At The Rise, we understand the importance of the outdoors and try to encourage residents of our Southwest Calgary community to get out and enjoy nature. Here are 5 parks you should visit in Southwest Calgary.
Edworthy Park: 5050 Spruce Dr SW
Edworthy Park is located in SW Calgary along the Bow River. Edworthy Park features the majestic Douglas Fir Trail, the historical Lawrey Gardens among a variety of amenities. These amenities include picnic sites/shelters, firepits, BBQ stands, playgrounds and even off-leash areas for pets.
North Glenmore Park: 7305 Crowchild Trail SW
North Glenmore Park is located in SW Calgary and borders the Glenmore Reservoir. North Glenmore Park is home to the Calgary Canoe Club, Calgary Rowing Club and features a range of amenities. Amenities at North Glenmore Park include tennis courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, bike trails, naturalized areas and even cross-country skiing!
Sandy Beach is located in SW Calgary along the Elbow River. Sandy Beach features a number of amenities for park goers including, picnic shelters/areas, BBQ stands, pathways, playgrounds, water fountains and even access to the river.
South Glenmore Park
South Glenmore Park is located in SW Calgary, toward the south side of the Glenmore Reservoir and includes the Weaselhead Natural Area. South Glenmore Park features a playground and water park which is accessible to disabled children along with a variety of other amenities. These amenities include picnic areas, playgrounds, tennis courts, a polo field, trials, cross-country skiing and even sailing school/boat rentals through Glenmore Sailing School.
Stanley Park is located in SW Calgary along the Elbow River. Stanley Park features a range of amenities which include: tennis courts, a sports field, playgrounds, pathways, picnic areas, BBQ stands, access to the river, a swimming pool and even lawn bowling facility. The historic Princess Obolensky Park is also located at Stanley Park.