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Location

Located on the Eastern side of Vancouver, Renfrew Collingwood runs along Boundary Road and is conveniently placed along Kingsway Highway and the Trans Canada Highway. Being on the very first neighbourhoods to build residency, Renfrew Collingwood can be considered business-savvy and forward-thinking.

Recreation

Renfrew Ravine Park

Enjoy the natural area of Renfrew Ravine Park where you can walk the natural trails, dip your hands into the fresh spring-water creek or take your dog for a walk.

Slocan Park

Get out for a neighbourhood walk or play on the small playground at Slocan Park. Although a bit dated, this cute park features plenty of green space and nature scenery.

Panaderia Latin Bakery

Widely-loved by locals and travellers, the Panaderia Latin Bakery located on Joyce Street, is sure to liven your sweet tooth as recommended by many news outlets and restaurant reviewers.

Around the Corner

East Vancouver

Metrotown

Burnaby

East Vancouver

Deer Lake Park

Metropolis Metrotown Mall

Education

Renfrew Elementary Schools

John Norquay Elementary School

Graham D. Bruce Elementary

Nootka Elementary School

Windermere Secondary School

Collingwood Neighbourhood School

Gladstone Secondary School

Alexander College

Transportation

Since Renfrew Collingwood is a more spread out and large neighbourhood, getting around by car is the best mode of transportation next to public transit such as bus and train. However, there are some walking paths and bikeways but not many and only around 5% of the population living there bike or walk.

Restaurant & Retail

Marcello Pizzeria

1404 Commerical Drive, Vancouver

Take a day off work and dig into a softly-crusted and deep-dished pizza from this 4.5-star pizzeria located just of Commercial Drive.

Kuanzhai Road Restaurant

3488 Kingsway, Vancouver

If you have a calling for spicy food and hot pot then the Kuanzhai restaurant is highly recommended and the right place for you. With high ratings on Google and a wide-variety menu, the Kuanzhai restaurant makes a perfect Renfrew community hangout spot.

Joojak Restaurant

3337 Kingsway, Vancouver

If you love Chinese food and are in the mood for delicious cuisine, the Joojak Restaurant is a well-known hangout for the community of Renfrew. At this restaurant, they feature most of their dishes with chilli oil and a variety of other flavourful spices.