Neighbourhood Spotlight: Canyon Meadows
If you're searching for a neighbourhood with plenty of amenities and recreation, Canyon Meadows is a great choice. This is one of the SW Calgary neighbourhoods and provides plenty for the entire family.
Outdoor recreation is found at the Fish Creek Provincial Park, along with many other areas. This is one of the largest urban parks found in North America. It's over three times as large as the Vancouver Stanley Park and has over 80 kilometres of paved and unpaved paths. The Bow Valley Ranch is another large recreation facility and provides picnic tables, cooking shelters, fire pits and more. This facility is home to an amphitheatre and a playground, as well. Residents also enjoy Lake Sikome for boating and swimming.
Along with the parks and lakes, Canyon Meadows is home to the Canyon Meadows Golf & Country club. This private golf club is one of the best in the province. The 18-hole course covers about 200-acres and provides a championship quality course perfect for all golfers. It opened in 1957 and provides five sets of tees, a fully renovated Clubhouse, a large indoor and outdoor practice facility and a new Golf Services Centre.
Of course, shopping is provided in Canyon Meadows very close by at the Southcentre Mall. This is one of the largest malls in the city and provides around 190 stores. They also have a Ticketmaster office, two play areas for kids, a Visitors Information Centre and free Wi-Fi.
Other recreation and amenities found in the Canyon Meadows area include a 10-screen multiplex theatre, the Royal Opera House and many other facilities. The movie theatre provides second-run movies at a very low price, a party room and plenty of video games. Those looking for a highbrow performance will love the Royal Opera House.
Overall, residents of Canyon Meadows enjoy easy access to plenty of recreation and amenities. This neighbourhood has become one of the most popular in the city.Posted by Justin Havre on