Dalhousie Community Association
Dalhousie is home to an extremely active community centre. For the preschool set, the centre houses a playgroup cooperative, a playschool, a kindergarten and a Kindermusik program. For older children, the centre has regular girl guides and boy scout meetings, as well as offering volleyball, soccer (indoor and outdoor), karate, dancing, fencing, kung fu, Kumon math, babysitting courses, skiing and snowboarding instruction, and a youth group. For adults, the centre offers parent effectiveness courses, folk art, keyboarding, country dancing tai chi, skiing, snowboarding and yoga instruction.
Along with these numerous classes, the centre also hosts a number of special events each year. The popular Diner’s Club hosts a number of themed dinners, and there is an annual Seniors Christmas tea and social, Winterfest Celebration, Stampede breakfast, Lobsterfest, craft fairs, art sales and used toy and clothes sale. With such a diversity of programs, Dalhousie truly offers something for everyone.
Dalhousie Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2017 Civic Census, Dalhousie, with a land area of 3.3 km², had a population of 8,992 residents, living in 3,735 dwellings, a -1.3% change from its 2016 population of 9,111. As of 2014, the median resident of this community is 38 years of age, and earns a median household income of $79,765 a year. The median price for sold homes was $548,000 in 2014. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.