Sunalta Community Background
Sunalta is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located in the inner city, south-west of downtown Calgary, south of the Bow River and east of the community of Scarboro. It contains a balanced mix of single-family detached home, condominium and apartment buildings.
The community was established in 1910 on land annexed to the city of Calgary in 1907 and previously owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.
Sunalta Community Association
1627-10 Ave SW
Calgary, AB - T3C 0J7
The Sunalta community association is actively involved in addressing the concerns of this inner city neighbourhood. They have successfully fought to protect the mature poplar trees located throughout the area. The community association also works with the city to address traffic and development issues. Aside from advocacy, the community association puts on a number of special events each year, including their Pancake Breakfast, Spring Cleanup, Block Party and Christmas Party. The community centre is also active, playing host to a number of dance groups including square dancers, the Dots and Dashers, the Mountain Swingers, the Starlight Swingers and the Bow Valley Cloggers. Children’s art classes are also held at the centre. Recreational opportunities within the community include the Calgary Tennis Club and an outdoor skating rink shared with the neighbouring community of Scarboro.
Sunalta Community Newsletter
Your Sunalta Sass is the official Sunalta Community Association Newsletter. Your Sunalta Sass is a free glossy covered magazine style newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in Sunalta. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, Your Sunalta Sass community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.
- Magazine Style Publications
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- Circulation: 3,000 Households
- 12 Publications per Year
- Community Calendar
- News, Events & Photos
- Community Programs
- Sports Registrations
- Church Announcements
- School Announcements
- Real Estate Updates
- Community Babysitter List
Sunalta Community Social Media Updates
Sunalta Community Elected Officials
Sunalta is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 8 Sunalta is also a part of the Calgary-Buffalo Provincial Electoral District.
Sunalta Community Real Estate Statistics
Sunalta Active Listings
Sunalta Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Sunalta had a population of 3,314 living in 2,130 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from its 2011 population of 3,116. With a land area of 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,680/km2 (9,500/sq mi) in 2012.
Sunalta is a mixed income neighbourhood, with the median household income of $32,409 (2000), and 30.1% low-income residents. As of 2000, 21.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 85.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 83% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.
Sunalta Community Babysitters
Sunalta Community Map – Southwest Calgary
Sunalta is home to the following schools.
|Sunalta Elementary School||(403) 777-8590||536 Sonora Avenue SW|
|Scarboro Community Preschool||(403) 228-3446||536 Sonora Ave SW|
The following churches are located in Sunalta.
|Jehovah's Witnesses Central||(403) 244-8812||1736 10 Ave SW|
|Sacred Heart Church||(403) 244-2741||1307 14 Street SW|