Great learning opportunities near Timberlands
Timberlands is a wonderful place to raise a family. It’s a vibrant neighbourhood with quiet streets and lighted, paved paths that take you to parks, playgrounds, and much more. There are excellent schools nearby and a public library within easy walking distance.
Located on the east side of Red Deer, Timberlands is bordered by 67th Street/Highway 11 on the north and 30th Avenue on the west. It has all the urban amenities you’re looking for within easy walking distance - coffee shops, restaurants, transit stops, shopping, and trails.
Red Deer Public Library, Timberlands Branch
It's easy to go to the library when you live in Timberlands. The Timberlands Branch of the Red Deer Public Library is a short walk away on Timothy Drive on the campus of Barrie Wilson Elementary School.
You'll enjoy this bright, welcoming library with its great collection that’s connected to the entire Red Deer Library system. There’s story time for younger children in both English and French. Pre-teens and teenagers can call on librarians for research help for reports and papers.
Public schools nearby
Barrie Wilson Elementary
Barrie Wilson is a bright, new elementary school located close to Timberlands on Timothy Drive. The school serves over 500 students in kindergarten through 5th grade. Ecole Barrie Wilson offers an early French Immersion program that starts kindergarten and first grade students on the road to becoming bilingual.
Central Middle School
Central serves over 500 students in grades 6 to 8. The school’s English language program serves Evergreen, Oriole Park, Riverside Meadows, Clearview Ridge, Timberlands and the City Central core. The school is the French Immersion middle school for Red Deer Public so that program draws students from all areas of the city. Central is also the designated ESL (English as a Second Language) middle school in Red Deer.
Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School
Educating students in grades 9 through 12, Lindsay Thurber is located just across 30th, near Kerry Wood Nature Centre. The school offers a variety of innovative education programs, including Work Experience, Registered Apprentice Program, French Immersion, and ESL, as well as athletics, arts, clubs and other activities.
Gateway Christian School
Gateway Christian School is a K-12 Christian Alternative Program serving over 700 students from the entire City of Red Deer. Grades 9 - 12 are offered in partnership with Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School. Red Deer Public Schools provides this program for families that want a Christian context in their children’s education. Gateway joined Red Deer Public Schools in 1999.
Catholic schools nearby
Father Henri Voisin School
Father Henri Voisin School is a K-5 publicly-funded school, welcoming children of all faiths who want a Catholic education. The school is close to Timberlands, just a few blocks west of 30th.
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School
St. Thomas Aquinas is a faith-based middle school serving grades 6-9, located in the heart of Red Deer. St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School is one of the most advanced schools in the province and equips students with all the skills needed to be successful.
St. Joseph High School
St. Joseph High School is a vibrant, new high school that serves students in Grades 10 - 12. Located in the northeast quadrant of Red Deer near Timberlands, St. Joseph is publicly-funded and welcomes students of all faiths who want a Catholic education.
Nurture your family in Timberlands
Picture yourself living in a neighbourhood that’s thoughtfully designed and close to all the things your family needs. Great schools and an excellent public library are close. Plus, Timberland's quiet streets, sidewalks, and paved, well-lit paths let you walk to a wealth of shops and services options. Green spaces, parks, and playgrounds are all minutes away.
Live on a quiet street and enjoy an easy commute to anywhere in Red Deer. Set down roots in this lively and comfortable community. You’ll feel “away from it all” but conveniently connected to major streets and highways.
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