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Haysboro, SW Calgary

December 16, 2021

Haysboro is a neighbourhood located in the South West quadrant of Calgary. It is conveniently located near Macleod Trail, Heritage Drive, and Southland Drive. The community was established back in 1958. 

The neighbourhood ranked 37 in Avenue Magazine’s Best Neighbourhoods in Calgary 2020. In 2019 it ranked much higher at 13th overall. The community also received 123 restaurant points and 61 transit points. Haysboro has a walking score of 52. 

In 2018, the population was 7,080. In 2016, 74% of Haysboro residents were between the ages of 15-64. 49% of residents were empty-nesters. Although almost half the residents don’t have children at home, the area is a great place for young families to plant their roots. 

The close proximity to main routes, transit, and amenities make Haysboro an engaging neighbourhood in the city! It’s the perfect location. Close enough to the city centre without being in the heart of all the action of downtown

Detached homes in Haysboro are quite affordable compared to other single-family homes in Calgary. There are also tons of reasonably priced condos for sale in the area for buyers looking for smaller and more affordable options. The houses are full of charm but you can also find a renovated home if you are looking for something more modern. 

Macleod Trail runs North to South and Heritage Drive provides drivers with easy access East to West roadways. Haybsoro is around eight kms away from downtown, this makes it desirable for those who commute to work everyday. 

The neighbors in Haysboro are known for being warm and inviting! and it isn't unusual Residents who love the idea of living in a family-friendly and tight-knit community they don’t need to look any further!

Transit:

It’s easy for residents to get around using public transportation in Haysboro. Calgary Transit has a pretty heavy presence in the area. The bus route 37 serves the neighbourhood. The Southland and Heritage C-train stations are easily accessible as well. 

Community Amenities

The Haysboro Community Association is a volunteer organization that aims to constructively shape the Haysboro community and neighbourhood. Their vision is to foster a safe and vibrant community that the residents will benefit from. 

The association offers a preschool program as well as tai chi programs. The building also has rooms available for rent. It is a great place to host parties, banquets, or larger group events. There are smaller rooms available for small groups. 

There is also a resource group for seniors through the Haysboro Community Association. The program is focused on providing seniors in the neighbourhood with targeted events. The Snow & Lawn Care Program is an affordable program for seniors in Haysboro. The seniors pay a flat fee and youth within the community shovel snow for them. 

There are two public tennis courts available for use. The courts are surrounded by the community park. The open field and playgrounds are a great place to bring the family in the warmer months. With all the friendly neighbours, why not get together for a game? 

The Glenmore reservoir is to the west of Haysboro which is great for a nature lover or runners. 

This area has all the basic necessities. There are dry cleaners, a selection of barbershops and salons, a supermarket, a gym, and Chinook Centre Mall and South Centre mall nearby.

Restaurants

There are various restaurants around the community that any foodie needs to try! Here are a few favourites among residents. 

PZA Parlour is a modern restaurant that offers traditional pizza and Italian food as well as a variety of beer and wines. Their focus is on good food and good service. 

Big Catch Sushi Bar gives diners an authentic experience. Their goal is to make the lives of Calgarians more diverse by bringing the culture and techniques from Japan right to our city. 

For those who love Alberta beef, Wellington’s has some of the best steak the city has to offer. Enjoy a delicious meal with the art of true table service. In addition to steak, they also have seafood options.

If you love Korean BBQ, head to Yum Yum BBQ Chicken. The food is made fresh and a variety of sauces provide a taste experience that barbecue lovers are sure to enjoy. 

Macao Imperial tea has a variety of sweet bubble teas. Enjoy a nice drink in a welcoming and friendly environment. 

Schools

There are a variety of schools in the neighbourhood which is usually a huge deciding factor for families when looking for a new home. The community is served by Akiva Academy, Haysboro Elementary and Woodman Junior High public schools, as well the charter STEM Innovation Academy and Our Lady of the Rockies High School. There is also a Spanish immersion school in the community – Eugene Coste elementary.

Miscellaneous 

Heritage Park Historical Village is a short drive away from Haysboro. It provides visitors with an immersive glimpse into life from the 1860s through the 1930s. This is a popular destination for families with young ones. It is seasonally open from late May through mid-October.

Heritage Town Square does not require admission! It includes the Selkirk full-service restaurant, an old-fashioned soda shop, and the railway cafe. There is also a greenspace for people to gather. 

Thrift stores such as Value Village and Goodwill are in the neighbourhood for those who like to shop for vintage pieces, shop on a budget, or look for a few treasures!

The Rockyview General Hospital is a short drive away from Haysboro. 

Haysboro is a great neighbourhood for  families and individuals who are wanting to settle down. The neighbourhood provides all the amenities and comforts you’ll need close to your home. 

Reborn Renovations is an award-winning home renovation company located in Calgary, providing interior and exterior renovations as well as home additions in all neighbourhoods of Calgary, including Haysboro, Lake Bonavista, Altadore and more
We also proudly serve the surrounding areas of, Airdrie, Okotoks, and Cochrane

Sources:

  1. https://nexthome.ca/neighbourhoods/calgary-haysboro/31453/
  2. https://haysboro.org/ 
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haysboro,_Calgary

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