Calgary Neighbourhoods with the Best Access to Recreational Facilities

We counted the rec facilities in every neighbourhood.


In our scoring of access to recreational facilities for our 2018 Best Neighbourhoods project, we included public leisure centres, art centres, aquatic and fitness centres, outdoor pools and rinks, athletic parks, multi-sport facilities, tennis courts and lakes. We evaluated neighbourhoods based on the facilities inside their borders and in adjacent neighbourhoods. (Private lakes were considered recreational facilities for the home community but not for adjacent neighbourhoods.)



These neighbourhoods ranked the highest for access to recreational facilities.



Recreation Score: 132




Recreation Score: 126



University of Calgary

Recreation Score: 124



University Heights

Recreation Score: 119



Mayland Heights

Recreation Score: 106




Recreation Score: 104



Hillhurst, Pineridge (tie)

Recreation Score: 98



Brentwood, Silver Springs (tie)

Recreation Score: 97




Recreation Score: 94




Recreation Score: 93


This story is part of Avenue Calgary's 2018 Best Neighbourhoods project. 

Methodology: Read more about how this list was determined.

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