Thompson

Thompson Richmond BC

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Thompson Community Centre

Description

 Thompson is located on the north eastern shore of Richmond, with the City Centre to the east, the area of Blundell to the south east, and the neighbourhoods of Seafair to the south west. Surrounded by water on the north and west sides, Thompson borders the Georgia Strait and the dykes.

 

The community of Thompson has an abundance of natural parkland and modern recreational facilities, making this community a top pick in Richmond for active singles, couples and families. There are also smaller sub-areas located within Thompson known as Riverdale and Terra Nova. This community has many schools and is close to the Richmond Public Library.

 

It is easy to find transportation in and out of Thompson, the Vancouver International Airport is 10 minutes away, just across the Fraser River on Sea Island. Travel to Vancouver’s downtown business core is 25-30 minutes away, while Richmond’s City Centre area is just a 5-10 minute drive.

 

Local Highlights

Quilchena Golf & Country Club

Terra Nova Shopping Centre

Education

Spul’u’kwaks Elementary School
5999 Blanshard Drive Richmond, BC V7C 5V4
Rating: 9.1 out of 10

James Thompson Elementary School
6211 Forsythe Crescent Richmond, BC V7C 2C4
Rating: 8.2 out of 10

Samuel Brighouse Elementary School
6800 Azure Road Richmond, BC V7C 2S8
Rating: 6.7 out of 10

Archibald Blair Elementary School
6551 Lynas Lane Richmond, BC V7C 3K8
Rating: 8.6 out of 10

J.N. Burnett Secondary School
5011 Granville Avenue Richmond, BC V7C 1E6
Rating: 7.2 out of 10
Mascot: The Breakers

Parks

Brighouse Neighbourhood Park

Dover Neighbourhood Park

McCallan Neighbourhood Park

Quilchena Neighbourhood Park

Thompson/Burnett Community Park

Terra Nova Rural Park

Terra Nova South Park

Terra Nova Neighbourhood Park

Terra Nova Natural Area

Gibbons VLA Park

Thompson Park

Skateboard Park

Garnet Tot Lot

Community Centre

 Thompson Community Centre

 

(Source SD38City of Richmond, Fraser Institute School Rating)