These neighbourhoods include charming character homes and ample green spaces for residents to enjoy. Pleasant residential communities, established parks and trails, and a light industrial presence continue to attract new residents to this historic area. Active residents can enjoy three community centres, two indoor arenas, two golf courses, two indoor pools, and plenty of parks, including Kilcona Park and Transcona Trail. Retail shops and services dot Regent Avenue and Kildonan Place shopping centre is also located nearby.
Mission Gardens is a newer residential neighbourhood in the greater Transcona area, which is known for its connection to the railway and its abundance of parks. Residents here enjoy proximity to the Transcona Golf Club, an affordable 18-hole golf course open to members and the public with a pro shop and clubhouse on site.
The greater city area, considered Transcona, feels like a small town of its own with a unique identity and even a "downtown". Given the area’s historic ties to the railroads, you’ll find multiple murals on its buildings celebrating this history, while the Transcona Museum – the neighbourhood’s only municipally designated historical building –depicts this history via railway artifacts. Transcona is a working-class neighbourhood filled with families and older couples living primarily in bungalows with some larger apartment buildings in the area too. Transcona has a number of trails and parks found throughout the area. Juxtaposed to this green space is the bustling Regent area, home to some great restaurants and Club Regent Casino and Event Centre. Real estate prices are slightly lower than the city average throughout the area, while you can expect medium-sized front and back lawns.