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Altadore Community Background

Altadore is a residential neighbourhood in the inner-city portion of the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located between 14 Street and Crowchild Trail, south of the neighbourhood of South Calgary. It is bordered by the Elbow River and the River Park to the southeast.
Altadore was named one of Calgary’s best neighbourhoods in 2010 for its proximity to River Park, one of Calgary’s best parks on the Elbow River, and Marda Loop, the largest and busiest outdoor shopping area in Calgary, and for having a vibrant party and cultural scene. The Marda Loop Business Revitalization Zone is located within the community, along 33 and 34 Avenues SW. The neighbourhood is experiencing a gentrification process with many high-end, luxury semi-detached homes built in the last ten years, favoured by trendy, young professionals and families.

The Marda Loop Communities Association

The Marda Loop Communities Association


3130 16 St SW
Calgary, Alberta T2T 2P8
Phone:(403) 244-5411
hall@mardaloop.com
www.mardaloop.com

The Marda Loop Communities Association serves the residents of South Calgary, Altadore, Garrison Woods, and River Park neighborhoods. With an ever increasing population, we represent one of the largest groups of communities in Calgary, and one of the fastest growing communities in Canada with a rich mix of cultural diversity, parks and green space, recreation facilities, and of course our one-of-a-kind shopping district, Marda Loop.
The Association is a not-for-profit body that has proudly served the residents of our community for over forty years and is run by a group of dedicated volunteers. The scope of our work revolves around many issues in our community including development, transportation, parks and green space, plus recreational and educational programs for all ages. Our organization serves as a conduit to City Hall as the voice for our residents.


Marda Loop Community Newsletter

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

  • Magazine Style Publications
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  • Circulation: 8,200 Households
  • 12 Publications per Year
  • Community Calendar
  • News, Events & Photos
  • Community Programs
  • Sports Registrations
  • Church Announcements
  • School Announcements
  • Real Estate Updates
  • Community Babysitter List

Altadore Community Social Media Updates

Altadore Community Elected Officials


Altadore is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 11
Councillor Brian Pincott
Ward 11 Office
P.O. Box 2100, Station M
Calgary, AB, CanadaT2P 2M5
Phone: 403-268-2430
Fax: 403-268-8091
Email: ward11b@calgary.ca
Web: www.calgary.ca/ward11

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Altadore is also a part of the Calgary Elbow Provincial Electoral District.
MLA Greg Clark
Calgary-Elbow

#205, 5005 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, AB Canada T2S 2T6
Phone: (403) 252-0346
Fax: (403) 252-0520
Email: calgary.elbow@assembly.ab.ca

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Altadore Community Real Estate Statistics

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Altadore Community Demographics


In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Altadore had a population of 9,116 living in 4,486 dwellings, a 2.3% increase from its 2011 population of 8,907. With a land area of 2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,140/km2 (8,140/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $53,786 in 2000, and there were 13.6% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 11.9% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 37.2% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 41.2% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.

Altadore – Marda Loop 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
Abigail 20 years old 15 no
Abigail 13 years old 10 yes
Aidan 16 years old $8-10/hour no
Alana 26 years old 12-15 yes
Alexandra 34 years old $12.00 yes
Alisha 23 years old 10 no
Alison 25 years old $16+ yes
Alison 19 years old 15 yes
Allison 15 years old 12 yes
Alyshia 25 years old 20 yes
Amber 31 years old 15-18 yes
Angelica 21 years old 13-17 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 12 years old $8 yes
Ashley 21 years old 15-20; varies with family needs yes
Ashley 21 years old 15 no
Autumn 19 years old $15/hour no
Autumn 18 years old 13 yes
Barbara 57 years old $14.00 no
Blaise 26 years old $15-$20 yes
Bobbi 23 years old 13 yes
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
Brittney 19 years old 15 yes
Brooke 15 years old $8 yes
Caitie 15 years old $8 yes
Camila 29 years old $13 no
Carly 19 years old 14 yes
Carolina 12 years old $7-$10 yes
Catherine 28 years old 16 yes
Chanel 17 years old 13$ yes
Chiara 17 years old 11 yes
Chloe 14 years old 10$/h (min. 3 hrs) yes
Chris 15 years old $8 yes
Christine 33 years old 25 yes
Christoph 25 years old $10.50 yes
Cindy 24 years old 13 no
Claire 19 years old 12 no
Clara 14 years old 10 yes
Claudia 22 years old 15$ no
Connie 18 years old 15 no
Cordelia 13 years old $8+ yes
Courtney 20 years old 15 yes
Dana 16 years old $7,00 yes
Danita 22 years old 12 yes
Daria 18 years old 13-14 yes
Deidra 28 years old 15-25 yes
Deidra 30 years old 12-20 yes
Desiree 24 years old Please contact for rate yes
Elaura 19 years old 10 yes
Elizabeth 24 years old 15.00 yes
Ella 18 years old $13/negotiable no
Elvin 39 years old 20.00 yes
Emely 49 years old $20 yes
Emilie 24 years old $10.00-$15.00 Flexible yes
Emma 16 years old $10 an Hour yes
Emma 19 years old 12 yes
Emma 26 years old $10-15 no
Emma 16 years old $14 yes
emma 34 years old 18 no
Erika 19 years old 12.50 yes
Erin 28 years old 12.50 yes
Eugene 19 years old 15 yes
Evelyn 13 years old 4 yes
Faith 16 years old $9/hr 1 child $15/hr 2 children yes
Genevieve 27 years old 16 yes
Genevieve 15 years old 12 yes
Grace 14 years old 9 yes
Hannah 15 years old $10 – $14 yes
Hannah 12 years old $6.50 yes
Harvinder Kaur 32 years old $12-$15 yes
Hayley 20 years old 14 yes
Heather 30 years old 20 yes
Heather 30 years old 10 yes
Heather 30 years old 10-15 yes
Henry 16 years old 11 ~ 20 yes
Izzy 18 years old 12$/hour yes
Jaime 22 years old 15-20 yes
Jakarta 20 years old 15 no
Jamie-lyn 23 years old $15 no
Jane 52 years old 12/hr yes
Jessica 20 years old $12 yes
Jordan 26 years old 15 no
josefa 26 years old 12 yes
Julianna 18 years old 10 yes
Kaleigh 15 years old 6 yes
Karl 16 years old 10 yes
Katie 19 years old 10 no
Kayley 17 years old 10 no
Kelsea 24 years old $13-15 yes
Kelsey 21 years old 14.00 yes
Kiera 14 years old Negotiable yes
Kiki 19 years old $13 – one child , $15 – two or more children yes
Kourtney 19 years old 15-18 yes
Kristyn 20 years old 13-15 yes
Kylie 27 years old $15-$20 yes
Laura 21 years old 12-20 (will discuss for each situation) no
Lauren 14 years old 12 yes
Lev 14 years old $10-15 yes
Lilly 16 years old 11 or above yes
Linda 61 years old $13 no
Lisa 30 years old 12.00 no
Luka 17 years old 15$ 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 46 years old $20.00 no
Maria 23 years old 20 ( Depending on how many kids) no
Marina 15 years old 10 yes
Maxine 15 years old 5 yes
Megan 17 years old 12 yes
Meghan 21 years old 15 no
Megs 30 years old 15 yes
Michelle 24 years old 15 no
Michelle 32 years old 16 yes
Mila 23 years old 12.0 no
Modern Babies Playhouse 33 years old 13 yes
Myrian 18 years old 15 yes
Naomi 14 years old 10 yes
Natalie 12 years old $8-12 yes
Natalie 23 years old 12 yes
Nia 18 years old 10$ yes
olivia 21 years old 12 yes
Olivia 17 years old $15 yes
Opey 21 years old 12 (negotiable) yes
Paige 20 years old 12-15$ yes
Paige 23 years old 10 yes
Pam 28 years old Negotiable yes
Polina 16 years old 10 yes
Priscilla 28 years old 14 yes
Rachel 14 years old 11 yes
Rachel 19 years old 15 yes
Salma 39 years old 45 per day yes
sam 16 years old $10/per hour yes
samantha 16 years old $10/hour yes
Samantha 17 years old 10 yes
Samantha 26 years old 15 yes
Sarah 18 years old 12 no
Sarah 21 years old 15 yes
Shani 24 years old 13 yes
shawna 30 years old 12 yes
Shelby 17 years old $11-$15 per hour depending on age and number of children open to discuss rate yes
Siobhan 23 years old 17-20 no
Siobhon 15 years old 10 no
Sofia 16 years old 10$/hr for one child 15$/hr for two children yes
Sophia 14 years old 12 no
Sophia 35 years old 15 yes
Sophia 19 years old 15 yes
Sophie 29 years old 15 yes
Sydney 26 years old 20 yes
Tamara 23 years old 10/15$ yes
Tania 26 years old 20 yes
Tara 34 years old $15-$20 yes
Tenzin 19 years old 11-19 no
Teryl 23 years old 10 no
Tianna 17 years old Negotiable yes
Tianna 17 years old $10 no
Vanessa 25 years old $6-$10 yes
Vaughn 18 years old 14$ hourly yes
Victoria 20 years old 10-11 no
Yena 21 years old $15-$20 yes
Zandra 22 years old 14 no

Altadore Community Map – SouthWest Calgary


Altadore Schools


Altadore is home to the following schools.
SchoolPhoneAddress
Altadore School(403) 777-69104506 - 16 Street SW
Alternative High School(403) 777-77305003 - 20 Street SW
Dr. Oakley School(403) 777-83003904 - 20 Street S.W
Lycee Louis Pasteur(403) 243-54204099 Garrison Boulevard SW
Master's Academy & College(403) 242-70344414 Crowchild Trail SW
Rundle Academy(403) 250-29654330 - 16th. Street SW

Altadore Churches


The following churches are located in Altadore.
ChurchPhoneAddress
Altadore Baptist Church(403) 243-43044304 16 Street SW
Holy Martyr Peter the Aleut Oca Orthodox Church(403) 242-67541939 33 Avenue SW
River Park Church(403) 243-22443818 14 A Street SW

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