October 20, 2018    中文(简体)   
Bowness

Bowness is a community district in west Calgary. It was an autonomous town until 1963, when it was amalgamated by Calgary. The neighbourhood is bordered by the Bow River on the north and east, 16th Avenue on the south, and Stoney Trail on the west. Immediately over the river to the east lies the community of Montgomery, itself an autonomous town until Calgary amalgamated it in 1963.

On the northwest end of the community is one of Calgary's most popular parks, Bowness Park. The park sits between the Bow River and a lagoon, and is popular for picnics, summer sports, ice skating in the winter, and boating. It is also part of the city's large pedestrian pathway network. To the south-east, it is bordered by Edworthy Park. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.

Bowness real estate ranges from lovely single family homes on large lots, with a good selection of higher priced waterfront properties, to older bungalows. Many of which are being nabbed up and completely renovated. There is also a selection of low level condos and townhouses available.

BOWNESS AMENITIES

Bowness homes are close to several recreation facilities, including: Bowness Park, Canada Olympic Park, Bowmont Park, Edworthy Park, Baker Park and several small parks within the community. Residents can go boating and picnicking in the summer and outdoor skating in the winter, and have easy access to the pathway system

The busy community association plans a number of events throughout the year. The community hall features main room with stage, sports fields and outdoor rinks.

BOWNESS SCHOOLS

Schools in Bowness and the surrounding community include:

Elementary:

  • Belvedere-Parkway
  • Bowcroft
  • Varsity Acres (Fr)
  • Our Lady of the Assumption
  • St. Pius (Fr)

Junior High:

  • T. B. Riley
  • Branton (Fr)
  • Our Lady of the Assumption
  • Madeleine d'Houet

Senior High:

  • William Aberhart (Fr)
  • Bowness
  • St. Francis (Fr)
  • St. Mary's
 
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