Neighbourhood Profile

 

Neighbourhood Profile

The Al Ritchie neighbourhood is bordered by the industrial lands and Dewdney East to the north of Victoria Avenue, the Boothill neighbourhood and Wascana Centre to the south of Broadway and 19th Avenue, the Arcola East neighbourhood to the east of the Highway 1 Bypass and the Heritage and Gladmer Park neighbourhoods to the west of Winnipeg Street. The following are located within the Al Ritchie neighbourhood boundaries: Arnhem Place; Assiniboia Place; Broders Annex; Glen Elm Park South and a section of Assiniboia East.

The neighbourhood was named in recognition of Alvin Ritchie (Al) one of Regina’s most important sportsman. Al Ritchie was a booster of amateur sport in the city. He has been inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, the CFL Hall of Fame and the Saskatchewan Roughrider Plaza of Honour. A street and a number of facilities within the neighbourhood also have been named in recognition of Al Ritchie.

A number of community resources, services and amenities in close proximity to each other serve as the primary gathering place and hub of the community. This neighbourhood hub is made up of the Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, Prince of Wales Library,  Al Ritchie Wellness Centre, Al Ritchie Community Association, Al Ritchie Arena,  tennis courts, a boarded skating rink and the accessible playground and spray park.  

The Al Ritchie Community Association operates the Al Ritchie Wellness Centre, manages two community gardens and provides hours of programming out of their space in the neighbourhood hub.

The Neighbourhood Profiles provide demographic, social and economic information, and highlight the key features of each residential neighbourhood.

Profiles were updated in 2019 based on 2016 Census Data, visit the City of Regina website to view the profile.