Canyon Meadows Amenities
Canyon Meadows was first annexed to the city of Calgary in 1961, the area quickly saw development begin shortly after, with the community officially becoming established in early 1963. Through the mid-'60s the community of Canyon Meadows also saw the development of Canyon Meadows Estates where larger homes on quiet cul-de-sacs were developed, earmarking the community to become one of the more prominent communities in the south.
Canyon Meadows is seen as being quite affordable in comparison to similar communities, with a golf course attached, you'll be hard-pressed to find more affordable golf homes than any other community within the city.
This communities name was selected due to its dynamic location on rolling planes, it's situated directly above the provincial Fish Creek park. Bordering this community, you'll find the newly expanded Anderson Road to the north, with 14th Street to the west and finally, you'll find Macleod Trail on the east, with the completion of the ring road, residents will be just minutes away (to the west) to Stoney Trail or a 5-10 minute drive to the east to access Deerfoot Trail, making this one of the better south communities for getting anywhere in the city of Calgary.
In Canyon Meadows, you'll find a selection of styles in single-family properties to choose from, there are also townhouses and condominiums within the community providing options for a variety of Calgary home buyers. Being an older and established community, buyers will notice the larger lots in comparison to newer developments, as well as mature tree-lined streets, and while there are many original properties, you'll also find a great mix of newly renovated homes that are great value for buyers.
Canyon Meadows Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
The CMCA hosts many activities, events, and programs including senior coffee hour, kids dances, food drives, craft fairs, Christmas parties, cribbage tournaments, and Halloween
haunted houses. Amenities include community halls, outdoor rinks, a gazebo, a toboggan hill, a playground and park, and a rink room.
Residents have access to two nearby gyms and fitness centres. Canyon Meadows Aquatic and Fitness Centre has a public swimming pool, a gym, a hot tub, and a steam room. Synapse Health and Fitness offers personal training, movement therapy, group training, sports training, massage therapy, and other movement therapies.
Canyon Meadows Shopping and Dining
A small nearby shopping complex offers Canyon Meadows residents access to daily necessities including three grocery stores, a beer store, and a variety of local restaurants.
Within the community, there are dining options including a fried chicken joint, a Vietnamese restaurant, and a bar and grill.
Canyon Meadows is right next to one of Calgary’s most extensive shopping malls, Southcentre Mall. Southcentre Mall is a bright contemporary bi-level shopping mall with over 150 stores, a food court, and a seating area. Big names like Sephora, Hudson’s Bay, Foot Locker, and Sport Check can be found at this mall.
Local Canyon Meadows Public and Catholic School Options.
Canyon Meadows offers parents many impressive schooling options for their children. Choose from public, catholic, or private schools for elementary, middle school, or high school programs.
Public school options include Harold Panabaker School, Pillow Park, Ethel M. Johnson, and Lake Bonavista School.
Catholic school options include St. Gerard School, St. Benedict, and Bishop Grandin High School.
Private school options include Akiva Academy and Glenmore Christian Academy.
Childcare options near Canyon Meadows include two daycare centres and two elementary schools.
Transportation in Canyon Meadows
Canyon Meadows residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 35, 37, 760, 762, 763, and 767. The nearest LRT Station is Canyon Meadows Station.
Canyon Meadows is bound by Anderson Road to the north, Macleod Tail to the east, Fish Creek Provincial Park and Canyon Meadows Drive to the south, and 14 Street W to the west.
Canyon Meadows FAQs
What is the population in Canyon Meadows?
The population of Canyon Meadows is 8,339.
Is there a local community association in Canyon Meadows?
Canyon Meadows is covered by the Canyon Meadows Community Association (CMCA). The CMCA is a hub for community engagement. A variety of social, recreational, and community events and programs are offered to enrich the lives of residents. Facilities include community halls, outdoor rinks, a gazebo, a toboggan hill, a playground and park, and a rink room.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Canyon Meadows to downtown Calgary takes under 20 minutes by car or 45 minutes by public transportation. Easily access downtown Calgary by taking either AB-2 N, Crownchild Trail or Macleod Trail.
What is the average household income in Canyon Meadows?
The average household income in Canyon Meadows is $97,860.
Is Canyon Meadows a safe place to live?
The violent crime rates in Canyon Meadows are 20% lower than the Calgary average.
Canyon Meadows Community Information
Established in 1965, Canyon Meadows is a developed community in the south-west. It is bordered by Anderson Road in the north, in the east is Macleod Trail, South is the Fish Creek Provincial Park and west is 14 Street W. The C-Train LRT system serves as a means of transportation in the community towards surrounding areas. Several schools can be found in Canyon Meadows such as Canyon Meadows Elementary, Dr E. P. Scarlett Senior High, Robert Warren Junior High public schools.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Canyon Meadow
Canyon Meadows is a 10-minute drive from Rockyview General Hospital. Residents have direct access to two veterinary clinics and a variety of therapy clinics and specialty health clinics.
Quick Facts About Canyon Meadows
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,594
Violent crime rates are 20% lower than the Calgary average.
Canyon Meadows Parks and Outdoors
There are over 19 parks and green spaces in and around Canyon Meadows. Access to Fish Creek Provincial Park is a highlight of living in Canyon Meadows. Fish Creek
Provincial Park is a popular spot for hiking, jogging, cycling, fishing, boating, and picnicking. The extended trails that stretch along the riverside are popular for cycling and walking. Over 200 species of birds and wildlife call this park home, which is perfect for birdwatchers and wildlife watchers. Spend the day exploring trails with family then roast some marshmallows in the fire pits at night, it’s the perfect city escape within the city.
In the summer, residents have plenty of opportunities for sailing, kayaking, fishing, biking and hiking. During the winter, residents can enjoy classic activities such as cross-country skiing and skating. This area is perfect for all kinds of leisure activities and it's dog friendly.
Canyon Meadows Real Estate Statistics
There were a total of 108 single-family homes sold in Canyon Meadows in 2021 that had an average price of $619,238. These homes saw an average of 31 days on market (DOM). This community saw a total of 118 sales for all property types with an average of 45 days on the market and year over year this community saw a 2.61% increase in sales and an average price decrease of 0.1%.
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