Varsity Village is a large neighbourhood stretching from Whoop Drive W southward to McLeod Dr W, and westward from University Drive W to Metis Trail W. Streets in this community are named after renowned universities. Homes were built primarily in the 1970s and 1980s, with the average home built in 1979. Entry-level to high-end homes can be found in Varsity Village, as well as higher-density options such as duplexes, townhomes, condominiums and apartments. Nicholas Sheran Community School and Children of St. Martha School are both located in Varsity Village. The neighbourhood also offers numerous parks including Nicholas Sheran Park and Lake, Brooke Park, Laval Park, Columbia Park, Rutgers Park, and Lafayette Park which include several baseball diamonds and soccer fields. Nicholas Sheran Leisure Centre and Ice Centre, and Gyro Spray Park can also be found in Varsity Village. West Village Mall and Westgate Plaza provide residents with access to fast food, pubs, restaurants, gas, convenience stores, a hair salon and health services.