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Chaparral Community Background

Chaparral was established in 1995, and named for the Mediterranean climate biome.Chaparral is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta.

It is located at the southern edge of the city, south of the Marquis de Lorne Trail. To the east it is bordered by the Bow River Valley, to the south by 194 Avenue SE, and to the west by Macleod Trail.

Three distinct divisions make up the total community of Chaparral.
Lake Chaparral is the largest division of Chaparral. Residents of the lake division enjoy the exclusive year round use of a 32-acre (130,000 m2) artificial lake and a 21-acre (85,000 m2) park.

Chaparral Ridge is made up of approximately 800 households located on the NE Corner of Chaparral. Overlooking Fish Creek Provincial Park, the Ridge has some of the best views in the area.

Chaparral Valley, the newest division of Chaparral, will have over 800 homes when Genstar Land Developer finishes this district. Chaparral Valley is nestled in the heart of Fish Creek Provincial Park. Extensive pathways and views of the Blue Devil Golf course are features Valley residents enjoy.


Chaparral Community Association

PO Box 58001, Chaparral RPO
Calgary, AB, T2X-3V2

Meetings commenced in spring of 2000 concerning Genstar’s development plans and timetable for the rest of Lake Chaparral. Over the course of further meetings, information was gathered from the developer, the Municipal Alderman, Linda Fox-Mellway and concerned residents. Information was shared concerning Lake Chaparral and Chaparral Ridge. A suggestion was made that the formation of a community association could be of assistance when dealing with matters between the area, the developers, city and provincial representatives. It was determined that a Steering Committee should be established to get the ball rolling to form Chaparral Community Association.

Over the next year a group of interested volunteers from both Lake Chaparral and Chaparral Ridge began meeting to put together the principles and bylaws of the community organization. Much work went into this initial process to get the community association up and running. Meetings have been held at the Lake Chaparral Rec. Center. Guest speakers have been Alderman Linda Fox-Mellway, police community liaison officer, representatives from South Fish Creek Recreation Association, MLA candidates, community developers Genstar and Chaparral Land & Cattle Co., Catholic and Public School Board Trustees.

Chaparral Residents Association

225 Chaparral Drive S.E.
Calgary, Alberta  T2X 3K9
Telephone: 403-254-4148
Fax: 403-254-4149

The Chaparral Residents Association (CRA) is a non profit organization that is governed by a Board of Directors made up of community members.

Genstar was initially responsible for the development and maintenance of the community of Lake Chaparral and its amenities. This responsibility was turned over to the Chaparral Residents Association in 2008.
The CRA governs the private membership of our community. All residential property owners within the community of Lake Chaparral are automatically members of the Chaparral Residents Association and are subject to mandatory annual fees, as laid out by the caveats registered on each property.
The CRA is responsible for enforcement of Restrictive Covenants on all residential properties and landscape maintenance of the public areas, including Lake Chaparral and the surrounding park.
Lake Chaparral is a 33 acre lake with an average depth of 35 feet. It is complimented by a 22 acre park. The lake was completed in November 1995. 1.2 million cubic meters of earth were moved.  200 million gallons of water were used to fill the lake, taking 49 days to fill. Did you know there is also an under water scuba diving course in the lake! The amenities include a beautifully landscaped park with cascading waterfalls, recreational building with social room and kitchen, sandy beach, fishing, boating, toboggan run, childrens’ playground areas, winter skating rink, picnic areas and cook shelter, tennis, basketball and beach volleyball courts, and walking path.
The lake and park are open 365 days a year.

Chaparral Community Newsletter

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

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Chaparral Community Elected Officials

Chaparral is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 14
Councillor Peter Demong
Ward 14 Office
P.O. Box 2100, Station M
Calgary, AB, CanadaT2P 2M5
Phone: 403-268-1653
Fax: 403-268-3823

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Kernel Sanders is even here at the Corner Stone Festival in Deer Run. Although I feel bad for the chicken.

Chaparral is also a part of the Southeast Provincial Electoral District.
MLA Rick Fraser
Calgary-South East

Unit 202, 5126 - 126 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB Canada T2Z 0H2
Phone: (403) 215-8930
Fax: (403) 215-8932

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Hope you can make it to the #mahogany block party today. Lots of fun complete with Nandos, @pizza73, @COBSBread and more. #yycse.

Chaparral Community Real Estate Statistics

Chaparral Active Listings

Chaparral Community Demographics

In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Chaparral had a population of 11,552 living in 3,759 dwellings, a 3.6% increase from its 2011 population of 11,151. With a land area of 5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,139/km2 (5,540/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $79,761 in 2000, and there were 4.4% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 14.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 5.2% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 2.4% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.

Chaparral Community Babysitters

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Babysitter Name Age Rate Course
ABC Babysitting 14 years old 10 yes
Abigail 13 years old 10 yes
Alana 26 years old 12-15 yes
Alexandra 14 years old $7.00 yes
Alexandra 35 years old $12.00 yes
Alison 19 years old 15 yes
Aliyah 15 years old $8.00 yes
Alli 31 years old 15 yes
Allison 20 years old 13-15 yes
Alyshia 25 years old 20 yes
Amber 31 years old 15-18 yes
Amélie 13 years old $5-10 depnding on how many kids yes
Amy 16 years old 10 yes
Amy 27 years old 15.00 yes
Anastasia 18 years old 15 no
Andrea 15 years old 5-10 yes
Angie 20 years old 16$ yes
Anna 15 years old Negotiable yes
Annette 47 years old 10 yes
Ariana 13 years old $8-10 yes
Ariana 26 years old 15 no
ariel 18 years old 9 no
Ariel 18 years old 10 no
Ashlee 16 years old 10 yes
Ashlee 16 years old 10 yes
Ashley 13 years old 10.00 yes
Autumn 18 years old 13 yes
Benjamin 17 years old 12-20 no
Blaise 26 years old $15-$20 yes
Brandie 36 years old 10-15 yes
Brandie 36 years old 10 yes
Brenna 20 years old 16 yes
Brianne 19 years old $10-$15 yes
Bridget 36 years old 20 yes
Brielle 16 years old 13-15 no
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
Brooke 15 years old $10.00 yes
bushy 47 years old 10 yes
Cailin 16 years old $8.00 yes
Caitlyn 19 years old 8.00 yes
Carly 19 years old 14 yes
Caroline 46 years old Negotiable no
Cassidy 15 years old 7.00 yes
chantele 26 years old 15 no
charity 36 years old Negotiable yes
Charlotte 19 years old $15 yes
Cindy 24 years old 13 no
Claire 19 years old 12 no
Connor 13 years old 10.00 yes
Crystle 31 years old 11-14 yes
Cymone 18 years old 10 no
Danielle 17 years old $8 yes
Danita 23 years old 12 yes
Daria 18 years old 13-14 yes
Dawn 38 years old $10 yes
Dayna 13 years old $7-10 yes
Deborah 15 years old $10-$15 yes
Deidra 30 years old 12.00-20 depending on how many children yes
Deidra 30 years old 12-20 yes
Derly 20 years old 15 yes
Eden 17 years old 10$ yes
Eleanor 13 years old 10 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
Emily 16 years old $7-$10 depending on number of kids yes
Emily 12 years old $10.00 – $12.00 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
Emma 14 years old 10.00 yes
Eric 12 years old $10 yes
Erin 19 years old 15 yes
Eugene 19 years old 15 yes
Evelyn 13 years old 4 yes
Faith 13 years old 10 yes
Finnley 18 years old 10 yes
Grace 15 years old Nigotiable yes
gracie 16 years old $5 yes
Hannah 17 years old Minimum $12/hour, depending on number/age of kids yes
Hannah 15 years old $10.00 yes
Heather 39 years old $15/hour for up to 2 children yes
Heather 30 years old 20 yes
Heather 30 years old 10 yes
Heather 30 years old 10-15 yes
Jacy 16 years old $10 yes
Jadelyn 15 years old Negotiable yes
Jaden 22 years old $15 yes
Jakarta 20 years old 15 no
Jane 52 years old 12/hr yes
Jasmine 18 years old $10 – $15 per hour yes
Jerika 12 years old 10 yes
Jessica 21 years old 12.00 no
Jessica 20 years old $12 yes
Jordan 16 years old 10 yes
Kaija 14 years old 7 per child, per hour yes
Kaitlyn 16 years old $7.50 yes
Kaitlyn 17 years old 10-12 yes
Kaiya 14 years old 10$ yes
Kate 23 years old $12 yes
Kate 13 years old $10 yes
Katelyn 24 years old 15 yes
Katelyn. 21 years old 12-16 yes
Katie 20 years old 10 no
Kaya 16 years old $8 yes
Kayla 23 years old 15 yes
Kayleigh 17 years old 8.00 yes
Kelsie 17 years old 6 yes
Kendall 20 years old $10/hour yes
Kennedy 17 years old $10 no
Kenzie 19 years old ~12 no
Kiki 19 years old $15 yes
Kristn 19 years old 12 no
Kristy 20 years old 15 yes
Kristyn 20 years old 13-15 yes
Kyla 15 years old $10 yes
Kyla 20 years old 10 no
Kylie 27 years old $15-$20 yes
Kylie 18 years old 15$ yes
Laura 18 years old 8-12 yes
Lauren 26 years old Minimum $15 to $20 no
Lauren 20 years old $12/hour for 1 child, $15/hour for 2-3 children yes
Lenore 13 years old $8 yes
Lili 13 years old 14 yes
Lisa 31 years old 12.00 no
Louise 30 years old 13/Depends on circumstance yes
Lucy 18 years old 10 yes
Maddy 18 years old $13 yes
Maggie 16 years old 13 no
Makenzie 19 years old 10 yes
Marchela 18 years old 10 yes
Marge 16 years old $8-10 yes
maria 46 years old $12 yes
Maria 17 years old 10 yes
Marissa 24 years old $15.00-$20.00 yes
Mary 17 years old 11 no
Matthew 20 years old 85 yes
Maxine 15 years old 5 yes
Maya 26 years old 20 no
Maya 26 years old 20 no
Megan 20 years old $15 (Negotiable) no
Mehgan 22 years old 13 no
Melissa 21 years old 14 yes
Michelle 32 years old 16 yes
Michelle 24 years old 15 no
Mila 23 years old 12.0 no
Monserrat 16 years old 10 yes
muniza 41 years old 10 to13 dollars yes
Mursal 21 years old Negotiable yes
Mykayla 12 years old 8-10 yes
Myrian 18 years old 15 yes
Nola 31 years old 14.00 yes
Nola 31 years old 14.00 yes
olivia 16 years old $10 yes
Olivia 17 years old $15 yes
Olivia 13 years old $8 yes
Opey 22 years old 12 (negotiable) yes
Owen 12 years old 7 yes
Paige 14 years old $8 yes
Paige 14 years old $6 yes
Paige 20 years old 12-15$ yes
Paige 23 years old 10 yes
Pam 28 years old Negotiable yes
Petra 15 years old $7.50 yes
Polina 16 years old 10 yes
Priscilla 28 years old 14 yes
Rachael 21 years old 15 yes
Rachel 19 years old 15 yes
Rhys 16 years old $7-10 yes
Ria 21 years old 12 no
richa 27 years old 15 yes
Robyn 23 years old Minimum 15$ no
Roman 13 years old 10/hr 1$/hr additional kid MAX 3 yes
Rory 15 years old 6 yes
Sabrina 17 years old 10 yes
Samantha 26 years old 15 yes
Samantha 21 years old 15 no
Sanae 16 years old 14 yes
Sandra 15 years old 8.00 – 10.00 yes
Sarah 21 years old 15 yes
Sarah 21 years old 13 yes
Shamaya 16 years old 10 yes
Shani 24 years old 13 yes
Shannon 26 years old 10-12 yes
Shawna 19 years old 12 yes
shawna 30 years old 12 yes
Shivani 15 years old $6-12 yes
Shyla 18 years old 11.50 no
Sidney 19 years old 15 yes
Sonya 21 years old 10$ yes
Sophia 15 years old Variable yes
Sophia 19 years old 15 yes
stephanie 15 years old $6 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
Taylor 12 years old 7 yes
Tessa 20 years old 14 yes
Tianna 17 years old Negotiable yes
Tianna 17 years old $10 no
TJ 37 years old 15 or more yes
Tracy 33 years old 15 yes
Valeria 16 years old 10 dollars an hour yes
Valeria 16 years old $10 an hour yes
Vanessa 15 years old $10 yes
Vanessa 25 years old $6-$10 yes
Vaughn 18 years old 14$ hourly yes

Chaparral Community Map – SouthEast Calgary

Chaparral Schools

Chaparral is home to the following schools.
Chaparral School403 777 6424Elementary
St Sebastian School (K-6)403 500 2116Elementary

Chaparral Churches

The following churches are located in Chaparral.
Cross Pointe ChurchN/AChaparral Elementary 480 Chaparral Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Destiny Christian Centre International403 254 5411216 Chapalina Place Southeast, Calgary, AB,

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