Shaganappi Community Association

Community Association Boundaries

North: Escarpment on the south side of 10 Avenue
East: Crowchild Trail*
South: 17 Avenue
West: Shaganappi Golf Course boundary; 8 Avenue; 33 Street
City Quadrant: SW

*Overlaps with Sunalta

 

Community Established

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1949  

 

Community Description

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Shaganappi is located in southwest Calgary. In Cree, Shaganappi means rawhide. This name dates back to the 1870s when Cree gathered in the area. Shaganappi is located on a bluff overlooking the Bow River Valley. The area was annexed in 1910 but development did not begin until after World War II. Shaganappi is conveniently located close to downtown (via Bow Trail), the Shaganappi golf and country club, and natural vistas overlooking the Bow River. There is a public school in the area, as well as the Salvation Army Children’s village school, for children with learning disabilities. Shaganappi is beautifully landscaped with mature trees, a fact perhaps due to the neighbourhood’s distinction of being Calgary’s first to be planted and tended by a hired horticulturalist.

The community contains a playground, an ice rink, tennis courts, tobogganing hills, a community hall, a baseball diamond, and a coulee. The coulee is a natural area that houses a spring, brush, a dirt bridge, as well as flora and fauna. It was a former campsite for Cree and Blackfoot. The community hall is used for vintage car club meetings, a wine tasting organization meetings, karate classes, arts and crafts programs, and Boy Scouts and Girl Guide meetings. The community association also puts on an annual winter festival.

Schools

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Alex Ferguson Elementary School – 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: Shaganappi Community Association
Provincial Society Registered Date: November 14, 1955
Federal Charity Status-Registered: No
   
Facility Located at: 2516 14th Ave SW
Facility Phone Number: Call The Federation at (403) 244-4111 for a contact number.
Facility Fax Number: None
Community Association Website: www.shaganappicommunity.ca
   


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Community Association Facilities

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Main Hall Licensed Capacity:   40   Meeting Rooms:   Yes
Wheelchair Access:   Yes   Stage:   No
Gym:   No   Sound System:   No
Kitchen:   Yes – Limited   Outdoor BBQ:   Yes
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:   No   Other:    

 

Programs

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Offered by the Community  Association

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

 

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Last Modified: September 21, 2016