EDGEMONT Community Information
EDGEMONT is located in Calgary’s NW and is built on the same hill as Nose Hill Park, edging onto Sarcee Trail on its west, Shaganappi on its east, and John Laurie Blvd on its south. This large family community boasts 25% of its over 16,000 population as children, and is home to some of the more highly ranked public schools. It began its development in 1978 and is now Calgary’s largest community. The median household income is about 100,000$, and it boasts many estate homes, medium sized detached homes, and a smaller selection of condominiums and housing tailored towards retired persons. The Calgary Board of Education offers two schools, an elementary and a junior high school, and the catholic board also has an elementary school.
Edgemont is ideally located with easy access to the downtown core whilst spoiling its residents with 30 km of walking and bike paths, beautiful winding ravines, and it edges onto Calgary’s largest municipal park, Nose Hill. Most typical communities in Calgary are encouraged to have 10% of green space, but Edgemont goes above this and boasts a full 25% green space. The community is situated at a higher elevation than most of Calgary giving it spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains and Calgary’s downtown skyline.
Serviced by Calgary Transit Route 77, Edgemont is just minutes to the Dalhousie C-Train station for quick access straight into the downtown core. Also close by is the Alberta Children’s hospital, Calgary University, and Foothills hospital. The Edgemont Community Association works to create a sense of community within Edgemont and has a centre for its participants to rent out for a variety of functions. They also offer sports and science programs as well as offering community information and organizing events.
EDGEMONT has two Calgary Board of Education public schools, Edgemont Elementary School (K-6), and Tom Baines Junior High (7-9). There is also a designated French immersion program offered in a neighboring community. Overflow elementary students will go to Caption John Palliser. Edgemont also has a (K-6) Catholic school, Mother Mary Greene, and it’s students would move onto junior high in a neighboring community called Brebeuf. Also offered within Edgemont are a variety of Preschool programs, including the Calgary Board of Education early intervention preschool program.
School Contact Information:
Location: 95 Edgevalley Circle NW Calgary AB T3A 4X1
Location: 250 Edgepark Boulevard NW Calgary AB T3A 3S2
Location: 1115 Edenwold Drive NW Calgary T3A 3S8
Phone: 403 473 6923
Shopping centres close by include Market Mall and Northland Mall which include an array of designer shops, children’s stores, home stores and your more popular chain stores such as Target, Best Buy, Walmart, Winners, and Toys R Us. Situated right in Edgemont are many Chinese Restaurants, Friends Café, nail salons, The Real Canadian Superstore, Dairy Queen, Pizza Hut are among the few retail and restaurant options to suit your needs.
EDGEMONT Real Estate
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EDGEMONT Community Links:
The Tuscany Tutor: www.thetuscanytutor.ca
Edgemont Community Association: http://www.edgemont.ab.ca/
Edgemont School: http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b379/
Tom Baines Junior High: http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b690/
Catholic School Mother Mary Green: http://www.cssd.ab.ca/mothermarygreene
Edgemont Community Social Statistics: http://www.calgary.ca/_layouts
Edgemont World Health Club: http://calgary.worldhealth.ca
Edgemont Calgary Transit: http://www.calgarytransit.com/route_maps/rte077.html
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