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Millrise is a community in the South West quadrant in the city of Calgary.

Development began in the early 1980's and consists mainly of single family homes but has town homes and multi-family homes as well.


Lots of green spaces, parks, playgrounds and bike paths for residents to enjoy.

Close proximity to Spruce Meadows, however the neighbour to the south is Shawnessy, to the north is Shawnee Slopes, to the west is Evergreen.

The community of Midnapore is directly to the east of the neighbourhood, divided by MacLeod Trail.


Spruce Meadows is recognized around the world as a leading equestrian facility.

However, it is much more than an equestrian centre and enjoyed by all who go there.

LRT (Light Rail Transit) station can be found bordering the community and the neighboring community of Shawnee Slopes, close to McLeod Trail.


With McLeod Trail being just east of the community this provides a quick route to the downtown core.

Shopping is conveniently located i n the Somerset and Shawnessy communities along McLeod Trail, such as the Shoppes of Shawnessy, Shawnessy Centre and Shawnessy Village.

Schools are conveniently located in the neighbourhood and surrounding communities.


Millrise Schools:

Calgary Board of Education:

K-4 Janet Johnstone
224 Shawnessy Drive SW (Shawnessy)

5 - 9 Samuel W. Shaw
115 Shannon Drive SW (Shawnessy)

Senior High Centennial
55 Sun Valley Blvd. SE (Sundance)

Calgary Catholic School District:

K-6 St. Gerard
1204 - 96th Avenue SW (Haysboro)

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

K-9 Our Lady of Peace
14826 Millrise Hill SW (In Community)

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

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

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

Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 24 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 30 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 45 minutes

This community rated:

45 out of 100

Walk Score

From Millrise to Calgary South West