Abbeydale Community Association
In response to the community’s demographics, the programs offered by Abbeydale’s community association are primarily youth oriented. The community center facilitates an out of school care program, numerous sports programs, Jelly Bean Dances and Scouts. They also boast an adult darts league. The centre also offers plenty of events for the entire family, and the centre’s pool tables, dart boards and outdoor skating rink provide an excellent opportunity for families to relax in a pleasant atmosphere. Abbeydale offers activities for adults as well, with each Friday being open pub night featuring karaoke, crib tournaments or the occasional lobster dinner.
Abbeydale Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Abbeydale had a population of 5,917 living in 2,023 dwellings, a 3.8% increase from its 2011 population of 5,700. With a land area of 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,480/km2 (9,010/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $55,345 in 2000, and there were 17.3% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 27.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 2.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 22.8% were used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.