The neighborhood of Rosscarrock with a population of slightly under 3,500 residents is a community first established in 1954. A comfortable setting, it is bordered by Bow Trail to the north, 33 street to the east, 17th avenue to the south, and 45 street to the west with notable amenities nearby such as the Westbrook Mall in its’ northeast corner and the Shaganappi golf course. Roughly half the properties in Rosscarrock are used for renting and due to its’ close proximity to the downtown area, it is a neighborhood commonly evaluated by new residents when moving to the city. A relatively quiet community, Rosscarrock is highly valued by residents for its’ convenience, coziness, and safety.

Public school students in the area regularly attend Rosscarrock elementary, Vincent Massey junior high, and Ernest Manning senior high school. Meanwhile, Catholic school students are assigned to attend St. Michael elementary and junior high, as well as Bishop Carroll senior high school. Rosscarrock is fortunate to be able to boast its’ own elementary school as well as being the home to Ernest Manning senior high school, and St. Michael elementary and junior high.

Downtown Calgary is only a few minutes away with 17th avenue and the Bow Trail both acting as direct routes from Rosscarrock.

The residents of the neighborhood are well accounted for with a handful of transportation options. Along with the on-foot hiking routes that follow the Bow River just ever slightly north of Rosscarrock, the Westbrook LRT station is in its’ far northeast corner. Calgary Transit also has stops that populate all four borders of the community. These options ensure that whichever method a resident may choose to explore, other areas of Calgary are easily accessible from wherever you are in Rosscarrock.

Rosscarrock acts as one of the safer and quieter suburbs that populate the southwestern area. Never far away from the downtown core, the neighborhood provides citizens of Calgary with affordable properties, a handful of schools either in the community or surrounding Rosscarrock, and with the opportunity to quietly settle in after a long day.