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Charleswood is a community in the North West quadrant of Calgary. Development of this community began in the late 1950's.

Most of the homes are single family bungalow type with large back yards. The homes have been maintained and upgraded over the years.

Without a doubt green spaces are everywhere in this neighbourhood. To the north of the community across from John Laurie Boulevard is Nose Hill Park.

To the south there is the Confederation Park Golf Course as well as Canmore Park.

charleswood, calgary

It is a smaller community located just south of John Laurie Boulevard in between 19th Street NW and Charleswood Drive NW.

Both Market Mall Shopping Centre, on Shaganappi Trail or the North Hill Shopping Centre located on the south side of 16th Avenue NW (Highway one/TransCanada Highway.) are in close proximity.

Quick Access to downtown via Crowchild Trail. The LRT (Light Rail Transit) is also conveniently located on Crowchild Trail NW for quick access to the core.

Close proximity to both the University of Calgary and SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Excellent schools in the area and surrounding communities.


Calgary Board of Education

Elementary Captain John Palliser
1484 Northmount Drive NW (Collingwood)

Elementary Capitol Hill
2210 - 18th Street NW (Capitol Hill)

Junior High Simon Fraser
5215 - 33rd Street NW (Brentwood)

Junior High Senator Patrick Burns
2155 Chilcotin Road NW (in the community)

Senior High Sir Winston Churchill
5220 Northland Drive NW (Brentwood)

Senior High William Aberhart
3009 Morley Trail NW (In the community)

Calgary Catholic School District

K-6 Mother Mary Greene
115 Edenwold Drive NW (Edgemont)

K-6. St. Luke
1232 Northmount Drive NW (in the community)

K-9 St. Margaret
3320 Carol Drive NW (Collingwood)

K-9 St. Joseph
2512 - 5th Street NW (Mount Pleasant)

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)

Population: 3,421

Hospital: Foothills - 29th Street NW, just south of 16th Avenue

Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 11 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 18 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 25 minutes

This community rated:

58 out of 100

Walk Score

From Charleswood to Calgary North West