Valley Ridge is a community in the North West section of the city of Calgary.
The community development started in the early 1990's and consists primarily of single family homes with some condos.
Lots of beautiful green spaces abound with plenty of parks and playgrounds to enjoy. There is also a golf course in the community.
The neighbourhood's location is excellent for those that like quick access to Banff, as it sits on the western edge of the city.
It lies on the northern side of 16th Avenue NW (Highway one). This not only provides it with quick access to the mountains, but easy access throughout the city.
Across the Highway, on the south side is Crestmont, while Bowness is the neighbour to the east divided by Stoney Trail.
Shopping can be found further east on 16th Avenue NW (Highway one) at North Hill Shopping Centre. Market Mall can be found on Shaganappi Trail.
Schools can be found in the neighbouring communities.
Calgary Board of Education
4631 -85th Street NW (Bowness)
Junior High Thomas B. Riley
3915 - 69th Street NW (Bowness)
Senior High Bowness
4627 - 77th Street NW (Bowness)
Calgary Catholic School District
K-6 St. Pius X
2312 -18th Street NW (Capitol Hill)
K-6 St. Sylvester
7318 Silver Springs Blvd. NW. (Silver Springs)
K-9 Our Lady of Assumption
7311 - 34th Avenue NW (Bowness)
7-9 St. Rose of Lima
2419 - 50th Street NE (Rundle)
7-9 Madeleine d'Houet
108 - 22nd Street NW (West Hillhurst)
7-12 St. Timothy
501 Sunset Drive (Cochrane)
Senior High St. Francis
877 Northmount Drive NW (Collingwood)
Senior High St. Mary's
111 - 18th Avenue SW (Downtown/Mission)
Senior High Father Lacombe
3615 Radcliffe Drive SE (Radisson Heights)
Owner Occupied: 95 per cent
Hospital: Foothills - 29th Street NW, just south of 16th Avenue
Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 19 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 28 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 11 minutes