The community is served by its’ own Sir James Lougheed elementary school. Upon graduation here, public school students attend the local A.E. Cross junior high and the Central Memorial senior high school. Meanwhile, Catholic school students have the luxury of attending the nearby St. James elementary and junior high, St. Michael junior high, and Bishop Carroll senior high school.
The area is unique in the diversity of local amenities. With the Currie Barracks located to its’ east, there is a profound amount of military history contained within these borders. The Mt. Royal University is also found immediately south in Lincoln Park with numerous events held at its’ amphitheatre year-round. The Richmond Green tennis courts and golf course are located slightly northeast of Rutland Park. There are also dozens and dozens of smaller businesses that populate surrounding communities – grocery stores, restaurants, gyms, commercial offices, and shopping opportunities.
Calgary Transit offers a dozen bus stops to Rutland Park seen along Sarcee Rd, Richardson Way, and 37th street.
Rutland Park has a unique mix of residents including university students, retirees, and families.
It is a community where there are activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. From the wide range of events at the amphitheatre, the Military Museums and the history of the Currie Barracks, the Richmond Green tennis courts and golf course, the local schools throughout and in neighbouring communities, and the Crowchild Trail which will lead residents to the downtown area and to other parts of Calgary, Rutland Park is welcoming to those from all walks of life.