Public school students in Southview attend West Dover elementary, Ian Bazalgette junior high, and Forest Lawn senior high school while Catholic school students attend the nearby St. Peter or Holy Trinity elementary, Bishop Kidd junior high, and Father Lacombe senior high school.
Southview offers a wide range of benefits including having a direct route to the downtown core via 17th Avenue. The instant access to downtown has brought many young professionals to the area as well as those who enjoy an active downtown-style lifestyle. Southview maintains fantastic views of the city skyline as well as the Bow River Valley corridor and the Rocky Mountains as well.
Offering nearly a dozen stops for residents to take advantage of, Calgary Transit provides affordable transportation for residents to travel to near anywhere in the city.
In a first-class location just east of downtown Calgary, Southview residents have only a short walk to shopping, recreation, parks, and tourist-style sightseeing. Situated in a prime area, the neighborhood is unique in being able to offer these amenities while maintaining a separation due to the river that keeps Southview as its own private community. For those looking to live in central Calgary or to get as close as possible, Southview is without a doubt one of the top options with the large number of opportunities it provides.