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5 Most Family Friendly Neighbourhoods in Winnipeg, MB

As the largest city in Manitoba, Winnipeg has a wide variety of neighbourhoods that appeal to all types of residents. Families who are looking to settle down in Winnipeg can find an array of attractive choices. We've scoured all the possibilities and put together a list of the top family friendly neighbourhoods in Winnipeg. Here's what we found:

River Heights

Technically speaking, River Heights has 17 neighbourhoods within it. The community has some of the lowest crime rates in Winnipeg, making it a safe area in which to settle down. The community also has several top-quality schools, including private schools, as well as sports and athletic clubs, parks and other wonderful amenities. Families will have plenty to keep busy here.

Elm Park

Elm Park was once an actual park, which is how it gets its name. Now that park land has been turned into housing, businesses, a golf course and three small community parks. The close-knit community has a sleepy vibe, making it easy for neighbors to get to know each other and families to bond.


This upscale neighbourhood borders both the Assiniboine River and the Assiniboine Park and Forest. It was started as an exclusive community more than a century ago, and it remains exclusive in that it is the wealthiest neighbourhood in Winnipeg. It has low crime rates, exceptional schools and beautiful parks and amenities.

Linden Woods

Linden Woods is a relatively new neighbourhood that is part of the Fort Gary North community. The neighbourhood is a little over three decades old, and it surrounds a large lake and two parks. It is a scenic neighbourhood with plenty of recreational opportunities, and the crime rate is lower than the national average. The neighbourhood includes three schools, public transportation and many amenities.

Island Lakes

This is another newer neighbourhood in southeast Winnipeg. The houses are formed in a curve near Bishop Grandin Boulevard and the Perimeter Highway. It's a quiet and beautiful neighbourhood with a low crime rate and good schools.

While you may have many choices for family friendly neighbourhoods in Winnipeg, these are among the best. You can find some of the best schools, the lowest crime rates, and the best amenities in these neighbourhoods. You can feel comfortable settling down in these neighbourhoods and raising your family. Plus, you'll find some lovely homes in which you can build your traditions over the years.

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