Glenbrook, Calgary is a residential neighborhood located in the southwest quadrant of the city. The neighborhood, which was established in 1958, has a
population of nearly 7,000. Most of the homes there were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Glenbrook is about eight kilometers away from the downtown
area, so itís a convenient neighborhood for anyone who works downtown and wants to live somewhere that offers a hassle-free commute.
Glenbrook, Calgary is bounded by 26th Avenue S to the north, 37th Street W to the east, Richmond Road to the south, and Sarcee Trail to the west. The
homes in Glenbrook are located near the West Hills Shopping Centre, Glenbrook Bakery, Optimist Park, and several other amenities. From a number of
points in Glenbrook, such as the knoll just north of the Co-op Shopping Centre, you can enjoy great views of the Rockies.
Glenbrook, Calgary is made up of a mix of single family homes, ramblers, ranchers, and low-rise condominiums. There are slightly fewer than 1,400
single family homes in the area, and about 825 condos and townhomes. The average price of single family homes in Glenbrook is around $404,142,
while the average price of condos and townhomes in the neighborhood is around $235,578. Approximately 46.1% of the real estate in Glenbrook is
occupied by renters.
Residents of Glenbrook, Calgary have access to a full range of recreational amenities, including golf courses on the eastern edge of the community,
Glenmore Reservoirís recreational pathway system to the south, an indoor ice arena at Optimist Park on Sarcee Trail, and an indoor pool at Mount Royal
College. Whenever residents of Glenbrook feel like catching a movie, they can go to Westhills, which is home to a multiplex cinema.
There are numerous schools located in and near Glenbrook, Calgary, so itís an ideal neighborhood for families. The community is served by A.E. Cross
Junior High and Glenbrook Elementary public schools, as well as Calgary Christian, St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary, and St. Gregory Elementary-Junior
Parks and Recreation
The Glenbrook Community Centre is a spacious facility that is a popular meeting place for community members. The centre features an outdoor
barbecue, indoor fireplace, and outdoor rink. Programs offered by the Glenbrook Community Association include child care, youth justice, and sports.
There is an abundance of green space at nearby Optimist Park, where baseball, slow pitch, hockey, field hockey, and soccer games take place on a