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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.


Acadia Community Association

240-90 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2J 6P6
Phone: 403.255.1252
Fax: 403.252.8593

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

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Amidst the organized chaos of the #Carra4Ward9 campaign office, how do I know which #chromebook is mine? @HIGHLINEBREWING that's how.

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

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Excellent tour of Leduc hospital and glad to meet with Black Gold Health Foundation - doing fantastic work to support #health @AHS_media

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 Click on the Babysitter’s name to view profile & contact information.
Babysitter NameAgeRateCourse
Adelaide15 years old$13.00yes
Alana26 years old12-15yes
Alexa20 years old10-12$yes
Alexandra35 years old$12.00yes
Alison19 years old15yes
Alissa17 years old$8/hr for 1 child, $10/hr for 2, $12/hr for 3yes
Aliyah15 years old$10.00yes
Alora23 years old13-15no
Alysha13 years old$10yes
Alyshia26 years old20yes
Amber31 years old15-18yes
Ambur32 years old12yes
Amy27 years old15.00yes
Anastasia19 years old15no
Andrea16 years old5-10yes
Anna15 years old$10yes
ariel18 years old9no
Ariel18 years old10no
Asha14 years old7-9yes
Ashlee16 years old10yes
Autumn18 years old13yes
Ayden18 years old$10yes
Benjamin18 years old12-20no
Blaise26 years old$15-$20yes
Brianne19 years old$10-$15yes
Britt32 years old10yes
Brittney19 years old15yes
Brittney19 years old15yes
bushy47 years old10yes
Carly20 years old14yes
Cassandra27 years old$15yes
chantele26 years old15no
Chery45 years old$750 per monthyes
Cheyanne21 years old13-15no
Cheyanne21 years old13-15no
Christi25 years old12-15yes
Christina15 years old10-15 (negotiable)yes
Cindy24 years old13no
Claire19 years old12no
Collen28 years old12yes
Cortney32 years old14yes
Crystle31 years old11-14yes
Danita23 years old12yes
Darci19 years old10.00-12.00yes
Daria18 years old13-14yes
Dawn38 years old$10yes
Deidra30 years old12.00-20 depending on how many childrenyes
Deidra30 years old12-20yes
Desieee25 years old$15-$20yes
Eden17 years old10$yes
Elizabeth14 years old8yes
Elizabeth24 years old15.00yes
Ella18 years old$13/negotiableno
Emilie24 years old$10.00-$15.00 Flexibleyes
Emily16 years old5$ per kidyes
Emma15 years old10.00yes
Emma15 years old10.00yes
Emma14 years old$10/hr for one child $16/hr for two children, flexible to reasonable offersyes
Eugene20 years old15yes
Evelyn13 years old4yes
Everett14 years old$8.00-one child, $12.00-2 childrenyes
Finnley19 years old10yes
Garrett19 years old10yes
Georgia24 years old12yes
Gillian17 years old9$ before 12:00 12$ after 12:00yes
Glenda rose35 years old15no
Grace37 years old$15-2$20no
Gracia21 years old13-16-$yes
Haley23 years old20yes
Hamidat36 years old185no
Heather30 years old10yes
Heather40 years old$15/hour for up to 2 childrenyes
Heather31 years old20yes
Heather30 years old10-15yes
Jaime22 years old15-20yes
Jakarta20 years old15no
Jane52 years old12/hryes
jayce17 years old11.00 for one kid 14.00yes
Jenn27 years old20yes
Jessica22 years old12.00no
Jessica26 years old14yes
Jessica20 years old$12yes
Jordan21 years old12yes
Kailey20 years old18yes
Kaiya14 years old10$yes
Kallie25 years old15yes
Kassy29 years old10no
Kate24 years old$12yes
Katelyn24 years old15yes
Katelyn.22 years old12-16yes
Kayla23 years old16yes
Kayleigh17 years old8.00yes
Kayzha18 years old11.00no
Kenzie19 years old~12no
Kiara13 years old$10.00yes
Kiki19 years old$15yes
Kim25 years old$15-$20yes
Kindred20 years old12-15$yes
Kristine14 years old10yes
Kristine29 years old$13 – $15yes
Kristn19 years old12no
Kristy21 years old15yes
Kristyn20 years old13-15yes
Kyla14 years old$8-$10yes
Kyla20 years old10no
Kylie28 years old$15-$20yes
Kylie18 years old15$yes
Laura22 years old12-20 (will discuss for each situation)no
Lauren27 years oldMinimum $15 to $20no
Lauren20 years old$12/hour for 1 child, $15/hour for 2-3 childrenyes
Lisa31 years old12.00no
Louise56 years old12no
Maddy19 years old12yes
Maddy19 years old15yes
Maggie17 years old13no
Makenzie19 years old10yes
Marchela18 years old10yes
Maria18 years old10yes
Mariah24 years old17-20no
Marissa25 years old$15.00-$20.00yes
Mattea14 years old10yes
Matthew21 years old85yes
Maxine15 years old5yes
Maya26 years old20no
Maya26 years old20no
Mehgan22 years old13no
Melissa21 years old14yes
Michelle24 years old15no
Michelle32 years old16yes
Michelle24 years old$15.00no
Mila24 years old12.0no
muniza41 years old10 to13 dollarsyes
Mursal21 years oldNegotiableyes
Myrian19 years old15yes
Natasha26 years old18yes
Nicole19 years old$5.00/hr per childyes
Olga33 years old15no
Olivia17 years old$15yes
Opey22 years old12 (negotiable)yes
Owen16 years old10.00yes
Paige23 years old10yes
Paige21 years old12-15$yes
Pam28 years oldNegotiableyes
Paula32 years old12,00yes
Polina16 years old10yes
Priscilla28 years old14yes
Quinlan23 years old10$ for one childyes
Rachael21 years old15yes
Rachel21 years old15yes
Rachel14 years old11yes
Rachel19 years old15yes
Rexilla41 years old$15.00yes
Rhiannan24 years old17no
Rhys17 years old$7-10yes
richa27 years old15yes
Roman13 years old10/hr 1$/hr additional kid MAX 3yes
Rosalind27 years old$13-$16yes
Sabrina18 years old10yes
Sabrina20 years old15yes
Samantha27 years old15yes
Samantha22 years old15no
Sarah21 years old13yes
Shani25 years old13yes
Shannen18 years old$10yes
Shawna19 years old12yes
shawna30 years old12yes
sherry50 years oldNegotiable.yes
Shumaila38 years old8no
Shyla19 years old11.50no
Sonya21 years old10$yes
Sophia19 years old15yes
Stephanie13 years old$10yes
Sumel Kaur19 years old10no
Tamara23 years old10/15$yes
Tammi18 years old$15no
Tessa21 years old14yes
Tianna17 years oldNegotiableyes
Tianna17 years old$10no
Tierza20 years old$10yes
Tracy34 years old15yes
Valeria16 years old10 dollars an houryes
Vanessa25 years old$6-$10yes
Vaughn18 years old14$ hourlyyes
Zeda13 years old12yes

Acadia Community Map – SouthEast Calgary

Acadia Schools

Acadia is home to the following schools.
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.
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

Acadia Community Pictures

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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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