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Bowness is a captivating neighbourhood nestled in northwest Calgary, Alberta. For homeowners seeking a blend of historical charm and contemporary vibrancy, Bowness promises a harmonious balance.
Nestled along the serene banks of the Bow River, Bowness merges its natural allure with urban life, making it an attractive choice for those seeking the perfect mixture of nature and city vibes.
Bowness was its own town until 1964. This past is evident in the community's unique architecture and vibe, giving homeowners a delightful mix of yesteryear's charm and today's conveniences. From its inviting riverside walks to the bustling local markets and unique eateries, Bowness offers an eclectic and vibrant lifestyle.
Bowness Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Bowness boasts a plethora of recreational facilities. The Bowness Community Association offers fitness classes, youth programs, and social events. Nearby, the Shouldice Athletic Park is a haven for sports enthusiasts with its baseball diamonds, football fields, and tennis courts.
Choose from a number of nearby gyms including GoodLife Fitness, Anytime Fitness, F45, and Orangetheory Fitness.
WinSport's Canada Olympic Park, a landmark from the 1988 Winter Olympics, offers skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking. Further enhancing the community's cultural fabric are the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and the University of Calgary, both located within a short drive.
Water lovers have the Bow River right at their doorstep, perfect for kayaking, rafting, or leisurely walks along the riverbank.
For golf aficionados, the Valley Ridge Golf Club provides an exquisite 18-hole course with scenic views of the Bow River Valley and the Rocky Mountains. Other nearby golf courses include Silver Springs Golf & Country Club and Lynx Ridge Golf Club.
Bowness Shopping and Dining
Bowness offers a thriving local shopping scene that allows residents access to both convenience and diversity without venturing too far from home. Bowness Road's main street is a delightful mix of old-world charm and modern conveniences. Shops like RONA and Bowness Arts cater to everyone from the DIY-savvy to the avid reader.
A short drive to Market Mall offers residents access to major brands, a wide array of dining choices, and boutique stores. With over 200 retailers, this mall serves as a one-stop shop for fashion, electronics, home goods, and more.
When it comes to dining, Bowness brims with options. Angel's Drive-In is a local gem with a 1950s vibe, known for its classic burgers and shakes. NOtaBLE - The Restaurant serves up gourmet dishes, renowned for their locally-sourced ingredients and artful presentation. For those craving authentic Italian, Bona Roma Pizzeria on the outskirts of Bowness promises a delightful culinary experience with its wood-fired pizzas and robust pasta dishes.
Schools Serving Bowness
Bowness 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 Ranchlands School, H.D. Cartwright, and Sir Winston Churchill High School.
Catholic school options include Our Lady of the Assumption School, St. Pius X, Madeleine d’Houet, St. Isidore, St. Mary’s High School, Bishop Carroll High School, and St. Francis High School.
Private school options include River Valley, Rundle College Campus, and Calgary Academy.
Childcare options in Bowness include a variety of day homes, preschools, and learning centers in and around the neighbourhood.
Transportation in Bowness
Bowness residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 1, 40, and 53. The nearest LRT Station is EB 69 Street Station.
Bowness is bordered by the Bow River to the north and east, 16 Avenue to the south, and Stoney Trail to the west.
What is the population of Bowness?
The population of Bowness is 12,141.
Is there a local community association in Bowness?
Bowness is covered by the Bowness Community Association. This proactive association organizes various programs and events like the Bowness Stampede Stomp and the Bowness Lions Club's Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Bowness to downtown Calgary takes 19 minutes by car or 40 minutes by public transportation.
What is the average household income in Bowness?
The average household income in Bowness is $63,287.
Is Bowness a safe place to live?
The violent crime rates in Bowness are 3% lower than the Calgary average.
Bowness Community Information
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Hospitals and Clinics Serving Bowness
Bowness is a 13-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 Bowness and Bowmont Animal Hospitals.
Quick Facts About Bowness
Quadrant: Northwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,038
Violent crime rates are 3% lower than the Calgary average.
Bowness Parks and Outdoors
Nature lovers are truly spoiled for choice in Bowness. The community's main outdoor offering is undoubtedly Bowness Park. With its scenic lagoon and miniature train rides, it's a favourite for families, especially during summertime when paddle boating becomes a popular activity.
Just across the river, Edworthy Park beckons with its famous Douglas Fir Trail, providing panoramic city views and a wild escape for hikers. The park also boasts the historical Lawrey Gardens and the playful Shaganappi Point Playground, ensuring entertainment for every age.
Shouldice Park caters to sports enthusiasts with its aquatic center, batting cages, and soccer fields. As for a quiet spot to reflect, the Baker Park sunken garden is a serene haven with beautifully landscaped grounds, winding pathways, and artistic sculptures.
For those who prefer cycling or running, the extensive Bow River pathway system runs right through Bowness, offering a direct and scenic route to downtown Calgary and beyond.
A little to the north lies Nose Hill Park, one of North America's largest urban parks. Here, residents can embark on diverse trails while enjoying a panoramic view of both the city skyline and the majestic Rockies in the distance.
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