Ermineskin, a residential neighborhood, is situated in the southwest part of Edmonton. The name of the neighborhood of Ermineskin is inspired from the Chief Ermineskin of Hobbema.
The neighborhood of Ermineskin is bounded with the 111 Street on the west, 23 Avenue on the south and Gateway Boulevard and Calgary Trail on the east. The north boundary of the neighborhood of Ermineskin is bounded with north of 29 Avenue.
The major construction and development work in the neighborhood of Ermineskin was started in the late 1960s. Recently, a massive construction and redevelopment work are taking place in the old Heritage Mall, which is located in the south part of Ermineskin. The new developed version of this is called Century Park. The new Century Park LRT station is located to the next to the Century Park development.
Like most of the neighboring neighborhoods, the residents of the neighborhood of Ermineskin also prefer rented apartment. The apartment style condominiums are also liked by the residents of Ermineskin. Most of the buildings here in the neighborhood of Ermineskin are 5 stories or more than 5 stories. You can rarely find any two-stories building here.
Unfortunately, there is no school in Ermineskin. For schooling, the children's of Ermineskin are forced to go for surrounding neighborhoods. However, there are many good schools are situated in the surrounding neighborhoods such as Keheewin Elementary School in Keheewin, Steinhauer Elementary School in Steinhauer, Sweet Grass Public School in Sweet Grass, St. Sophia Catholic School in Sweet Grass, and St. Teresa Catholic Elementary School in Blue Quill