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Little Free Libraries

Little-Free-Library-LogoTake a look at totallyCalgary’s Pinterest Board of Little Free Libraries that Calgarians have designed and constructed.

If you have a Little Free Library in your yard, send us a picture and we will add it out our Pin Board.

Bridgeland/Riverside Community Background

bridgeland-playground-copyBridgeland/Riverside is located within easy walking distance of Downtown Calgary. Its main boundary is defined by a steep escarpment on the west, north, and east, thereby separating it from its neighboring residential communities of Crescent Heights and Renfrew. To the south is the Bow River, Memorial Drive and the Calgary Zoo. The historical development of the areas north of the bow River was enhanced by the construction of the Langevin Bridge in 1885. Even though and active community existed, it was not until 1910 That the area was annexed to Calgary. For many new Canadian immigrants, Bridgeland/Riverside became their first home. The German immigrants in the district of Riverside, and the Italian community housed in Bridgeland, had a significant influence on the development for its historic old homes, its views of the Downtown, Bow River Valley and Rocky Mountains and its European shops and restaurants.


Bridgeland/Riverside Community Association

bridgeland-riverside-community-associationThe BRCA’s mission is to foster the vision for Bridgeland-Riverside by serving and engaging residents and other stakeholders of our community through:

  • Facilitating the development and delivery of recreational and social programs
  • Connecting the community with information and opportunities
  • Engaging with the community to support healthy commerce
  • Stewarding the land and facilities under the society’s care and making them optimally accessible to the community
  • Coordinating and communicating urban planning issues for the future development of Bridgeland-Riverside, preserving its values, while supporting its evolution.

Bridgeland/Riverside Community Association

Address: 917 Centre Avenue NE Calgary AB T2E 0C6
Phone: (403) 263-5755
Email: contact@brcacalgary.org
Website: brcacalgary.org



  • Stanley Jones School – K – Gr 9 – 950 6 Street NE Calgary AB T2E 8M3
  • Colonel Macleod School – Gr 4 – 9 – 1610 6 Street NE Calgary AB T2E 3Y9
  • Crescent Heights High School – 1019 1 Street NW Calgary AB T2M 2S2
  • St Angela School – K – Gr 6 – 231 6 Street NE Calgary AB T2E 3Y1
  • St Alphonsus School – K – Gr 9 – 928 Radnor Avenue NE Calgary AB T2E 5H5
  • St Francis High School – 877 Northmount Drive NW Calgary AB T2L 0A3
  • St Mary’s High School – 111 18 Avenue SW Calgary AB T2S 0B8

Recreational Amenities

Sports/Play Fields
Community Sports

Close to:

Bottomlands Park 
Telus Spark Centre


Green Ingenuity

Rug, Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning for your home or your office

RKR Stationery

RKR Stationery & Artssentials for all your CREATIVE writing needs!


Studopia, The Only Tutor You Need

City of Calgary Assessment Notice for NE Communities

Important Message From the City of Calgary Assessment Department; calgary.ca/assessment

Bridgeland-Riverside Businesses