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Amenities in Southwood
Southwood is a vibrant, established neighbourhood in southwest Calgary, Alberta. Homeowners looking for a quiet atmosphere, equipped green space, and access to nature will find everything they need within this community.
Built for family residential development, Southwood has great choices for schooling and stellar transportation options including direct access to an LRT station. Residents love this community for being family-friendly, dog-friendly, and active.
Southwood is right between South Glenmore Park and Fish Creek Provincial Park. There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, and an equal amount of options for shopping destinations. This community is close to parks, nature, shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, and a variety of entertainment options.
Southwood Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Southwood residents can stay up to date on all their fitness goals at World Gym Southland, Live Well Exercise, or Evolved Strength Training Studios.
There are two notable fitness centers just south of Southwood. Canyon Meadows Aquatic and Fitness Centre has a public swimming pool, a gym, a hot tub, and a steam room. Synapse Health and Fitness offers personal training, movement therapy, group training, sports training, massage therapy, and other movement therapies.
Southwood has four playgrounds and several recreational spaces including sports fields, ball diamonds, basketball courts, skating rinks, and even a skateboard park.
Golf lovers will be right next door to 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.
Southwood Shopping and Dining
For groceries and daily necessities, residents can go to Kevin’s No Frills or Real Canadian Superstore. Real Canadian Superstore is a one-stop shop for all things groceries, produce, clothing, and toiletries. The plaza even has a pharmacy, an ATM, a gas station, and a liquor store.
Southwood is right next door to the extensive Southcentre Mall. Southcentre Mall is a bright contemporary bi-level shopping mall with over 150 stores, a food court, and a large seating area. Big names like Sephora, Hudson’s Bay, Foot Locker, Roots, and Sport Check can be found at this mall.
The mall is also home to dining options including Milestones, Starbucks, CRAFT Beer Market, and a variety of other cafes, sandwich shops, burger joints, and restaurants. Residents can head to Southwood Corner for other clothing stores, gaming stores, and pet shops. Grab a bite at Bull and Finch, support a local family restaurant at Humpty’s, or get a pie to go from Pizza Hut.
Schools Serving Southwood
Southwood 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 Fairview School, Harold Panabaker, Lake Bonavista, Robert Warren, Willow Park, and Ethel M. Johnson.
Catholic school options include St. Benedict School, St. Stephen, St. Gerard, and Bishop Grandin High School.
Private school options include Akiva Academy and West Island College.
Childcare options for Southwood include BrightPath Southwood and BrightPath Southwood East.
Transportation in Southwood
Southwood residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 37, 56, 95, 99, 125, and 126. The nearest LRT Station is Anderson Station.
Southwood is bordered by 98th Avenue to the north, Macleod Trail to the east, Anderson Road to the south, and 14th Street SW to the west.
What is the population of Southwood?
The population of Southwood is 6,496.
Is there a local community association in Southwood?
Southwood is covered by the Southwood Community Association, (SCA). This community association hosts a variety of events, programs and activities like yoga, martial arts, sparks,
brownies, and art showcases. Amenities include playgrounds, sports fields, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, and a skate park.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from Southwood to downtown Calgary takes 20 minutes by car or 29 minutes bypublic transportation. Access downtown Calgary by taking either Macleod Trail, Elbow Drive SW, or Highway 2.
What is the average household income in Southwood?
The average household income in Southwood is $76,160.
Is Southwood a safe place to live?
The violent crime rates in Southwood are 5% lower than the Calgary average.
Southwood Community Information
Established in 1960, Southwood is a suburban community in the south-west of Calgary. It is limited to the north by 98th Avenue, Macleod Trail to the east, Anderson Road to the south and 14th Street SW to the west. Passing through the northern part is the Southland Drive while Elbow Drive divides Southwood. C-Train LRT system stations, the Southland and Anderson serves the area.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving Southwood
Southwood is a 9-minute drive from Rockyview General Hospital. Southwood has its very own veterinary hospital, Southwood Veterinary Hospital, and nearby access to a variety of therapy and specialty health clinics.
Quick Facts About Southwood
Quadrant: Southwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 2,555
Violent crime rates are 5% lower than the Calgary average.
Southwood Parks and Outdoors
Southwood has several green spaces, four playgrounds, and two dog parks. Located in the southwest corner of the community, Dog Off Leash Park is a sprawling, well-fenced area for your fur baby to run wild.
Fish Creek Provincial Park is a popular spot for all kinds of outdoor activities with its extensive trails, walkways, and natural greenery. The extended trails that stretch along the riverside are popular for cycling and walking. 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.
Residents can head north to South Glenmore Park for more outdoor fun. Enjoy waterfront access with biking and hiking trails, an aquatic playground, and a sailing school. The sun sets perfectly over the reservoir providing one of the most picturesque spots for golden hour in all of Calgary.
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