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Garden/Greentree Village/Forest Glen, Burnaby | Neighbourhood Profile

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Ideally situated in the centre of Burnaby, the Garden Village neighbourhood is a very “Burnaby” residential enclave. As reported in the last census, Garden Village is comprised of 52% new Canadians with families from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India and the Philippines. Home ownership is this Burnaby neighbourhood is high, with 63% of dwellings in the community occupied by owners. A local destination for walking your dog or outdoor escapes, Wesburn Park in the northwest corner of Garden Village features amenities such as a soccer pitch, baseball diamond, basketball court and a seasonal outdoor wading pool.

Located between the British Columbia Institute of Technology to the west and Royal Oak Avenue to the east, the Greentree Village neighbourhood is a special planned community tucked away behind. This lush, tree-filled part of Burnaby is home to neighbourhood block parties, and it’s the kind of neighbourhood where your kids can safely play outside like a throwback to the 1960s & ‘70s. This quiet community is an affordable and desirable series of strata-owned townhouse and garden condominiums, in addition to some stand-alone units. Its heart is the Greentree Village Community Centre with an indoor pool, sauna and exercise room, in addition to a large common room with kitchen facilities suitable for parties, meetings & gatherings.


…a desirable combination of homes constructed in the sixties and seventies, and now with newer contemporary designs

Nestled between Deer Lake Park and Metrotown, Forglen in central Burnaby is almost entirely residential and is a neighbourhood in made up of mostly single family homes – a desirable combination of homes constructed in the sixties and seventies, and now with newer contemporary designs. Closer to Kingsway, the Forglen neighbourhood transitions to townhouse and high-rise condominium towers. Forest Glen Park in the neighbourhood has a sun-heated wading pool during summer.

Residents are within minutes of BCIT, and there are many schools in close proximity including Gilpin Elementary, Marlborough Elementary, Chaffey-Burke Elementary and Inman Elementary with a popular French Immersion program and Moscrop Secondary as part of the Burnaby School District 41. Deer Lake School nearby is a K to 12 private academy committed to excellence on a beautiful 86,000 square foot campus. The shops, restaurants & services of Metrotown, BC largest shopping centre, are close by for residents.

Bus service along Willingdon and Royal Oak offers locals direct links to Skytrain stations to downtown Vancouver or New Westminster. Highway 1 is just minutes away to destinations further east and west. BC Transit buses along Willingdon Avenue mean quick access to Patterson and Metrotown Skytrain Stations, providing quick transit options for people heading to downtown Vancouver or across the Fraser River to Surrey for commuters.

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