Are you looking for a quiet, affordable, and family-friendly community that offers a variety of recreational opportunities for residents? If this sounds like
your kind of neighborhood, Highwood, Calgary is a great place to call home. A residential neighborhood located in the northwest quadrant of the city,
Highwood is home to over 2,000 people. The neighborhood is well connected to the cityís major transportation routes, so itís a convenient place to live.
Highwood, Calgary is bounded by McKnight Boulevard to the north, 4th Street NW to the east, 40th Avenue NW to the south, and John Laurie Boulevard
to the west. Highwood is situated on gently rolling foothills, so it offers spectacular views.
Highwood, Calgary real estate mostly consists of single family detached homes. There are also a number of multifamily residences and apartment
complexes located in Highwood, which has a home ownership rate of around 70%.
The Highwood, Calgary community is served by Colonel Irvine Junior High and Highwood Bilingual Elementary. The nearest library is the Thornhill branch,
which offers a variety of free activities for children and adults. Highwood residents have easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities at nearby Nose
Hill Park and the Calgary Winter Club. Nose Hill Park is North Americaís largest urban park and features a variety of flora and fauna, as well as extensive
walking and biking trails. The Calgary Winter Club is a premier athletic club where guests can enjoy activities like bowling, aquatics, badminton, skating,
squash, and tennis.
Thereís plenty of green space in Highwood, as well as sports fields. Parks that are located in and near the community include Highwood Park, Cambrian
Heights Park, and Queens Park. Additional recreational amenities located in Highwood, Calgary include the Highwood outdoor pool, which is open during
the summertime and offers swim programs and day camps.
The Highwood Community Association organizes a variety of activities for residents, including bike polo, basketball, hockey, and roller hockey. These
activities take place at an outdoor skating rink. Other programs offered in Highwood include a seniorsí program, dance classes, and the Highwood
Community Playschool. The Highwood community hall has a kitchen, meeting room, and main hall, which is ideal for hosting group activities and
The Highwood Community Association publishes a newsletter, called the Highwood Breeze. The Highwood Breeze provides information about whatís going
on in the community, as well as a schedule of community events.