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News from William Reid School

Dear Community Members, William Reid is getting a new look!  Starting at the end of June until the beginning of September, contractors will  be working in...

Making It Easier to Float Your Boat: Map Shows Calgary’s River Access Locations

Floating down the Bow and Elbow rivers is a summer tradition that thousands of Calgarians take part in each year as the weather gets warmer....

Making Home Ownership and Skills Training Much More Affordable

With our 2019 federal budget, our Liberal government introduced important new measures that will make a big difference for Calgarians. First-Time Home Buyer Incentive With our new...

May Programs for Kids

Young Artists in Residence at the 32nd Annual Exhibition of Children’s Art Join us for our 32nd Annual Exhibition of Children’s Art from May 2-16, 2019...

It’s Spring Cleaning Time

Did you know that the City of Calgary helps support community associations in helping residents clean up the neighbourhood? Residents can attend their Community Cleanup...

Proper Disposal of Smoking Material

The Calgary Fire Department reminds Calgarians that whether you’re indoors or outdoors, and regardless of the season proper disposal of smoking materials is a smart...

Bankview Community Association

2418-17 St. SW
Calgary, AB T2T 4M8,
(403) 244-2544
www.bankview.org
bankviewcommunity@gmail.com

The Bankview community association offers a number of recreational opportunities to residents. The association recently built a basketball court and playground, and are working on establishing a green space for resident use. The community centre is very popular among local groups, and is rented out by groups ranging from Irish Dancers, to dog obedience trainers, to Tae Kwon Doe instructors, to a mom and tot playgroups. Bankview also takers advantage of its rich history in its annual September Heritage Day celebration, where community walks touring historic homes are offered. Bankview also makes an effort to address the various concerns that face its community, notably traffic issues.

Bankview Community Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Bankview had a population of 5,221 living in 3,528 dwellings, a 9.8% increase from its 2011 population of 4,754. With a land area of 0.7 km2 (0.27 sq mi), it had a population density of 7,500/km2 (19,300/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $32,474 in 2000, and there were 31.4% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 18.4% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 85.7% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 80% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.