Richmond Heights, Saskatoon

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Richmond Heights
Richmond Heights Welcome
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Coordinates: 52°09′13″N 106°38′32″W / 52.153611°N 106.642222°W / 52.153611; -106.642222Coordinates: 52°09′13″N 106°38′32″W / 52.153611°N 106.642222°W / 52.153611; -106.642222
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
City Saskatoon
Suburban Development Area Lawson Suburban Development Area
Neighbourhood North Park
Annexed 1955-59
Construction 1960s
 • Type Municipal (Ward 1)
 • Administrative body Saskatoon City Council
 • Councillor Darren Hill
Population (2006)
 • Total 940
 • Average Income $57,275
Time zone CST (UTC-6)

Richmond Heights, adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River, features walking trails in the Meewasin Valley. G.D. Archibald Park North hosts baseball and soccer games. Luther Heights is a Luther care community for those aged 60 and over.[1] In 2006, 73.5% of the residents owned their own home. The average home size was 2.3 residents.Statistics c2006 - [2] According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $362,063.[3]


Within the Lawson Suburban Development Area (West Side), the neighbourhood of Richmond Heights is bordered on the North by Circle Drive. Warman Road lies to the west side. To the south is Hazen Street, and finally the eastern perimeter is the geophysical boundary of the South Saskatchewan River upon which G.D. Archibald Park North is found.[4]


Land was annexed for the Richmond Heights neighbourhood for the city of Saskatoon in 1955-59.[5] The majority of dwellings were part of the original construction which took place in the 1960s[2]


The crescents / avenues are fashioned around Archibald Park West. The roads have been mainly named with a royal connection:

  • Rupert Drive
  • Richmond Crescent, Place (North, South)
  • Eddy Place, Street
  • Alexandra Avenue
  • Noble Crescent
  • Prince of Wales Avenue
  • Empire Avenue[5]

Government and politics[edit]

Richmond Heights exists within the federal electoral district of Saskatoon—University. It is currently represented by Brad Trost of the Conservative Party of Canada, first elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2015.[6]

Provincially, the area is within the constituency of Saskatoon Meewasin. It is currently represented by Ryan Meili of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, first elected in a 2017 by-election.[7]

In Saskatoon's non-partisan municipal politics, Richmond Heights lies within ward 1. It is currently represented by Darren Hill, first elected in 2006.[8]


Richmond Heights Elementary School now the Luther Seniors Centre

No schools are part of this neighbourhood. In the 1970s, Richmond Heights School served kids in the neighbourhood before closing in the mid-1980s due to declining enrolment. The building is now the Luther Senior's Centre with a senior's condo complex to the east on the old playground site. Students were then transferred over to North Park School


There are some amenities within the neighbourhood such as New Red Lantern Inn in a strip mall located on Alexandra Avenue.

Area Parks[edit]

G.D. Archibald Park
  • G.D. Archibald Park North (N) 8.40
    • hosts a wading pool, playground and many baseball and soccer games.[9]
  • G.D. Archibald Park West (N) 2.60


Spadina Crescent provides scenic transportation between the Central Business District and communities to the north which are part of the Lawson SDA. Warman Road is a main access road between Central Business District and the North West Industrial SDA which bypasses Richmond Heights with limited arterial access into the neighbourhood.

City Transit[edit]

Richmond Heights is serviced by City Transit Bus Routes Saskatoon Transit.


North Park Richmond Heights sign

The North Park / Richmond Heights Community Association has amalgamated to provide community services for the Saskatoon area between 33rd Street East and Circle Drive utilizing facilities available at North Park-Wilson, River Heights, and St. Paul Schools.[10]


  1. ^ Luther Heights (Seniors' Directory- Saskatoon Public Library) URL accessed April 2, 2007
  2. ^ a b Richmond Heights URL accessed April 2, 2007
  3. ^ "Richmond Heights". Saskatoon Realty. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  4. ^ Selling an Idea or a Product Archived September 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. URL accessed January 27, 2007
  5. ^ a b Populace Spring 2006 Archived December 1, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. URL accessed April 2, 2007
  6. ^ Current Members of Parliament, retrieved 2017-04-16 
  7. ^ Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan - Members of the Legislative Assembly, retrieved 2017-04-16 
  8. ^ City Councillors -, retrieved 2017-04-16 
  9. ^ Meewasin URL accessed April 2, 2007
  10. ^ City of Saskatoon · Departments · Community Services · Community ... URL accessed April 1, 2007

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