Situated in the middle of several main roadways in the city’s southwest, Strathcona Park was established as a community in 1980. Built on a plateau, the neighbourhood offers beautiful views of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, along with an easy commute to downtown Calgary. The area is host to over 7,200 residents (as per the 2009 census).
Food & Dining
Strathos Bar & Grill:
This quaint neighbourhood favourite offers a delicious Greek menu, at very reasonable prices. The friendly vibe at this restaurant provides a comforting feel for those who frequent there.
Cuisine Type: Greek
Address: 5555 Strathcona Hill SW
Olympic Heights School:
This school serves students from kindergarten to grade six. It sits on 6.32 acres and has an enrollment of 734.
Address: 875 Strathcona Drive SW
This school serves students from grades seven to nine. It is situated on 7.7 acres, and has an enrollment of 646.
Address: 939 – 45 Street SW
This school serves students from grades ten to twelve. It was relocated in 2011, and is now a LEED-certified building. It has an enrollment of 1,302.
Address: 20 Springborough Boulevard SW
John W. Costello:
This school serves students from kindergarten to grade six, in school code three.
Address: 300 Strathcona Drive SW
This school serves students from grade six to nine, in school code 48. It also offers choice programming for Hockey Canada Skills Academy for students grade six to nine.
Address: 5340 – 26 Avenue SW
This school serves students in grades 10 to 12. It offers advanced placement, self-directed learning, and sports performance programs.
Address: 4624 Richard Road SW
Fitness & Recreation
SCA Community Association:
This community centre offers a diverse facility and a vast menu of lifestyle and fitness classes for members.
Address: 277 Strathcona Drive SW