Location and Boundaries
Heart Lake East is situated in north Brampton, bordered to the south and west by Heart Lake and the Heart Lake Conservation Area. The neighborhood is primarily residential and features a mix of 2-storey single detached homes, semi-detached homes, and townhomes. It is well-connected with easy access to Highway 410.
Demographics and Lifestyle
The neighborhood is popular among families with teens, people in their 20s, 30s, and 50s. Families with children make up 59% of the households, while couples without children account for 21%. The area is ethnically diverse, with residents coming from 100 different ethnic origins. About 42% are first-generation immigrants, and 28% are second-generation immigrants.
Amenities and Recreation
Heart Lake East is rich in amenities, including the Heart Lake Town Centre shopping center and the Trinity Common Mall. The area boasts nine parks and 34 recreational facilities, including playgrounds, tennis courts, ball diamonds, sports fields, and even a golf course. Public transit is also readily available, with 84 transit stops in the neighborhood.
Education and Schools
The educational landscape in Heart Lake East is robust, with six public schools and six Catholic schools serving the area. Special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Gifted/Talented programs.
Heart Lake East offers a blend of convenience, diversity, and family-friendly amenities. Its strategic location, coupled with a variety of housing options and an active lifestyle, makes it a popular choice among residents of Brampton.