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Established West Highlands Neighbourhood

At The Peak, you're part of a close-knit community that continues to evolve and thrive. It's a modern urban neighbourhood with an elementary school, childcare, shops and parks just steps from your door. Plus, you have exclusive access to SFU's extensive array of recreational and cultural amenities - there's always something to see and do. Pick up fresh groceries at Nesters Market, meet a friend for tea at Pearl Fever Tea House, or take your dog for a peaceful stroll along one of the many tree-lined trails that weave through the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area. Then head back home and take in the magnificent views and peaceful natural setting. At The Peak, it's all in a day's living.

Residents of The Peak have exclusive access to SFU's extensive array of amenities:

1 UNIVERSITY HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & PARK
Serving students from kindergarten to grade seven, this brand new, highly sustainable elementary school is the first LEED Gold school renovation in BC.

2 UNIVERCITY CHILDCARE CENTRE
This new facility applies the renowned Reggio Emilia childcare model in an innovative, environmentally friendly building.

3 HUB SHOPS & NESTERS MARKET
Just a short walk away, Nesters Market is a full-service grocery store with all the essentials, including a pharmacy.

4 CORNERSTONE SHOPS
A five-storey multi-residential complex with retail services including a neighbourhood market, dry cleaning, optician and postal outlet. Plus restaurants that serve Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine, coffee, pizza and more.

5 TOWN SQUARE
A hub of community life and home to a summer farmers' market, musical events and festivals.

6 ACADEMIC QUADRANGLE
The heart of SFU's Burnaby campus, an architecturally iconic gathering place designed by Arthur Erickson.

7 W.A.C. BENNETT LIBRARY
Over two million books and 6000 print subscriptions for residents to borrow and browse, plus an art gallery, archeological exhibits and displays.

8 CONVOCATION MALL
This large open courtyard is easily distinguished by the glass roof that covers the entire area. Convocation takes place under its roof twice a year.

9 SFU THEATRE
Houses both student and professional productions of dance, theatre, music and other performing arts.

10 TERRY FOX FIELD
SFU's main athletic field, named after one of Canada's most inspiring people.

11 CHANCELLOR'S GYM
Three separate gym spaces with an indoor running track; courts for volleyball, basketball, squash and racquetball; 6-lane 25-metre pool and 12,000 sf fitness facility overlooking Terry Fox Field.

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LAWN & PICNIC AREAS
Beautiful and serene grounds—a popular barbecue and picnic destination in spring and summer.

CHILDRENS' PLAYGROUND
Includes swings, monkey bars, slides and more, with plenty of benches and scenic views.

VIEW POINT
A popular destination, the view point at Burnaby Mountain offers a stunning panorama of Greater Vancouver and Burrard Inlet.

KAMUI MINTARA
The spectacular setting on Burnaby Mountain inspired artists Nubuo and Shusheo Toko to create these iconic carved wood poles.

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  • BURNABY MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE
    Named by Golf Digest as "One of the Best Places to Play" in North America, this 18-hole championship course also has a driving range.

    HARRY JEROME SPORTS CENTRE
    This 53,000 sf sports facility is made forcompetitive action and cheering fans.

    BARNET MARINE PARK
    Take a walk along the shoreline, read a book on the sandy beach, swim, and launch your canoe or kayak.

    ACADEMIC QUADRANGLE
    The heart of SFU’s Burnaby campus, an architecturally iconic gathering place and access point for the university.

    Aerial View of The Peak with Vancouver in the Distance
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    Celebrating its 50th anniversary, SFU has been consistently ranked #1 Comprehensive University by Maclean's Magazine. SFU is also the first Canadian member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the world's largest college sports association. The fastest growing university, full time enrollment for undergraduate international students has accelerated 426% since 2001.

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