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Explore Assiniboine Forest

Sep 05, 2023
Residents of RidgeWood West are a stroll away from enjoying the beautiful fall colours of the Assiniboine Forest. Accessible through Hart Trail, this nature park boasts 700 acres of aspen and oak habitats. It also features areas of tall-grass prairie restoration and a 12 acre wetland.

Scavenger hunt on the trails

Jul 14, 2023
Get on the trails this summer to enjoy the natural beauty that is woven throughout RidgeWood West. Trails wind along our naturalized wetlands, which provide homes for a variety of prairie wildlife while creating serene settings where residents can slow down to escape the bustle of the city.

Boulevard maintenance

May 02, 2023

Knowing who maintains which boulevard can be confusing. To help clarify the procedures on boulevard maintenance, we’ve put together this guide to help you determine who is responsible for a specific area.

Dazzling snow sculpture

Feb 07, 2023

Winnipeg winters are notorious for being cold, dark and seemingly everlasting. However, one doesn’t need to look far to find a local event, attraction or activity that embraces the coldest season and all that comes with it. One such popular event is, of course, Festival du Voyageur.

As a long-standing sponsor of Festival du Voyageur, Qualico Communities annually selects a prominent location to place one of the event’s famous snow sculptures. This year, because of their popularity, we decided to collaborate with local artists to offer not only one but five snow sculptures in our communities. Read more to learn about RidgeWood West's snow sculpture.

Backyard winter activities

Jan 09, 2023

Winter can seem never-ending but instead of wishing it away, it’s nice to make the most of it. During these winter months it’s important to get a daily dose of fresh air and sunshine, even on the blustery cold days. As an old saying by Alfred Wainwright goes, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” 

In the spirit of being hardy Winnipeggers, here are some activities to get you and your family outside this winter to get active, create new memories and have fun in the comfort of your own backyard.

10 ways to winterize your home and save money!

Nov 16, 2022
With Winnipeg typically covered in snow for one-third of the year, Winnipeggers are well known for their resiliency in winter. But, have you considered how your home is handling the frigid temperatures?