Homes in Discovery Ridge range from $700 thousand to a million and a half, approximately. What are the borders of the community? To the east 69th Street W, to the west Rocky View County, to the south the Tsuu T’ina First Nation Reserve, to the north Glenmore Trail.
The median household income of Discovery Ridge is high at $128,844 relative to other Calgary communities. The population of the community in 2012 was 4,350, living in 1,649 residences in total. However, despite the high income levels the homes here are affordable, giving buyers extra incentive to seek out the community. Originally gates were meant to enclose the community, which gives a further sense of an accessible yet extremely affluent area.
On 17th Avenue SW is an LRT station and bus routes 454 and 439 also run through the community.
Parks & Recreation
Discovery Ridge does not need man-made parks because it is itself the best park ever, being located on the Elbow River. Locals know this area as “Jackson’s Valley” and in fact it was only recently developed. Those looking for peace and quiet will seek out this piece of quaint rural beauty.
However, that doesn’t mean great shopping isn’t located nearby as well. Stores like Stitches Outlet, RioCan Signal Hill, Starbucks, Aldila Boutique, Addition Elle, Winners, Mexx, Smart Set and Reitman’s are located in clusters north along Sarcee Trail.
Schools in Discovery Ridge include Calgary Christian School, Vincent Massey Junior High, Menno Simons Christian School, and Ernest Manning High School.
Houses of Worship
Houses of worship in Discovery Ridge include the Abundant Life Church, Church of God, Richmond Hill Baptist Church, Westside King’s Church, and Valleyview Presbyterian Church.