Edgemont Community Background
Edgemont is a residential neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada, located north of the community of Dalhousie and bounded by John Laurie Boulevard to the south, Sarcee Trail to the west, Country Hills Boulevard to the north and Shaganappi Trail to the east.
Much of Edgemont is a northwest extension of Nose Hill, as evidenced by the steep escarpments at the southeast end of the community. The elevated position of Edgemont (1245m at its highest) provides views of the city to the south and the Rocky Mountains to the west. Established in 1978, Edgemont has become one of Calgary’s most populous communities, home to over 16,000 residents.
Edgemont Community Association
33 Edgevalley Circle NW
Calgary, AB - T3A 4X1
The community association shares space with Edgemont Elementary school, allowing it to have access to the gym in the evenings. The community center also contains a fireplace, hardwood floors popular for yoga and dance, a commercial kitchen and a preschool. Some of the programs facilitated by the community association are the Edgemont soccer association, softball, basketball, grassroots hockey, yoga, seniors power walking, tutoring, and before and after school programs. Scouts, Guides, Toastmasters, Kung Fu, gymnastics, and a teen drop in program also make use of the center. The association, in partnership with neighboring communities, has arranged for the establishment of a local skate park during the month of July. Edgemont offers a number of summer programs as well, including basketball camps, a teen workshop, and a summer program for children in partnership with Calgary Parks and Recreation. This program offers games, sports, crafts, music, creative writing, drama, day camps, babysitter training, and bug science courses.
Edgemont Community Newsletter
The Inside Edge is the official Edgemont Community Association Newsletter. The Inside Edge is a free glossy covered magazine style newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in Edgemont. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, The Inside Edge community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.
- Magazine Style Publications
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- Circulation: 5,800 Households
- 12 Publications per Year
- Community Calendar
- News, Events & Photos
- Community Programs
- Sports Registrations
- Church Announcements
- School Announcements
- Real Estate Updates
- Community Babysitter List
Edgemont Community Social Media Updates
Edgemont Community Elected Officials
Edgemont is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 4 Edgemont is also a part of the Calgary Foothills Provincial Electoral District.
Edgemont Community Real Estate Statistics
Edgemont Active Listings
Edgemont Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Edgemont had a population of 15,898 living in 5,421 dwellings, a 1.1% decrease from its 2011 population of 16,082. With a land area of 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,409/km2 (6,240/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $88,442 in 2000, and there were 8.6% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 33.9% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 5.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 11.1% of the housing was used for renting.
Edgemont is divided in subareas: from oldest to newest, the subareas are Edgemont Estates, Edgedale, Edenwold, Edgepark, Edgevalley, Edgebrook, and Edgeridge. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.
Edgemont Community Babysitters
Edgemont Community Map – Northwest Calgary
Edgemont is home to the following schools.
|Edgemont School||(403) 777-6340||55 Edgevalley Circle NW|
|Mother Mary Greene School||(403) 239-1322||115 Edenwold Drive NW|
|Tom Baines School||(403) 777-7190||250 Edgepark Boulevard NW|
|Unique Kids Preschool Inc||(403) 239-8311||290 Edgepark Blvd NW|
The following churches are located in Edgemont.
|The King's Glory Fellowship||(403) 239-6200||419 Edenwold Drive NW|
|Foothills Alliance Church||(403) 241-9777||333 Edgepark Boulevard NW|
|Westminster Presbyterian Church||(403) 241-1443||290 Edgepark Boulevard NW|