Secord Heights: Exciting amenities in West Edmonton
It takes time to build a vibrant community and the infrastructure to support it. That’s one of the great things about Secord Heights. It’s located right beside the already well-established neighbourhood of Lewis Estates and nestled in with Rosenthal and Henley Heights. As the city grows west, so do the amenities!
Lewis Farms Recreation Facility
Perhaps the most anticipated upcoming project, the Lewis Farms Facility is a proposed $25 million recreation centre. With funding secured in June, 2019, once a contractor is secured, construction is scheduled to begin in 2021 with the rec centre opening in 2025.
- 30 x 25m dive tank with 1 and 3m springboards and 5, 7.5 and 10m dive platforms
- Swimming pool with water features, kiddie pool, 53m ten-lane pool, whirlpool and steam room
- Fitness centre with cardio and weight training space
- Two fitness studios
- Three gyms
- Bouldering wall
- Twin NHL-size rinks, plus an outdoor ice rink
Lewis Farms Library
The same site will be home to an 18 thousand sq ft Edmonton Public Library branch. Check out Ward 1 city councillor Andrew Knack’s website for details.
West High School Academic Centre
Sharing a site with the Lewis Farms Community Recreation Centre will be a Catholic High School Completion Centre for 350 students in their 4th and 5th high school years. Funded by the Catholic school board, the academic centre will be 48,000 sq feet, with an estimated cost of $19.8 million. It will also have a daycare.
Lewis Farms District Park
A plan to embrace the outdoors! Here are a few of the planned amenities:
- Splash Park
- Walkways and trails
- Three baseball diamonds
- Open field space
- Tennis and basketball courts
- Outdoor skateboard park
- Outdoor fitness and picnic areas