Varsity: Neighbourhood Perfected

Here are just a few of the features that make Varsity such a great place to live...

Some of the best views in the city. Mature green spaces everywhere you look. Easy access to the city, to shopping, to the river, the foothills and the mountains—by car, bike and LRT. Some of the best schools in the city. Next door to the University of Calgary, to SAIT, to Foothills Hospital and Alberta Children’s Hospital. Unending sport, recreation and cultural activities on your doorstep.

“Varsity” is made up of three separate communities: Varsity Acres, Varsity Village and Varsity Estates. It borders the Bow River valley and Sarcee Trail to the west, Crowchild Trail to the north and east, and Market Mall on the south.

If you live in Varsity (or dream of living there!) think of this page as an index to explore Varisty. Click on the links below to discover just some of the great features of this neighbourhood.


  • Fantastic mountain, foothill, river valley, ravine, natural park, golf course and cityscape views
  • A community with mature trees, well designed green areas and parks, well laid out streets


  • Safe, convenient roadways and excellent walk & bike paths within neighbourhood
  • Easy access to city by road, LRT and bike pathway systems
  • Nearby access to the newly constructed ring road system
  • Gateway to the mountains and the foothill recreation regions


Universities, Polytechnic, and University Colleges

Health Centres

Neighbouring and Nearby Retail Shopping

Grocery Shopping

  • Safeway, Co-op, and Organic Planet in Varisty or next door; easy access to Superstore


Cultural Centres


Varsity Community Information & Statistics

  • Varsity Community Statistics are available on the City of Calgary's Community Profiles page.
  • There is a wealth of information here, including population and demographics, political representation, the state of homes in the community and income levels. There are several links to information on City of Calgary facilities and programs that you might want to access, crime information, police contact, information about your property, and lots more.

The Tip of the Iceberg