Applewood Park is a community in the South East quadrant of the city of Calgary.
Development of the area started in the early 1980's and consists of single family homes, town homes and condos.
The community is the eastern most neighbourhood with lots of green spaces and playgrounds to enjoy.
It is situated on the north side of 17th Avenue, also known as International Avenue, due to the diverse ethnicity of the shops and restaurants along this stretch of the avenue.
Along this route you can find restaurants or coffee shops with Vietnamese, African, Latino, Greek, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours.
Located just north east of the popular Elliston Regional Park. This area is much enjoyed be it for the lake or the relaxing beauty that it offers and of course the recreational activities.
Shopping can obviously be found on 17th Avenue SE./International Avenue, but Marlborough Mall, is located just northeast of the community.
Schools can be found in the neighbouring communities.
Elementary James Short Memorial
6333 -5th Avenue SE (Penbrooke Meadows)
Elementary G. W.Skene
6226 Penbrooke Drive SE (Penbrooke Meadows)
Junior High Ernest Morrow
1212 - 47th Street SE (Forest Lawn)
Senior High Forest Lawn High School
1304 - 44th Street SE (Forest Lawn)
Calgary Catholic School District
K-6 St. Kateri
1005 Abbortsford Drive NE (Abbeydale)
K-9 Bishop Kidd
1420 - 28th Street SE (Albert Park/Radisson Heights)
7-9 St. Rose of Lima
2419 - 50th Street NE (Rundle)
Senior High Father Lacombe
3615 Radcliffe Drive SE (Albert Park/Radisson Heights)
Owner Occupied: 64 per cent
Hospital: Peter Lougheed, on 36th Street NE at 26th Avenue NE
Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 16 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 21 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 41 minutes