Winston Heights, Calgary is a community located in the northwest quadrant of the city. Although the neighborhood was established in 1932, it wasn’t
developed until the 1950s. Winston Heights is made up of low-density residential housing and is located along the western escarpment of Nose Creek
Valley. The Calgary Elks Lodge & Golf Course and the Fox Hollows Golf Course make up the eastern portion of Winston Heights.
Winston Heights, Calgary is bounded by 32nd Avenue to the north, Deerfoot Trail and Nose Creek Park to the east, the Trans-Canada Highway to the
south, and Edmonton Trail to the west. Edmonton Trail offers quick access to the downtown area and is well connected to other major routes.
Most of the homes in Winston Heights, Calgary were built in the 1950s, around the wartime homes that once existed in the area. Winston Heights
features single family homes, apartments, and condos. A redevelopment plan is currently in place for the area. Prices for homes in Winston Heights vary
widely; they range in cost from the low $200,000s to over $1 million. The neighborhood has a home ownership rate of around 63%.
Winston Heights, Calgary is served by Georges P. Vanier Bilingual Junior High and Mount View Elementary, both of which are public schools. Nearby
Edmonton Trail offers quick access to the downtown area and its convenient amenities. At the time of writing, the north central LRT, which is the sixth leg
of Calgary’s LRT system, is under construction.
Parks and Recreation
Residents of Winston Heights, Calgary can easily access Nose Creek Park and its regional pathways, which connect to the Bow River and Elbow River
pathways. Winston Heights’ residents also enjoy close proximity to the Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Course and the Fox Hollows Golf Course, both of
which are located in the eastern portion of the community. In addition, there’s an indoor pool and ice rink in Renfrew Park.
Winston Heights, Calgary is served by the Winston Heights Mountview Community Association. Programs that the association offers include sports,
workshops, and classes. Special events held in the community include community cleanups, barbeques, and more.
In commemoration of the City of Calgary’s 100th Anniversary, the board of directors of the Winston Heights Mountview Community Association proposed
the creation of a centennial garden utilizing sustainable, low water-use plants. Not only does the garden serve as a conversation starter among
community members, it has also become a popular gathering place for residents.