Queensland is a community in the South East quadrant of the city of Calgary.
The community started it's development in the early 1970's and consists mainly of single family homes with some multi-famiy residences .
The community borders Fish Creek Park and there is a huge area for residents to enjoy views of the Bow River. The community is just east of Bow Bottom Trail with Deer Ridge being the neighbour to the south and Diamond Cove in the north east section 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.
There is shopping nearby in the community of Deer Ridge at the Deer Valley Shopping Centre, but both South Centre Mall and Chinook Mall are in close proximity as well.
Bus service is available with the closest LRT (Light Rail Transit) located a little north and west of the community in the neighbourhood of Canyon Meadows.
Excellent schools in the community and surrounding Neighbourhoods.
Calgary Board of Education:
K-6 Haultain Memorial
605 Queensland Drive SE (in the community)
Junior High Wilma Hansen
963 Queensland Drive SE (In the community)
Senior High Lord Beaverbrook
9019 Fairmount Drive SE (Acadia)
Calgary Catholic School District:
K-6. St. Cecilia
610 Agate Crescent SE (Acadia)
K-9 Don Bosco
13615 Deer RidgeDrive SE (In the community)
K-9 St. Matthew
416 - 83rd Avenue SE (Acadia)
Senior High Bishop Grandin
111 Haddon Road SW (Haysboro)
Owner Occupied: 78 per cent
Hospital: Rockyview: 14th Street, south of Glenmore Trail SW
Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 23 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 25 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 40 minutes