McKenzie Lake is a community in the South East quadrant of the city of Calgary.
The community was developed in the early 1980's and consist of larger single family homes.
The community is a lake community and many residents spend lots of time in the summer enjoying the beauty of the lake.
The community has lots of parks and playgrounds and is just east of Fish Creek Park.
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.
Neighbours to the east is McKenzie Towne, to the north is Douglasdale. The neighbourhood to the south divided by Highway 22X (Marquis of Lorne Trail) is Cranston
Shopping is conveniently located in the neighbouring community of McKenzie Towne. Additional shopping can be found close by in the community of New Brighton.
Excellent bus service to the core. Vehicle access to downtown via Deerfoot Trail.
Schools can be found in the neighbourhood as well as surrounding communities.
Calgary Board of Education
K-4 McKenzie Lake
16210 McKenzie Lake Way SE (in the community)
5-9 Mountain Park
312 Mount Douglas Close SE (In the community)
Senior High Lord Beaverbrook
9019 Fairmount Drive SE (Acadia)
Calgary Catholic School District
K-6. St. Cecilia
610 Agate Crescent (Acadia)
K-9 Blessed Cardinal Newman
16201 McKenzie Blvd. SE (in the community)
K-9 St. Matthew
416 - 83rd Avenue SE (Acadia)
Senior High. Bishop O'Byrne
333 Shawville Blvd. SW (Somerset)
Owner Occupied: 90 per cent
Hospital: South Health Campus, on Front Street SE, just off of Seton Blvd, east of Deerfoot Trail.
Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 25 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 30 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 45 minutes