Silver Springs Community Association

Community Association Boundaries

North: Crowchild Trail
East: Sarcee Trail; Sarcee Trail Right of Way
South: Bow River
West: Nose Hill Drive; 85 Street
City Quadrant: NW

 

Community Established

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1972

 

Community Description

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Silver Springs is located on the north bluff of the Bow River it Calgary’s northwest.  The community offers views of Canada Olympic Park and the Rocky mountains.  The area began to develop in the 1970s and was fully developed by 1980.  Silver Springs is home to both public and separate schools.

Silver Springs is a very active community.  There is a large sports program, with hundreds signing up for soccer, softball, and baseball.  The community centre offers classes in fitness, painting. yoga, meditation, martial arts, and kids dance.  The centre also houses a preschool and after school program and is also home to the Plus 55 club, which meets to play cards and for socials.  For community recreation, the centre also has two skating rinks, for hockey and pleasure, in addition to outdoor pools.  Silver Springs is also effective in representing the community on important issues, such as the maintenance and cleanup of nearby Bowmont Park.

Schools

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Silver Springs Elementary School – Public St. Sylvester Elementary School – Separate W.O. Mitchell 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: Silver Springs Community Association
Provincial Society Registered Date: July 16, 1974
Federal Charity Status-Registered: Yes
Facility Located at: 5720 Silver Ridge Drive NW
Facility Phone Number: (403) 288-2616
Facility Fax Number: (403) 247-0820
Community Association Website: http://www.silverspringscommunity.ca/home


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Community Association Facilities

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Main Hall Licensed Capacity: 212 Meeting Rooms: Yes (Capacity: 45-60)
Wheelchair Access: Yes Stage: Yes
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: Yes – Outdoor Sports/Playfields: Yes
Hockey Rink: Yes Other:

 

Programs

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Offered by the Community  Association

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

 

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Last Modified: May 4, 2015