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Rocky Ridge is a picturesque community perched on the western edge of Calgary, harmonizing urban conveniences with serene natural beauty. It's an area where city buzz meets mountain tranquillity, a unique blend that showcases Calgary's multifaceted charm. Encircled by the city's prime roadways, Rocky Ridge ensures residents are within close range of Calgary's prime spots.
The magnificent Rocky Ridge Ranch Park, located centrally in the community, offers its visitors a serene place to relax, complete with a pond and a panoramic view of the city skyline against the Rockies backdrop. Just a short drive away lies the famous Canada Olympic Park, an outstanding sports facility offering activities throughout the year.
Crowfoot Crossing, a prominent retail area, is at a stone's throw distance. From modern-day retailers to quaint boutiques, from cozy cafés to diverse cuisines, the options are varied.
Rocky Ridge Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Rocky Ridge is a haven for those leading an active lifestyle, the community is close to gyms like Orangetheory Fitness, F45 Training, and 9Round Kickboxing.
Numerous nearby fitness centers including YMCA Rocky Ridge, provide extensive facilities such as gymnasiums, swimming pools, and ice rinks. The community itself houses the Shane Homes YMCA, North America’s largest YMCA, offering a multitude of sports amenities and programs for all age groups.
The nearby Canada Olympic Park, once the heart of the 1988 Winter Olympics, is now a year-round sporting facility. Whether it's skiing in winter or mountain biking in summer, the park serves as a hub for sporting aficionados.
Golf enthusiasts are close to the prestigious Lynx Ridge Golf Club, Bearspaw Golf Club, and Valley Ridge Golf Club. These clubs present meticulously manicured greens, challenging courses, and breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and Bow River.
Rocky Ridge Shopping and Dining
Rocky Ridge boasts of proximity to Crowfoot Crossing, one of Calgary’s largest outdoor shopping districts. With stores like Chapters, Cineplex, and Sport Chek, plus eateries such as The Keg and Brewsters, residents have plenty of choices.
In the vicinity is also Royal Oak Shopping Centre, offering retailers like Walmart and Sobeys, coupled with delightful dining options like Five Guys and Mucho Burrito.
Just a quick drive away, residents can get to a number of shopping destinations including Beacon Heights Shopping Centre and Sage Hill Crossing. Here they’ll find popular retailers like Winners and PetSmart, along with plenty of dining opportunities like The Chopped leaf and South St. Burger.
With the Stoney Trail just minutes away, accessing other parts of Calgary, including its vibrant downtown, is a breeze.
Schools Serving Rocky Ridge
Rocky Ridge 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 Royal Oak School, William D. Pratt, and Robert Thirsk High School.
Catholic school options include St. Ambrose, St. Maria Goretti, St. Sylvester, St. Jean Brebeuf, St. Isidore, Madeleine d’Houet, Bishop Carroll High School, St. Timothy High School, and Notre Dame High School.
Private school options include Bearspaw, Renert, and Royal Oak.
Childcare options in Rocky Ridge include a number of surrounding day homes, Montessori schools, and daycare centers.
Transportation in Rocky Ridge
Rocky Ridge residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 169, 773, 807, and 817. The nearest LRT Station is Tuscany Station.
Rocky Ridge is located at the western edge of the city, and is bounded to the north by Country Hills Boulevard, to the east by Rocky Ridge Road, to the south by Crowchild Trail and to the west by Twelve Mile Coulee Road.
Rocky Ridge FAQs
What is the population of Rocky Ridge?
The population of Rocky Ridge is 9,506.
Is there a local community association in Rocky Ridge?
Rocky Ridge is covered by the Rocky Ridge Royal Oak Community Association and serves the residents with events, programs, and community updates.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Rocky Ridge to downtown Calgary takes 21 minutes by car or 1 hour and 12 minutes by public transportation.
What is the average household income in Rocky Ridge?
The average household income in Rocky Ridge is $118,432.
Is Rocky Ridge a safe place to live?
The crime rates in Rocky Ridge are 13% below the Calgary average.
Rocky Ridge Community Information
Established in 1998 after it was annexed to the city in 1989, Rocky Ridge is a suburban community in the north-west of Calgary. It is settled at the western edge of the city and is bounded to the north by Country Hills Boulevard, to the east by Rocky Ridge Road, to the south by Crowchild Trail and to the west by Twelve Mile Coulee Road. The community takes pride being in the countryside with a slope which has a magnificent mountain view.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Rocky Ridge
Rocky Ridge is an 18-minute drive from Foothills Medical Centre. Various specialty clinics are located around the Crowfoot Crossing area. The closest veterinary clinics are Rocky Ridge Pet Hospital and Royal Oak Animal Hospital.
Quick Facts About Rocky Ridge
Quadrant: Northwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 3,457
Crime rates are 13% below the Calgary average.
Rocky Ridge Parks and Outdoors
Nature enthusiasts in Rocky Ridge are treated to a variety of wonderful options. The central Rocky Ridge Ranch Park is a retreat within the community, with a lovely pond and walking trails.
A short drive brings residents to Bearspaw Dam, a serene spot for picnics, kayaking, and bird-watching. In the same area, residents will find Bowness Park and Bowmont Park, a sprawling natural area, that features amenities like off-leash areas, hiking and biking trails, and breathtaking viewpoints overlooking the river.
Bowness Park, nestled near the Bow River, borders the north of the community. During the winter residents can enjoy the Bowness Skating Trail that transforms the landscape into a magical, icy pathway, ideal for skating amidst nature. This expansive park also offers scenic picnic areas and boat rentals making it a year-round destination for families and outdoor enthusiasts.
Rocky Ridge also boasts close proximity to Nose Hill Park, with its vast hiking terrains, and Bowness Park, offering boat rides on the Bow River and ice skating during winters.
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