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Amenities in Oakridge
Oakridge is a quaint, family-friendly neighbourhood in southwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for a quiet community with lots of green space can find everything they need in Oakridge.
The natural Weaselhead Flats and Glenmore Reservoir sit directly to the north of Oakridge, a highlight of living in this beautiful community. Downtown Calgary is still within a reasonable drive, so residents truly get the best of both worlds.
Oakridge has plenty of unique recreational opportunities and direct access to green space. Families of all kinds love this area because of its access to entertainment, nature, and its mix of fairly priced houses.
Oakridge Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Oakridge is just five minutes from Southland Leisure Centre, a multi-purpose recreation facility that offers a wide variety of activities and services. This popular facility has two public skating rinks, weight rooms, fitness classes, rock climbing, a gymnasium, and a cycling studio.
Southland Leisure Centre also has an impressive aquatic division offering a water park, wave pool, aqua play structure, dive tank, open pool and kiddie pool.
Residents can also head to the nearby Canyon Meadows Aquatic & Fitness Centre to enjoy some public swimming. The facility has a main pool, dive tank, hot tub, steam room, and weight room.
Golf lovers can head to the nearby Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club. Nestled on the edge of Fish Creek Park, the facilities span over 200 acres and host widely popular tournaments and events. During the winter months, they can try out Go Go Golf. This upscale indoor 5,600- square-foot golf facility is fun for all skill levels.
Oakridge Shopping and Dining
Oak Bay Plaza is located in the northeast corner of the neighbourhood. The plaza is home to an F45 gym, a Petro-Canada, a liquor store, a pet store, and a florist. Food options include Italian and Indian restaurants, a breakfast spot, a pub, and a bakery.
In just a 10-minute drive residents can head 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.
Oakridge is not far from Macleod Trail, where there are plenty of entertainment and dining options.
Schools Serving Oakridge
Oakridge 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 Willow Park School, Louis Riel, John Ware, Robert Warren, and Henry Wise High School.
Catholic school options include St. Benedict School, St. Cyril, St. Gerard, and Bishop Grandin High School.
Private school options include Akiva Academy and The Calgary Jewish Academy.
Childcare options for Oakridge include Preferred Child Care which is right within the community. Residents also have 5 other options in surrounding communities.
Transportation in Oakridge
Oakridge residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 56, 95, 99, 776, 778, and 780.The nearest LRT Station is Shawnessy Station.
Oakridge is right next door to Glenmore Reservoir and Weaselhead Natural Area. Thecommunity is bordered by 90 Avenue S to the north, 24 Street W to the east, and Southland Drive to the south and west.
What is the population in Oakridge?
The population of Oakridge is 6,073.
Is there a local community association in Oakridge?
Oakridge is covered by the Oakridge Community Association, (OCA). The OCA hosts a variety of events and programs that serve residents of all ages, from children’s programs to a seniors association. Amenities include six outdoor tennis courts, a squash court, an indoor and outdoor skating rink, and a community garden.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Oakridge to downtown Calgary takes 25 minutes by car or 40 minutes by public transportation.
Easily access downtown Calgary by taking either Crownchild Trail, Macleod Trail, or AB-2 N.
What is the average household income in Oakridge?
The average household income in Oakridge is $110,073.
Is Oakridge a safe place to live?
The crime rates in Oakridge are 5% lower than the Calgary average.
Oakridge Community Information
Established in 1968, Oakridge is a suburban community in the south-west of Calgary. It is limited to the north by 90 Avenue S, to the east by 24 Street W and the Tsuu T'ina first nation reserve to the west. It was under the Municipal District of Rocky View until 1956. Oakridge is near South Glenmore Park and Weaselhead Flats thru the Calgary bike path system. These parks provide great recreational opportunities and direct access to the green spaces.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Oakridge
Oakridge is just under a 10-minute drive from Rockyview General Hospital. Oakridge have ananimal clinic within the community and nearby access to a variety of therapy and specialty health clinics.
Quick Facts About Oakridge
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,580
Crime rates are 5% lower than the Calgary average.
Oakridge Parks and Outdoors
Oakridge is home to 12 gorgeous parks and green spaces for everyone to enjoy. There are four playgrounds within the community and Anne Arnold Off-Leash Dog Park on the western edge. A highlight of living in Oakridge is the intimate access to Glenmore Reservoir and the Elbow
South Glenmore Park provides waterfront green space with biking and hiking trails, tennis courts, an aquatic playground, and a sailing club The sun sets perfectly over the reservoir providing one of the most picturesque spots for golden hour in all of Calgary.
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.
Nature lovers love Oakridge for its proximity to Weaseled Flats. This wildlife park features a natural river and spans 565 acres of spruce forest, hiking trails, bears, and birdlife.
Oakridge Real Estate Statistics
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