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Burnaby is divided into three main areas; Burnaby East, Burnaby North and Burnaby South. Each of these three major areas are broken down again to smaller neighbourhoods:
Map of Burnaby
Lake City Industrial
Simon Fraser Hills
Simon Fraser University
Deer Lake Place
Upper Deer Lake
Brentwood has a horseshoe-
Housing is mostly single-
The area is served by two stations of the Millennium Line -
There are several apartment buildings in the area, mostly along Hastings Street.
Although the majority of housing is single-
A walking trail constituting part of Trans Canada Trail skirts the northern flank of the hill. Confederation Park is at the west foot of the hill.
The neighbourhood is served by a bus providing connections with the popular Heights shopping district along Hastings Street, Eileen Dailly Fitness Centre, the McGill branch of Burnaby Public Library and Brentwood Town Centre Mall to the south.
Similar to neighbouring Parkcrest and Montecito (also known as Sperling-
The Lochdale district was founded at Hastings Street and Sperling Avenue in 1912
and absorbed many immigrants of different European backgrounds before World War 2,
whose children and grandchildren still live in the area. The Lochdale Community Hall
at the corner of Hastings St and Sperling Ave is Burnaby's last remaining early community
hall building and is protected as a heritage site by the Council since 1992. The
Hall was constructed with volunteer labour and donated materials in 1925 through
the efforts of the Lochdale Social Club. The area is mostly single-
Sperling Station on the Millennium Line is located directly to the south of this
neighbourhood, across the Lougheed Highway. The area is well served by public transit
with buses providing connections to all three shopping malls in this part of Burnaby
Kensington Square at Hastings Street and Kensington Ave is a popular shopping centre with a number of shops and services, including a Safeway store and Shoppers Drug Mart. A stretch of Hastings between Kensington Ave and Clare Ave also has a number of small shops and restaurants.
There are two elementary schools in this area -
There are a few parks in the area -
As officially defined by the City of Burnaby, the town centre is bounded on the west by Boundary Road (taking in Central Park), on the south by Imperial Street, on the east by Royal Oak Avenue, and on the north by a series of local streets (Thurston, Bond, Grange and Dover streets), giving an area of 2.97 km (730 acres). Kingsway forms the central commercial spine for the neighbourhood, and is paralleled to the south by the SkyTrain tracks running alongside Central Boulevard. The area is served by the SkyTrain's Patterson and Metrotown stations, while Royal Oak Station sits just beyond the southeastern limits of the district.
The town centre is also home to Old Orchard Shopping Centre, at the intersection of Kingsway and Willingdon Avenue. The Crystal Mall complex at Kingsway and Willingdon Avenue is one of the largest lower mainland Asian malls and Metropolis at Metrotown is the second largest enclosed shopping mall in Canada located at Kingsway and Nelson Avenue.
Central Park sits at the western edge of Metrotown, and includes amenities such as
tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, a pitch-
Metrotown SkyTrain station commuted to work by public transit, the highest of any census tracts in Metro Vancouver; public transit mode share to work for the entire Metrotown area was around 42%.
Marlborough Elementary School and Maywood Community School (K-
The area is served by. Sperling – Burnaby Lake SkyTrain Station directly to the south.
There are two elementary schools in this area -
The area is home to Burnaby Mountain Golf Course and the adjacent Squint Lake as well as Montecito Park.
The housing is entirely single-
There are two elementary schools at two opposite ends of the neighbourhood -
Parkcrest Plaza is located the very bottom of the hill, along Broadway and three large local shopping malls are all within a few minutes.
Kensington Park with its pitch and putt facilities and a nearby ice arena (off Curtis
St) used for hockey and skating by local residents. Soccer and baseball are also
played on nearby well-
In addition to the hiking trails of Burnaby Mountain itself, is Barnet Marine Park with its beach and wonderful views of Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm. The small Westridge Park west of Inlet Drive near its intersection with Hastings Street offers a children's
The closest SkyTrain stations are Brentwood Station and Gilmore Station.
Willingdon Heights is located close to just below the Heights shopping district and close to Brentwood Town Centre Mall. Several big box stores Staples, Office Depot and Costco are located nearby.