Confederation Park, Saskatoon
Confederation Park School
|Suburban Development Area||Confederation SDA|
|• Type||Municipal (Ward 3)|
|• Administrative body||Saskatoon City Council|
|Time zone||CST (UTC−6)|
|City of Saskatoon Neighbourhoods|
The community first appeared on city maps in the late 1960s, with development commencing in the early 1970s. Most street names in the community are those of prominent politicians in Canadian history, primarily prime ministers, though others including governors-general have also been recognized. Full build-out of the neighbourhood did not occur until the mid-2000s with the construction of one final street, Blakeney Crescent, honoring former Saskatchewan premier Allan Blakeney. In 2012, a small extension to the community was indicated as part of the area concept plan for the neighboring new area of Kensington, involving a short extension of Steeves Avenue to connect with a realigned 33rd Street. This will presumably facilitate the construction of a small number of additional dwellings.
The suburb is fashioned around Parc Canada, a 40.5-acre (164,000 m2) park area comprising Bishop Roberecki School and Confederation Park School. The northern boundary is 33rd Street West and the eastern is Confederation Drive. To the west of Confederation Park is a new neighbourhood under development.
In 2006, the neighbourhood consisted of 6,324 residents with an average family income of $50,210. At this time, the average household was valued at $143,142, and 72.7% of the population owned their own home. The family size was 2.9. According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $261,031.
|Bishop Roborecki School|
|24 Pearson Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7L 4S7
|School board||Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools|
|Vice Principal||Pat McKay|
|Grades||Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8|
|Feeder to||Bethlehem High School|
|Website||Bishop Roborecki School|
|Confederation Park Community School|
|3555 John A. Macdonald Road
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7L 4R9
|School board||Saskatoon Public School Division|
|Vice Principal||Pete Chief|
|Feeder to||Tommy Douglas Collegiate|
|Website||Confederation Park Community School|
- Bishop Roborecki School is a separate elementary school.
- Confederation Park School is a public elementary school providing education for grade levels K to 8, approximately ages 5 to 13.
With the exception of 33rd Street, The roadways are mainly named after prominent prime ministers, premiers and fathers of confederation.
|List of Streets in Confederation Park|
|Bennett Place||R. B. Bennett; 11th prime minister of Canada|
|Bernard Crescent||Susan Agnes Bernard; wife of John A. Macdonald|
|Blakeney Crescent||Allan Blakeney; 10th premier of Saskatchewan|
|Borden Crescent, Place||Robert Borden; 8th prime minister of Canada|
|Byng Avenue||Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy; 12th Governor General of Canada|
|Carter Crescent, Way||Frederick Carter; Father of confederation|
|Cartier Crescent||George-Étienne Cartier; Father of confederation|
|Chandler Place||Edward Barron Chandler; Father of confederation|
|Confederation Drive, Crescent, Place||Named in honour of the confederation in 1867|
|Diefenbaker Drive||John G. Diefenbaker; 13th prime minister of Canada|
|Dominion Crescent||Named in honour of the confederation in 1867|
|Douglas Crescent||Tommy Douglas; 7th premier of Saskatchewan|
|Fisher Crescent||Charles Fisher; Father of confederation|
|Galt Court||Alexander Tilloch Galt; Father of confederation|
|John A. Macdonald Road||John A. Macdonald; 1st prime minister of Canada|
|Laurier Drive||Wilfrid Laurier; 7th prime minister of Canada|
|McCully Crescent||Jonathan McCully; Father of confederation|
|McGee Crescent||D'Arcy McGee; Father of confederation|
|Meighen Crescent||Arthur Meighen; 9th prime minister of Canada|
|Palmer Place||Edward Palmer; Father of confederation|
|Pearson Place||Lester B. Pearson; 14th prime minister of Canada|
|Shea Crescent||Ambrose Shea; Father of confederation|
|Smallwood Crescent||Joey Smallwood; 1st premier of Newfoundland and Labrador|
|St. Laurent Crescent||Louis St. Laurent; 12th prime minister of Canada|
|Steeves Avenue||William Steeves; Father of confederation|
|Tilley Avenue||Samuel Leonard Tilley; Father of confederation|
|Tupper Crescent||Charles Tupper; 6th prime minister of Canada|
|Whelan Crescent, Lane, Way||Edward Whelan; Father of confederation|
- Bill Barry, Geographic Names of Saskatchewan (Regina: People Places Publishing, 2005)
- "Neighbourhood Profiles 2007" (PDF). City of Saskatoon. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 20, 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-13.
- "Confederation Park". Saskatoon Realty. Retrieved 2013-10-26.
- Celebrating a Century of Faith and Learning - A History of Saskatoon's Catholic Schools. Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. 2015. p. 186. ISBN 978-0-9947443-0-2.
- Active List of Saskatchewan Schools/Programs (PDF), retrieved 2015-12-25
- "Confederation Park: Saskatoon Public School Division". SPSD. Retrieved 2015-07-03.
- Populace Spring 2006 URL accessed April 9, 2007
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- Populace Spring 2006
- City of Saskatoon - Local Area Plans