Garrison Woods Community Background
Garrison Woods provides an eclectic mix of housing types and services to meet growing demand for urban lifestyles. The community of Garrison Woods used to be military housing for Canadian Forces Base Calgary (CFB Calgary), but was transformed into an award winning community completed in 2004. Garrison Woods’s homes are a mix of high, medium and low density residences combining modern amenities and historical architecture.
Garrison Green is in close driving distance to the University of Calgary and within walking distance to Mount Royal College.
The Marda Loop Communities Association
3130 16 St SW
Calgary, Alberta T2T 2P8
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
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- 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
Marda Loop Community Social Media Updates
Garrison Woods Community Elected Officials
Garrison Woods is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 11 Garrison Woods is also a part of the Calgary Elbow Provincial Electoral District.
Garrison Woods Community Real Estate Statistics
Garrison Woods Active Listings
Garrison Woods Community Demographics
Garrison Woods isn’t that big of a community when compared to others. That must be the reason why the City of Calgary has decided to merge their census information for Altadore and Garrison Woods into one set. 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.
Garrison Woods Community Babysitters
Garrison Woods Community Map – SouthWest Calgary
Garrison Woods Schools
Garrison Woods is home to the following schools.
|Altadore School||(403) 777-6910||4506 - 16 Street SW|
|Alternative High School||(403) 777-7730||5003 - 20 Street SW|
|Dr. Oakley School||(403) 777-8300||3904 - 20 Street S.W|
|Lycee Louis Pasteur||(403) 243-5420||4099 Garrison Boulevard SW|
|Master's Academy & College||(403) 242-7034||4414 Crowchild Trail SW|
|Rundle Academy||(403) 250-2965||4330 - 16th. Street SW|
Garrison Woods Churches
The following churches are located in Garrison Woods.
|Altadore Baptist Church||(403) 243-4304||4304 16 Street SW|
|Holy Martyr Peter the Aleut Oca Orthodox Church||(403) 242-6754||1939 33 Avenue SW|
|River Park Church||(403) 243-2244||3818 14 A Street SW|