Monterey Park, Calgary is an affordable, family-oriented residential neighborhood located in the northeast quadrant of the city. It is a relatively large
community with a population of around 10,559 people. Monterey Park is named after Monterey, California and is modeled after that city. In fact, the
street names, architectural styles, and materials used in Monterey Park are all reminiscent of California. Monterey Park is a great place for families to
live because of the area’s top-notch elementary school and active community association.
Monterey Park, Calgary is located at the eastern edge of the city. It is bounded by McKnight Boulevard to the north, 68th Street E to the west, Trans-
Canada Highway to the south, and 84th Street E to the east. Located near major arterial routes, Monterey Park offers quick access to downtown Calgary
and other parts of the city.
The land where present-day Monterey Park, Calgary is located was annexed by the city between 1979 and 1983, but Monterey Park wasn’t established as
a neighborhood until 1989. Most buildings in Monterey Park, Calgary are California-style single family detached homes that date back to the 1980s. The
community has a home ownership rate of over 94%. Real estate prices are highly affordable and suit a wide range of budgets. Homes in the
neighborhood can cost anywhere between $200,000 and $600,000.
Monterey Park, Calgary is served by Monterey Park Elementary School, which is a highly regarded K-6 school, as well as Clarence Sansom Junior High.
Highlights of living in Monterey Park, Calgary include its close proximity to the city’s bike pathway system, which allows residents to get around town with
ease while staying fit.
Parks and Recreation
Recreational amenities in the Monterey Park, Calgary neighborhood include baseball diamonds and a playground. The area’s community centre also has
tennis courts, a toboggan hill, and a soccer pitch. Village Square Leisure Centre is located south of Monterey Park on 52nd Street in Pineridge and
features an ice rink and wave pool. The Don Hartman Sports Complex, which is located in the community of Coral Springs to the north, boasts a gym
and two ice rinks.
Monterey Park is served by the Monterey Park Community Association, which has an active presence in the community. Activities that the community
association organizes include sports, dance, and gymnastics. The association also offers community childcare for residents living in and around Monterey