Discovery Ridge Community Overview

Discovery Ridge is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located at the western edge of the city and is bounded by Glenmore Trail to the north, 69 Street W to the east, the Municipal District of Rocky View and the city limits to the west and the Elbow River and Tsuu T'ina first nation reserve to the south.

When development first began in the late 1990s, the community was known as New Discovery and it was originally planned as a gated community, but this idea was later dropped and today, Discovery Ridge can be accessed by the public.

Bordering on the beautiful Elbow River valley in Southwest Calgary, Discovery Ridge offers sweeping views of the western foothills and Rocky Mountains. All just moments away from the conveniences of West Hills, and a short drive from downtown Calgary.

For nature enthusiasts, Discovery Ridge borders the beautiful Griffith Woods Environmental Park. Griffith Woods has over 93 hectares of natural woodlands with pathways and trail systems for walkers, cyclists, horseback riders and rollerbladers.

For the golfers, Discovery Ridge is only minutes from 3 excellent golf courses.

Glenmore Trail provides quick access into the city centre, and also gives Discovery residents a head start on the drive to the mountains.

The Signal Hill and Westhills Shopping Centres, along with nearby businesses, provide shops and services to meet just about every need.

The Westside Recreation Centre is only minutes away, and is a year round facility with state of the art fitness equipment, indoor track, waterslide, wave and lap pool, rock climbing, gymnasium, hockey arena and recreational skating rink.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

discovery-ridge Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
93 Coach Hill / Westbrook
94 Strathcona / Westbrook
439 Discovery Ridge
454 Springbank Hill
732 Central Memorial/Glamorgan
895 St. Gregory/ West Springs/ CougarRidge

Discovery Ridge Closest LRTs

StationDistance
69 Street CTrain Station 1.83 km
Sirocco CTrain Station 2.31 km
45 Street CTrain Station 2.82 km
Westbrook CTrain Station 3.52 km
Shaganappi Point CTrain Station 4.02 km

Discovery Ridge Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     1$1695$1695$1695
Condos     6$1700$1895$1790
Houses     2$2100$3500$2800
Total Rentals     9$1695$3500$2003

Discovery Ridge Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
CORNERSTONE SQUARE
10 Discovery Ridge Hill Southwest, Calgary
0.65 km
Spirit of Math Calgary West
7000 Elkton Drive Southwest, Calgary
1.67 km
Menno Simons Christian School
7000 Elkton Drive Southwest, Calgary
1.67 km
Stem Wonders
4 Sierra Morena Circle Southwest, Calgary
2.07 km
Morin Music Studio Ltd
2202-288 Saint Moritz Drive Southwest, Calgary
2.36 km
Golf Performance Canada
Elbow Springs, 240086 Lott Creek Drive, Calgary
2.87 km
Music and Play Canada Inc.
333 Aspen Glen Landing Southwest, Calgary
2.91 km
Calgary Tutor Buddy
7 Glenbrook Place Southwest, Calgary
3.20 km
On-line ELA English Tutor — IELTS Preparation Courses — Private Adult ESL Classes
4407 47 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.47 km
French Classes for Adults or Kids - Private Tutor - French Immersion help
4403 47 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.47 km
Sheldon Zandboer Professional Music Services
16 Glenbrook Villas Southwest, Calgary
3.64 km
Piano By Dale
4732 Graham Drive Southwest, Calgary
3.97 km
Melody Mentors
4143 42 Street Southwest, Calgary
4.08 km
Alpine Montessori Childrens Centre
3140 41 Street Southwest, Calgary
4.32 km
About Music
4604 37 Street Southwest, Calgary
4.57 km
Clever Daycare
3131 45 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
4.58 km
Westgate School | Calgary Board of Education
150 Westminster Drive Southwest, Calgary
4.73 km
Alumni Music
3611 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
4.93 km
The Think Sun Preschool Academy
5555 Strathcona Hill Southwest, Calgary
4.99 km
TennFitt Tennis
3333 Richardson Way Southwest, Calgary
4.99 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Discovery Ridge Distance to Local Landmarks

LandmarkDistance
Alberta Children's Hospital 7.04 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 9.52 km
Ambrose University College 3.62 km
Bow Valley College 11.10 km
Calgary Airport 18.94 km
Calgary Zoo 12.60 km
Chinook Centre Mall 9.40 km
City Hall 10.87 km
Cross Iron Mills 33.68 km
Deerfoot Mall 15.61 km
Devry Institute of Tech 15.13 km
Downtown Calgary 10.01 km
LandmarkDistance
Foothills Hospital 7.70 km
Market Mall 8.59 km
Mount Royal University 5.25 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 17.07 km
Rocky Mountain College 9.84 km
Rockyview Hospital 7.96 km
SAIT 9.98 km
South Health Campus 22.98 km
Southcentre Mall 12.06 km
Sunridge Mall 16.73 km
University of Calgary 8.87 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Neighboring Communities

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