Virgina Park is a neighborhood that is located in Northeast Edmonton and is situated between the North Saskatchewan River to the south and Northlands Park to the north. Wayne Gretzky Drive is overlooked by the eastern boundary. Its western boundary is a jagged line running south along the western edge of Borden Park (78 Street), then east along 112 Avenue, then south along 76 Street to the river valley.
Two notable features of the neighborhood are Borden Park and Concordia University College. In addition to Concordia University College, Concordia High School and Virginia Park Elementary School are also located in Virginia Park. These are just two of the schools in the area as a new High School will be finished and ready for new students by the start of the 2010 school year.
Prior to WWI the area was subdivided, after WWII the area changed dramatically as the majority of households being apartments or single family dwellings. Virgina Park is split 50/50 when it comes to renters & owner occupied residents.
Virgina Park is a lovely neighborhood for a family that is looking to settle down, many people who have moved to the area say that they feel safe living in Virginal Park given the fact that there is little to no crime in the area.
The surrounding neighborhoods include; Highlands, Cromdale and Bellevue.