The Arcola East neighbourhood is the largest neighbourhood in Regina by area and population. The Arcola East neighbourhood is bordered by the Dewdney East neighbourhood north of Victoria Avenue, city boundaries to the south and east and the Al Ritchie and Boothill neighbourhoods to the west of the Ring Road.
The following are located within the Arcola East neighbourhood boundaries:
River Bend; The Creeks; Gardiner Heights; Gardiner Park; The Greens on Gardiner; Richmond Place; Spruce Meadows; University Park; University Park East; Varsity Park; Wascana View; Windsor Park; Woodland Grove; Wood Meadows and a section of Glen Elm Park and Mayfair.
- Eight schools
- Six places of worship
- Major shopping and commercial areas south of Victoria Avenue
- Sunrise Public Library Branch
- three man-made lakes and greenways
- Parks, bike and walking path along Wascana Creek
- The Arcola East Community Centre
- Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre
Complete Neighbourhoods provide:
- Safe, accessible and connected modes of transportation including roads, transit and cycling and pedestrian routes;
- A diversity of rental and owned housing forms that are attainable to a range of incomes for a variety of household types and sizes and for individuals of all stages of life;
- Convenient access to employment;
- Community resources, services and amenities to allow residents to meet most of their daily needs;
- Civic gathering areas, cultural resources and heritage features that contribute to a distinctive character and support a sense of place and community; and
- Access to parks, open space and the city’s natural system.
Each neighbourhood within the city will face various infrastructure and land-use decisions required to create a complete neighbourhood. To identify each neighbourhood’s needs, the City will require active and a wide-ranging public participation process that includes identifying specific needs.