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Acadia Community Background

Acadia is a neighbourhood in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. The area is bounded on the west by Macleod Trail, on the east by the Bow River, on the north by Heritage Drive and on the south by Southland Drive. The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956, and Acadia was established in 1960. The neighbourhood’s main street is Fairmount Drive, and many of the area’s businesses cluster along the street. The area also contains Lord Beaverbrook High School, the city’s largest high school. The area contains Acadia Elementary, David Thompson Middle School, and St. Matthew School.

CommunityAssociation

Acadia Community Association


240-90 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2J 6P6
Phone: 403.255.1252
Fax: 403.252.8593
www.fairviewcommunity.ca
acadiarec@telus.net

A Community Association membership is a great way to support your community. They are inexpensive and voluntary. A valid membership is usually required to participate in recreational, social and educational programs from soccer to girl guides, karate to yoga, stampede breakfasts to senior programs, movie nights and much more! Several Calgary recreation centres will also provide a discount for community association membership holders.


Acadia Community Newsletter

Your Acadia is a free glossy covered community newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in Acadia. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, Your Acadia community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.

  • Magazine Style Publications
  • Glossy Full Color Covers
  • Circulation: 5,200 Households
  • 12 Publications per Year
  • Community Calendar
  • News, Events & Photos
  • Community Programs
  • Sports Registrations
  • Church Announcements
  • School Announcements
  • Real Estate Updates
  • Community Babysitter List

Acadia Community Social Media Updates

Acadia Community Elected Officials


Acadia is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 9
Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra
Ward 9 Office
P.O. Box 2100, Station M
Calgary, AB, CanadaT2P 2M5
Phone: 403-268-5330
Fax: 403-268-8091
Email: ward09@calgary.ca
Web: www.calgary.ca/ward9

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Acadia is also a part of the Acadia Provincial Electoral District.
MLA Brandy Payne
Calgary-Acadia
#10, 8318 Fairmount Drive SE
Calgary, AB Canada T2H 0Y8
Phone: (403) 640-1363
Fax: (403) 640-2970
Email: calgary.acadia@assembly.ab.ca

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Acadia Community Real Estate Statistics

Acadia Active Listings

Acadia Community Demographics


In 2004 the neighbourhood had a population of 10,515. Residents in this community had a median household income of $46,089 in 2000, and there were 19.2% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 19.4% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 38.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 38.9% were used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.

Acadia, Fairview Community Babysitters


This Community Babysitter List is brought to you by MyBabysitter.ca Click on the Babysitter’s name to view profile & contact information.
Babysitter Name Age Rate Course
Alana 26 years old 12-15 yes
Alexa 20 years old 10-12$ yes
Alexandra 34 years old $12.00 yes
Alison 19 years old 15 yes
Alissa 16 years old $8/hr for 1 child, $10/hr for 2, $12/hr for 3 yes
Aliyah 15 years old $8.00 yes
Alysha 13 years old $10 yes
Alyshia 25 years old 20 yes
Amber 31 years old 15-18 yes
Ambur 31 years old 12 yes
Amy 27 years old 15.00 yes
Anastasia 18 years old 15 no
Andrea 15 years old 5-10 yes
Anna 14 years old $10 yes
ariel 18 years old 9 no
Ariel 18 years old 10 no
Asha 14 years old 7-9 yes
Ashlee 16 years old 10 yes
Autumn 18 years old 13 yes
Ayden 17 years old $10 yes
Blaise 26 years old $15-$20 yes
Brandie 36 years old 10-15 yes
Brianne 19 years old $10-$15 yes
Britt 31 years old 10 yes
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
bushy 47 years old 10 yes
Carly 19 years old 14 yes
chantele 26 years old 15 no
Charlotte 18 years old $15 yes
Chery 44 years old $750 per month yes
Cheyanne 21 years old 13-15 no
Cheyanne 21 years old 13-15 no
Christi 25 years old 12-15 yes
Christina 14 years old 10-15 (negotiable) yes
Cindy 24 years old 13 no
Claire 19 years old 12 no
Collen 28 years old 12 yes
Connor 13 years old 10.00 yes
Cortney 32 years old 14 yes
Crystle 31 years old 11-14 yes
Danita 22 years old 12 yes
Daria 18 years old 13-14 yes
Dawn 38 years old $10 yes
Deidra 30 years old 12.00-20 depending on how many children yes
Deidra 30 years old 12-20 yes
Eden 17 years old 10$ yes
Elizabeth 14 years old 7 yes
Elizabeth 24 years old 15.00 yes
Ella 18 years old $13/negotiable no
Emilie 24 years old $10.00-$15.00 Flexible yes
Emma 14 years old 10.00 yes
Emma 14 years old $10/hr for one child $16/hr for two children, flexible to reasonable offers yes
Eugene 19 years old 15 yes
Evelyn 13 years old 4 yes
Everett 13 years old $8.00-one child, $12.00-2 children yes
Garrett 19 years old 10 yes
Georgia 24 years old 12 yes
Gillian 17 years old 9$ before 12:00 12$ after 12:00 yes
Glenda rose 35 years old 15 no
Grace 36 years old $15-2$20 no
Gracia 21 years old 13-16-$ yes
Hamidat 36 years old 185 no
Heather 30 years old 10 yes
Heather 39 years old $15/hour for up to 2 children yes
Heather 30 years old 20 yes
Heather 30 years old 10-15 yes
Jaime 22 years old 15-20 yes
Jakarta 20 years old 15 no
Jane 52 years old 12/hr yes
jayce 16 years old 11.00 for one kid 14.00 yes
Jenn 26 years old 20 yes
Jessica 21 years old 12.00 no
Jessica 26 years old 14 yes
Jessica 20 years old $12 yes
Jordan 20 years old 12 yes
Kaiya 14 years old 10$ yes
Kaley 16 years old $12.00 yes
Kassy 29 years old 10 no
Kate 23 years old $12 yes
Katelyn 24 years old 15 yes
Katelyn. 21 years old 12-16 yes
Katie 19 years old 10 no
Kayleigh 17 years old 8.00 yes
Kayzha 18 years old 11.00 no
Kenzie 19 years old ~12 no
Kiara 13 years old $10.00 yes
Kiki 19 years old $13 – one child , $15 – two or more children yes
Kim 25 years old $15-$20 yes
Kristine 13 years old 10 yes
Kristn 18 years old 12 no
Kristy 20 years old 15 yes
Kristyn 20 years old 13-15 yes
Kyla 14 years old $8-$10 yes
Kyla 20 years old 10 no
Kylie 27 years old $15-$20 yes
Laura 21 years old 12-20 (will discuss for each situation) no
Lauren 26 years old Minimum $15 to $20 no
Lisa 30 years old 12.00 no
Louise 55 years old 12 no
Maddy 19 years old 12 yes
Maddy 19 years old 15 yes
Maggie 16 years old 13 no
Makenzie 19 years old 10 yes
Marchela 18 years old 10 yes
Maria 17 years old 10 yes
Marissa 24 years old $15.00-$20.00 yes
Matthew 20 years old 85 yes
Maxine 15 years old 5 yes
Maya 26 years old 20 no
Maya 26 years old 20 no
Mehgan 22 years old 13 no
Melissa 21 years old 14 yes
Michelle 24 years old 15 no
Michelle 32 years old 16 yes
Michelle 23 years old $15.00 no
Mila 23 years old 12.0 no
Modern Babies Playhouse 33 years old 13 yes
muniza 40 years old 10 to13 dollars yes
Mursal 21 years old Negotiable yes
Myrian 18 years old 15 yes
Nicole 18 years old $5.00/hr per child yes
Nola 31 years old 14.00 yes
Olga 32 years old 15 no
Olivia 17 years old $15 yes
Opey 21 years old 12 (negotiable) yes
Owen 16 years old 10.00 yes
Paige 23 years old 10 yes
Paige 20 years old 12-15$ yes
Pam 28 years old Negotiable yes
Polina 16 years old 10 yes
Priscilla 28 years old 14 yes
Quinlan 22 years old 10$ for one child yes
Rachael 21 years old 15 yes
Rachel 14 years old 11 yes
Rachel 19 years old 13 yes
Rexilla 40 years old $15.00 yes
Rhys 16 years old $7-10 yes
richa 27 years old 15 yes
Roman 13 years old 10/hr 1$/hr additional kid MAX 3 yes
Rosalind 27 years old $13-$16 yes
Sabrina 17 years old 10 yes
Sabrina 20 years old 15 yes
Samantha 26 years old 15 yes
Samantha 21 years old 15 no
Sarah 21 years old 15 yes
Sarah 21 years old 13 yes
Shani 24 years old 13 yes
Shannen 17 years old $10 yes
Shawna 19 years old 12 yes
shawna 30 years old 12 yes
sherry 50 years old Not sure what the hourly rate is. yes
Shyla 18 years old 11.50 no
Sonya 21 years old 10$ yes
Sophia 19 years old 15 yes
Stephanie 13 years old $10 yes
Sumel Kaur 19 years old 10 no
Sydney 26 years old 20 yes
Tamara 23 years old 10/15$ yes
Tenzin 19 years old 11-19 no
Tessa 20 years old 14 yes
Tianna 17 years old Negotiable yes
Tianna 17 years old $10 no
Tierza 19 years old $10 yes
Tracy 33 years old 15 yes
Valeria 15 years old 10 dollars an hour yes
Vanessa 25 years old $6-$10 yes
Vaughn 18 years old 14$ hourly yes
Zeda 12 years old 12 yes

Acadia Community Map – SouthEast Calgary


Acadia Schools


Acadia is home to the following schools.
SchoolPhoneAddress
Acadia School(403) 777-84409603 - 5 Street SE
Andrew Davison Campus(403) 259-31758710 Ancourt Rd SE
David Thompson Middle School(403) 777-74709320 Arbour Cres SE
Ecole de la Source(403) 255-6724360 94 Ave SE
Fairview Junior High School(403) 777-79007840 Fairmount Drive SE
Juno Beach Academy of Canadian Studies(403) 777-7210315 86 Avenue SE
Lord Beaverbrook High School(403) 259-5585919 Fairmount Drive SE
Le Roi Daniels School(403) 777-642047 Fyffe Road SE
St. Cecilia (Bilingual) Elementary School(403) 500-2040610 Agate Crescent SE

Acadia Churches


The following churches are located in Acadia.
ChurchPhoneAddress
Christ Moravian Church(403) 271-2700600 Acadia Drive S
Fairview Baptist Church(403) 252-1704230 78 Ave SE
The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS(403) 252-11417040 Farrell Road SE
Life of Faith Christian Church(403) 775 39007640 Fairmount Drive SE
Lighthouse Church(403) 640-20999827 Horton Road SE
Lutheran Church of Our Saviour(403) 253-14538831 Fairmount Drive SE
McDougal United Church(403) 252-162083 Avenue SE
St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church(403) 252-2790321 90 Ave SE

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    Phone 1: 403.263.3044
    Phone 2: 403.720.0762
    Fax: 403.720.0763
    Address: #34, 4550 112 Ave SE
    Calgary, AB T2C-2K2

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