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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

The Marda Loop Communities Association


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

Marda Loop Community Social Media Updates

Garrison Woods Community Elected Officials


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

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Garrison Woods 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@nullassembly.ab.ca

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Good discussion with Deb Tomlinson @aasasmembership about the #IBelieveYou campaign and the funding shortfall for sexual assault services in Alberta #ableg pic.twitter.com/6hCJQomoYb

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


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
Adrienne 15 years old 10 yes
Aidan 16 years old $8-10/hour no
Alexandra 35 years old $12.00 yes
Alisha 23 years old 10 no
Alison 25 years old $16+ yes
Alison 19 years old 15 yes
Alison 15 years old 10 yes
Allison 16 years old 12 yes
Alora 23 years old 13-15 no
Alyshia 26 years old 20 yes
Amber 32 years old 15-18 yes
Angelica 22 years old 13-17 yes
Anna 15 years old Going rate yes
Annika 13 years old 10 yes
ariel 19 years old 9 no
Ariel 19 years old 10 no
Asha 14 years old 7-9 yes
Ashlee 12 years old $8 yes
Ashley 22 years old 15-20; varies with family needs yes
Ashley 22 years old 15 no
Aurora 19 years old $15 yes
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 20 years old 15 yes
Brooke 15 years old $8 yes
Brooklyn 18 years old 12 no
Caleigh 13 years old $10 but negotiable yes
Camila 29 years old $13 no
Carly 20 years old 14 yes
Catherine 29 years old 16 yes
Chiara 17 years old 11 yes
Chloe 15 years old 10$/h (min. 3 hrs) yes
Christine 33 years old 25 yes
Christoph 26 years old $10.50 yes
Cindy 24 years old 13 no
Claudia 23 years old 15$ no
Connie 18 years old 15 no
Dana 16 years old $7,00 yes
Danita 23 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 25 years old 17-20 yes
Elaura 20 years old 10 yes
Elizabeth 24 years old 15.00 yes
Elizabeth 24 years old 17.00 yes
Ella 18 years old $13/negotiable no
Emilie 24 years old $10.00-$15.00 Flexible yes
Emma 26 years old $10-15 no
Emma 17 years old $14 yes
Erika 20 years old 12.50 yes
Erin 28 years old 12.50 yes
Eugene 20 years old 15 yes
Evelyn 13 years old 4 yes
Genevieve 27 years old 16 yes
Genevieve 15 years old 12 yes
Gia 17 years old $12-16 yes
Haley 24 years old 20 yes
Hannah 13 years old $6.50 yes
Hannah 16 years old $10 – $14 yes
Harvinder Kaur 33 years old $12-$15 yes
Hayley 21 years old 14 yes
Heather 31 years old 20 yes
Heather 30 years old 10 yes
Heather 30 years old 10-15 yes
Henry 17 years old 11 ~ 20 yes
Izzy 18 years old 12$/hour yes
Jakarta 20 years old 15 no
Jamie-lyn 23 years old $15 no
Jessica 20 years old $12 yes
Jordan 17 years old 13.60 no
josefa 27 years old 12 yes
Julia 12 years old $10.00 and negotiable yes
Julianna 18 years old 10 yes
Kailey 20 years old 18 yes
Kaleigh 15 years old 6 yes
Kayla 24 years old 16 yes
Kayley 17 years old 10 no
Kerri 33 years old 15 no
Kiera 15 years old Negotiable yes
Kiki 19 years old $15 yes
Kourtney 20 years old 15-18 yes
Kristyn 20 years old 13-15 yes
Kyara 14 years old $10 yes
Kylie 28 years old $15-$20 yes
Laura 22 years old 12-20 (will discuss for each situation) no
Lilly 17 years old 11 or above yes
Lisa 31 years old 12.00 no
Louise 56 years old 12 no
Maddy 20 years old 12 yes
Maddy 20 years old 15 yes
Madeline 21 years old 15 no
Makenzie 19 years old 10 yes
Maria 46 years old $20.00 no
Maria 23 years old 20 ( Depending on how many kids) no
Mariah 25 years old 17-20 no
Marina 16 years old 10 yes
Mattea 14 years old 10 yes
Maxine 15 years old 5 yes
Megan 18 years old 12 yes
Meghan 22 years old 15 no
Megs 31 years old 15 yes
Michelle 33 years old 16 yes
Michelle 24 years old 17-20 no
Michelle 17 years old Negotiable no
Mila 24 years old 12.0 no
Myrian 19 years old 15 yes
Natalie 23 years old 12 yes
Nia 18 years old 10$ yes
Norma 38 years old 18 yes
olivia 22 years old 12 yes
Olivia 18 years old $15 yes
Opey 22 years old 12 (negotiable) yes
Paige 21 years old 12-15$ yes
Pam 28 years old Negotiable yes
Polina 16 years old 10 yes
Priscilla 28 years old 14 yes
Rachel 15 years old 11 yes
Rachel 19 years old 15 yes
Salma 40 years old 45 per day yes
sam 16 years old $10/per hour yes
Samantha 17 years old 10 yes
samantha 16 years old $10/hour yes
Samantha 27 years old 15 yes
Sarah 18 years old 12 no
Shannon 26 years old 10-12 yes
shawna 31 years old 12 yes
Shelby 17 years old $11-$15 per hour depending on age and number of children open to discuss rate yes
Shumaila 38 years old 8 no
Sienna 15 years old Negotiable yes
Siobhan 24 years old 17-20 no
Siobhon 15 years old 10 no
Sofia 16 years old 10$/hr for one child 15$/hr for two children yes
Sophia 17 years old 10.00-15.00 yes
Sophie 30 years old 15 yes
Tamara 23 years old 10/15$ yes
Taryn 21 years old 15$ yes
Teryl 23 years old 10 no
Tessa 24 years old 15 yes
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
Ya’ara 16 years old 10 yes
Yaisha 16 years old $12 yes
Yena 21 years old $15-$20 yes
Zandra 23 years old 14 no

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Garrison Woods Schools


Garrison Woods 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

Garrison Woods Churches


The following churches are located in Garrison Woods.
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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    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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