Shawnee Slopes, Calgary is a low-density residential neighborhood located in the southwest quadrant of the city. It is a relatively new community that is
popular with young families. Shawnee Slopes was named after the Shawnee peoples, who used to reside in the area. The Shawnee Slopes Golf Course is
situated in the centre of the neighborhood, which consists of rolling prairie landscape.
Development in the Shawnee Slopes area began in 1986. Today, the neighborhood has a population of around 1,540 people. Shawnee Slopes shares
the same community association with Evergreen Estates, a neighborhood located in the northern section of Evergreen.
Shawnee Slopes, Calgary is bounded by Fish Creek Provincial Park to the north, Macleod Trail to the east, James McKevitt Road and Fish Creek
Boulevard to the south, and Fish Creek Provincial Park and Fish Creek Boulevard to the west. Residents of Shawnee Slopes can directly access the city
centre via Macleod Trail. The neighborhood also provides quick access to the LRT system.
Most of the real estate in Shawnee Slopes, Calgary date back to the 1980s. The majority of buildings in Shawnee Slopes are single family detached
homes, but there are also a handful of condominiums and apartments in the area. Prices for homes in Shawnee Slopes range from the low-$300,000s
to up to $2 million. Prices for condos in the area start in the low-$200,000s. The neighborhood has a home ownership rate of over 98%.
Shawnee Slopes, Calgary is conveniently located near a variety of amenities. The area is popular with shoppers because it is home to many big box
stores. Residents can head to the Famous Players Coliseum on Macleod Trail to watch movies.
Shawnee Slopes is located in close proximity to Fish Creek Provincial Park, which boasts numerous recreational opportunities. Furthermore, the pathways
in Fish Creek Provincial Park link to the Bow River pathway system.
Other recreational facilities located in the area include the South Fish Creek Recreation Centre, YMCA, Southland Leisure Centre, and Family Leisure
Centre. The owner of the Shawnee Slopes Golf Course, which is located right in the centre of the community, is proposing to redevelop the course and
turn it into a residential/commercial development. The residents of Shawnee Slopes are very much against this new plan because the green space would
be replaced by a high-density residential development and strip mall.