West Springs, Calgary neighbourhood overview
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The West Springs area is nestled in a bend in the Old Banff Coach Road, and north of Bow Trail. It lies immediately west of the television antenna at Broadcast Hill. There are several developments in this community, including West Spring Farms to the north, and Springside, further southwest.
Public board pupils go to Glamorgan Elementary and Glenbrook Elementary, A.E. Cross Junior High on 37th Street S.W., and Ernest Manning High off 17th Avenue S.W.
Separate board students attend St. Andrew Elementary in Glamorgan, St. Gregory Elementary/Junior High in Glendale Meadows, and either St. Mary's High downtown or Bishop Carroll High on Crowchild Trail.
The closest shopping is at Strathcona Town Square on the hill, and Westgate further east on Bow Trail, or West Hills further south along Sarcee Trail at Richmond Road.
There is a 10 screen multiplex cinema in nearby West Hills Town Centre, and two golf courses just west of the community, with several more further west along Highway 8. Cross Country skiing and snowmobiling & 4-wheel driving are found a half hour west in Bragg Creek.
The homes in this neighbourhood are Executive/Estate homes.
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