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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

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
  • 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
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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South Calgary 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

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


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 19 years old 15 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 $10 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
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
Brooklyn 18 years old 12 no
Caitie 16 years old $8 yes
Camila 29 years old $13 no
Camila 21 years old 15 no
Carly 20 years old 14 yes
Caroline 28 years old 14 yes
Catherine 29 years old 16 yes
Chiara 17 years old 11 yes
Chloe 15 years old 10$/h (min. 3 hrs) yes
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
Cordelia 14 years old $8+ yes
Courtney 20 years old 15 yes
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
Emily 18 years old 14-17 yes
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
Faith 16 years old $9/hr 1 child $15/hr 2 children yes
Garrett 19 years old 10 yes
Genevieve 27 years old 16 yes
Genevieve 15 years old 12 yes
Haley 24 years old 20 yes
Hannah 13 years old $6.50 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
Jennifer 16 years old 10 yes
Jessica 20 years old $12 yes
Jordan 17 years old 13.60 no
josefa 27 years old 12 yes
Kailey 20 years old 18 yes
Kaleigh 15 years old 6 yes
Kate 26 years old 17.00 yes
Kayla 24 years old 16 yes
Kerri 33 years old 15 no
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
Linda 62 years old $13 no
Lisa 31 years old 12.00 no
Luka 18 years old 15$ 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 $20.00 no
Mariah 25 years old 17-20 no
Marina 16 years old 10 yes
Mattea 14 years old 10 yes
Maxine 15 years old 5 yes
Megan 18 years old 12 yes
Megs 31 years old 15 yes
Melissa 21 years old 14 yes
Michelle 33 years old 16 yes
Michelle 24 years old 17-20 no
Michelle 17 years old Negotiable no
Mila 24 years old 12.0 no
Mursal 21 years old Negotiable yes
Myrian 19 years old 15 yes
Natalie 23 years old 12 yes
Nia 18 years old 10$ 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
shawna 31 years old 12 yes
Shelby 17 years old $11-$15 per hour depending on age and number of children open to discuss rate yes
Shumaila 38 years old 8 no
Siobhan 24 years old 17-20 no
Siobhon 15 years old 10 no
Sofia 20 years old 14-15 yes
Sofia 16 years old 10$/hr for one child 15$/hr for two children yes
Sophie 30 years old 15 yes
Sydney 26 years old 20 yes
Tamara 23 years old 10/15$ yes
Teryl 23 years old 10 no
Tessa 24 years old 15 yes
Tianna 17 years old $10 no
Tianna 17 years old Negotiable yes
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

South Calgary Community Map – Southwest Calgary


South Calgary Schools


South Calgary is home to the following schools.
SchoolPhoneAddress
Richmond School(403) 777-83802701 - 22 Street SW

South Calgary Churches


The following churches are located in South Calgary.
ChurchPhoneAddress
Serbian Orthodox Church St. Simeon(403) 244-93232001 31 Avenue SW
St. Mark's Anglican Church(403) 244-01981802 33 Avenue SW
Calgary Community Reformed Church(403) 244-30371638 30 Avenue 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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