Oakridge, Calgary is a community thatís located on the southwest edge of the city, south of the Glenmore Reservoir. This residential area includes the
communities of Oakridge and Oakridge Estates. Oakridge, Calgary is known for having affordable single family homes and offers easy access to various
recreational amenities. The neighborhood, which was developed during the late 1960s and early 1970s, has a population of over 6,000.
Oakridge, Calgary is bounded by 90th Avenue S to the north, 24th Street W to the east, and Tsuu Tíina First Nation Reserve to the west. Glenmore
Reservoir and the Weaselhead Flats are also nearby. Because Oakridge is located near several major roads, including 14th Street, Glenmore Trail, Elbow
Drive, and Macleod Trail, commuting to other parts of the city from the area is easy. Oakridge residents also have quick access to public transport, as an
LRT station is nearby.
Oakridge, Calgary is located near the communities of Pump Hill and Palliser, but its homes are far more affordable. Oakridge consists mostly of single
family homes. Only 1.8% of the buildings in the community are condominiums or apartments. Many homes and condos in Oakridge boast gorgeous
views of the Glenmore Reservoir, the Rockies, and downtown Calgary. Oakridge has a home ownership rate of over 91%. Homes in Oakridge Estates
have an average sale price of around $613,000, while homes in Oakridge have an average sale price of over $413,000.
There are plenty of schools in and near Oakridge, Calgary, including Louis Riel Elementary & Junior High. There are also many shopping venues in the
Parks and Recreation
There are a number of recreational opportunities available to residents in the Oakridge, Calgary area. The Glenmore Reservoir boasts extensive
shoreline and a recreational pathway system. Popular activities at the reservoir include boating, fishing, and sailing. The Weaselhead Flats offer
wonderful hiking and ample amounts of green space. The nearby Southland Leisure Centre features wave pools, a climbing wall, a gymnastics room,
and much more.
Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club is located to the south of Oakridge and the Tsuu Tíina Nation Golf Course is located to its southwest. Heritage Park
Historical Village, which is situated on a peninsula of the Glenmore Reservoir, is a popular attraction among tourists and Calgarians alike.
Oakridge, Calgary is served by the Oakridge Community Association, which runs a community centre in the neighborhood. Facilities available at the
community centre include meeting rooms, a sound system, an indoor/outdoor skating rink, and tennis courts. Activities and programs offered there
include bingo, sports, fitness, dance, and childcare.