Bounded to the north by Country Kills Blvd., to the east by the Sarcee Trail, to the south by John Laurie Blvd., and to the west by the Nose Hill drive, in the northwest quadrant of Calgary is the residential neighborhood of Hawkwood. This neighborhood was established in 1981 and currently has a population of 9,830 over a 3.5 km land area. It is one of the most scenic neighborhoods in Calgary; offering something for everyone, Hawkwood never disappoints.

For children going to school in Hawkwood, there are many schools in the nearby area. With regards to the public schools, the Hawkwood elementary school serves the children grades K-6. The F.E. Osborne School contains grades 7-9, the Robert Thirsk High School for teenagers grades 10 and 11, and Sir Winston Churchill for grade 12 in the public schools. With regards to Catholic schools, St. Maria Goretti is the assigned elementary school, St Jean Brebeuf for those in Junior High, and Senior High takes place at St. Francis. French immersion schools consist of St. Plus for elementary and Madeleine d’Houet for Junior High.

There are many options for those who wish to commute via bus in Hawkwood. Encompassing the neighborhood are multiple bus stops on the Hawkstone Dr. NW as well as on Hawkwood Hill and Hawkwood Rd. NW. There is no shortage of transportation opportunities in Hawkwood for those who wish to travel to other parts of the city. The neighborhood is also connected to the Calgary’s pathway system.

The neighborhood of Hawkwood is known to put on a number of special events including the well-known annual Stampede breakfast. Hawkwood residents also benefit from a beautiful view of the Rocky Mountains. There is also a lot of beautiful picturesque greenery in Hawkwood which allows for a great place to go for walks. Hawkcliff Park also serves the residents of Hawkwood near the eastern border of the neighborhood.

The neighborhood of Hawkwood is one that is nothing short of picturesque – whether it’s the view of the wondrous Rocky Mountains or the beauty of the park and the greenery throughout the neighborhood. Hawkwood offers many opportunities for those who want to be close to the outdoors. Whether you are a professional in need of a hideaway, a senior looking for a place to settle down, or a parent seeking a calm and relaxed atmosphere for your children, Hawkwood is the place for you.