Arbour Lake Calgary Neighbourhood Profile and Real Estate Statistics

Arbour Lake Calgary

Arbour Lake is the only lake community in NW Calgary, boasting a 10-acre trout-stocked lake, unsurpassed mountain views from its hillside location, and a plethora of parks and walkways. It is really a neighbourhood that has it all!

Due to the deep sense of community, many families will have fond memories of owning homes in Arbour Lake. On Arbour Lake, recreation opportunities abound, with swimming, boating, fishing, and skating offered at the Arbour Lake Community Centre throughout the year. The newly constructed Crowfoot Library is also within the community, offering breathtaking mountain views and access to tools for learning, enrichment, exercise and enjoyment. Walking routes, ravines, and greenbelts make this beautiful region a city that is very walk-friendly. The Melcor YMCA is located in the community’s southeast corner and has a variety of activities
available at its fitness centre, including a running track, indoor arena, swimming pool, and much more.



robert thirsk high school

St. Ambrose Elementary / Junior High School serving grades K-9 and offers a special atmosphere for Catholic learning. The school is now part of the Skills Academy for Hockey Canada. Throughout the year, students admitted into the programme undergo both on-ice and off-ice ability development instruction.
Arbour Lake School: With over 800 students, Arbour Lake School is home to grades 5- 9 and is large middle school that aims to personalize learning for its students. Teachers will spend ample time with each student to understand their ability with a special homeroom structure. The school provides students with the ability to pursue several avenues, from the foundations of fine arts to career and technology.
Robert Thirsk High SchoolA brand new high school in Arbour Lake, which opened its doors in 2013, is Robert Thirsk High School serving grades 10-12. Located next to the Crowfoot Public Library, it is noted for its customized and cooperative learning approach. A top-notch performing arts programme, as well as a state-of-the-art kitchen with excellent culinary programmes, are certainly highlights of this amazing school.

Links to school Websites that service Arbour Lake

Arbour Lake Community Association

The Arbour Lake Community Centre, which offers many services in the winter and summer, is at the centre of the neighbourhood. Whether skating, swimming or taking in the view, residents of the waterfront homes of Arbour Lake will enjoy living all year round on the lakeside. Cycle trails and walking paths surround the lake, and children and sports enthusiasts of all kinds are attracted by a large regional park. A full-time activity organizer who organizes swimming, canoeing, and tennis lessons, as well as group activities for all residents, is employed by the Arbour Lake Residents Association. The Arbour Lake Residents Association manages the recreational facilities surrounding the lake and the group offers an organizer to arrange events for both children and adults to bring together fishing derbies, skating parties, tennis lessons and several other events.

Arbour Lake Shopping, Restaurants and Professional Services

Arbour Lake is situated next to Crowfoot Crossing, one of Calgary‘s biggest outdoor malls, Arbour Lake residents have access to over 240 shops and services. There are many dining, shopping and entertainment options inside Crowfoot Crossing, including LowesCineplex Odeon Theatres, Calgary Co-op, Safeway, Chapters Books, plus a host of boutique shops. Crowfoot also has some excellent dining options, including a Keg, Joey’s Crowfoot, Brewsters to name a few. For residents that need to take public transit to work access Via the Crowfoot LRT station to downtown is also fast and convenient.

Arbour Lake Recreation Facilities

In addition to the Arbour Lake community center, the Melcor YMCA in Crowfoot has served northwest Calgary as a lively community centre for the past 20 years. The YMCA ensures that everyone has the opportunity to belong, develop, succeed and lead, through quality programmes and services aimed at addressing the needs of children, young people and families.  The Melcor YMCA offer swimming, weight floor, fitness classes, gymnasium sports and much more.

Transit in Arbour Lake

The Crowfoot CTrain is also located here and is located in the central part of the community on the West side of the community. City busses also frequent the neighbourhood taking residents to the CTrain station.  The newly constructed Stoney Trail ring road borders Arbour Lakes North West side, enabling the Trans Canada Highway, Queen Elizabeth Highway (QE2) and Deerfoot Trail to be easily accessed and soon to be SW Calgary with the West completion of Stoney Trail. 

Arbour Lake Crime Rates/Statistics

The majority of crimes in Arbour Lake are focused on vandalism and vehicle-related robberies, making Arbour Lake a reasonably secure neighbourhood.  It is always advisable to invest in a good security system complete with monitoring as well as regularly locking doors and windows both on homes and vehicles.  Visit the City of Calgary Crime Map for a more comprehensive overview.

Images of Arbour Lake Community Businesses, Amenities, Schools Parks etc.

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Arbour Lake Calgary Real Estate Sales & Real Estate Statistics

Welcome to my Arbour Lake Calgary neighbourhood and real estate statistics area.  Here you can view up-to-date real estate sales data including average sale prices for single-family homes and condos in Arbour Lake, as well as ownership vs rental charts, and yearly price trends since the year 2000. You will also find neighbourhood profiles that include information on residents such as average household incomes, education levels, occupational statistics and various information that I hope will make your home buying or selling decision easier.

If you are planning to buy or sell a home in Arbour Lake and would like an update on recent listing activities or sales, please feel free to contact me. I am always glad to answer your questions regarding Arbour Lake Real Estate. Alternatively, If you are looking to view the available homes for sale in Arbour Lake or access the sold price information on homes in Arbour Lake you can view the Arbour Lake Real Estate Page to access all the homes for sale as well as SOLD history and numbers for Banff Trail homes near you.

Arbour Lake At A Glance

wdt_ID ... Data Updated On Yearly Basis
1 Population 10,760
2 Number of households 3,865
3 Average persons per household 2.8
4 Home Ownership 89%
5 Average sale price of a residential dwelling (single family previous year. See below for other building types) $539,115
6 Median sale price of a residential dwelling (previous year) $471,500
7 Median household income $109,790

Arbour Lake Real Estate Statistics 2020

wdt_ID ... Single Family Homes Attached Homes Condos
1 Total number of units sold 80 13 33
2 Lowest sale price $358,800 $225,000 $175,000
3 Highest sale price $1,445,900 $459,472 $320,000
4 Average sale price $539,115 $328,375 $230,106
5 Median sale price $471,500 $365,000 $220,000
6 Median Days On Market 36 71 54

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Images of Typical Homes You Will Find In Arbour Lake

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Arbour Lake Resident Statistics

Curious about your future neighbours in Arbour Lake Below is much of the information home buyers find useful when considering buying a home in Arbour Lake.  You will find neighbourhood information such as resident’s age ranges, languages spoken, educations levels, and household incomes.

Arbour Lake Realtor

Looking to buy or sell a home in Arbour Lake Calgary? As a neighborhood Arbour Lake real estate agent living in the NW myself I know the market inside out. I also have a strong focus on Northwest Calgary Real Estate and can confidently guide you through and negotiate the sale or purchase of your Arbour Lake Home. Contact me today for a list of all current Arbour Lake Homes for Sale or recent Sold information on Arbour Lake Homes.

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