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Scarboro is a picturesque neighbourhood located in southwest Calgary. Homeowners looking for a well-established community with proximity to the city center but a peaceful residential environment will love Scarboro.
With its prime location near downtown Calgary, residents of Scarboro enjoy the best of both worlds. An array of amenities are available within a short drive, including popular malls, upscale eateries, and entertainment venues. This community prides itself on being a serene enclave amidst the urban hustle and bustle.
A blend of stunning heritage homes and modern residences are nestled in the escarpment providing stunning views over the Bow River Valley and downtown Calgary.
Scarboro Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Scarboro is a short drive to a number of gyms including HER GYMVMT, GoodLife, and GoPerformance Fitness Lab. These well-equipped facilities offer various exercise classes, state-of-the-art equipment, and expert trainers to help you achieve any fitness goal.
Killarney Aquatic and Recreation Centre is right next door. This 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.
Golf lovers are right next door to the stunning Shaganappi Golf Course which boasts amazing views of downtown Calgary set overlooking the south bank of the Bow River. This is an expansive 18-hole curse with a putting green and a clubhouse.
Optimistic Athletic Park is also nearby, a recreational hotspot with 3 sports fields, 8 ball diamonds, and 1 little league diamond.
Scarboro Shopping and Dining
Scarboro residents enjoy a peaceful residential atmosphere, but they don't need to travel far to find endless shopping and dining experiences. Downtown Calgary is not far and provides an extensive selection of grocery stores, specialty markets, health food stores, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores, and pet stores.
For a premium shopping experience, TD Square is a prominent shopping mall full of high-end designer shops, restaurants, and a food court. Notable retailers include Harry Rosen, Sephora, Chanel, and Holt Renfrew. Afterward, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the mall's different dining options, including popular places like Cactus Club and The Metropolitan.
The trendy 17th Ave Retail and Entertainment District is just a 6-minute drive away. This sprawling entertainment district is home to tons of local and diverse businesses ranging from award-winning cuisine to accessory boutiques.
Explore cool fashion boutiques or unleash your inner foodie at trendy taco joints, locavore eateries, or Korean restaurants. Once the sun sets, be immersed in nightlife that consists of live music, craft beer pubs, and dance clubs.
Scarboro itself is close to many interesting dining options, settle into a quaint, cosmopolitan nook with elevated, farm-to-fork Southern French cuisine at Cassis Bistro. Try out one of the many gluten-free and vegan options while enjoying the rustic atmosphere a The Village Flatbread Co.
Schools Serving Scarboro
Scarboro 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 Sunalta School, Mount Royal, and Western Canada High School.
Catholic school options include Sacred Heart, St. Michael, Holy Name, St. Isidore, St. Monica, and St. Mary’s High School.
Private school options include North Point School for Boys, Clear Water Academy, Banbury Crossroads, and Rundle Academy Campus.
Childcare options in Scarboro include Richmond Child Care, Autumn House Child Care, and a wide range of options nearby in downtown Calgary.
Transportation in Scarboro
Scarboro residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 2, 6, 90, and 698. The nearest LRT Station is WB 4 Street SW Station.
Scarboro is located in the inner city, between Bow Trail, 24th Street West and 14th St West. Its north-south boundaries are 12th Avenue South and 17th Avenue South. The community is bisected by the Crowchild Trail freeway.
What is the population of Scarboro?
The population of Scarboro is 1,085.
Is there a local community association in Scarboro?
Scarboro is covered by the Scarboro Community Association. The association hosts a variety of programs and events throughout the year including book club, dinner club, gardening, preschool, and soccer.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Scarboro to downtown Calgary takes 10 minutes by car or 29 minutes by public transportation.
What is the average household income in Scarboro?
The average household income in Scarboro is $230,419.
Is Scarboro a safe place to live?
The crime rates in Scarboro are 60% lower than the Calgary average.
Scarboro Community Information
Scarboro is an inner suburban community in the south-west of Calgary. It is settled between Bow Trail, 24th Street West and 14th St West. Its north-south boundaries are 12th Avenue South and 17th Avenue South. The community is bisected by the Crowchild Trail freeway. The community consists of several divisions, first is the Scarboro Hill, comprising mostly of detached homes and the Upper Scarboro where the remaining small residential houses are located.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Scarboro
Scarboro is an 8-minute drive from Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre. Options for therapy and specialty health clinics can all be found nearby in downtown Calgary. The closest veterinary clinics are Crescent Animal Clinic and Bridgeland Vet Clinic.
Quick Facts About Scarboro
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,444
Crime rates are 60% lower than the Calgary average.
Scarboro Parks and Outdoors
Nature enthusiasts and outdoor lovers will find plenty to explore in and around Scarboro. The community is nearby with several parks, green spaces, and off-leash areas, providing residents with tons of opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation.
Edworthy Park sits in a valley along the Bow River and is a short drive away. Edworthy Park is home to the majestic Douglas Fir Trail and historical Lawrey Gardens. This is the perfect year-round outdoor escape for nature lovers and dog owners alike. Park features include playgrounds, pathways, gazebos, off-leash areas, fire pits and BBQ stands, picnic sites, tables, and shelters.
Sandy Beach Park, situated along the Elbow River, sits just south of Scarboro. This picturesque park offers scenic views, picnic areas, walking paths, and access to the river for activities such as swimming, canoeing, and fishing. Residents can also take advantage of the pathway system, which connects to the larger Calgary pathway network that allows for some amazing extended walks, runs, or bike rides.
Take a day trip to Prince's Island Park, which is a short 10-minute drive away. This highly popular park hosts events throughout the year, including the Canada Day Celebration and the Calgary Folk Festival. The park's features include scenic picnic areas, stunning flower gardens, a playground, extensive pathways, hiking trails, an off-leash park, and the River Cafe. During the winter months, visitors can indulge in cross-country skiing and outdoor ice skating.
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