Dalhousie Community Association

Community Association Boundaries

North: John Laurie Boulevard
East: Shaganappi Trail; Northland Drive*
South: Crowchild Trail
West: Sarcee Trail
City Quadrant: NW

*East boundary overlaps with Brentwood (Northland Village Shoppes)

Community Established

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1967

Community Description

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The community of Dalhousie is located in Calgary’s northwest. It is bordered by John Laurie Boulevard in the North, Shaganappi Trail in the East, Crowchild Trail in the South and Sarcee Trail in the West. Dalhousie is south of Nose Hill Park, to which residents have easy access through the city’s pathway system. The Dalhousie area was annexed by the city in 1961 and developed in 1967. It is close to regional shopping centres as well as the University of Calgary and SAIT. There are both public and separate schools in the area.

Dalhousie is home to an extremely active community centre. For the preschool set, the centre houses a playgroup cooperative, a playschool, a kindergarten and a Kindermusik program. For older children, the centre has regular girl guides and boy scout meetings, as well as offering volleyball, soccer (indoor and outdoor), karate, dancing, fencing, kung fu, Kumon math, babysitting courses, skiing and snowboarding instruction, and a youth group. For adults, the centre offers parent effectiveness courses, folk art, keyboarding, country dancing tai chi, skiing, snowboarding and yoga instruction. Along with these numerous classes, the centre also hosts a number of special events each year. The popular Diner’s Club hosts a number of themed dinners, and there is an annual Seniors Christmas tea and social, Winterfest Celebration, Stampede breakfast, Lobsterfest, craft fairs, art sales and used toy and clothes sale. With such a diversity of programs, Dalhousie truly offers something for everyone.

Schools

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Dalhousie Elementary – Public
H.D. Carwright Junior High – Public
St. Dominic Elementary – Separate
West Dalhousie Elementary – Public

Demographics

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Information available online at the City of Calgary community profiles site.

Community Association Information

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Provincial Society Registered Name: Dalhousie Community Association
Provincial Society Registered Date: July 2, 1970
Federal Charity Status-Registered: Yes
Facility Located at: 5432 Dalhart Road NW
Facility Phone Number: (403) 286-2555
Facility Fax Number: (403) 286-2555
Community Association Website: dalhousiecalgary.ca


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Please call the Community Association directly to obtain information on availability, registration and costs.

Community Association Facilities

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Main Hall Licensed Capacity: 350 Meeting Rooms: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes Stage: No
Gym: No Sound System: Yes
Kitchen: Yes – Commercial Outdoor BBQ: No
Lounge: No Indoor Fireplace: No
Games Room: No

Recreation Amenities

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Operated by the Community Association. For other recreation offered by the City of Calgary visit Calgary Parks & Recreation

Tennis Courts: No Skating Rink: Yes – Outdoor
Swimming Pool: No Sports/Playfields: Yes
Hockey Rink: No Other:

Programs

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Offered by the Community Association:

Bingo: No Youth Justice: No
Sports: Yes Seniors Program: No
Fitness: Yes Child Care: No
Dance: Yes

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