Calgary - Chinook Park
Chinook Park Community Information and Description
Originally established in the late 1950s, the neighbourhood of Chinook Park is bounded by Glenmore Trail to the north, Elbow Drive to the east, 14th Street to the west, and Heritage Drive to the south. This residential community is found in Calgary’s southwest and currently maintains a population of 1,700 residents. The neighbourhood maintains a median household income of $88,000. Approximately 18% of the housing is used for renting purposes while the remaining dwellings all contain permanent residents. Chinook Park is well known for its unique location behind down south from the Rockyview General Hospital and for containing a vast array of sought-after real estate designed to appeal to families.
Chinook Park’s public school students attend Chinook Park Bilingual Elementary, Woodman Junior High, and Henry Wise Wood Senior High School which is located right within Chinook Park’s borders. Meanwhile Catholic school students are assigned to attend St. Augustine Elementary and Junior High, and then Bishop Grandin Senior High School which are all located within the neighbouring communities nearby.
The neighbourhood of Chinook Park is found within a very short distance of the Chinook Centre as well as the Southcentre Mall. Amongst the many amenities located along Macleod Trail, these shopping centres and other commercial opportunities are easily accessible to residents via this routeway. In addition, the community is well-known for its green culture including offering several recreational opportunities at the Glenmore Reservoir. Chinook Park remains a tight-knit community that holds a variety of special events throughout the year including their annual Halloween Party, a skating party, an evening dinner/dance, and an annual wingding to end Calgary’s soccer season. To the west, there lays further green space compromising of the reservoir itself, the Heritage Park Historic Village, and the Calgary Golf and Country Club just slightly north.
In addition to the many bus stops that Calgary Transit has set up throughout Chinook Park, there is an LRT Station nearby to allow the residents easy access to anywhere in the city for an affordable price.
Take a stroll along Chinook Park’s streetscape to see more of the community’s charm and to see the type of adventures that await you. Within a big city cluster, there are a select few neighbourhoods that maintain a small town feel and Chinook Park qualifies as one of them. This is an opportunity for qualified home buyers to make a serious investment in a community that is safe and sustainable with events, green spaces, and recreational facilities that appeal to residents of all ages.