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Westgate Community Association

4943-8 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta
T3C 3V4,
403.249.5656
www.westgatecommunity.ca
info@westgatecommunity.ca

Westgate community association has ample green space, and also has an excellent relationship with neighbouring Rosscarrok community. The two regularly use each others fields for sporting events. The community has a paved outdoor skating rink as well as a playground. The community centre houses a variety of activities, such as Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, an exercise class, a church group, and bridge teams. Outside, t-ball, soccer and teen pick up baseball are popular. The community association is also affiliated with Tri-West Soccer and Trails West hockey. Westgate also sponsors a number of special events, including June sports day, a Christmas craft sale and a Winter festival.

Westgate Community Demographics

In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Westgate had a population of 3,172 living in 1,334 dwellings, a 2.3% increase from its 2011 population of 3,101. With a land area of 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,640/km2 (6,850/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $54,309 in 2000, and there were 10.4% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 14.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 14.6% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 24.3% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.