Rocky Ridge is the most western community in the North West section of Calgary.
It is conveniently located just off of Crowchild Trail bordering 12 Mile Coulee road.
The development of the community stated in the late 1990's and consists mainly of two story single family homes with some town homes.
Many homes enjoy mountain views, as do many of the outdoor green spaces.
The community is known for the Rocky Ridge Park, where residents and their guests can enjoy a multitude of activities.
The pond can be enjoyed in the summer by pedal boats and in the winter as an ice skating rink.
There are tennis courts, basketball courts and volleyball courts for all residents to to enjoy.
The wading pool and picnic areas are enjoyed by families who make a whole day at the Park.
There are bike paths and other playground areas to be enjoyed in the community.
The LRT (Light Rail Transit) is located at Crowchild Trail just north of Nose Hill Drive. There is convenient bus service to this station.
Acess to downtown is via Crowchild Trail.
Shopping is easily accessible at the Royal Oak Shopping Centre conveniently located at Country Hills Boulevard and 85th Street NW.
Schools are conveniently located in the neighbouring communities.
Calgary Board of Education
Elementary K-4 Royal Oak
9100 Royal Birch Blvd. NW (Royal Oak)
5-9 Simon Fraser
5215 - 33rd Street NW (Brentwood)
K-6 Belevedere Parkway
4631 - 85th Street NW (Bowness)
Senior High Bowness High School
4627 - 77th Street NW (Bowness)
Calgary Catholic School District
K-6. St. Dominic
4820 Dalhart Road NW (Dalhousie)
K-6 St. Maria Goretti
375 Hawkstone Drive NW (Hawkwood)
K-6 St. Sylvester
7318 Silver Springs Blvd. (Silver Springs)
7-9 St. Jean Brebeuf
5030 Northland Drive NW (Brentwood)
7-9 Madeleine d'Houet
108 - 22nd Street NW (West Hillhurst)
Senior High St. Francis
877 Northmount Drive NW (Collingwood)
Owner Occupied: 86 per cent
Hospital: Foothills - 29th Street NW, just south of 16th Avenue
Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 25 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 27 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 17 minutes