West Hillhurst Community Background
West Hillhurst is a northwest neighbourhood lying within the inner suburbs of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The community, which is located west of Hillhurst, is bisected by Crowchild Trail. On the north, West Hillhurst is bordered by the communities of Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill and St. Andrew’s Heights. Other boundaries are 18th Street W to the east, the Bow River to the south and 28th Street W to the west.
West Hillhurst Community Association
1940-6th Ave NW
Calgary, AB - T2N 0W3
West Hillhurst is home to an active community centre which offers physic classes, an after school centre and daycare. The facility is also used by the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, and for other programs including jazzercise, martial arts and squash. The community skating rink is also popular, and is used by amateur sports teams, the Canskate youth skating program, seniors skate and public skating. Calgary’s most active seniors group, the Go Getters, is also based in Hillhurst. West Hillhurst is also planning substantial renovations to its community centre, and, upon completion in 2004, the centre will contain new squash courts, a running track, exercise and meeting rooms and an indoor skating rink.
West Hillhurst Community Newsletter
West Hillhurst Warbler is the official West Hillhurst Community Association Newsletter. West Hillhurst Warbler is a free glossy covered magazine style newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in West Hillhurst. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, West Hillhurst Warbler community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.
- Magazine Style Publications
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- Circulation: 3,600 Households
- 12 Publications per Year
- Community Calendar
- News, Events & Photos
- Community Programs
- Sports Registrations
- Church Announcements
- School Announcements
- Real Estate Updates
- Community Babysitter List
West Hillhurst Community Social Media Updates
West Hillhurst Community Elected Officials
West Hillhurst is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 7 West Hillhurst is also a part of the Calgary Mountain View Provincial Electoral District.
West Hillhurst Community Real Estate Statistics
West Hillhurst Active Listings
West Hillhurst Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, West Hillhurst had a population of 5,802 living in 2,947 dwellings, a 0.8% increase from its 2011 population of 5,757. With a land area of 2.4 km2 (0.93 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,420/km2 (6,260/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $52,092 in 2000, and there were 16.4% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 12.8% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 30.6% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 44.1% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.
West Hillhurst Community Babysitters
West Hillhurst Community Map – Northwest Calgary
West Hillhurst Schools
West Hillhurst is home to the following schools.
|Louise Dean Centre||(403) 777-7630||120 23 Street NW|
|Madeleine D' Houet Bilingual School||(403) 500-2008||108 22 Street NW|
|Westmount Charter Elementary School||(403) 217-0426||728 32 Street NW|
West Hillhurst Churches
The following churches are located in West Hillhurst.
|Church of God of Prophecy||(403) 240-9140||2115 5 Avenue NW|
|Evangelical Covenant Church||(403) 283-0654||2404 Kensington Road NW|
|Gospel Hall (West Hillhurst)||(403) 289-2688||2326 7 Avenue NW|
|New Hope Church||(403) 777-5277||1940 6 Avenue NW|
|arkdale Grace Fellowship||(403) 270-4444||2610 1 Ave NW|
|Parkdale United Church||(403) 283-3301||2919 8 Avenue NW|
|Seventh-Day Adventist||(403) 283-5779||2530 6 Avenue NW|