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Ekota

Ekota is a well-established neighborhood located in the Mill Woods area of southeast Edmonton. Development in Ekota began in the 1970s as part of the larger Mill Woods residential project, which aimed to create self-sustaining communities with ample amenities and green spaces. The name "Ekota" is derived from a Cree word meaning "special place," reflecting the neighborhood's unique charm. As of the 2019 municipal census, Ekota is home to approximately 2,650 residents and around 1,000 homes.

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Boundaries of Ekota

Ekota is bounded by 23 Avenue to the north, 66 Street to the east, Mill Woods Road South to the south, and 70 Street to the west. The neighborhood spans an area of 0.67 square kilometers. Housing in Ekota is primarily composed of single-family detached homes, but there are also a number of row houses and low-rise apartment buildings. The housing distribution is approximately 65% single-family homes, 20% row houses, and 15% low-rise apartments. Homeownership in Ekota is relatively high, with around 70% of the residents owning their homes.

Features and Amenities

Ekota Park: A central green space featuring playgrounds, sports fields, and walking trails, making it a favorite spot for families and outdoor enthusiasts.
Mill Woods Town Centre: Located nearby, this shopping center provides a wide range of retail stores, restaurants, and services to meet everyday needs.
Mill Woods Recreation Centre: Offers extensive facilities, including swimming pools, fitness centers, sports courts, and community programs.
Mill Woods Transit Centre: A major transit hub that provides convenient access to various bus routes, facilitating easy commuting within Edmonton.
Community Spirit: The Knottwood Community League, serving Ekota, hosts numerous events and activities, fostering a strong sense of community and engagement among residents.

Schools

Within Ekota:
Ekota School: A public elementary school providing a strong academic curriculum and various extracurricular activities.
St. Clement Catholic School: Offers K-6 education with a focus on Catholic values and a supportive learning environment.
Adjacent to Ekota:
J. Percy Page High School: A nearby public high school known for its diverse academic and extracurricular programs (1 km from Ekota).
Menisa School: Public elementary school with a focus on fostering a positive learning environment (1.5 km from Ekota).
kisêwâtisiwin School: Provides junior high education with a variety of academic and sports programs (1.5 km from Ekota).
Holy Trinity Catholic High School: Offers a comprehensive Catholic education and various extracurricular activities (2 km from Ekota).
Millwoods Christian School: A K-12 school offering a Christian-based education with strong academic and extracurricular programs (2.5 km from Ekota).

The Appeal

Established Community: Perfect for those seeking a well-established neighborhood with mature trees and green spaces.
Family-Friendly: Numerous parks, playgrounds, and high-quality schools make it ideal for families with children.
Convenient Location: Proximity to shopping centers, recreational facilities, and major transit routes enhances everyday convenience.
Community Engagement: Active community league and local events foster a strong sense of belonging and community spirit.
Variety of Housing Options: A mix of single-family homes, row houses, and apartments cater to different housing needs and preferences.

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