Heading out to Abbeydale
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It's in the city's far east between 68 Street and Stoney Trail, the CNR tracks and the Trans Canada Highway, 16th Avenue. About 6000 people live out here and this community boasts a lower rate of crime than most of the surrounding areas. The City of Calgary added the land used for this area in 1976 and development occurred throughout the 1980's.
It seems this is a great place for young families. The real estate is quite affordable and they have set things up for kids. The Abbeydale Community Association has a lot of kids programs. Day care, sports, dances, family skating outside, a BBQ, tennis and Scouts, to name a few. For those who are a bit older, they have darts, pool tables, pub nights and dinners. It is designed to fit the needs of those in the area.
A great place to live
This neighbourhood has quiet, clean, friendly streets and cul-de-secs, some shopping close at hand, easy access to major roads, like the Ring Road, playgrounds, transit service. And schools. Kindergarten to grade 6 attend the Abbeydale School, junior highs go to Dr. Gladys M. Egbert School and senior highs head off to Forest Lawn High School.
For families who use the Catholic system, Holy Redeemer and Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha schools take kindergarten to grade 6 children while St. Martha has kindergarten to grade 9. High school students go to Father Lacombe.
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