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Chaparral is a community in the South East quadrant of the city of Calgary.

The community development began in the early 2000's and has a man made lake for the residents to enjoy.


The neighbourhood consists mainly of single family homes with some multi-family residences.

Lots of parks and playgrounds to be enjoyed, and is bordered by Fish Creek Park on the east side of the community.

Fish Creek Park is one of Canada's largest urban parks. Boundaries to the west is the T'suu Tina Nation Land and to the east is the Bow River.

So many things to enjoy at Fish Creek Park. There is simply so much beauty and tranquility and all so close to and/or connected to so many communities.

There is the Sikome Aquatic Facility, which is a man made lake opened from June to September of each year.

There are picnic sites and lots of pathways and trails to enjoy.

As well, you can find the Bow Valley Ranch Visitors Centre and the Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre.


Located south of highway 22X (Marquis of Lorne Trail) on the east side of McLeod Trail.

Neighbourhood ideally situated with the new south hospital close by, located at Seton Boulevard, in between Deerfoot Trail and 52nd Street SE.

Highway 22X (Marquis of Lorne Trail) provides quick access to Deerfoot Trail, or McLeod Trail can be taken directly to the downtown core.


Calgary Board of Education:

K-4 Chaparral
480 Chaparral Drive SE (in the community)

5-6 Fish Creek
1039 Suncastle Drive SE (Sundance)

Junior High MidSun
660 Sunmills Drive SE (Sundance)

Senior High Centennial
55 Sunvalley Blvd. SE (Sundance)

Calgary Catholic School District:

K-6. St. Cecilia
610 Agate Crescent SE (Acadia)

K-6 St. Sebastian
65 Chaparral Drive SE (In the community)

K-6 Blessed Mother Teresa
121 MidLake Blvd. SE (Midnapore)

K-9 St. Matthew
416 - 83rd Avenue SE (Acadia)

K-9 Father James Whelihan
70 Sunmills Drive SE Sundance)

Senior High Bishop O'Byrne
333 Shawville Blvd. SW (Shawnessy)

Hospital: South Health Campus, on Front Street SE, just off of Seton Blvd, east of Deerfoot Trail.

Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 30 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 36 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 50 minutes

This community rated:

42 out of 100

Walk Score

From Chaparral to Calgary South East