Communities in North Edmonton

If you’re looking for a perfect community in North Edmonton, you’ll find a wide variety of options to choose from. North Edmonton is a vibrant and growing area with a wide range of amenities and activities to enjoy.

Why You Should Choose North Edmonton

Edmonton is a city with many diverse neighbourhoods, each with their own unique charm and amenities. For those looking for a great place to call home in north Edmonton, there are a number of reasons why north Edmonton should be at the top of your list. First, north Edmonton is home to some of the city’s best shopping and dining. From big box stores to local boutiques, there’s something for everyone. There are also a variety of great restaurants, cafes, and bars to enjoy. In addition, north Edmonton is home to a number of excellent schools and parks. Families will appreciate the peace of mind that comes with knowing their children are getting a top-quality education. And with plenty of green space to enjoy, there’s no shortage of ways to stay active. Finally, north Edmonton is a great place to live for those who want to be close to all the action. Downtown Edmonton is just a short drive away, and there’s always something going on in the city. Whether you’re looking for an exciting nightlife or simply want to be close to the action, north Edmonton is the perfect place to call home.

The North Edmonton area is growing in popularity, and it’s easy to see why. It’s the perfect location for people who work at the Canadian Forces base, local schools, and major retailers in the area. At the same time, there’s a short commute to downtown, so it’s also a popular choice for those who work in the city. As you explore communities in North Edmonton, we think you’ll be able to find one that fits your family’s needs. The Northwest provides a calm, peaceful neighbourhood away from the hustle and bustle – but not too far away while the Northeast is ideally placed for an outdoor lifestyle and an easy commute downtown. Trails, bike paths, walking paths, the perfect setting for an outdoor lifestyle. Yet downtown Edmonton is a short commute away. Sterling Homes is building duplex homes, laned homes and front garage homes here to suit all budgets.

Cy Becker

Experience life in motion in a neighbourhood built with your active lifestyle in mind. Cy Becker is located on Edmonton's northeast side, offering convenient access to major commuter arteries (including Highway 15 and the new northern extension of Anthony Henday Drive) and is just moments from the Clareview LRT station. All the amenities and comforts of daily life are in close proximity as well, including the Clareview Recreation Centre, Empire Theatres, great schools, shopping, restaurants and more.

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McConachie Heights

Life in McConachie Heights means having not just the essentials nearby – but the extras, too. McConachie Heights already has everything you need: the shopping of Manning Town Centre, quick LRT access through Clareview Station, and your favourite restaurants, all just minutes from your door. Bring the kids to the park at the corner of 60th St and play a game of catch after they finish their day at one of the neighbourhood schools

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Kinglet by Big Lake

Nestled in by Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park, just a short drive from the amenities of West Edmonton and St. Albert, lies a hidden gem. Kinglet by Big Lake: a new master-planned community in growing northwest Edmonton.Defined by a rich and diverse natural backdrop that includes a wetland preserve, Kinglet gives you a place to plant your roots in an area full of life.From sipping coffee on your porch with songbirds in the background to Sunday morning strolls along the trails– the Kinglet community offers opportunities to connect, unwind and experience nature in its purest form.

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College Woods at Secord

Close to all of the convenient amenities, College Woods at Secord is a spectacular new community that offers a variety of home styles to suit every family. College Woods at Secord is a peaceful and welcoming Edmonton neighbourhood with established schools, easy access to the Henday and Whitemud, large greenspaces, and architectural harmony with the surrounding land.

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Secord Heights

When you move to Secord Heights, you get the luxury of living in a brand new community with plenty of established amenities. Schools, shopping, recreation, parks, health & fitness: they are all ready and waiting! Secord Heights is ideally located in west Edmonton within walking distance of David Thomas King K-9 School.

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Sterling Homes North Edmonton Communities

The North Edmonton area is growing in popularity, and it’s easy to see why. It’s the perfect location for people who work at the Canadian Forces base, local schools, and major retailers in the area. At the same time, there’s a short commute to downtown, so it’s also a popular choice for those who work in the city.

As you explore Sterling’s communities in North Edmonton, we think you’ll be able to find one that fits your family’s needs.

Cy Becker

Cy Becker is one of Edmonton’s most desirable neighbourhoods for families with kids of all ages. They love heading to the park at the centre of the community, which has a playground, spray park, and bike riding trails, skating rink and tobogganing hill. Of course, you’ll find great amenities just outside the community as well including Clareview Recreation Centre and Empire Theatres. 

With quick access to the new northern extension of the Anthony Henday, you’ll have an easy time getting anywhere in the city. It’s even close to the Clareview LRT station for those who prefer to take public transportation.

McConachie Heights

If you’re looking for plenty of open space for your kids to run and play, you’ll want to check out McConachie Heights. It has a central playground, walking trails, and other large green spaces. Your kids will easily be able to find friends to play with. 

Perhaps the best feature of McConachie, though, is its proximity to many existing, developed commercial areas, along with the easy access to the Anthony Henday Drive. The community is also relatively close the open-air market of Manning Town Centre, so you’ll feel relaxed as you shop.


College Woods at Secord

College Woods only allows single-family homes, and this is one of the reasons why the entire neighbourhood is full of families with children (course, the well-established schools in this area are another big draw). Either way, your family will love hanging out in the backyard or walking along the paths in the natural wetlands. 

If you’re looking for a strong sense of community, this might be the place for you. Secord has a very active community league that plans fun activities throughout the year, including parties and group activities for the kids. You’ll also be just minutes away from shopping centres and other must-have amenities.


Secord Heights

Secord Heights is also covered by the Secord Community League, so if you like the idea of an active community, you may want to check out this neighbourhood in addition to College Woods. If you choose this as your neighbourhood, you’ll get all of the benefits of being in a brand-new community while still being able to enjoy some of the established amenities nearby.

Families like Secord Heights because it’s within walking distance of a K-9 school. While there’s already a playground for family fun, there’s also a second one in the works. This one will include a pump track for mountain bike practice, a basketball court, and two playground pods. It promises to be a fun addition.

You’ll love living in communities in North Edmonton. As you can see, there are plenty of communities offering the features your family needs. However, you shouldn’t make a decision on words alone. You can tour each of these communities in a single day to see if one of them is the right neighbourhood for you!


Kinglet by Big Lake 

Kinglet is in the northwest part of Edmonton, just outside of the Anthony Henday perimeter. Since it’s in the early stages of development, this is the perfect opportunity to get in at the start. Your home’s value is sure to grow. If your family likes to get out and be active, you couldn’t pick a more perfect location. It’s right by Lois Hole Centennial Park and its famous Big Lake. There, you can fish, ride bikes along the trail, and even kayak. It’s nice to get some fresh air at any time of year, but you’ll be especially happy you chose Kinglet when the leaves start changing colours.

More and more people are looking for homes that are close to work. The shorter the daily commute, the more time you have to spend enjoying your life. Kinglet’s location makes it easy to get wherever you need to go. It’s right off the Yellowhead with a fast connection to Anthony Henday. Whether you work in downtown Edmonton, St. Albert, somewhere close to the airport, or the Canadian Forces Base, you’ll be able to get to work in less than 30 minutes.


North Edmonton Amenities

Thinking about buying a home in the North Edmonton area, but want to be sure you’ll have everything you need? We’ve got you covered. North Edmonton has all of the things you’ve come to expect in a suburban neighbourhood, including shopping centres, popular restaurants, and other things that make your life just a bit easier. Learn more about what this lovely area has to offer, then stop by to visit any of Sterling’s communities in North EdmontonCy Becker, McConachie Heights, Kinglet, College Woods at Secord, and Secord Heights.



You’ll be happy to know all Sterling communities have shopping centres nearby, so it’s easy to pick up a few things on your way home from work or do your big grocery trip on the weekends.

Cy Becker and McConachie are both in the northeastern part of the city. Naturally, people like to head to the open-air shops at the Manning Town Centre. For groceries and day to day needs, residents will often favor shopping at Hollick Kenyon landing, where they can find Sobeys and Save-On, in addition to banks, childcare centers, restaurants, and more. The Clareview Town Centre is another popular choice to the east. It has a Real Canadian Superstore, a Walmart and a Best Buy.


A little further west, residents of Secord might shop at Webber Greens, The Market at Lewis Estates or The Shops at Granville.

With Kinglet being a purely residential community, a feature many homeowners favor, you may have to venture out a little further than some other communities. From Kinglet, you are emersed in Nature, while still being only a short drive from West Edmonton to stores like Costco and Superstore. St. Albert’s downtown and many shops and services are also only a stort drive north east from Kinglet.


Recreation Centres

Those who live in North Edmonton have ample opportunities to have fun. Servus Place, for instance, is just a short drive away, and it offers ice skating, swimming, and a variety of fitness programs for people of all ages. They offer drop-in rates, but you can save a lot of money with an annual pass.

The Castle Downs YMCA has similar facilities, and it’s a popular place for the kids to take swimming lessons. The childminding services are free here, and members are allowed to bring an unlimited number of guests.

The Clareview Rec Centre offers a unique leadership program for kids called the Nikaniw Indigenous Youth Leadership Program. Interested kids must apply and be accepted into the program. There are only 60 spots available. In this program, kids will learn a variety of important skills, including emergency and standard first aid. Cultural teachings are interwoven into the teaching of these practical life skills.

Finally, the Londonderry Leisure Centre has such features as waterslides in the pools and outdoor sports fields and tennis courts.


Food and Entertainment

Whether you want something that’s fun for the whole family or something perfect for date night, you can find it in North Edmonton. For instance, there’s a 10-screen Cineplex Odeon where you can catch the latest blockbusters and a few different bowling areas nearby.

For example, locals love heading to the InstaPita Bakery for a quick and cheap bite to eat. Capital Pizza is another great choice for tasty food. The name is misleading, though. They do sell pizza, but they also offer steak dinners and traditional breakfast options. Of course, North Edmonton is host to a huge variety of other restaurants – from McDonalds to Earls – you’ll find it all.


Medical Services

Doctors at the Clareview Family Medical office will take care of your whole family’s health, but you will also find there are many other doctors’ offices around for regular family care. When there’s an emergency, you’ll want to head to either the Northeast Emergency Health Centre or the Sturgeon County Hospital. There are also a wide variety of other smaller medical offices, such as dentists, optometrists, and veterinary clinics.



Affordable home and land prices make North Edmonton a popular choice for all types of families, and you’ll soon see that easy access to the main highways makes commuting a breeze. Of course, the Anthony Henday goes all around the perimeter of the city, making it a simple choice no matter where you want to go. Residents in North Edmonton also like to use Stony Plain Road or Highway 15 to get to the city. If you work at the Canadian Forces base, you’ll get there using Highway 28.

Finally, buses are an option for those who want to use  public transportation. As the area expands, you can expect public transportation options to expand as well.

North Edmonton is an attractive area for many families looking for the perfect blend of convenience and affordability. Once you drive around the area, you’ll see it could be the perfect place for your family to put down its roots.


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