What kinds of animals will I see living near Big Lake?
You’ll catch sight of swans, eagles, falcons and more with over 235 bird species inhabiting the area. Larger animals such as moose, deer and foxes are often spotted, while Big Lake is ripe with fish.
Aside from a lot of nature, what am I close to?
Pretty much everything you can think of. Like a proper city slicker, you can pick up your morning coffee at Tim Hortons and gas up at Shell just five minutes from home. You can find the Enjoy Centre a five-minute drive away, featuring a bakery, food market, wine store and the Glasshouse Bistro and Café. And coming soon is Bellevue Village, a retail location currently being planned, will soon join the Enjoy Centre with restaurants, a grocery store and other retail amenities. In the meantime, a ten-minute drive to St. Albert will get you to various grocery stores while the Yellowhead and Winterburn Costco locations are within a 15-minute drive.
What kind of amenities are in the neighbourhood?
Amongst the natural beauty of Trumpeter, you’ll soon find commercial tenants across from Urban Village Park, including a pizza shop, daycare, and convenience store.
What are the school options for my kids?
Nature is a great teacher, but definitely not the only one you need. School bus services are provided to families in Trumpeter, serving the following schools:
- David Thomas King School (K-9)
- Jasper Place High School
- Annunciation Catholic Elementary School
- St. Thomas Moore Catholic Junior High School
- St. Francis Xavier High School
All of these schools are 20 minutes or less from Trumpeter. Kids from Trumpeter are also able to attend schools in St. Albert. However, St. Albert school buses do not serve Edmonton communities. For more information visit St. Albert Public Schools and St. Albert Catholic Schools.
Future schools include, a K-6 public school located in nearby Hawks Ridge and a K-9 Catholic school in the Kinglet community, giving you even more options.
What are the best parts of living in Trumpeter?
- It’s ecologically friendly.
Bioswales, comprised of natural vegetation native to the area to facilitate safe water runoff and maintain the natural beauty of the Big Lake Area, Trumpeter focuses on a low ecological impact.
- It offers the best of the great outdoors and urban living.
While there are over 5km of trails throughout the community to explore, the Urban Village Park in Trumpeter features a toboggan hill, park and playground for children to explore play in different ways.
- There are so many ways to connect with family and friends.
Community is all about connection – connection with nature and with neighbours. Thanks to the Big Lake Community League, events like community barbeques and adding a skating rink to the park during winter, give residents plenty of ways to meet their neighbours.
- It’s an established community.
All residents of Trumpeter are members of the Homeowners Association, who will use annual funds to ensure the community including parks, trails and masonry walls are well-kept and safe for resident use and enjoyment.
Aside from the great outdoors, what other activities are nearby?
Care for a round of golf? Your closest course, is the Glendale Golf and Country bordering the community to the south and Dragons Head a par 3 course, is only a few minutes away while Sandpiper Golf & Country Club, J.R. Golf Course, and The Ranch Golf and Country Club are a mere 15 minutes away. If golf isn’t your sport, head over to the Akinsdale and Kinex arenas with ice rinks open year-round for skating or hockey and dry areas for lacrosse and ball hockey. Work out, swim, run or train at Servus Credit Union Place, a multi-use recreational centre just 12 minutes away in St. Albert.
How close am I to the city amenities?
Surrounded by nature, you may think Trumpeter is far from the excitement of the city – but outside the quiet comfort of the community, you’ll find everything you need. Travel is easy when you’re only 30 minutes from the airport, and shopping even easier with downtown 22 minutes away and West Edmonton Mall 15 minutes away.
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