The only man-made lake community in Northwest Calgary. It is situated in the Country Hills Boulevard in the north, Crowchild Trail in the south, Stoney Trail in the west and Nose Hill Drive in the east. It was established in 1992. It was conceptualized by David Poppit along with the community’s developer, the Melcor Developments Ltd with a lake neighbourhood and grassy landscape in mind. Today, the neighbourhood is known for its lake, parks and mountain view that paves a way to a lot of outdoor recreational activities such as skating, biking, hiking, swimming, boating, and fishing to name a few.
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Amenities in Arbour Lake
Arbour Lake is a picturesque community located in northwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners who desire the tranquillity of a lake with urban conveniences will fall in love with the allure of the neighbourhood.
At the heart of this community is the stunning Arbour Lake itself. Residents can indulge in the serene landscapes while also having the advantage of proximity to Crowfoot Crossing, one of Calgary's largest outdoor shopping venues.
Arbour Lake boasts diverse retail options, including unique boutiques, entertainment spots, and a range of restaurants from fast food to fine dining. The community is also known for its reputable schools, making it a family-friendly destination.
Arbour Lake Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Arbour Lake offers its residents a plethora of fitness opportunities. The Arbour Lake Residents Association provides exclusive access to the lake, where activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming can be enjoyed seasonally. In winter, the lake transforms into a skating rink.
The community is home to multiple gyms including Anytime Fitness, F45 Training, and Melcor YMCA.
A popular nearby option is the YMCA at Rocky Ridge, a state-of-the-art fitness facility. Amenities include a triple gymnasium, a feature-packed aquatic centre, the BMO Theatre, and a Calgary Public Library. Test out their climbing wall, or enjoy beautiful views of the city and mountains from the grounds.
Golf lovers are close to three premier golf courses, Bearspaw Country Club, Lynx Ridge Golf Club, and Valley Ridge Golf Club. Known for their meticulously maintained greens, scenic mountain views, and challenging layouts, both novice and seasoned golfers are sure to be impressed.
Arbour Lake Shopping and Dining
Crowfoot Crossing, located within Arbour Lake, is a local hub for shopping and dining. With over 240 services and retailers, it offers everything from supermarkets like Safeway to popular eateries such as JOEY and Boston Pizza.
Residents can find big-box outlets like Best Buy, Canadian Tire, and Sport Chek. The Calgary Co-op at Crowfoot Centre doesn't just serve as a grocery destination; it also features a pharmacy, gas bar, and liquor store. For a full night out, the adjacent Cineplex Odeon offers both movies and meals.
When it comes to dining, Arbour Lake doesn't disappoint. Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant, a local favourite, crafts its own beer and serves an array of delicious dishes, from wings to ribs.
From pizzas and pastas at Boston Pizza to authentic Vietnamese flavours at Pho Ahn, there’s something for every craving.
Schools Serving Arbour Lake
Arbour Lake provides a variety of schooling options for children. Choose from public, catholic, or private schools for elementary, middle school, or high school programs.
Public school options include Arbour Lake School, Citadel Park, and Robert Thirsk High School.
Catholic school options include St. Ambrose School, St. Luke, St. Isidore, Madeleine d’Houet, St. Francis High School and Bishop Carroll High School.
Private school options include Providence, Calgary International Academy, and Renert School.
Childcare options in Arbour Lake include a variety of day homes, preschools, and learning centers in and around the neighbourhood.
Transportation in Arbour Lake
Arbour Lake residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 76, 113, and 138. The nearest LRT Station is Tuscany Station.
Arbour Lake is bound to the north by Country Hills Boulevard, to the south by Crowchild Trail, to the east by Nose Hill Drive, to the west by Stoney Trail.
Arbour Lake FAQs
What is the population of Arbour Lake?
The population of Arbour Lake is 11,587.
Is there a local community association in Arbour Lake?
Arbour Lake is covered by the Arbour Lake Residents Association and Arbour Lake Community Association. Both provide a variety of events and programs throughout the year, ranging from family-friendly lake days to community clean-ups.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Arbour Lake to downtown Calgary takes 26 minutes by car or 53 minutes by public transportation.
What is the average household income in Arbour Lake?
The average household income in Arbour Lake is $108,942.
Is Arbour Lake a safe place to live?
The crime rates in Arbour Lake are 4% lower than the Calgary average.
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Hospitals and Clinics Serving Arbour Lake
Arbour Lake is an 18-minute drive from Foothills Medical Centre. Options for a variety of therapies and specialty health clinics can be found in communities closer to the downtown core. The closest veterinary clinics are VCA Canada Crowfoot Animal Hospital and Royal Veterinary Hospital.
Quick Facts About Arbour Lake
Quadrant: Northwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,680
Crime rates are 4% lower than the Calgary average.
Arbour Lake Parks and Outdoors
Arbour Lake's appeal goes beyond its central lake. Its surroundings are dotted with lush parks, pathways, and natural spaces. The Arbour Lake, being the heart of the community, offers year-round recreational activities. During the warmer months, it becomes a hub for fishing, boating, and swimming. Winters see it transform into a popular spot for ice skating.
Nose Hill Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America, is located just a short drive away. It offers extensive hiking trails, off-leash areas, and stunning views of the city and mountains.
Not far away, Hidden Valley Park offers residents beautifully manicured green spaces, playgrounds, and scenic trails perfect for walking and jogging. Nose Creek Parkway, on the other hand, is a picturesque linear park boasting extensive pathways that run alongside Nose Creek, making it a favourite spot for cyclists, walkers, and nature enthusiasts.
Other nearby parks include Citadel Way Park, Crowfoot Park, and Royal Oak Natural Ravine Park. Access to a variety of green spaces provides residents with a refreshing break from the urban hustle.
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