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July 15, 2019

2017: Best Neighbourhoods in Calgary’s Southwest

The top 10 overall neighbourhoods include the Beltline (2) and Downtown Commercial Core (9), both of which straddle the southwest and southeast. Here are five next highest ranked neighbourhoods in the southwest.

20. Canyon Meadows

One of this community’s key assets is its proximity to Fish Creek Provincial Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America. The neighbourhood is also home to the Canyon Meadows Aquatic and Fitness Centre, which reopened this spring after a two-year expansion and renovation.

 

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26. Altadore

This central-southwest neighbourhood has easy access to the pathways along the Elbow River to Sandy Beach Park – a popular put-in spot for river rafters – as well as restaurants and shops in the Marda Loop Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ). Altadore is also one of Calgary’s most engaged communities.

 

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28. Eau Claire

You’ll find Prince’s Island Park and beautifully landscaped pathways here, but Eau Claire’s biggest asset is its accessibility. A range of restaurants, shops and recreation outlets, including the Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA and a summer spray park, make it the fourth most-walkable neighbourhood in Calgary.

 

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29. Haysboro

This is a neighbourhood that performs well across the board. There are plenty of restaurants and stores along the sections of Macleod Trail and Elbow Drive that run through the community, and it’s bordered to the west by South Glenmore Park and to the east by the C-Train, which helps it get a high Transit Score.

 

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38. Southwood

It’s easy to get around the city from Southwood – the neighbourhood is located along a C-Train line and has several bus routes running through it, plus, it’s bordered by two major arteries: 14 Street S.W. and Anderson Road. The community also has a shopping hub with an organic grocery market and veterinary hospital.

 

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