Oleskiw is a dream neighbourhood for nature and outdoor lovers. Oleskiw is surrounded by the North Saskatchewan River Valley on the eastern and southern edges of this city of Edmonton neighbourhood.
This established neighbourhood is bordered on the north east edge by Wolf Willow Ravine, on the west by 170 street. The main road through this tree-lined neighbourhood is Wanyandi Road.
Perfectly located close to Whitemud Drive, residents have easy access to all of the best the city of Edmonton has to offer. Using Whitemud Drive you can easily access south side amenities including: Whyte Avenue, the Southgate Centre, University of Alberta and Fort Edmonton Park.
Not to be overlooked are the amenities located on 170 Street - including the West Edmonton Mall. The Misericordia Community Hospital is also located on this major ring road.
Named for Joseph Oleskiw, a Ukrainian scholar who promoted immigration to Canada, development in this family-friendly neighbourhood began in the 1970s and ended in 2000.
With lots to offer all types of people from the spacious green areas of the North Saskatchewan River Valley and the Willow Ravine where you will find lots of walking, hiking and cycling trails to the easy access to shopping and entertainment - Oleskiw really has something for everyone. The Beth Israel Synagogue is located in this west Edmonton neighbourhood.
When visiting Oleskiw, be sure to visit the nearby neighbourhoods of Westridge and Callingwood South and take a walk in the many parks and green space in the North Saskatchewan River Valley.