Mayland Heights News
Crossroads Convenor Community Newsletter
Mayland Heights, Belfast and Vista Heights residents are actively engaged in their community and keeping them informed is our top-priority. Crossroads Convenor is the official community newsletter, and covers community news and is published monthly to keep content current and relevant. Delivered to every household, apartment, and business, every resident is acquainted with the community’s most important information.
Crossroads Community Association
Crossroads community association consists of the communities of Mayland Heights, Belfast and Vista Heights. These three communities are located in the city’s northeast, south of the Calgary International Airport. The Crossroads community association is very active within the community. As a reflection of this older neighbourhood, the community’s Fifty Plus Club is very active, engaging in tours, potlucks, and dinner theatre activities.
The community also holds several fundraising bingos each year. For the younger set, the Crossroads preschool is very popular. Girl Guides, Boy Scouts and Blockwatch all make use of the community centre for meetings. Crossroads offers a number of courses as well, in activities ranging from crafts to soccer and babysitting to parent and tot time. Special events are popular in Crossroads as well, and their annual Stampede breakfast is always a big hit.
Mayland Heights Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Mayland Heights had a population of 5,833 living in 2,787 dwellings, a 0% increase from its 2011 population of 5,835. With a land area of 2 km2 (0.77 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $49,581 in 2000, and there were 14.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 16.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 29.6% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 42% of the housing was used for renting. The area can also be noted for its large Italian community. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.