Is a residential area between Duthie Ave and Kensington Ave. It is bordered by the Indian arm in the North and by Halifax Street in the south. The neighborhood is located at the base of the west-side of Burnaby mountain.
This neighborhood is mostly a residential neighborhood. It is located close to elementary and high schools making it an ideal place for families. Kensington Square Shopping Centre is located here and it offers sought after amenities such as groceries, gas stations, dog day-cares, restaurants and more.
Sperling-Duthie’s Kensington Park with a pitch and putt, area, sports field and large outdoor pool is a great area for the whole family. It is close to Burnaby Mountain and all its trails, viewpoints and other recreational activities.
Montecito, also known as Sperling-Broadway
The neighbourhood of Montecito is located to the southwest of Burnaby Mountain, between Kensington Avenue to the west and Greystone Drive and Arden Avenue to the east. Halifax Street and the Lougheed Highway form its northern and southern boundaries respectively. It used to be part of a larger Lochdale neighbourhood. This area has single homes and apartments. There is no commercial area making this a very peaceful family neighbourhood.
The area is served by Sperling – Burnaby Lake SkyTrain Station directly to the south. There are two elementary schools and a Secondary School serves this and neighbouring areas. The area is home to Burnaby Mountain Golf Course and the adjacent Squint Lake as well as Montecito Park.
Westridge is a residential neighbourhood located on the western slope of Burnaby Mountain.
It is sliced almost in half by Inlet Drive. The western half of it lies close to the shores of Burrard Inlet and the railway tracks on which West Coast Express runs between Downtown Vancouver and Port Moody. The eastern half of Westridge climbs quite steeply up Burnaby Mountain. Westridge is located near Simon Fraser University to which it is linked by the Burnaby Mountain Parkway.
In addition to the hiking trails of Burnaby Mountain itself, is Barnet Marine Park with its beach and wonderful views of Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm. The small Westridge Park west of Inlet Drive near its intersection with Hastings Street offers a children’s playground.