South Calgary Community Background
South Calgary is a residential neighborhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located between 14th St west and Crowchild Trail. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.
The community maintains an outdoor swimming pool, as well as a community hall and several city parks. The Alexander Calhoun Branch of the Calgary Public Library is also located in the area.
South Calgary was established in 1914 on land annexed by the City of Calgary in 1907. However, the area remained largely undeveloped until the early 1950s.
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
South Calgary Community Social Media Updates
South Calgary Community Elected Officials
South Calgary is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 11 South Calgary is also a part of the Calgary Elbow Provincial Electoral District.
South Calgary Community Real Estate Statistics
South Calgary Active Listings
South Calgary Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, South Calgary had a population of 3,698 living in 2,244 dwellings, a 1.5% increase from its 2011 population of 3,642. With a land area of 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,110/km2 (10,600/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in South Calgary had a median household income of $38,012 in 2000, and 28.2% low-income residents live in the neighbourhood. 61.1% of the properties were used for renting in 2001. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.
South Calgary Community Babysitters
South Calgary Community Map – Southwest Calgary
South Calgary Schools
South Calgary is home to the following schools.
|Richmond School||(403) 777-8380||2701 - 22 Street SW|
South Calgary Churches
The following churches are located in South Calgary.
|Serbian Orthodox Church St. Simeon||(403) 244-9323||2001 31 Avenue SW|
|St. Mark's Anglican Church||(403) 244-0198||1802 33 Avenue SW|
|Calgary Community Reformed Church||(403) 244-3037||1638 30 Avenue SW|