Spruce Cliff, Calgary is a residential neighborhood located in the city’s southwest quadrant. Spruce Cliff was annexed in 1910 and established in 1950. It
has a population of nearly 3,000. As its name suggests, Spruce Cliff is located on an escarpment, so it offers stunning views of the city and Bow River
Valley from some areas. The community is also located near the city’s recreational pathway system, which connects to regional parks and other parts of
Spruce Cliff, Calgary is located between the communities of Shaganappi and Wildwood. Residents of Spruce Cliff can access the downtown area within
minutes via Bow Trail. Spruce Cliff is bounded by the CPR tracks and the Bow River to the north, the Shaganappi Golf Course and 33rd Street W to the
east, Bow Trail to the south, and 37th Street W to the west.
Spruce Cliff, Calgary features 381 single family homes and 912 condo/townhome units. Homes in Spruce Cliff have prices starting in the low $300,000s.
The single family homes in Spruce Cliff are older and situated on large lots, but the neighborhood’s townhomes were built in the last five years. There
are also some low-rise and high-rise condominiums in Spruce Cliff. The community is home to many renters, who make up about 65% of the
Spruce Cliff, Calgary is home to the Spruce Cliff Shopping Centre and the Wildflower Arts Centre. The community is served by Spruce Cliff Elementary.
The movie theatre closest to Spruce Hill is the multiplex cinema at Westhills. The city’s recreational pathway system is also nearby.
Parks and Recreation
Spruce Cliff, Calgary has a lively community centre where several groups meet, including a seniors’ group, a dowser’s society, and a lapidary club.
Adjacent to the community centre are tennis courts and sports fields. Special events that the Spruce Cliff Community Organization puts together on a
regular basis include a Greek Festival and a Stampede Breakfast.
Spruce Cliff, Calgary is walking distance away from two golf courses. One golf course is located on the northern edge of the community, while the other is
located on the southern edge. The Bow River recreational pathways and park, which features a toboggan hill and mountain bike trails, are also nearby.
In addition, there’s an indoor ice arena in Optimist Park on Sarcee Trail and an indoor pool on 29th Street at 17th Avenue.