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Much more than a collection of homes, Saskatoon’s newest neighbourhood will be a vibrant community to call home. With an inviting village square, picturesque ponds, parks and space for local shops, this is a neighbourhood where people can live, play and work. Designed to connect seamlessly to nearby communities, this environmentally-sustainable urban village will enrich the lives of its new residents.
Park the car - you’ll rarely need it here. With an extensive network of pedestrian and bicycle routes and linked parks, getting around this neighbourhood is a piece of cake.
Hold a barbecue at the picturesque village square. Located in the heart of the community, this beautifully landscaped one-acre square is the perfect meeting spot.
Play and relax in one of the numerous neighbourhood parks. The core park is in the centre of the neighbourhood and is designed to host everything from a quiet stroll to a lively game of soccer.
Kensington has been designed with the environment in mind. More than half the single-family homes are oriented to take advantage of solar energy use.
You can always call Kensington home, even when your housing requirements change. There are condominiums, townhouses, single-family homes on cul-de-sacs or traditional lots with rear lanes and second-story apartments located above a coffee shop or office in the village square.
Environmental Incentive Program
The City of Saskatoon Land is pleased to offer incentives to Kensington residents to promote environmentally sustainable building and household practices.
$500 administrative cost rebate offered to promote more energy efficient homes that are certified through the ENERGY STAR Qualified program, the Energuide for New Homes 80 (EGHN 80) program or the LEED Canada for Homes program.
One composter will be offered per lot to promote sustainable organic waste practices.
One rain water collection barrel will be offered per lot to promote reduced potable water use.
Each new home owner will receive details about receiving the incentives once settled into the neighbourhood.
The Saskatoon Land Incentive Program offers incentives to promote environmentally sustainable building and household practices.
The nearest schools, shopping, transit service and leisure activities currently available, or that will become available in the future, are listed below:
Confederation Park School
Bishop Roborecki School
Lester B. Pearson School
Father Vachon School
Bethlehem Catholic High School
Tommy Douglas Collegiate
Confederation Park Mall
Confederation Park Suburban Centre
22nd Street Arterial Commercial District
Blairmore Suburban Centre
Kensington Village Centre and South Mixed Use Area
Cosmo Civic Centre & Ice Arena
Al Anderson Park Anita Langford Park Parc Canada, Atlantic Park, Pacific Park
Morris T. Chernesky Park - Skateboard site
Shaw Centre (Aquatic Centre, Fitness Centre and Walking Track)
Carlyle King Branch Library - Cosmo Civic Centre