Point McKay, Calgary is a residential neighborhood located in the northwest quadrant of the city. Annexed in 1963, Point McKay was once part of the town
of Montgomery. It is a small community with a population of around 1,344. Edworthy Park is located across the river from Point McKay and is connected
to the neighborhood via a bridge.
If you’re looking for a quiet, affordable neighborhood that is located near great shopping, plenty of green space, and an array of recreational
opportunities, Point McKay is a great place to live. This small neighborhood is just the place to call home if you want to reside in a community where
everybody knows your name. The amount of parks, bike paths, and river walkways that are located in the area is also second to none.
Point McKay, Calgary is bounded by Bowness Road to the north, 37th Street to the east, and Bow River to the south and west. Because Point McKay is
located on the Bow River escarpment, the neighborhood offers amazing views of the Bow River Valley.
Point McKay, Calgary is home to mostly condos, apartments, and townhomes, although there are some single family homes available in the
neighborhood. Condos in Point McKay cost anywhere between the mid-$200,000’s and the low-$500,000’s. Point McKay has a home ownership rate of
Point McKay, Calgary is served by Terrace Road Elementary. Students in Point McKay also attend Montgomery Junior High. Shoppers in the neighborhood
can head to 16th Avenue, Parkdale Boulevard, or Market Mall to find what they need.
Parks and Recreation
Recreational facilities located near Point McKay, Calgary include Foothills Athletic Park just north of 16th Avenue. The park features an indoor ice arena,
soccer pitches, and indoor swimming pool. Off of University Drive, there’s a toboggan run, and on the steep slope of North Hill, there’s ample green
space. The Bow River recreational pathway system is accessible along both sides of the river. Edworthy Park, which features a playground, picnic sites,
pathways, and gazebo, offers a variety of recreational opportunities. In addition, there’s a new creative playground that children can enjoy in nearby
Point McKay, Calgary is served by the Montgomery Community Association. Programs organized by the association include playgroup, bingo, and soccer.
The Montgomery Community Association also puts together a number of special events for residents, such as a winter festival, jellybean dances, and