THINGS TO DO IN INGLEWOOD
With a hip location and fantastic surroundings, Inglewood seems to provide endless options for things to do. Check out some of the local attractions here.
Inglewood is close to numerous beautiful parks such as the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and the Pearce Estate Park. The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and duck pond is a significant migratory bird habitat located along the Bow River that draws bird watchers and enthusiasts from across the province. Pearce Estate Park is a reconstructed wetland that is perfect for picnicking, walking, and cross-country skiing.
Slicing through the Inglewood community is 9th Avenue SE, dubbed Calgary’s “original main street.” This quirky collection of shops, boutiques, and restaurants is a fantastic place to spend time. It offers some of the best shopping in the entire city and is a fantastic amenity for residents.
VISIT THE ZOO
The Calgary Zoo is just across the river from Inglewood, giving home owners fantastic access to this sprawling destination. Annual memberships are quite affordable, making repeat visits easy for animal-loving residents of any age. Giraffes, zebras, hippos, lions, cougars, and penguins are among the many popular animals at the zoo.
CONCERTS, EVENTS, & THE CALGARY STAMPEDE
Large scale entertainment is made easy with the Calgary Stampede Grounds and the Scotiabank Saddledome being within walking distance of Inglewood. The Stampede Grounds host their namesake annual celebration, while the Saddledome hosts an ever-changing selection of concerts and events. The Saddledome is often a stop for major touring acts that hit Canada, and Inglewood makes it easy for residents to reap the benefits of being nearby.
NHL HOCKEY & SPORTS
Did we forget to mention that the Saddledome is the official home of the Calgary Flames? Well, it is! The winter season is jam-packed full of heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping hockey. For those who simply can’t get enough hockey, the Saddledome also hosts the major junior Calgary Hitmen team, as well as being home to the Calgary Roughnecks, a professional NLL box lacrosse team.