Elbow Park Residents Association

Community Association Boundaries

North: Council Way; 10 Street; Premier Way; 7 Street; Ridge between 7 and 8 Street to   Elbow Drive and 5 Street (including both sides of Garden Crescent, Park Lane and   29 Avenue)
East: Elbow River
South: Ridge south of Lansdowne Avenue; Elbow Drive; Elbow River
West: 14 Street; Crestview Road
City Quadrant: SW

Community Established

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1910

Community Description

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Situated along the Elbow River, the southwest community of Elbow Park is one of Calgary’s oldest communities and is located only 3 km from downtown. The community was annexed as part of Calgary in 1907 and developed after 1910. Many of the area’s original homes remain in good condition and many have been renovated maintaining their original character. Elbow Park offers easy access to a number of restaurant, shopping and entertainment venues and is also close to a number of recreational areas including River Park, Stanley Park and the city’s pathway system. There are two public schools in the area, one of which offers French immersion.

The Elbow Park Community Centre offers a creative playground, two hockey rinks, a pleasure skating rink, a baseball diamond, basketball courts and tennis courts. Many communities belong to the Elbow Park Minor Hockey Association, and these teams make use of Elbow Park’s rinks. The rinks are also used in conjunction with the Inter Community Grass Roots League which offers residents a low key chance to play hockey. The Glencoe Club administers the tennis courts and offers lessons and proshop services. Skating and art programs are offered for community children. The Elbow Park residents Association also serves as an advocate for community concerns, including those relating to traffic issues, development, and Elbow River environmental concerns.

Schools

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Elbow Park Elementary School – Public
William Reid Bilingual 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: Elbow Park Residents Association
Provincial Society Registered Date: January 18, 1930
Federal Charity Status-Registered: No
Facility Located at: 800 - 34 Avenue SW
Facility Phone Number: (403) 243-3783
Facility Fax Number: None
Community Association Website: elbowpark.com


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Community Association Facilities

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Main Hall Licensed Capacity: Renovating Meeting Rooms: Yes (Capacity: 20)
Wheelchair Access: Yes Stage: No
Gym: No Sound System: No
Kitchen: Yes – Standard 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: Yes Skating Rink: Yes – Outdoor
Swimming Pool: No Sports/Playfields: No
Hockey Rink: Yes Other: Ball Hockey and Basketball Courts, CA located in a park.

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: No

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