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Silver Springs News
Silver Springs Community Association
5720 Silver Ridge Dr. N.W.
Calgary, AB | T3B 5E5
Silver Springs is a very active community. There is a large sports program, with hundreds signing up for soccer, softball, and baseball. The community centre offers classes in fitness, painting. yoga, meditation, martial arts, and kids dance. The centre also houses a preschool and after school program and is also home to the Plus 55 club, which meets to play cards and for socials. For community recreation, the centre also has two skating rinks, for hockey and pleasure, in addition to outdoor pools. Silver Springs is also effective in representing the community on important issues, such as the maintenance and cleanup of nearby Bowmont Park.
Silver Springs Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Silver Springs had a population of 8,933 living in 3,533 dwellings, a 0.3% increase from its 2011 population of 8,910. With a land area of 5 km2 (1.9 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,790/km2 (4,600/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $73,776 in 2000, and there were 5.8% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 16.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 9.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 15.9% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles.