If you’re looking for a tranquil new community for your family, the neighbourhood of Cy Becker in the north-eastern part of Edmonton is a fantastic choice. With easy access to parks and shops and its close proximity to minor highways, it’s a great place to live if you’re after a quiet family-friendly community that is still close to amenities. Named in honour of Alberta bush pilot Cy Becker, the community was built to embody the spirit of pioneer society and offer families an accessible retreat. Here’s what you can expect to find in the community of Cy Becker, Edmonton’s newest neighbourhood.
Cy Becker is just minutes away from a whole variety of great schools for your children, no matter their age. You’ll find Delwood Elementary School near Londonderry Mall. Delwood encourages its students to have pride in the school and in their personal accomplishments, to be responsible and well-mannered, and to be sensitive to the needs of others. Delwood Elementary School has a variety of programs for its students including a mandatory Daily Physical Activity program, a Drop Everything And Read program, and a variety of individual learning programs for students classified as gifted or special needs. Balwin School teaches students from Kindergarten to Junior High. At Balwin School, all classes use a Student Driven learning approach that emphasizes nurturing individual learning styles. Students at Balwin School are taught to set goals, assess their own progress, work in groups, and contribute to the community. The school also has several extracurricular programs, including a hot breakfast program and an after school program. Cy Becker is also home to an alternative public school. You’ll find Edmonton Christian Northeast School on 159 Avenue. ECNS serves students from Kindergarten to Grade 9 and offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, sports teams, and complementary courses like art, band, outdoor education, and leadership. ECNS is an inclusive community that encourages students to find their role in God’s story through Christ-centered education.
Cy Becker is home to a variety of chain restaurants. You’ll find Second Cup, Original Joe’s and Tim Hortons on 167 Ave NW. The local Vietnamese restaurant Co Do Hue Express and Edmonton’s own U.F.O. Pizza are accessible via 167 Ave NW at the corner of 52A St NW. Just behind the RBC on 50 St NW, you’ll find Mary Brown’s – home of Mary Brown’s famous chicken & taters. Whether you’re in the mood for just a quick coffee, some great Vietnamese food, a hearty chicken dish or a pizza that’s out of this world, you’ll find it in Cy Becker.
Cy Becker is home to lots of local parks and shops to enjoy, offering a variety of amenities. The Root Seller on Zaychuck Road NW is a beloved family-owned garden centre that sells shrubs, trees, perennials, and all manner of vegetables. During the summer you’ll find locally grown peas, corn, and cucumber, while autumn brings seasonal gifts and pumpkins. The Alberta Driving School also has an office nearby – great for when your teenager needs to prepare for the learner’s license test. Just a few minutes down the road, you’ll find a variety of parks to enjoy. Brintnell Park has a playground and sports field for fun summer activities, and the Brintnell Park Society of Edmonton is planning to install a multi-use, multi-season sports pad. You’ll also find Matt Berry Park just a few minutes west. The area is also close to the Clareview Recreation Centre and Empire Theatres.
Cy Becker is well served by local thoroughfares, connecting residents to central Edmonton, the outlying communities, and beyond. Highway 15 runs to Elmwood Park in the southwest, joining with the Yellowhead Highway and Wayne Gretzky Drive Northwest just south of Balwin. To the northeast, Highway 15 joins with Fort Saskatchewan just past the North Saskatchewan River. It’s also easy to access Anthony Henday Drive, which surrounds the entire city of Edmonton. Transit users can take bus route 192 from Brintnell south to Clareview, where it connects to the Clareview LRT Station.
Cy Becker is a small community offering a diverse selection of real estate. Originally built with active families in mind, this 10-acre area has a population of just under 32,000 people. The average home in Brintnell (the larger district encompassing Cy Becker) sells for just over $320,000. The average household income is $86,669 and 94% of residents are homeowners. The largest age group in the area is people between the ages of 25 and 34, at 28% of the population. Cy Becker is a vibrant young neighbourhood with lots of great amenities to offer growing families. If you’re looking for a new home in Edmonton, you’ll love the schools, shops, and parks here in Cy Becker. For more information or to schedule a home viewing, call the Best Edmonton Real Estate Team today. We’d love to help you find your new family home!