Rutland Park, Calgary is a small community located in the cityís southwest sector. Although the area was annexed to the city in 1910, it didnít undergo
development until 1952. Rutland Park is an inner-city, residential neighborhood where 53% of the housing is used for renting. The neighborhood is
sought-after because it is located near shopping, recreation, and schools. Rutland Park is known for its quiet, tree-lined streets and easy access to the
cityís recreational pathway system. The neighborhood was called Sarcee Park until the 1980s and presently has a population of around 2,270.
Rutland Park, Calgary is located on the west side of Crowchild Trail, just north of the community of Lincoln Park and south of the community of Killarney.
Rutland Park is located right next to the Richmond Green Golf Course. A portion of the neighborhood also borders a former Canadian Forces Base.
Rutland Park is bounded by Richmond Road and 33rd Avenue to the north, Crowchild Trail to the east, Glenmore Trail to the south, and 37th Street W to
Rutland Park, Calgary consists of 333 single family homes that are situated on spacious lots. There are also 112 condos in the neighborhood. An area
redevelopment plan is currently in the works, so new homes will be built on the former Canadian Forces Base that borders the community.
Homes in Rutland Park, Calgary have quick access to Glenmore Trail and Crowchild Trail, both of which allow for painless commutes to the downtown core
and other parts of the city. The area is served by Sir James Lougheed Elementary, a public school. Rutland Park is also located near many shopping
venues, such as Marda Loop, a unique shopping district with over 100 shops and services.
Parks and Recreation
Rutland Park, Calgary is popular among those who lead an active lifestyle because it is close to many recreational venues, including the Richmond Green
Golf Course and the cityís recreational pathways. Rutland Park is served by the Rutland Park Community Association, which also serves the communities
of Lincoln Park and Currie Barracks.
Programs that the Rutland Park Community Association runs include a playschool and out-of-school care program. Recreational facilities located within
the community include an outdoor skating rink, sports/playfields, and outdoor swimming pool. Special events that the Rutland Park Community
Association puts together on an annual basis include the Winterfest, movie nights, and holiday parties. The association puts out a newsletter that
provides more information about community happenings.