Rosemont, Calgary is a residential neighborhood located in the northwest quadrant of the city. Rosemont is a mature community that was annexed in
1910 and established in 1958. The neighborhood has a population of around 1,247 residents. Its landscape features many slopes, so it offers great
views of both the downtown area and the mountains.
Rosemont, Calgary is bounded by Northmount Drive to the north, Cambrian Drive to the east, 23rd Avenue N and Confederation Park to the south, and
14th Street W to the west. 14th Street provides direct access to the downtown area. The neighborhood features curvilinear streets and uses street names
and instead of numbers.
Rosemont, Calgary is made up of mostly single family detached homes with prices averaging in the low-$600,000s. Approximately 19% of the
neighborhood is made up of condos and apartments. Furthermore, Rosemont has a home ownership rate of over 70%.
Rosemont, Calgary is served by Rosemont Elementary, which is a public school. The neighborhood offers quick access to the downtown area, so the city’s
convenient amenities are only minutes away.
Parks and Recreation
Rosemont, Calgary is located in close proximity to several recreational venues, including Nose Hill Park and Confederation Park. Confederation Park is a
400-acre park that features a playground, a 9-hole golf course with a driving range and club house, tennis courts, a toboggan run, baseball diamonds, a
picnic area, and much more. Nose Hill Park is one of North America’s largest municipal parks and features native grasslands and an abundance of
wildlife. The city’s recreational pathway system is also nearby.
Rosemont’s community association organizes a variety of recreational programs and activities for residents, including Tai Chi, Brownies, the Rocky
Mountain Ramblers, Girls’ Art Day Camp, and a Mom and Tots program. The neighborhood’s community centre features six computer labs with internet
and offers a computer access program, which helps to ensure that all Calgarians have access to computers. Special events held in the community on a
regular basis include seasonal parties, pub nights, movie nights, and community garage sales.
The Rosemont Community Association also takes strides to improve the quality of life in their community. Special projects that the association has been
working on include a project to improve the condition of the duck pond in Confederation Park and a project to create a memorial garden in the park to
commemorate Eric Masgrave, a key figure in the park’s creation.