University Heights

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University Heights

University Heights is a community in the North West area of Calgary.

This community was developed in the early 1960's and while there are mostly single family homes in the neighbourhood, there are also multi family units including condos and town homes.

University Heights

The name derives from the fact that the area backs onto the south part of the University of Calgary.

Also very close to both the Foothills Hospital and the Alberta Children's Hospital. Lots of parks and playgrounds to be enjoyed.

University Heights

Located on the north side of Highway One (16th Avenue NW) gives easy access to either downtown or to the Rocky Mountains.

LRT (Light Rail Transit) is easily accessible nearby at the University of Calgary or McMahon Stadium.

University Heights

Neighbours to the south is St. Andrews Heights, to the west is Montgomery, to the north is Varsity and to the east divided by Crowchild Trail is Banff Trail.

Shopping can be found at North Hill Shopping Centre which is just east of the community on 16th Avenue NW (Highway One).

Schools can be found in the community and surrounding neighbourhoods.

University Heights


Calgary Board of Education

Elementary University
3035 Utah Drive NW (In the community)

Junior High Queen Elizabeth
512 - 18th Street NW (West Hillhurst)

Senior High Queen Elizabeth
512 - 18th Street NW (West Hillhurst)

Calgary Catholic School District

K-6 St. Pius X
2312 - 18th Street NW (Capitol Hill)

K-9 St. Vincent de Paul
4525 - 49th Street NW (Varsity)

7-9 Madeleine d'Houet
108 - 22nd Street NW (West Hillhurst)

Senior High St. Francis
877 Northmount Drive NW (Collingwood)

Population: 2,928

Owner Occupied: 33 per cent

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

Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 10 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 23 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 20 minutes

This community rated:

60 out of 100

Walk Score

From University Heights to Calgary North West