Northwest Calgary


The Varsity is a beautiful neighbourhood in Calgary's ward one, in the northwestern quadrant. It is bounded east to west by Crowchild Trail and the Bow River and north to south by Crowchild Trail NW and 32nd Avenue NW. Varsity is a highly sought-after community as it offers you a range of property types, an excellent location in the city, and excellent amenities! 

The Area
Varsity is characterized by an excellent combination of exclusive and upscale areas and affordable and accessible options for first-time buyers. As the second-largest community in Calgary in terms of land area at 6.8 kilometres, Varsity is composed of detached single-family dwellings with expansive lots and multi-family options, primarily apartments, and condominiums. The Bow River wraps around the community's southwestern edge, granting quick access to one of the city's defining features and most significant attractions.

Varsity is also renowned for its closeness to several of Calgary's natural wonders, excellent shopping centres, and key work areas. Varsity is nestled and contained within its own zone, with Montgomery and the University of Calgary as the only neighbours. You will enjoy this safe, serene, partially secluded area of the city!

Amenities, Attractions, & Entertainment
Varsity's Community Association promotes participation and engagement with excellent facilities and programs. Members with children have access to one of Calgary's largest after-school care programs. Your children will also love the variety of tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, football, and hockey training programs! You will enjoy access to a three-quarter NHL-sized outdoor rink, which is used in the summer for dry-land practice and games.

 Your children will have access to several modern and fully equipped playgrounds, with comfortable seating areas for you! The Silver Springs Golf and Country Club lies directly to the west and is one of Calgary's most sought-after courses. There is a clubhouse outfitted with practice facilities, amply spaced changing rooms with showers, fine dining, frequent buffets, and banquet halls that can be reserved for events. Tree-lined fairways surround the par-72 course, and on a bright summer day, the experience Is unrivaled! You will find several local businesses, including cafes and fresh bread shops, and excellent fast-food options.

One of Calgary's largest malls, Market Mall, sits right in your community! At Market Mall you will find hundreds of brand-name stores, fine-dining venues, and a premier, on-site theatre. In the nearby community of Brentwood, you have the Brentwood Village Shopping Centre and Northland Village. All of the necessities, from banks and ATMs to gas stations to home décor and grocery stores, you will find everything in your immediate area!

Parks Trails & Green Spaces
With the Bow River as Varsity's southern boundary, Varsity boasts one of Calgary's best variety of lush parks to choose from.  Varsity Ravine Park runs through the entire community and leads to the Bow River, to an off-leash dog park adjoining Bowmont Park.

On your way to the Bow, you will be captivated by the hillsides, wetlands, storm ponds, and excellent vantage points for stunning photos. You can enjoy a beautiful summer day on the Bow or continue to Dale Hodges Park to continue your reverie of Calgary's incredible natural beauty. The park runs adjacent to Bowmont Park and boasts 40 hectares of vegetation with trails for running, walking, or cycling, a wildlife habitat, serene vista points, and a regional pathway.

Varsity Village Park is an expansive grass field that you will enjoy for workouts, picnics, meditation, outdoor Yoga, reading, sunbathing, and much more. Varsity Research Park, Varsity Acres Park, and Ashfin Park are also excellent options!

Education & Schools
Various schools serve Varsity; Marion Carson Elementary School offers kindergarten to grade six with Mandarin bilingual instruction. F.E. Osborne Middle School teaches grades six until nine with early French immersion, while Sir Winston Churchill is one of the city's finest public institutions. The secondary school offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate university preparatory program, many competitive and non-competitive clubs and programs, and off-campus work experience to their students.

Transportation & Accessibility
Varsity has eight bus lines for transportation throughout the community and the northwest. Brentwood Station LRT station on the red line is a seven-minute commute away by bus and will facilitate a trip to the downtown core in approximately twenty minutes.

Southbound on Crowchild Trail will provide a direct route to the core in approximately fifteen minutes, or eastbound towards Deerfoot Trail as a significant traffic artery for north or southbound travel.

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Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $481K
Lowest Price $25K
Highest Price $23M
Total Listings 6,920
Avg. Price/SQFT $299

Property Types (active listings)

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