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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 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@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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Great to see so many familiar faces at @nonprofitvoice AGM. But why no ND or UCP? Nonprofits deliver huge value, deserve our support #ableg

Garrison Woods Community Real Estate Statistics

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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 NameAgeRateCourse
Abigail20 years old15no
Aidan16 years old$8-10/hourno
Alana26 years old12-15yes
Alexandra35 years old$12.00yes
Alexis22 years old14no
Alisha23 years old10no
Alison25 years old$16+yes
Alison19 years old15yes
Alison15 years old10yes
Allison16 years old12yes
Alora23 years old13-15no
Alyshia26 years old20yes
Amber31 years old15-18yes
Angelica21 years old13-17yes
Anna15 years oldGoing rateyes
ariel18 years old9no
Ariel18 years old10no
Asha14 years old7-9yes
Ashlee12 years old$8yes
Ashley21 years old15-20; varies with family needsyes
Ashley22 years old15no
Autumn19 years old$15/hourno
Autumn18 years old13yes
Barbara57 years old$14.00no
Blaise26 years old$15-$20yes
Bobbi23 years old13yes
Brittney19 years old15yes
Brittney19 years old15yes
Brooke15 years old$8yes
Brooklyn18 years old12no
Caleigh13 years old$10 but negotiableyes
Camila29 years old$13no
Carly19 years old14yes
Catherine29 years old16yes
Chiara17 years old11yes
Chloe15 years old10$/h (min. 3 hrs)yes
Christine33 years old25yes
Christoph26 years old$10.50yes
Cindy24 years old13no
Claudia23 years old15$no
Connie18 years old15no
Dana16 years old$7,00yes
Danita23 years old12yes
Daria18 years old13-14yes
Deidra28 years old15-25yes
Deidra30 years old12-20yes
Desieee25 years old$15-$20yes
Desiree25 years oldPlease contact for rateyes
Elaura20 years old10yes
Elizabeth24 years old15.00yes
Ella18 years old$13/negotiableno
Emilie24 years old$10.00-$15.00 Flexibleyes
Emma26 years old$10-15no
Emma16 years old$14yes
Erika20 years old12.50yes
Erin28 years old12.50yes
Eugene20 years old15yes
Evelyn13 years old4yes
Genevieve27 years old16yes
Genevieve15 years old12yes
Gia17 years old$12-16yes
Hannah13 years old$6.50yes
Hannah15 years old$10 – $14yes
Harvinder Kaur33 years old$12-$15yes
Hayley20 years old14yes
Heather31 years old20yes
Heather30 years old10yes
Heather30 years old10-15yes
Henry17 years old11 ~ 20yes
Izzy18 years old12$/houryes
Jakarta20 years old15no
Jamie-lyn23 years old$15no
Jessica20 years old$12yes
josefa27 years old12yes
Julianna18 years old10yes
Kailey20 years old18yes
Kaleigh15 years old6yes
Kayla23 years old16yes
Kayley17 years old10no
Kiera15 years oldNegotiableyes
Kiki19 years old$15yes
Kourtney20 years old15-18yes
Kristyn20 years old13-15yes
Kylie28 years old$15-$20yes
Larissa15 years old10 (negotiable)yes
Laura22 years old12-20 (will discuss for each situation)no
Lilly17 years old11 or aboveyes
Lisa31 years old12.00no
Louise56 years old12no
Lucy22 years old$18-20yes
Mackenzie19 years old15yes
Maddy19 years old12yes
Maddy19 years old15yes
Makenzie19 years old10yes
Maria46 years old$20.00no
Maria23 years old20 ( Depending on how many kids)no
Mariah24 years old17-20no
Marina16 years old10yes
Mattea14 years old10yes
Maxine15 years old5yes
Megan17 years old12yes
Meghan21 years old15no
Megs30 years old15yes
Michelle32 years old16yes
Michelle24 years old15no
Mila23 years old12.0no
Myrian19 years old15yes
Natalie23 years old12yes
Natasha27 years old15yes
Nia18 years old10$yes
olivia22 years old12yes
Olivia17 years old$15yes
Opey22 years old12 (negotiable)yes
Paige21 years old12-15$yes
Paige23 years old10yes
Pam28 years oldNegotiableyes
Polina16 years old10yes
Priscilla28 years old14yes
Rachel21 years old15yes
Rachel14 years old11yes
Rachel19 years old15yes
Salma39 years old45 per dayyes
sam16 years old$10/per houryes
Samantha17 years old10yes
samantha16 years old$10/houryes
Samantha27 years old15yes
Sarah18 years old12no
Shani25 years old13yes
Shannon26 years old10-12yes
shawna30 years old12yes
Shelby17 years old$11-$15 per hour depending on age and number of children open to discuss rateyes
Shumaila38 years old8no
Sienna15 years oldNegotiableyes
Siobhan23 years old17-20no
Siobhon15 years old10no
Sofia16 years old10$/hr for one child 15$/hr for two childrenyes
Sophia17 years old10.00-15.00yes
Sophie29 years old15yes
Tamara23 years old10/15$yes
Tara34 years old$15-$20yes
Taryn21 years old15$yes
Teryl23 years old10no
Tessa24 years old15yes
Tianna17 years oldNegotiableyes
Tianna17 years old$10no
Vanessa25 years old$6-$10yes
Vaughn18 years old14$ hourlyyes
Victoria20 years old10-11no
Ya’ara16 years old10yes
Yaisha16 years old$12yes
Yena21 years old$15-$20yes
Zandra23 years old14no

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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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