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Greenwood-Greenbriar Community Association
7904-43 Ave NW
The community hall consists of a huge main room with a stage, indoor and outdoor rinks, meeting rooms and playing fields. A number of groups and activities make use of the hall, including the Bowness Historical Association, Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, satellite bingo, figure skating and hockey. The community Environment and Beautification Committee orchestrates the annual community cleanup. The Bowness community association also hosts a number of special events each year, most notably the annual Bowness Stampede Stomp, which includes a parade and Stampede Breakfast.
Bowness has recently undergone a number of changes. Their new area redevelopment plan (ARP) has led to new flags, cobblestone walks, landscaping and hanging flowers. This sprucing up has attracted a number of new businesses to the area, and the community association is actively involved in continuing this redevelopment, while ensuring that the community retains its distinct flavour.
Greenwood-Greenbriar Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Greenwood/Greenbriar had a population of 946 living in 501 dwellings, a 1.5% increase from its 2011 population of 932. With a land area of 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 790/km2 (2,040/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $32,400 in 2000, and there were 28.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 15.5% of the residents were immigrants. All buildings were single-family detached homes or mobile homes, and 10.9% of the housing was used for renting.. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.