Chinook Park Calgary Real Estate
Around 600 homes are standing in Chinook Park. The houses in the neighbourhood are mainly stand-alone homes and attached homes, but you can find townhomes and condos. Many dwellings in Chinook Park are traditionally built–especially those dating back to the ‘60s, which boast mid-century architecture. However, they have all been renovated and refurbished on the inside to accommodate modern fittings. Other homes are modern and contemporary homes.
Chinook Park Homes for Sale
Welcome to Chinook Park – a charming little upscale residential neighbourhood nestled in the southwest quadrant of Calgary between Haysboro, Eagle Ridge, Kingsland, and Bayview communities.
Chinook Park is a family-friendly neighbourhood bordered by Glenmore Trail to the north, 14 Street W on the west side, Heritage Drive to the south, and Elbow Drive to the East. According to Areavibes, Chinook Park is ranked the 16th most desirable neighbourhood to live in Calgary, with a livability score of 80/100. Getting around the city is easy when you own a home in Chinook Park. Plus, there is a lot to do, with the Chinook Park, Heritage Park, Weaslehead Flats, and the Glenmore Reservoir all a stone’s throw away from this community.
The area has its own schools, is serviced by ample amenities, and has quick and easy access to downtown.
In terms of Calgary real estate, Chinook Park is hard to beat as far as style of home, proximity to Water and Parkland, easy access to the city core and valued pricing. The community is well linked to Calgary's major roadways, including Glenmore Trail, Elbow Drive and 14th Street. The Heritage Station of the C-Train line is quite nearby and Glenmore Reservoir offers exceptional recreation opportunities, including boating, walking and bike paths, the Weaselhead Flats hiking, and the Park. Families enjoy Heritage Park throughout the summer and a ferry tour is always a good call.
REALTOR® Tour of Chinook Park
Take a tour of Chinook Park with this video walkthrough of the neighbourhood. Learn about the community before you start looking at homes and make notes of what's important to you.
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Amenities in Chinook Park — Live, Work, & Play
While Chinook Park does not have its own golf club, there are several clubs within driving distance.
Golfaround Golf Programs – Women 1 on 96 Avenue SW is a 5-minute car drive from the community. Golfaround offers women’s golf programs in an affordable, fun, and supportive environment.
Go Go Golf is an indoor golf course in Calgary and a six-minute drive (approximately 3.5 km) from the community.
Willow Park Golf & Country Club is a 10-minute drive (approximately 6 km) from Chinook Park is a haven for golfers, with excellent leagues and tournaments held every year.
Calgary Golf & Country Club on the banks of the Elbow River is an 18-hole course and listed as #41 on Canada’s list of top 100 Golf Courses. This fantastic golf course is less than 5 km away from Chinook Drive.
When it comes to parks, there are several in the surrounding neighbourhoods. Chinook Park is a five-minute drive to Glenmore Reservoir – a massive reservoir on the Elbow River. The Glenmore Reservoir Trail is a 9.5-mile trail that tests all skill levels.
A 15-minute walk toward the banks of the Glenmore Reservoir brings you to the Heritage Park Historical Village – a 127-acre park and Canada’s second-largest living history museum. The ideal place for history lovers to hang out. The park offers daily adventures that you can take part in as well.
Weaselhead Flats is a natural river delta park spread over 585 acres with spruce forest, a three-mile hiking trail, birdlife, and even bears for the outdoor enthusiast. This fantastic park is just 5 km from Chinook Park.
The closest off-leash area for your dog is the Haysboro Off-Leash Area in the neighbouring Haysboro community and the Kingsland Off-leash Area on Macleod Trail.
The residents of Chinook Park have access to amenities and shopping within and immediately outside the neighbourhood.
If you are looking for a high-end department store, CF Chinook Centre Mall, just off Macleod Trail, is a sophisticated shopping complex with well-known brands and even a cinema.
Southcentre Mall, one of the largest malls in Calgary, is located less than 4 km away and is made up of stores and services.
Restaurants and bars —
There are no bars or restaurants within the community. However, there are several dine-in and takeaway options and bars in the neighbouring community. The closest restaurant is The Goose, a dine-in and takeaway on Kingsland Shopping Centre, just outside the community.
Haysboro Fit gym in the neighbouring community of Haysboro is about two kilometers away from Chinook Park. The gym offers services that focus on a holistic approach to body-mind connection – no matter what your age.
Ultra Body FX Vibration on 90 Avenue SW is a five-minute drive from Chinook Park and another gym worth mentioning.
There is the Yoga Bunz studio on Macleod Trail (approximately 2 km) for yoga enthusiasts – a cozy and charming yoga studio bursting with positive vibes.
General feel and vibe — What's it like living in Chinook Park?
Chinook Park is one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods in Calgary. It is a safe and friendly neighbourhood, with plenty to do. Most of the families are young with school-going children, but there is a healthy population of seniors. Overall, this is a quiet neighbourhood and a wonderful place to live.
Avenue Magazine Rankings
According to Calgary’s Avenue Magazine Rankings of Calgary’s neighbourhoods in 2020, Chinook Park was the 140th best Calgary neighbourhood to live in, in 2020. Here are the scores:
- Overall rank for Best Neighbourhoods 2020: 140
- Restaurant access points: 23
- Public recreation facility access points: 42
- Parks and green space points: 2
- WalkScore: 44
- TransitScore: 60
Interesting Facts about Chinook Park
Schools In or Near Chinook Park
The Chinook Park Elementary School serves Chinook Park’s younger children. Older children attend Henry Wise Wood Senior High School. There are several other schools in the surrounding neighbourhood, including:
- Elementary Schools
- Chinook Park School
- Middle Schools
- Woodman School
- High Schools
- Henry Wise Wood High School
- Haysboro Catholic High School
- St. Gerard School (Elementary)
- St. Matthew School (Middle)
- Bishop Grandin High School (High)
Other schools around the neighbourhood
- Calgary Jewish Academy
- Eugene Coste School
- Francosud School Board
- Le Roi Daniels Schools
- Janus Academy Middle School
- Windsor Park School
- Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School
- Bishop Carroll High School
According to the 2016 Census of Canada, published in 2019, 1,563 people were living in private households in 2016. Most people (68%) are between 15 and 64 years old, and 17% of the population fall between 0 to 14 years. Over 50% of the population are couple families with children at home. Lone-parent families make up 8%. Over 85% speak English at home, while a small population speaks French, Persian, Japanese, Spanish, Slovak, and Tagalog.
The neighbourhood was established in the year 1959 when it was built around Chinook Park itself.
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FAQs about Chinook Park Real Estate and Neighborhood
What is the crime rate like in Chinook Park?
The crime rate in Chinook Park is 60% lower than the Calgary average. The residents feel safe in this neighbourhood, and there are no violent crimes here.
Which is the closest hospital to Chinook Park?
Rockyview General Hospital is the closest hospital and is less than 2 km away, on the shores of the Glenmore Reservoir. This large hospital offers a full range of services, including a 24-hour emergency department, critical care, acute care, and outpatient care.
Alberta Children’s Hospital is the largest public hospital in the prairie provinces for children up to 18 years old and is about 10 km away.
Is there any childcare available?
Yes, you will be happy to know that there is childcare available in and around the community. Bright Hope is a kids' day home on 75 Avenue SW. Adventurers School Age Care Ltd. is a child care agency offering before and after-school programs and camps on non-school days.
What amenities are there nearby?
Chinook Park residents enjoy the outdoors as much as the indoors. Hiking and biking trails, a community center with regular activities/programs, outdoor and indoor skating rinks are all recreational amenities available in and around the neighbourhood.
How to get around in Chinook Park?
According to WalkScore.com, Chinook Park is the 79th most walkable neighbourhood in Calgary. The area is very bikeable, and the community also has good public transport. This is a car-dependant neighbourhood, and you will need a car to run most errands. At least two bus lines are passing through Chinook Park.
Chinook Park’s closest LRTs include Heritage CTrain Station, Southland CTrain Station, and Chinook CTrain Station, which are less than 2 km away. Anderson CTrain Station and 39 Avenue CTrain Station are between 2 km and 3 km from the community.