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Amenities in Shawnessy
Shawnessy is a vibrant, close-knit neighbourhood nestled in southwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for a well-equipped community with access to nature can find everything they need in Shawnessy.
Fish Creek Provincial Park is just minutes away providing residents with unique opportunities to enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors and a variety of outdoor activities. Downtown Calgary is still easily accessible through Macleod Trail. Residents get to enjoy all the amenities and luxuries of city life without all the hustle and bustle.
Shawnessy has affordable, modern homes in a quiet suburban community. There is no shortage of shopping malls, dining options, and recreational activities to be enjoyed. Residents can have a spectacular day picnicking in nature just as easily as they can indulge in some retail therapy at some of Calgary’s best shopping destinations.
Shawnessy Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
YMCA Shawnessy is right on the edge of the community. This large facility includes a pool, community ice arenas, and a climbing wall. A wide variety of sports, arts, and youth programs and services are offered. YMCA amenities include a 25-meter lane pool, leisure pool, indoor climbing wall, indoor track, gymnasium, fitness studio, strength and cardio equipment, an on- deck hot tub, and steam rooms.
For other gym and fitness facility options head to Anytime Fitness, Fish Creek Sports Club, and F45 Shawnessy. Golf lovers can choose from one of many fantastic courses including Sirocco Gold Club, Blue Devil Golf Club, McKenzie Meadows Golf Club, or Heritage Pointe Golf Club.
Blue Devil Golf Club has an 18-hole golf course, a 9-hole short course, a driving range, and a restaurant. Sirocco Golf Club is a unique, picturesque golf course that winds its way through
Pine Creek Valley. Each hole at Sirocco has character and unique challenges. The best part of all? You can get there in under 20-minutes from Shawnessy.
Shawnessy Shopping and Dining
Shawnessy residents are lucky enough to have Shawnessy Shopping Centre right within community limits. This mall has tons of big brand names including Canadian Tire, Walmart, Winners, Shoppers Drug Mart, and Best Buy.
The mall is also home to a variety of dining options including a Mexican restaurant, a sushi restaurant, burger joints, pizza shops, juice shops, cafes, and more. Catch a movie at Landmark Cinemas after a long day of retail therapy.
Shawnessy has shopping destinations for all the everyday needs of residents. From local fashion boutiques to art supply shops or supermarkets,
Schools Serving Shawnessy
Shawnessy 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, Robert Warren, Lake Bonavista, Canyon Meadows, and Centennial High School.
Catholic school options include Father Doucet, Our Lady Peace, St. Teresa of Calcutta, and Bishop O’Byrne High School.
Private school options include Tanbridge Academy and Glenmore Christian Academy.
Childcare options for Shawnessy include Shawnessy Day Care, Shawnessy YMCA Childcare Centre, and several other options in surrounding areas.
Transportation in Shawnessy
Shawnessy residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 12, 14, 15, 52, 78, 178, 764, and 777. The nearest LRT Station is Shawnessy Station and Lacombe Station.
Shawnessy is bordered by Shawnessy Boulevard to the north, Macleod Trail to the east, 162 Avenue S to the south, and James McKevitt Road to the west.
What is the population of Shawnessy?
The population of Shawnessy is 10,222.
Is there a local community association in Shawnessy?
Shawnessy is covered by the Shawnessy Community Association, (SCA). The SCA hosts a variety of events, programs and activities like pub nights, family winterfests, and stampede barbecues. Amenities include an ice rink, tennis courts, and a barn. The gorgeous community barn in Shawnessy is a historical landmark. This rustic barn hosts weddings, Christmas parties, corporate events, and more.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Shawnessy to downtown Calgary takes 30 minutes by car or 45 minutes by public transportation. Easily access downtown Calgary by taking either Macleod Trail, Highway 2 N, or AB-201.
What is the average household income in Shawnessy?
The average household income in Shawnessy is $100,382.
Is Shawnessy a safe place to live?
The violent crime rates in Shawnessy are 17% lower than the Calgary average.
Shawnessy Community Information
Established in 1981, Shawnessy is a residential community in the south-west of Calgary. It is limited to the north by Shawnessy Boulevard, MacLeod Trail to the east, 162 Avenue S to the south and James McKevitt Road to the west. Served by the Shawnessy station of the C-Train LRT system, the residents have easy access to other parts of the city, especially in downtown Calgary. In the eastern part of the community, Shawnessy Town Centre, provides shopping options for residents.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Shawnessy
Shawnessy is a 17-minute drive from Rockyview General Hospital and South Health Campus. Shawnessy has access to Little Creek Veterinary Clinic, VCA Canada Shawnessy South Animal Hospital, and a variety of therapy and specialty health clinics.
Quick Facts About Shawnessy
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,820
Violent crime rates are 17% lower than the Calgary average.
Shawnessy Parks and Outdoors
Shawnessy is boasting with modern amenities but its also close to Fish Creek Provincial Park. Fish Creek Provincial Park and its extensive trail system is a popular spot for hiking, jogging, cycling, fishing, boating, and picnicking. Over 200 species of birds call this park home, which is perfect for birdwatchers.
Residents can easily spend a day exploring trails with family and then roast some marshmallows in the fire pits at night. Living this close to gorgeous natural land will make you forget that you’re in the big city.
Shawinigan Park, in the heart of the community, is a popular park for its versatility. There are three sports fields, two baseball diamonds, a basketball court, a unique round skating rink, and a fully equipped playground. There are three other playgrounds in the community and several green spaces to be enjoyed by young ones and their families.
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