Glenhaven Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Glenhaven is located in Kansas City, Missouri with much to do in the immediate area. This is a wonderful neighborhood to live in for all sorts of people; from the single businessman to the family of four, Glenhaven has a little bit to offer for everyone. Lightly traveled streets with sidewalks provide plenty of pavement for walkers and many dead end circles are perfect for children looking to play outdoors. There are also many churches throughout the neighborhood representing a number of different religions and denominations.
Homes in Glenhaven are moderately sized with many featuring partially covered basements and vinyl siding. Large trees show the age of the neighborhood and provide wonderful shade and home to the large number of squirrels and birds. Yards are well kept throughout the neighborhood with modest landscaping.
One of most popular meeting points in the neighborhood is Lakewood Park near Lakewood Elementary School. This park is heavily forested with lots of trails. It is pretty common to find mothers pushing running strollers, dog walkers, and cyclists taking full advantage of the extra distance and enjoy nature as they move along. The park also has an absolutely incredible playground that is the rave of the community. In fact, the playground is so popular that many come from several blocks away. The setup is perfect for parents wanting to let their children interact with other kids while they socialize with other parents. The park also has a nice lake that is frequented by water fowl. It is also a good place to go fishing.
The Winwood Skate Center is another popular destination near the south side of Glenhaven on the other side of Interstate 35. This skate center is where many area children have their birthday parties. It is also popular with free skating and a fun place to take the family.