Real estate in Altadore/River Park is highly sought after, due to its prime location. Altadore was named one of Calgary’s best neighbourhoods in 2013 for its proximity to River Park, one of Calgary’s best parks on the Elbow River,
To discover more about Altadore/River Park, read more below.
Altadore/River Park has a population of 9,116 living in 4,486 dwellings. Residents in this community have a median household income of $53,786 there are 13.6% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.
Not too far from Downtown Calgary, Altadore is close to all amenities. There are several schools nearby including public, private, and French Immersion. The campuses of both Mount Royal University and Chinook College are also close by. Altadore is also in close proximity to Rockyview General Hospital and Alberta Children’s Hospital. Entertainment and recreation surround the area. There are several shopping centres, golf courses, fitness facilities, trails, restaurants, and theatres in this area of the Southwest.
Altadore borders River Park and Sandy Beach Park, providing:
- Picnic areas & shelters
- Firepits and BBQ stands
- Playground areas
- Washrooms (seasonal)
- Water fountains (seasonal)
- Canoe/raft access to the river
There are no shortage of recreational facilities including several playgrounds, sports fields, tennis courts, and the Glenmore Athletic Park. The Centennial Arenas are utilized by both hockey and curling lovers. The Museum of the Regiments is open for public tours and summer camps.
In River Park, recreation is a big part of the community. The neighbourhood is close to Downtown Calgary, but it feels much farther away.
There is plenty of shopping available in the Marda Loop shopping district:
- Shoppes Drug Mart
- Financial Institutions
- Gas Stations
- Retail Shopping
- Beauty Salons
There is plenty to do in this community with outdoor skating rinks in the winter which turn into a place to play beach volleyball in the summer. Residents also enjoy various sports teams, tennis and an outdoor pool.
There are plenty of schools in and around the area to choose from:
Public Elementary School:
Catholic Elementary School:
Public Junior High School:
Catholic Junior High School:
- St. James
- St. Michael
Public Senior High School:
Catholic Senior High School:
Altadore/River Park is a safe, inner city Calgary neighbourhood with the reputation for being trendy, upscale, and vibrant. Just minutes from the downtown core, Altadore has older homes dating back to 1945, as well as a growing number of new infills.
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