“Exciting changes are happening in southeast Burnaby – commercial and residential developments springing up, a new public library – and now the community is gearing up for the construction of a new recreation facility.”
The NEW Edmonds Community Centre (opening late 2012) has all the amenities including a splashy new aquatic pool with a double waterslide, 2 lazy river lanes, and kids area.
For the more mature aquatic endevours there are also 6 lap lanes, warm swim therapy area, hot tub, sauna, and whirlpool.
Along with the pool will be a new fitness area, 2 gymnasiums that will accommodate basketball, volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer, pickle ball, floor hockey, and much more. In addition to the 3 multi-purpose meeting rooms, youth centre, seniors centre, studio space, coffee bar, underground parking, and bus stop outside; this centre will be busy with activities for all ages. For more info check out the Community Centre website or Daily Commercial News.
The Edmonds area is not only getting a new Community Centre but also has been a booming hub for developement as well.
Vibe‘ by SVM Homes is Urban Modern living in a stylish nature-reflected building. Inside: interior designed homes complete with elegant open floor plans, modern kitchens, spa bathrooms, and worry-free security.
‘Reflections‘ by Ledingham McAllister which are sleek highrise residences with beautiful views. With luxurious captivating design Reflections is the pinnacle of contemporary city living.
To add to the community feel in this great neighbourhood is the new Tommy Douglas Library which has added a modern feeling to classic the library enviroment . The Library houses some great literary works, video rental, kids area, and features art from local artists and school-children. Check out their website here and their great blog here giving some insight into the world of Tommy Douglas Public Library.
Steps from shops (Starbucks, Shoppers Drug Mart, Subway, & HighGate), restaurants, and parks Edmonds – Burnaby East is a great community that is growing into a bustling hub while still maintaining a friendly neighbourhood feeling. If you are thinking of settling down in Burnaby East or if you are looking to sell please give me a call.