Skyrattler is a wonderful community located in Southwest Edmonton, AB. The community is more centrally located and borders 23rd Avenue to the North, 111 Street to the East, 118 Street and Blackmud Creek to the South as well as to the West. A great location close to amenities, good schools with fantastic public transportation at your disposal. It is also located close to major roadways making commuting very easy. The community was named after Chief Skyratller of the Winterburn Band.
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About This Community
Overlooking the beautiful Blackmud Creek Ravine along its southwestern border is the community of Skyrattler, named for Chief Skyrattler of the Winterburn Band. Although a portion of this community was built in the 1960’s, the majority of the development took place after 1970, and low-rise apartments as well as row-homes make up the majority of the community’s housing options. The entire community wraps around Skyrattler Park, so there is no shortage of options for being outdoors with the family!
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
St. Teresa (Elementary, K-6)
11350 25 Ave NW
Louis St. Laurent (Junior High, High School, 7-12)
11230 43 Ave NW
Right along 23rd Ave in the community of Skyrattler is 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.
Just outside of Skyrattler along Saddleback Road NW north for a few minutes is the commercial complex of Blue Quill where residents will find amenities including a Domo Gas Station, a 7-Eleven, Blue Quill Laundromat and Tailors, Blue Quill Montessori Day Care, Blue Quill Pharmacy, Reading Town, Hair Artitude Salon & Esthetics, and South Edmonton Audiology. For local dining, Blue Quill provides the area with a Royal Pizza, Blue Quill Bar & Grill, Ayesha’s Kitchen, Basha Donair & Shawarma, and Blue Quill Chinese food.
A five-minute drive along 23rd Ave to 111 St NW 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 Skyrattler residents 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 along 23rd Ave NW that 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 Skyrattler 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.
West along 23rd Ave NW from the neighbourhood of Skyrattler is another intersection of commercial centres. Terwillegar Heights Towne Square, The Market at Magrath, and Shoppes of Terwillegar Gardens are located at the intersection of Rabbit Hill Road and 23rd Avenue. This juncture of amenities offers dine-in restaurants including an Original Joe’s, Hart’s Table & Bar, Delux Burger Bar, Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, Amore Pasta. It also provides dine-in/take-out/fast food options like KFC, Taco Bell, Edo Japan, Little Caesars, Dairy Queen, Tokyo Express, Orange Julius, Starbucks, Subway, Panago Pizza, and Tim Hortons. Some of the services available to the area range from liquor stores, to car washes, to banks, to grocery stores, to gas stations, fitness centres, and salons.
The neighbourhood of Skyrattler overlooks 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!
In the centre of the community is Skyrattler Park; a spacious park with a lovely playground for the kids, and a large sports field for community sports events.
A five-minute drive west along 23rd Ave NW from the neighbourhood of Skyrattler is the Terwillegar Recreation Centre. This brand new facility has several ice-rinks, an enormous workout area, a large swimming centre, and several fast-food restaurants.
For more information about Terwillegar Recreation Centre, as well as a full list of their amenities and programs please visit: https://www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/terwillegar.aspx
Just along 119 St NW from the community of Skyrattler 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:
Skyrattler is part of Blue Quill Community League, which includes the surrounding communities of Blue Quill Estates, Blue Quill, and Sweet Grass. The community league hosts events, sports, and activities in the area.
For more information, please visit: http://www.bqcl.org/contact.php
The neighbourhood of Skyrattler is bordered to the north by 23rd Ave, which can take residents to the 111 St NW access to either Anthony Henday or Whitemud Drive. Whitemud Drive can also be accessed from 119 St NW, which can be accessed at the northwestern edge of the community.
Skyrattler just a few minutes drive from Century Park LRT and Transit Centre where residents can take advantage of the Park & Ride. There are also very established and efficient bus routs in the area that can bring residents of Skyrattler 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 Skyrattler 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 October 18th, 2019 at 11:01pm CDT.