Know The Neighbourhood | Kelvin Grove
Situated next to the Glenmore Reservoir and Heritage Park, this quaint south west community is highly sought after.
The community is minutes from parks and regional pathways: the Glenmore Reservoir and Heritage Park are all close by. Located east of 14th Street, residents have access to the C-Train system and major roadways, including Glenmore Trail, 14th Street, MacLeod Trail and Crowchild Trail.
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If you’re craving some time on the trails on or the water, Kelvin Grove is right beside Glenmore Reservoir, where you’ll find many hiking trails that traverse the park. There is a sailing club that’s ready for you to set sail on the reservior.
Sports enthusiasts are also looked after in this neighbourhood with basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer pitches and even ice rinks in the area.
There are a number of schools in the general area that serve Kelvin Grove including popular Chinook Park Bilingual Elementary School and Henry Wise Wood Senior High School, meaning families in Kelvin Grove will have plenty of choice.
Rockyview General Hospital is just a stone’s throw away, which is particularly reassuring to parents with young children or those working in the medical profession. For those looking to head into Calgary’s downtown area, it is just a short drive or a quick ride away on public transportation. It is no surprise that Kelvin Grove continues to be one of Calgary’s most popular and quiet residential areas.
Only minutes away from Kelvin Grove is Calgary’s premier shopping destination, Chinook Centre. CF Chinook Centre boasts over 250 stores, including top retailers and unique choices you won’t find anywhere else in Calgary.
Along McLeod Trail you’ll also find major box big chains like Home Depot, Pet Smart, Staples and much more.
If you’re looking for local you’ll find some small shops & Shoppers Drug Mart on the border between Kelvin Grove and Kingsland, along Elbow Drive & 75th Ave.
Escape today to Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada’s largest living history museum. With over 180 exhibits spread out on 127 acres of land, plus engaging and friendly costumed interpreters, Heritage Park brings history to life from the 1860’s to the 1930’s. Discover the vital story of the settlement of the west, which is not only preserved, but presented alive and in great working condition. Tour the park on an antique steam train, or wander through four different periods in history. Savour fresh-from-the-oven treats from the bakery; grab a bite or an ice cream at one of the charming food venues throughout the park or sip classic cocktails on a sunny patio. Explore the history of the automobile, watch lively street theatre, and enjoy an escape from today!