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University Heights is a picturesque community nestled in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. This educational-centric community is just a stone's throw away from the University of Calgary, granting homeowners an intellectually vibrant atmosphere coupled with the serenity of mature trees and expansive green spaces.
Its strategic location means residents can relish in the charm of local amenities while still being connected to iconic Calgary landmarks such as McMahon Stadium and the Trans-Canada Highway.
University Heights boasts unique boutique shops and a rich culinary scene, with eateries ranging from charming cafés to international delicacies. The renowned Foothills Medical Centre is easily accessible, bridging the community with state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.
University Heights Fitness and Recreation Opportunities
Living in University Heights offers residents an array of recreational opportunities. Within the community, there’s the Foothills Aquatic Center and the Foothills Athletic Park. Amenities range from large and small indoor pools to multiple sports fields and a track and field facility.
For those keen on sports, McMahon Stadium regularly hosts electrifying football games, letting fans immerse themselves in the local sports culture.
The University of Calgary, apart from its educational amenities, provides numerous sports venues and gyms. Whether you're into swimming, or rock climbing, or prefer a traditional gym setup, the university's campus recreation has you covered.
Shaganappi Point Golf Course, located just south of University Heights, offers a 27-hole facility with panoramic views of Calgary's skyline against the Rockies. The nearby Silver Springs Golf & Country Club is a private 18-hole course set among rolling hills and mature trees, known for its impeccable greens and a tradition of hosting premier golf tournaments.
University Heights Shopping and Dining
University Heights offers a delightful blend of local shops and eateries that encapsulate the community's spirit.
CF Market Mall, a nearby prominent shopping mall, offers a plethora of choices, from high-end boutiques like Michael Kors to staples like Walmart. With eateries like The Keg and Milestones, it serves as a primary shopping destination for residents.
Located conveniently nearby, Brentwood Village Shopping Centre boasts specialty shops, services, pubs, and eateries. Plus, with FreshCo on-site, grocery shopping is a breeze for Brentwood residents.
The local gastronomic scene is eclectic. Enjoy sumptuous breakfasts at the delectable Brekkie Café, indulge in Vietnamese delicacies at Saigon Y2K, or revel in the comforting ambiance of Nick's Steakhouse & Pizza.
In under 10 minutes, residents can head to Kensington Village, one of Calgary's most beloved cultural hotspots, renowned for its eclectic mix of boutique shops, artisan cafes, and vibrant street life.
Schools Serving University Heights
University Heights 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 University School and Queen Elizabeth High School.
Catholic school options include St. Vincent de Paul, St. Pius X, St. Isidore, Madeleine d’Houet, Bishop Carroll High School, and St. Francis High School.
Private school options include River Valley and Foothills Academy Society.
Childcare options in University Heights include a plethora of daycares and preschools in surrounding neighbourhoods.
Transportation in University Heights
University Heights residents have access to Calgary Transit bus routes 9, 19, 20, 90, and 104. The nearest LRT Station is University Station.
University Heights is bound by the University of Calgary, McMahon Stadium, the Alberta Children's Hospital and Foothills Hospital.
University Heights FAQs
What is the population of University Heights?
The population of University Heights is 3,379.
Is there a local community association in University Heights?
University Heights is covered by the University Heights Community Association. This proactive association organizes a plethora of events, workshops, and programs that cater to all age groups.
How long is the commute to downtown Calgary?
The commute from University Heights to downtown Calgary takes 14 minutes by car or 38 minutes by public transportation.
What is the average household income in University Heights?
The average household income in University Heights is $61,640.
Is University Heights a safe place to live?
The crime rates in University Heights are 3% lower than the Calgary average.
University Heights Community Information
Established in 1963, University Heights is a relatively small suburban community in the north-west of Calgary. It is bordered to the north by 24 Avenue N, to the east by University Drive, to the south by 16 Avenue N (Trans-Canada Highway) and to the west by Shaganappi Trail. It is situated close to significant amenities such as the University of Calgary, McMahon Stadium, the Alberta Children's Hospital and Foothills Hospital making it a desirable spot amongst families.
Hospitals and Clinics Serving University Heights
University Heights is a 6-minute drive from Foothills Medical Centre. Options for a variety of therapies and specialty health clinics can be found in communities closer to the downtown core. The closest veterinary clinics are Montgomery Village Veterinary Clinic and Trans Canada Pet Wellness Clinic.
Quick Facts About University Heights
Quadrant: Northwest Calgary
Density (Individuals Per Square KM): 4,048
Crime rates are 3% lower than the Calgary average.
University Heights Parks and Outdoors
When it comes to green spaces, University Heights doesn’t fall short. The community is peppered with lush parks, including the University of Calgary West Campus Park, Montgomery Hill, and Montalban Park. Residents can find peace and recreation in these tranquil spaces, be it a morning jog or an evening stroll with a furry friend.
Nose Hill Park is just a short drive away, a sprawling urban park with numerous trails perfect for hiking, biking, and sledding opportunities during the winter. As one of the biggest parks in North America, its panoramic views of the city are unparalleled, making it a cherished spot for both residents and visitors.
University Heights is also just across the river from Edworthy Park, a sprawling urban oasis along the Bow River. The park offers picturesque picnic areas, extensive hiking and biking trails, and the famous Douglas Fir Trail, making it a favourite spot for outdoor enthusiasts and families seeking relaxation and recreation.
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