Woodbine, Calgary is a sleepy residential neighborhood located in the southwest quadrant of the city. Along with the neighborhood of Woodlands,
Woodbine is considered part of the Woodcreek community.
Woodbine was established in 1980 and developed during a building boom. Today, the neighborhood has a population of nearly 6,000. It is a quiet,
scenic area that is made up of mostly single family homes. There are plenty of recreational venues nearby, as well as schools, major shopping centres,
and public transport.
If youíre looking for a serene, friendly neighborhood with a little bit of everything, Woodbine just might be the place for you. The crime rate here is also
low in comparison to other neighborhoods in the city, so itís a great place to raise a family.
Woodbine, Calgary is bounded by Anderson Road to the north, 24th Street W to the east, Fish Creek Provincial Park to the south, and Tsuu Tíina First
Nation reserve to the west. Woodbine is situated on the cityís western edge. Fish Creek Provincial Park borders the neighborhood to the south.
Woodbine, Calgary is made up of mostly single family homes, but there are also some townhomes and condos in the area. The neighborhood features
a total of 324 townhouse/condo units and over 3,000 single family homes. Woodbine has a home ownership rate of over 90%. Single family homes in
Woodbine range in price from the low $300,000s to over $2 million, while prices for townhomes and condos in the area start in the mid $200,000s.
Woodbine, Calgary is served by St. Jude Catholic Elementary, Woodbine Elementary, and Woodlands Elementary. There are many retail stores in the
area, which is also located in close proximity to major shopping malls, such as the Southland Shopping Centre, and the south LRT system.
Parks and Recreation
Woodbine, Calgary is adjacent to Fish Creek Provincial Park, a large urban park that offers year-round recreational opportunities. Also located nearby is
Glenmore Park, which features hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, tennis courts, and more. Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club is situated on the
northeast border of the community. Other recreational venues located near Woodbine include the Southland Leisure Centre, Trico Centre for Family
Wellness, and Bow River pathway system.
Woodbine, Calgary is served by the Woodcreek Community Association, which has an active presence in the neighborhood. The association offers a wide
range of programs for family members of all ages. Activities in which Woodbine residents can participate include Girl Guides, Boy Scouts, karate, and
dance. Recreational facilities located in the community include two paved skating rinks, basketball nets, playing fields, and tennis courts. Special events
that the Woodcreek Community Association organizes for residents include a Stampede Breakfast.