Our Community

Lovely elm trees canopy the streets of Allendale, while kids play in the park or head to school.  The community is home to a junior high with programming for regular students, special education programming, Cognito and German bilingual students. elementary schools operated in each of the neighbouring communities. The eastern boundary is the commercial strip of Calgary Trail, however, there are some excellent local stores within the neighbourhood on 106 Street (make sure check them out!).

The population of Allendale is just under 3,000, with a dynamic split between longtime residents, new families, and renters (often university students).  Located halfway between Whyte Avenue and Southgate, residents have easy and convenient access not only to Whyte Avenue, but also the University of Alberta, the Saville Centre, South Campus and downtown. The nearest LRT station to Allendale is South Campus Station. Allendale is also home to the CASA centre and several faith buildings.

The land was originally owned by the Allen family at the turn of the twentieth century, before being annexed by the city of Strathcona in 1907.  It became part of Edmonton when the cities of Strathcona and Edmonton amalgamated in 1912. Development in the area started prior to the First World War, but increased significantly during the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. The majority of houses built in this post-war period were bungalows and this has remained the norm over the last 70 years however Allendale is now transitioning to modern two-story homes, duplexes and small multi-family complexes.

The Allendale Community League is entirely volunteer run, including its Board of Directors.  The League runs many social, fitness and recreational programs for area residents to enjoy out of the Community Hall, which is located at 6305 - 105A Street, directly behind the Allendale Junior High School.  The League also host several annual events such Oktoberfest, Big Bin and Community League Day.

Allendale is located in Civic Ward 10, and is represented by Councillor Michaels Walters.

Allendale is a part of Ward F of the Edmonton School Board, represented by Trustee Michael Janz and Catholic School District Ward 75, represented by Trustee Alene Mutala.

Allendale is part of the Edmonton-Strathcona riding. Its MLA is Rachel Notley.

Our Member of Parliment is Linda Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona).

 

Community League Contact information

Address: 6330 105A St NW, Edmonton AB T6H 5Z3

Email: allendalecommunityleague@gmail.com

Tel:  780-438-0885