Hudson Bay Park, Saskatoon

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Hudson Bay Park
Neighborhood
Hudson Bay Park Streetscape
Hudson Bay Park Streetscape
Coordinates: 52°08′43″N 106°41′36″W / 52.145278°N 106.693333°W / 52.145278; -106.693333
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
City Saskatoon
Suburban Development Area Confederation SDA
Neighbourhood Hudson Bay Park
Construction 1940 and 1960
Government
 • Type Municipal (Ward )
 • Administrative body Saskatoon City Council
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,830
 • Average Income $45,194
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
City of Saskatoon Neighborhoods

Hudson Bay Park is geographically located in north west Saskatoon just south of Circle Drive along 33rd Street and Avenue P North. It is mainly characterized by single detached homes along with apartments that are less than five stories in height. Oliver Place and St. Joseph's Home are seniors residences located in this residential neighbourhood.[1] This locale honours the pioneers of Saskatoon, as well as providing two very large park spaces which curve through the neighbourhood. The community was under construction mainly during the post war years between 1940 and 1960 when there was a housing shortage.[2] The land for this neighbourhood was annexed during the City expansion around the time of 1910 to 1915.[3] Following elementary school, students usually attend Mount Royal Collegiate in the neighboring area of Mount Royal or E.D. Feehan Catholic High School on Avenue M North a part of Caswell Hill community. In 2006, the average family size was 2.1 residents. Statistics c2005 - [4] According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $268,880.[5]

St. Joseph's Home

History[edit]

  • The Forestry Expo 2005 was recently held at Vic Rempel City Yards. In 2005, Mayfair School toured the yards as part of the Schools Plant Legacy in Trees (SPLIT) program which promotes educational tree planting. The greenhouses and nursery of Vic Rempel City Yards often hot various school classes.[6][7]
  • The roadways are mainly named after settlers and Saskatoon pioneers.
City of Saskatoon Neighborhoods
Street Name Pioneer
Bowerman St. Allen Bowerman, a prominent developer
Howell Ave
Stewart Ave
John East Ave John East Iron Works
Valens Dr. VALENS, Dr. John A.[8]
Donald St.
Faulkner Cres. Faulkner, Norman[9]
Eby St. Mr. James Eby[10][11][12]
Tiffin Ave.
[13]

Education[edit]

E'cole Henry Kelsey

Area Parks[edit]

Henry Kelsey park
  • Henry Kelsey Neighbourhood Park - 8.01 acres (32,400 m2)
  • Pierre Radisson Park - 24.88 acres (100,700 m2)
  • Henry Kelsey District Park - 24.12 acres (97,600 m2)
  • Riversdale Kiwanis Park - 15.09 acres (61,100 m2)

These parks host a variety of activities such as sports, recreational, play and fitness.[16]

Transportation[edit]

Henry Kelsey monument

Circle Drive is a main thoroughfare through Saskatoon which connects with 33rd Street which runs through Hudson Bay Park.

City Transit[edit]

Hudson Bay Park is serviced by the City Transit Bus Route Saskatoon Transit.

Layout[edit]

The furthest roads to the east are Avenue H North (southerly section) and Avenue I North (Northerly section). Circle Drive marks the north and west section as it runs diagonally across the corner. 31st Street is the southern most boundary.

Riversdale Kiwanis Park is along the south west corner running along Edmonton Avenue which runs within the neighborhood parallel to Circle Drive. City of Saskatoon Vic Rempel Yards: Greenhouses and nursery are along 33rd Street and Avenue P North. St. Edward School is on Avenue P South across the street from the Riversdale Kiwanis Park. Henry Kelsey Park is along Avenue I North and Howell Avenue in the North east corner. Henry Kelsey School is located in the southern edge of the park along 33rd Street East.[17]

Shopping[edit]

On Avenue P North is a small strip mall which contains Bow wow boutique at 1619 29th Street West. There are doctor's offices,Hair N' More, Bamboo Bistro Ltd in this strip mall as well as other amenities. There used to be a small grocery store at one time.

See also[edit]

Life[edit]

Kelsey Community Association provides recreational activities for the neighborhoods of Kelsey, Hudson Bay, McNab Park, and Mayfair.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oliver Place (Seniors' Directory- Saskatoon Public Library) URL accessed April 9, 2007
  2. ^ Saskatoon Real Estate Resource Centre, Neighbourhoods, Hudson Bay Park URL accessed April 9, 2007
  3. ^ Populace Spring 2006 URL accessed April 9, 2007
  4. ^ Saskatoon Real Estate Resource Centre, Neighbourhoods, Hudson Bay Park URL accessed April 9, 2007
  5. ^ "Hudson Bay Park". Saskatoon Realty. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  6. ^ SOS Elms: Newsletter Archives URL accessed April 9, 2007
  7. ^ National Forest Week 2005 - Events and Activities URL accessed April 9, 2007
  8. ^ [1] URL accessed April 9, 2007
  9. ^ PRAIRIE GOLD SASKATCHEWAN SPORTS (DISTINGUISHED DOZEN) URL accessed April 9, 2007
  10. ^ Saskatoon Gen Web Project - Narratives of Saskatoon 1882-1912 URL accessed April 9, 2007
  11. ^ Saskatoon Gen Web Project - Narratives of Saskatoon 1882-1912 URL accessed April 9, 2007
  12. ^ About Trounce House URL accessed April 9, 2007
  13. ^ Populace Spring 2006 URL accessed April 9, 2007
  14. ^ Henry Kelsey | Saskatoon Public Schools URL accessed April 9, 2007
  15. ^ St. Edward URL accessed April 9, 2007
  16. ^ City of Saskatoon · Departments · Infrastructure Services · Parks URL accessed April 9, 2007
  17. ^ Selling an Idea or a Product URL accessed January 27, 2007
  18. ^ City of Saskatoon · Departments · Community Services · Community Associations URL accessed April 9, 2007

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