Copperwood is a new community in west Lethbridge, but it’s proving to be a popular one. It has a mix of low- and medium-density housing options, several parks, and good proximity to services and schools.
Amenities: There are no commercial services within Copperwood, but a 66-acre commercial centre opened in 2016 across the street from the neighbourhood. This centre includes retail, dining, and business services. Close by to the new commercial development is the existing Westside branch of the Lethbridge Public Library.
Copperwood has three parks—Keystone Park, Coalbanks Park, and Firelight Park—totalling nearly 30 acres and interspersed with walking trails. A fourth park is planned for a later stage. Also across the street from Copperwood is the Crossings Leisure Complex, which includes an ice facility with 2 NHL-sized sheets and 10 curling sheets and a leisure centre (under construction), complete with an aquatics centre, field house, gymnasiums, fitness centre, and other facilities.
One bus route circles through Copperwood, and the neighbourhood borders on Whoop Up Drive, the busiest roadway in the city, providing easy access to the rest of Lethbridge.
Churches: The LDS church is the only church in the community, but Baptist and Catholic congregations are within walking distance.
Schools: Coalbanks Elementary School will open in time for the 2017–2018 school year. Unique to Lethbridge will be a Spanish bilingual program at this school. Middle and high school students could easily walk to G.S. Lakie Middle School or the nearby high schools. Mike Mountain Horse and Father Leonard Van Tighem are the closest elementary schools, and they are each less than 5 minutes away by car. The University of Lethbridge is just a short drive or bike ride from Copperwood.
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