Lake Bonavista Community Background
Lake Bonavista is located in Calgary’s southeast and is bordered by Bonavista Downs to the east, Macleod Trail to the west and Anderson Road to the north. The community is just north of Fish Creek Park. Lake Bonavista is a primarily residential area, with development beginning in 1967. The area is also home to two man-made lakes, Lake Bonaventure and Lake Bonavista, which offer excellent recreation and relaxation opportunities for residents. The community is also close to Southland shopping centre as well as the Deerfoot Trail. Both public and separate schools can be found in the area.
Lake Bonavista also contains a very active community and recreation centre. The recreation centre houses two skating rinks, a gym, and a fitness studio. One of the community’s most successful initiatives is the Canskate program, which utilizes the skating rinks for lessons geared towards community youth. Soccer, hockey, basketball, yoga and fitness classes are also popular. Such programs are financed in part by the frequent bingos held at the centre. The community association also offers tennis and canoeing lessons at Lake Bonavista. Such programs allow the Lake Bonavista community to appeal to a wide variety of community interests.
Lake Bonavista Community Association
1401 Acadia Drive SE,
The Lake Bonavista Community Association (LBCA) is represented by a volunteer Board of Directors elected annually by it's membership. The Non-Profit Association operates a 65,000 square foot recreation complex offering social programs, sports programs, and physical fitness programs to its membership. The programs offered, physical facilities available and the business of LBCA is extensive and the success of these activities is greatly dependant on the efforts of a very large number of volunteers together with the capable office and building maintenance staff.
Lake Bonavista Community Newsletter
Lake Bonavista Bugle is the official Lake Bonavista Community Association Newsletter. Lake Bonavista Bugle is a free glossy covered magazine style newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in Lake Bonavista. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, Lake Bonavista Bugle community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.
- Magazine Style Publications
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- Circulation: 5,600 Households
- 12 Publications per Year
- Community Calendar
- News, Events & Photos
- Community Programs
- Sports Registrations
- Church Announcements
- School Announcements
- Real Estate Updates
- Community Babysitter List
Lake Bonavista Community Social Media Updates
Lake Bonavista Community Elected Officials
Lake Bonavista is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 14 Lake Bonavista is also a part of the Fish Creek Provincial Electoral District.
Lake Bonavista Community Real Estate Statistics
Lake Bonavista Active Listings
Lake Bonavista Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Lake Bonavista had a population of 10,475 living in 4,106 dwellings, a -1.3% increase from its 2011 population of 10,610. With a land area of 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,014/km2(5,220/sq mi) in 2012.
Also in the 2012 municipal census, Bonavista Downs had a population of 925 living in 370 dwellings, a -2.3% increase from its 2011 population of 947. With a land area of 0.5 km2 (0.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,850/km2 (4,800/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $101,025 in 2005, and there were 4.4% low income residents living in the neighborhood. In Bonavista Downs, the median household income was $81,761, and there were 8.4% low income residents living in the neighborhood. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.
Lake Bonavista Community Babysitters
Lake Bonavista Community Map – SouthEast Calgary
Lake Bonavista Schools
Lake Bonavista is home to the following schools.
|Andrew Sibbald||403 777 6830||Elementary|
|Lake Bonavista||403 777 6870||Elementary|
|Ecole Sam Livingston||403 777 6890||Elementary|
|St. Boniface||403 500 2060||Elementary|
|St. Bonaventure||403 500 2062||Junior High|
|Nickle Middle School||403 777 7720||Middle School|
|Ecole St Cecilia French Immersion||403 500 2040||Elementary|
|St. Philip Fine Arts Elementary School||403 500 2072||Elementary|
|St. Matthew Elementary||403 500 2030||Junior High|
|St. William||403 500 2055||Elementary|
|Canyon Meadows Spanish Academy||403 777 8600||Elementary|
|Bishop Grandin||403 500 2047||Senior High School|
|Dr. EP Scarlett||403 281 3366||High School|
|Lord Beaverbrook||403 259 5585||High School|
Lake Bonavista Churches
The following churches are located in Lake Bonavista .
|Bonavista Baptist Church||403 271 6969||1507 Acadia Drive SE|
|Bonavista Evangelical Missionary Church||403 278 4518||1509 Lake Ontario Drive SE|
|Holy Nativity Anglican Church||403 278 0001||12707 Bonaventure Drive SE|
|St. Bonaventure Church||403 278 7556||1600 Acadia Drive SE|
|Deer Park United Church||403 278 8263||77 Deerpoint Road SE|
|Your Grace Land||403 225 4331||Delta Calgary South|
|Red Deer Lake United Church||403 278 8565||Hwy. 22X West|
|The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints||403 278 8565||14540 Parkland Blvd SE|
|McDougall United Church||403 252 1620||8516 Athabasca St. SE|