Whitehorn Community Association

Community Association Boundaries

North: McKnight Boulevard
East: 52 Street
South: 32 Avenue
West: 36 Street
City Quadrant: NE

Community Established

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1973  

Community Description

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Whitehorn is located in Calgary’s northeast, southeast of the Calgary International Airport.  The Whitehorn area was annexed by the city of Calgary in 1961 and residential development began in 1973. Whitehorn has the distinction of being one of Calgary’s most ethnically diverse communities, with a large Chinese and East Indian population.  The community is well connected to the city, both through major roadways and the LRT line. Whitehorn is also near the Village Square Leisure Centre and Calgary’s bike path system. There are both public and separate schools in the area.

The Whitehorn community association offers a variety of programs to appeal to its diverse residents. Muslim groups, the Ismali 250th Scout Troop, the Immigrant Women’s Association and the East Indian Dholma Garaba Dance Troup all use the community centre as a meeting place.  The centre also hosts Girl Guide and Boy Scout meetings, as well as craft fairs, karate classes, and dances. These dances, which target Elementary and junior high students, are organized by the community’s popular youth group. The community hockey and pleasure rinks are also extremely popular among residents.

Schools

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Annie Gale Junior High School – Public
Chief Justice Milvain Elementary – Public
Colonel J. Fred Scott Elementary – Public
St. Wilfrid Elementary School – Separate

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: Whitehorn Community Association
Provincial Society Registered Date: May 19, 1976
Federal Charity Status-Registered: No
   
Facility Located at: 228 Whitehorn Road NE
Facility Phone Number: (403) 280-2880
Facility Fax Number: None
Community Association Email: info@whitehorncommunity.com
Community Association Website: www.whitehorncommunity.com
   


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Community Association Facilities

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Main Hall Licensed Capacity:   180   Meeting Rooms:   Yes
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:   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: October 16, 2015