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.