BRIDGELAND / RIVERSIDE INFORMATION
Bridgeland/Riverside was formerly known as Bridgeland and Germantown of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is located in the North East and South East of immediately Northeast of Downtown Calgary. To the South is the Bow River, to the East it is flanked by Deerfoot Trail, Edmonton Trail is to it's West and to the North by the community of Renfrew.
Primarily residential but with a mix of condominiums and single-family homes. Bridgeland prides itself on a variety of restaurants, food markets, offices, shopping, investment services, schools and places of worship. The Calgary Zoo, Telus Spark, The Bridges urban renewal development and access to the city's large network of pedestrian pathways (the Bow River pathway) and parks are unique focal points for the community and surrounding area. It borders a natural environment composed of the Bow and Elbow Rivers.
Tom Campbell's famous Hill park is on the Eastern edge of Bridgeland and overlooks Downtown, Bow River and the Northeastern part of the city. St. Patrick's Island and St. George's Island lie in the South of Bridgeland. St. George's Island is home to the Calgary Zoo which is Canada's second largest zoo and Telus Spark, opened in October 2011 and is Canada’s first purpose-built science centre in over 25 years.
In Council it is represented by the Ward 7-9 Councillor and in 2016 the Population was 5,962, with 3,376 homes.
Bridgeland Community Association