University High Street
Local shops and services including an organic deli, full-service grocery store and pharmacy, banking, restaurants, and more.
Corix Neighbourhood Energy Utility
Corix Utilities and SFU Community Trust partnered to design a district energy system which will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from all new UniverCity buildings by more than 60%. This is one of the many steps UniverCity is taking to remain a leader in sustainable community-building.
Public Art: Yellow Fence
Created by Vancouver-based artist Erica Stocking, Yellow Fence stands as a linked piece of art at the front gates of family townhomes.
University Highlands Elementary
The first school in BC renovated to meet LEED® Gold standards. Students can walk to school.
Gym & Recreational Facilities
Whether you want a leisurely ride on a stationary bike or wish to improve muscle and core strength, SFU's Fitness Centre has a wide variety of equipment to suit your needs.
W.A.C. Bennett Library
Residents have access to the library, which houses almost two million different items, including books, journals, maps and tapes.
Richard Bolton Park
Richard Bolton Park is a neighbourhood gathering space with park benches, a children's playground area, and basketball court.
UniverCity Childcare Centre
Opened this spring, the facility uses the renowned Reggio Emilia childcare model in a building that is one of the most sustainable in Canada.
Public Art: Nightswimming
Created by Vancouver-based artist Brent Comber, Nightswimming is sourced directly from the site of the UniverCity Childcare Centre. The log has been skinned of bark and splayed out from a nineteen-foot Western Red Cedar.
Family-oriented housing sold to SFU faculty and staff at 20 per cent below market. 12 space childcare facilty. Undertaking certification for LEED Gold®.
Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area
One of the largest outdoor recreation areas in the Lower Mainland. Lush terrain via 23 kilometres of multi-use trails.
SFU Gyms, Pool & Fitness Centre
Residents have access to SFU's world-class athletic and recreational facilities and programs, including aquatic activities, fitness classes, and organized sports programs.
UniverCity is a complete community located at the top of Burnaby Mountain beside one of Canada's top comprehensive universities, Simon Fraser University. Perched high above its most beautiful metropolis, UniverCity offers the qualities and services of a modern urban neighbourhood - nestled into a wild, protected forest.
Burnaby, BC: The International Living Future Institute™ announced SFU Community Trust Director of Development, Dale Mikkelsen as one of the recipients of its 2015 Living Building Challenge™ Heroes Award.
Heroes were recognized at the Institute’s Big Bang Dinner, … Continue reading →
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