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Community Hall – Closed Again

With the new provincial restrictions, please note our hall is once again closed to any activities aside from pre-school.  We will update once the restrictions are lifted.

Rink Open!

On the other hand, our rink is open.  Since we are among the few skating rinks open in the surrounding communities, please observe social distancing while skating so that we can remain open.  We have had more skaters than in a normal year, so it is imperative to remain at a proper distance in the rink shack and on the ice unless it is with your cohort.


Phew….alphabet soup!  Our annual general meeting is coming up on February 2nd, 2021.  Community members are welcome to attend and learn about the Community Association and the activities we support (sadly, not as many as usual in 2020).  This year, we will be scheduling an online meeting to observe Covid restrictions and recommendations.

Happy New Year!

We wish everyone a happy new year.  Here’s hoping 2021 allows us to return to more programming once enough people have received a vaccine.  In the meantime, we are blessed with an abundance of winter outdoor activities nearby to stay healthy and happy.


Jay Nelson


Traffic Closures: Calgary Ring Road


Community Crime Statistics:

Palliser November 2020:

Bayview November, 2020:

Pump Hill November, 2020:

Calgary Police Services:

Vehicle theft is an ongoing concern within the city of Calgary. Each year, as the weather cools, the Calgary Police Service receives an increase in stolen vehicle thefts, targeting unlocked vehicles left running (warming up). With this in mind, please consider:

What can you do to prevent vehicle theft?

  • Do not leave a vehicle running with the keys in the ignition for any length of time, even with the doors locked.      
  • Never hide a second key in or around the vehicle.      
  • Always close the windows, lock the doors and pocket the key.       
  • Park in well-lit and well-traveled areas.    
  • Take valuables with you or hide them out of sight.       
  • Use anti- theft measures such as a steering wheel lock, a vehicle immobilizer system or an alarm system.         
  • Consider installing a remote starter if you need to warm up your vehicle in the morning.     
  • Report suspicious activity. If you see suspicious people in or around motor vehicles, call 9-1-1.

Remember, a few minutes braving the cold with your vehicle can save you from a headache down the line.

City of Calgary Waste & Recycling:

Calgary SW Pump Track:

The South Glenmore Bicycle Pump Track has been a popular amenity for your community members in nearby South Glenmore Park. We wanted to be the first to inform you that there is an upcoming closure of the Pump Track in hopes that you can spread the word to your residents.

Beginning in Early April the South Glenmore Bicycle Pump Track will be closed to the public in order for Parks Foundation to complete improvements to the park. Our goal is to make the pump track more enjoyable for cyclists and to enhance the overall safety of the pump track by improving the viewing area, aesthetics, and separation between the pump track and the existing Elbow River pathway. Improvements include new signage, perimeter fencing, and paving.

While improvements are under construction there will be absolutely no public access to the park. We look forward to welcoming the public back to the new and improved Pump Track later this summer, weather permitting.

With the popularity of the Pump Track we are excited to have the opportunity to enhance the park for the enjoyment of all users.

For questions, or additional information regarding the park closure, please email Parks Foundation at:


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2323 Palliser Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2V 3S4

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