Saskatoon Neighbourhood – Lakeridge

LakeridgeLakeridge is a residential neighbourhood located in the southeast part of Saskatoon. Almost all of its residents live in low-density, single detached houses. As of 2009, the area is home to 4,051 residents. The neighbourhood is considered an upper-income area, with an average family income of $127,698, an average dwelling value of $357,024 and a home ownership rate of 98.8%. According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $442,999.

Location – Lakeridge is located within the Lakewood Suburban Development Area. It is bounded by Taylor Street to the north, Weyakwin Drive to the west, Highway 16 to the south, and Boychuk Drive to the east. Inside those boundaries, the roads are a mix of local roads and collector roads. Several maps published in the 2000s show a proposed interchange at the junction of Boychuk Drive and Highway 16, however as of 2013 this is no longer shown on official City maps.

History – The land where Lakeridge now exists was annexed in the period between 1975 and 1979. Home construction was at its peak from 1981 until 1985 and the area was originally branded as part of neighbouring Lakeview before being given a separate designation in the mid-1980s. The streets in Lakeridge are named after Saskatchewan lakes.

Education – Lakeridge School – public elementary, part of the Saskatoon Public School Division
St. Luke School – separate (Catholic) elementary, part of Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools

Parks and Recreation – Crocus Park – 18.2 acres (7.4 ha)
The Lakeridge Community Association organizes social activities, maintains the outdoor rink and playground in Crocus Park, and delivers a variety of leisure and sports programs for adults, children/youth, and preschoolers. The Association also represents the neighbourhood on issues of local concern, from safety to park development.

Commercial – There are no commercial areas in Lakeridge. The nearest businesses are located in the neighbouring Lakewood Suburban Centre and Lakeview neighbourhoods. The area is also a short distance via McKercher and Boychuk drives from the 8th Street East business district and it is also close to planned commercial development in neighbouring Rosewood. There are 72 home-based business registered in the neighbourhood.

#AskSlade about properties currently for sale in this neighbourhood. Slade Real Estate Inc. 306-222-9992.