Leger, Edmonton

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Leger
Neighbourhood
Leger is located in Edmonton
Leger
Leger
Location of Leger in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°27′32″N 113°34′34″W / 53.459°N 113.576°W / 53.459; -113.576
Country Canada
Province Alberta
CityEdmonton
Quadrant[1]NW
Ward[1]9
Sector[2]Southwest
Area[3][4]Terwillegar Heights
Government
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorBryan Anderson
Area
 • Total1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Elevation
694 m (2,277 ft)
Population
 (2012)[7]
 • Total2,564
 • Density2,418.9/km2 (6,265/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
Increase7.7%
 • Dwellings
805

Leger is a newer neighbourhood in the Terwillegar Heights area of south west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

According to the 2005 municipal census, approximately four out of five homes (82%) are single-family dwellings. Another 14% are duplexes[8] and 4% are row houses. Substantially all (97%) of residences are owner-occupied.[9]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the south by 23 Avenue, on the west by Terwillegar Drive, on the east by Rabbit Hill Road, and on the north by a utility corridor located just north of 29 Avenue.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Leger had a population of 2,564 living in 805 dwellings,[7] a 7.7% change from its 2009 population of 2,380.[10] With a land area of 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,418.9 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Recreation[edit]

The Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

The Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre is located in the neighbourhood.[11] The facility has an aquatic centre, a fitness centre and track, a flexi-hall with three full size gymnasiums, an arena with four NHL size ice sheets, a children's wing, and commercial spaces.

Education[edit]

There is a kindergarten to junior high (K-9) school in the neighbourhood, Archbishop Joseph MacNeil School, operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System. Also a Senior High (10-12), Lillian Osborne has been built in the area by the Edmonton Public Schools

A catholic high school, Mother Margaret Mary (10-12), was to be complete early 2011, and opened its doors in 2012.

Leger Transit Centre[edit]

Leger Transit Centre
Platforms15 bus bays[12]
Construction
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
WebsiteLeger Transit Centre
History
OpenedApril 26, 2009[13]

The Leger Transit Centre, opened on April 26, 2009[13], is located along Leger Road and 23 Avenue next to the Terwillegar Recreation Centre and Lillian Osborne High School. This transit centre has no park & ride or public washrooms but does have a large shelter, a drop off area and vending machines.[14]

The following bus routes serve the transit centre:[15]

Destination Routes
Ambleside 24, 25
Brookside 38
Century Park Transit Centre 23, 24, 25, 30, 35, 36, 37
Mill Woods Transit Centre 23
South Campus/Fort Edmonton Park Transit Centre 30, 36
Southgate Transit Centre 31, 34, 38
South Terwillegar 35, 37
West Edmonton Mall Transit Centre 23
Windermere 25, 26, 325

School special routes that arrive/depart from Leger Transit Centre include routes: 23S, 30S, 34S, 36S, and 37S.[16]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 3, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 4, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100" (PDF). City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 2, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect" (PDF). City of Edmonton. November 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 17, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  5. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  7. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  8. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and quadruplexes.
  9. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/LEGER.pdf
  10. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  11. ^ http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_recreation/sport_recreation/terwillegar-about.aspx
  12. ^ "Leger Transit Centre Map" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  13. ^ a b Gordon, Kent (25 April 2009). "LRT grows towards future; Two more reasons to use public transit". Edmonton Journal. p. B.1.
  14. ^ "Leger Transit Centre". City of Edmonton. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  15. ^ "Brochures in PDF". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  16. ^ "School Service: ETS Trip Planner". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 29 August 2019.

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