If youíre looking for a centrally-located community in Calgary that is close to shopping, public transportation, recreational facilities, and other important
amenities, consider paying a visit to Millrise. Millrise, Calgary is a suburban community located in southwest Calgary. Although the area was annexed by
the city in 1961, development didnít begin until 1982. Millrise has a population of 6,509. It is bounded by 146th Avenue S to the north, Macleod Trail to
the east, Shawnessy Boulevard to the south, and James McKevitt Road to the west. Millrise is in close proximity to major transportation routes and is
served by Fish Creek-Lacombe station of the C-Train LRT system, so commuting times are minimal for area residents.
Millrise, Calgary is comprised of mostly single family homes. There are 1,800 single family homes and 700 condos and townhouses in the
neighborhood. Millrise has a home ownership rate of over 91%. Homes in Millrise, Calgary have an average sale price of $359,526, while condos and
townhomes have an average sale price of $233,492.
Residents of Millrise, Calgary have access to great shopping at Shawnessy Towne Centre and Canyon Meadows. In fact, the Millrise area is popular with
shoppers, particularly young families, because of its abundance of big box stores. Whenever Millrise residents feel like catching a movie, they can go to
the Famous Players Coliseum movie theatres right on Macleod Trail. Millrise is served by Our Lady of Peace Elementary & Junior High, which is a
separate school. There are other public and separate schools in the area.
Parks and Recreation
Millrise, Calgary is located near several recreational amenities. The community is located just south of Fish Creek Provincial Park, where popular activities
include picnicking, wildlife viewing, fishing, swimming, camping, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and tobogganing, depending on the time of year.
Fish Creek Provincial Park also features recreational pathways that link to the Bow River pathway system.
Millrise, Calgary is located near the South Creek Recreation Centre, which features an ice arena, and the YMCA, which has two wave pools. In addition,
the Southland Leisure Centre is located to the north and the Trico Centre for Family Wellness is located to the east. Golfers can hone their game at the
Shawnee Slopes Golf Course, which is located right in the middle of Millrise.
Millrise, Calgary is served by the Millrise Community Association, which organizes a variety of programs of area residents. Community events and
activities offered in Millrise include adult birding programs, Family Day Skate, Mom & Tots, and Family Carnival.