearspaw Park are many large and lovely homes with the unique style of the 1980’s.
Keheewin School (Elementary, K-6)
D.S. MacKenzie School (Junior High, 7-9)
Harry Ainlay School (High School, 10-12)
St. Augustine (Pre-K, Elementary)
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
Just along 111 Street from the community of Bearspaw is Century Park. Not only is this the location of the Century Park LRT and Transit Station and the Park and Ride, but also a commercial area where one can access restaurants like Brewsters, Starbucks, Spring Roll Kitchen, and Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Winebar. There is also a Liquor Depot, TD Canada Trust, Rexall, Century Park Dental, Safeway, Spa Lady, and a medical imaging clinic.
Across from Century Park, Heritage Village is the first among a row of commercial hubs. This commercial row includes Heritage Square, Heritage Links and Heritage Lane. Within these complexes of convenience are a huge variety of restaurants including Boston Pizza, Bogani Café, Good Buddy Chinese, and MacDonald’s, Pipers Pub & Pizza, Good Taste Chinese Szechuan Cuisine, Panago Pizza, Tutti Fruiti Breakfast & Lunch, Dream Tea House, Subway, Little Caesars Pizza, Seasons Hot, Subway, Taiwan Bubble Tea, Panda Hut Express, Tokyo Express, and Pizza 73. With so many options, residents of Bearspaw don’t have to look far to find something suitable for either on-the-go or eat-in dining experiences. There is also a selection of shopping and services including a Liquor Barn, Sobeys, H&R Block, Heritage Vision Care, The UPS Store, Vo’s Nails, Shoppers Drug Mart, Kicks Sports, Dollar N Plus, Heritage Animal Clinic, Fountain Tire, M&M Food Market, Money Mart, DynaLIFEDX Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Art Nails & Spa, Supercuts, Pet Planet, Cheap Smokes & Cigars, Page The Cleaner, Volume Salons, Sweet Momma Spa, Northern Lung Function, 3J Filipino Variety Store and Services, Sonia’s Runway, Shoppers Simply Pharmacy, Kick Hair & Body, and BMO Bank of Montreal.
Within the neighbouring southwest community of Keheewin, and across the street from Keheewin School, is a small strip of businesses available to these southwest Edmonton communities. There is a Kid’s Korner, Kid’s Korner Daycare, Happy Paws Dog Grooming, a Family Mart, a gas station, and A C Pub.
Following 23rd Ave in the opposite direction will take residents of Bearspaw to both Calgary Trail South, a huge corridor of shopping and restaurants that stretches all the way to Whyte Avenue (82nd Ave NW), as well as South Edmonton Common, one of the largest open-air retail complexes of shopping, dining, and entertainment in North America.
For a complete list of amenities that can be found in South Edmonton Common, please visit: http://www.southedmontoncommon.com
The businesses in the area are not limited to those listed above.
Located along 111 Street from Bearspaw are the Kinsman Twin Arenas and the William Lutsky Family YMCA, which is complete with full gym, pool, summer camps, and programs.
Bearspaw borders the Blackmud Creek Ravine, where residents will find several serene nature trails for hiking, biking, or just walking the dog. MacTaggart Sanctuary Trail Loop is a large and unspoiled nature trail winding along the centre of Whitemud Creek Ravine, a perfect spot for animal and bird watching!
Bearspaw boasts a lovely lake in the centre of a large field, surrounded by walking trails and impressive homes. This is a gorgeous spot for residents to bike or nature watch with the family.
Just a few minutes drive along 23rd Ave NW and then 119 St NW is the Derrick Golf and Winter Club, one of Edmonton’s premier private golf club and athletic facilities that offer activities and amenities to all ages of its members year-round.
For more information on The Derrick Golf and Winter Club, please visit:
Bearspaw is part of the Yellowbird East Community League, which includes the communities of Keheewin and Yellowbird, and heads up many community events and programs.
For more information, please visit: http://yellowbirdcl.com/membership/
Calgary Trail South and 111 St NW border the neighbourhood of Bearspaw to the east and west, both of which will take residents to either Anthony Henday or Whitemud Drive.
Residents of Bearspaw will enjoy the convenience of living so close to the Century Park LRT and Transit Centre. There are also very established and efficient bus routs in the area that can bring residents of this lovely southwest Edmonton community to the transit centre.
For more information of specific bus routes, please visit: http://etstripplanner.edmonton.ca/PlanYourTrip.aspx
I hope you have found this information helpful and relevant to your home search. If there is anything else you would like to know about Bearspaw or homes in the area, please feel free to contact us, we’d be happy to assist you in any way we can.
Listing information last updated on March 25th, 2019 at 7:46am CDT.