Lakeview, Calgary is a residential community located in the southwest quadrant of the city. This scenic neighborhood is located on the north shore of the
Glenmore Reservoir. It offers easy access to recreational opportunities and offers great views of the Elbow River Valley and Glenmore Reservoir. The
name Lakeview was obviously chosen for this neighborhood because it is located on the shore of Glenmore Reservoir.
Lakeview, Calgary is bounded by Glenmore Trail to the north, North Glenmore Park to the south, Crowchild Trail to the east, and 37th Street to the west.
Residents of Lakeview have easy access to the trails that circle the Glenmore Reservoir and the area’s pathway system, which lead to the downtown area.
Lakeview, Calgary was founded in 1962. Many of the original homes in the area were built by Calgary’s Engineering Homes Ltd. The homes south of
66th Avenue are part of a smaller development called Lakeview Village, which offers more spacious single family homes.
There are approximately 1,800 single family homes and 230 condo units in Lakeview and Lakeview Village. Homes in Lakeview Village have an average
sale price of around $1,200,000, while homes in Lakeview have an average sale price of around $500,000. Condos in the area have an average sale
price of around $330,000.
Parks and Recreation
One of the major advantages of living in Lakeview, Calgary is having access to many recreational opportunities. The Weaselhead Flats wilderness area,
which is located at the west end of the Glenmore Reservoir, is a great place to view wildlife, including deer, elk, wolves, and bears. Inside Glenmore Park,
at the end of Crowchild Trail, residents can access the Calgary Rowing Club and the Calgary Canoe Club. Just across Glenmore Trail at Glenmore Park,
there’s an indoor pool and indoor ice arena. Heritage Park, Glenmore Public Swimming School, Earl Grey Golf and Country Club, and Lakeview Public Golf
Course are also nearby.
The Lakeview Community Association has an active presence within the community. Activities that take place at the community hall include quilting,
martial arts, arts and crafts, and bridge. Programs organized by the Lakeview Community Association include a preschool, summer soccer program, and
pleasure skating rink in the winter. There’s also a playground near the community hall that features swings, climbers, spinners, and rocking riders.
Special events that the Lakeview Community Association holds each year include a family fun day, craft & bake sale, Irish pub night, and moonlight