Temple is a proud quarter of four communities that comprise of what the city calls “The Properties” as it was named when it was originally established in 1977. Tucked in between McKnight Boulevard to the north, 68th Street to the east, 32nd Avenue to the south, and 52nd Street to the west, the neighborhood of Temple benefits from being in close proximity to a wide array of employment opportunities including those most notably offered at the Calgary International Airport and the northeast industrial area. The area also benefits from a wide range of recreational opportunities including those at the Village Square Leisure Centre as well as the bike pathways that weave throughout Temple.

Public school students in Temple attend Guy Weadick elementary, Annie Foote elementary, Annie Gale junior high, and Lester B. Pearson senior high. With regards to Catholic school students, they are assigned to attend Father Scollen or St. Thomas More elementary schools depending on where they are situated within Temple before graduating to attend Father Scollen junior high and Bishop McNally senior high.

The neighborhood boasts a population of 11,000 residents that live across a span of approximately 4,000 dwellings. There is a strong East Indian community contained within Temple with a small percentage of the population being represented. In addition to the amenities mentioned above, there are several located in the nearby area including the Peter Lougheed Centre, the Sunridge Mall, a vast amount of green space, the ponds of Monterey Park, and access to major transportation routes to get a Temple resident to nearly anywhere in the city.

For those that don’t own a vehicle, they need not worry. Calgary Transit has nearly two dozen stops in the area that ensure that a Temple resident can travel across the city for an affordable price and at no inconvenience to them.

Much like the neighbouring communities of Pineridge, Rundle, and Whitehorn, the neighborhood of Temple is very much residential-oriented with several family-based events being held year-round. The citizens of Temple were also notably involved in starting the “Heart of the Northeast Solutions” Family Resource Centre. This resource centre, located in the Village Square Leisure Centre, offers a variety of forms of assistance to families in Temple and neighbouring communities.

Temple allows a resident to take advantage of the city while still being able to own a property in what is an entirely residential district that is free from a lot of the worries had in the more busier parts of the city. Take advantage of all that Temple has to offer by taking a drive through some of the streets to give an idea on the kinds of properties available in this beautiful residential community that is bound to continue growing in the years to come.