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Amenities in East Village
East Village is a hip, bustling community located in the heart of Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for a lively neighbourhood with access to all the city's hottest amenities will love it here. Located in a nook at the intersection of the Bow River and the Elbow River, East Village is a happening area right next door to the city’s downtown core. Residents get to enjoy hip eateries, indie music venues, galleries and clothing stores.
The soaring Calgary Tower offers sweeping panoramic views of the city and the Rocky Mountains, while the National Music Centre offers displays of vintage instruments and memorabilia.
The River Walk path follows the Bow River on the north end of the community, looking across to the revitalized St. Patrick’s Island with wooded trails, wetlands and a fishing cove.
East Village Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Fitness enthusiasts in East Village have a variety of gyms at their fingertips including F45 Training, GoodLife Fitness, World Gym, and GYMVMT. Choose from a variety of equipment, personal training, and all kinds of group classes.
Killarney Aquatic and Recreation Centre is the perfect spot for families to swim, play, and stay active. Amenities include a heated pool, a dive tank, a terrific weight room, a cardio gym, and a bright fitness club.
Olympic Plaza, a 1988 Olympic Winter Games venue turned park, features a pond, a stage, and a seasonal ice-skating rink.
Scotiabank Saddledome, the stadium home of hockey’s Calgary Flames, is right nearby so anyone who likes being close to all the action will appreciate this amenity. Catch hockey games, concerts, shows, and events, all year round!
Fort Calgary, a historical landmark built in 1875, is right within the community. It’s a place for education, exchange, social gatherings, digital displays, and tours.
Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark Science Centre are across the river. Enjoy fun-filled days of animal habitats, interactive museum exhibits, and even an HD planetarium theatre.
East Village Shopping and Dining
East Village residents have endless options when it comes to running errands, retail shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Within a few minutes, residents have access to a number of grocery stores, specialty markets, health food stores, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores, and pet stores.
The CORE Shopping Centre features the tropical indoor Devonian Gardens and houses upscale boutiques, while Stephen Avenue Walk is lined with mainstream brands, western wear stores, pubs and steakhouses.
TD Square is an airy, upscale, multi-story shopping mall that features high-end designer shops, restaurants, and a food court. Shop from names like Harry Rosen, Sephora, Chanel, and Holt Renfrew. The mall has a variety of dining options including Cactus Club and The Metropolitan. Calgary Tower soars above the downtown core, a popular tourist attraction offering panoramic views from a glass-floored observation deck and a revolving restaurant.
As for nightlife, residents can choose between relaxed watering holes, gritty venues for local music, a dimly lit speakeasy, DJ-spinning nightclubs, or country bars with line dancing. That’s just to name a few!
Schools Serving East Village
East Village 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 Mount Royal School, Ramsay, Connaught, Rideau Park, and Western Canada High School.
Catholic school options include St. Isidore School, Sacred Heart, St. Monica, St. Michael, Holy Name, Bishop Carroll High School, and St. Mary’s High School.
Private school options include Delta West Academy, Montessori School of Calgary, and North Point School for Boys.
Childcare options around East Village include ACE Child Development Centre and Kidko.
Transportation in East Village
East Village residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 1, 101, 131, 302, and 307. The nearest LRT Station is City Hall Station.
East Village is bordered by the Bow River to the north, Elbow River to the east, 9 Ave SE to the south, and Macleod Trail to the west.
East Village FAQs
What is the population of East Village?
The population of East Village is 2,163.
Is there a local community association in East Village?
East Village is covered by East Village Neighbourhood Association .
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from East Village to the downtown core takes 7 minutes by car or 10 minutes by public transportation.
Access the downtown core by taking 9 Ave SW.
What is the average household income in East Village?
The average household income in East Village is $47,457.
Is East Village a safe place to live?
The violent crime rates in East Village are 1% lower than the Calgary average.
East Village Community Information
Known as The East Village it is in the eastern portion of Downtown Calgary and is enveloped within the city’s River District having the earliest - settled land which sits in Fort Calgary. The community is a mixture of both residential and industrial establishments. In 1980, Light Rail Transit blue line was constructed in the East Village from Downtown. In 2007, the formation of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation which has been revitalizing the community was finally approved.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving East Village
East Village is a 7-minute drive from Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre. There are nearby options for a variety of therapies and specialty health clinics. There are two veterinary clinics nearby, VCA Canada and Ramsay Animal Clinic.
Quick Facts About East Village
Quadrant: Downtown Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 4,023
Violent crime rates are 1% lower than the Calgary average.
East Village Parks and Outdoors
The bulk of green space in East Village is located along the Bow River. The Calgary RiverWalk runs along the north border of the community. This 4km urban waterfront pathway offers residents a direct line to extensive walking and bike trails.
St. Patricks Island is a scenic river park peacefully located on the river. Park features include hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, a public plaza, an amphitheatre, and a playground.
Olympic Plaza is another area for downtown workers to enjoy their lunch break. Originally built for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, this space now hosts many special events and festivals throughout the year.
In just 4-minutes, residents can head to Prince’s Island Park for a day trip. This beautiful highly used park holds many large events throughout the year including the Canada Day Celebration and Calgary Folk Festival. Park features include picnic areas, flower gardens, a playground,
pathways, hiking trails, an off-leash park, and the River Cafe. During the winter enjoy cross- country skiing and outdoor skating.
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