VARSITY VILLAGE, better known as University Heights, is located in the heart of West Lethbridge. It is the closest subdivision to Nicholas Sheran Lake, one of the largest green spaces in Lethbridge where local residents and families can enjoy the many walking paths, fishing pond, playing Frisbee golf, reading a book on a bench, riding bikes or playing with their dogs.
Nearby schools include Nicholas Sheran Elementary, Mike Mountain Horse Elementary, G.S. Lakie Middle School, Chinook HIgh and the Catholic Central High West Campus. This area also provides the closest proximity to The University of Lethbridge.
The location of University Heights provides easy access to everyday amenities with Safeway, Save-on-Foods, Shoppers Drug Mart and Home Hardware all nearby.
The super close Nicholas Sheran Leisure Centre features a pool, skating rink and outdoor spray park. The approved and under construction Crossings Leisure Complex will feature 2 NHL sized ice arenas and a 10 sheet curling complex. It is scheduled to open in spring of 2016. Phase 2 will feature an aquatics centre with waterslides, lazy river and whirlpools, a multi-sport field house, a fitness centre, indoor track and an indoor playground. Construction is expected to begin in Spring 2016 for completion in late 2018 or early 2019.