Keheewin is located in Southwest Edmonton, AB. The community is one of the more centrally located communities, and borders Calgary Trail and Gateway Blvd to the East, 111 Street to the West, 23rd Avenue to the North and just south of 18th Avenue to the South. The work Keheewin means " Eagle" in the Cree language. The community is rich with amenities, great schools within a short commute and well established public transportation are just a few things that make it a highly desirable area to live.
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About This Community
The southwest Edmonton community of Keheewin is conveniently bordered by 111 St to the west, Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard to its east, and 23rd Ave to its north, giving the community ample accessibility to places in the city such as Whyte Ave and the University of Alberta area. The name Keheewin is Cree for “eagle.” The majority of homes in this southwest neighbourhood were built in the 1980’s, which accounts for the wide and open streets, larger backyards, as well as the unique style of homes typical for that time.
Keheewin School (Elementary, K-6)
1910 105 St NW
D.S. MacKenzie School (Junior High, 7-9)
4020 106 St NW
Harry Ainlay School (High School, 10-12)
4350 111 Street NW
St. Augustine (Pre-K, Elementary)
3808 106 St NW
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
11230 43 Ave NW
Across 23rd Ave from the community of Keheewin 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.
Along the northern border of the community, 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 Keheewin 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.
Across from Keheewin School is a small strip of businesses available to this southwest Edmonton community. There is a Kid’s Korner, Kid’s Korner Daycare, Happy Paws Dog Grooming, a Family Mart, a gas station, and A C Pub.
Taking 23rd Ave NW west will take residents of Keheewin straight to Yellowbird Centre, a little corner of restaurants and amenities such as: Sicilian Pasta Kitchen, Vinny’s Bar, Pizza Hut, HairOpolis, Sham-Pooches, Kunitz Shoes, Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Taps For Effect Games, and Kumon Math & Reading Centre, just to name a few.
Following 23rd Ave in the opposite direction will take residents of Greenfield 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 on the western border of Keheewin are the Kinsman Twin Arenas and the William Lutsky Family YMCA, which is complete with full gym, pool, summer camps, and programs.
Keheewin is a just a short drive from Whitemud 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!
In the heart of this southwest Edmonton community are two large parks: Keheewin Park and Kaskitayo Park. Both are fully equipped with spacious sports field and playground, with lovely walking trails stretching along its centre.
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:
Keheewin is part of the Yellowbird East Community League, which includes the communities of Bearspaw 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 Keheewin to the east and west, both of which will take residents to either Anthony Henday or Whitemud Drive. The northern edge of Keheewin is bordered by 23rd Ave NW.
Residents of Keheewin 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 Keheewin 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 6:31am CDT.