Mount Pleasant, Calgary is located in the northwest quadrant of the city. Annexed in 1910 and established as a neighborhood in 1912, Mount Pleasant is
one of the oldest communities in the city. The neighborhood consists of a diverse mix of vintage homes and modern homes. Approximately 4,800
people call Mount Pleasant home.
Mount Pleasant, Calgary is bounded by Confederation Park and 32nd Avenue to the north, 2nd Street to the east, 16th Avenue (aka Trans-Canada
Highway) to the south, and 10th Street to the west. The community of Rosedale is located just south of Mount Pleasant. The downtown area is only 4km
away and can be accessed via 10th Street.
Mount Pleasant, Calgary features a blend of modern homes and condominiums, as well as older character homes. Most of the buildings in Mount
Pleasant are single family detached homes. Homes have an average sale price of around $550,000, while condos have an average sale price of around
$330,000. Around 40% of the residents in Mount Pleasant are renters.
Schools in the Mount Pleasant, Calgary area include St. Joseph Elementary and Junior High, Rosemont School, and King George Bilingual Elementary.
Important amenities located near Mount Pleasant include Foothills Hospital, the University of Calgary, McMahon Stadium, and SAIT.
Parks and Recreation
There are a variety of recreational opportunities available to residents of Mount Pleasant, Calgary, so the area is popular with families. Confederation
Park, Nose Creek, and Bow River feature extensive recreational pathways that are ideal for walking and cycling. There are also several playgrounds, golf
courses, and tennis courts in the region. Furthermore, residents can enjoy skating and hockey at the neighborhood Sportsplex in the fall and winter or
swim in the community’s outdoor pool in the summer. Nearby North Mount Pleasant Arts Center hosts dance classes, pottery workshops, and other
Mount Pleasant, Calgary is served by the Mount Pleasant Community Association, which organizes a broad assortment of programs for community
residents. Programs that Mount Pleasant residents have access to include a playgroup, a before and after school program, fitness and yoga classes,
dance groups, and a playgroup. Special events held in the community every year include a Stampede Breakfast, a community summer festival called
Day in the Park, movie nights, wine tastings, Easter and Christmas events, and much more. At the time of writing, the community association is in the
process of developing a community garden.