AMENITIES IN OGDEN
Ogden is a mature Calgary neighbourhood chock full of amenities and community features. Those looking for a well-rounded community with plenty to do will find themselves at home alongside active residents of all ages. Ogden hosts some fantastic parks and recreational facilities that help it stand out from other communities in SE Calgary.
The spacious and central Lynnwood Park is one of Calgary’s most loved local destinations. In addition to Sherwood Community School and several baseball diamonds, Lynnwood Park is also home to the Millican-Ogden Community Association, Jack Setters Arena, and the Ogden/Millican Swimming Pool.
LYNNWOOD RIDGE PARK
Lynnwood Ridge Park is a quaint but peaceful park, frequented for the local children’s playground. With open grass and trees for shaded refuge, Lynnwood Ridge is a fantastic place for nearby homeowners and their families to hang out. A walking trail slices through the park, which acts as a beautiful pedestrian shortcut.
GEORGE MOSS PARK
The second largest park in the Ogden community, George Moss Park is the only park in the area with tennis courts. Residents from across the city visit the park for the tennis courts, playground, large fields, and baseball diamond. Like all of Ogden’s parks, George Moss has several mature, shade-granting trees.
OLD REFINERY PARK
Directly north of the Ogden Community, Old Refinery Park rests along the Bow River and provides spectacular sights to visitors. This park boasts a wide variety of plant and animal life, making it a fantastic place to see a unique environment. Balsam Poplars and Water Poplars require the park’s occasional flooding to grow, while a variety of birds thrive in the riverside habitat. Old Refinery Park, once an oil refinery, is part of Calgary’s ongoing efforts to naturalize the local river system.
OGDEN/MILLICAN SWIMMING POOL
Open during the summer months, the Ogden/Millican outdoor pool is a popular destination for all of the community’s residents, young and old. In addition to energetic family swims, the pool hosts swimming lessons, lane times, and aquacize classes. As a result, a large variety of residents spend time at the pool. Both drop-in and discounted passes can be purchased.
JACK SETTERS ARENA
This popular ice arena organizes skating and hockey for residents through a variety of leagues and family programs. Public skates draw members from all across the community, while a variety of hockey leagues cater to a range of ages and skill levels.
GLENMORE SQUARE LIBRARY
Located within Glenmore Square, this branch of the Calgary Public Library is a fantastic, free resource for Ogden residents. In addition to book loans, the library offers children’s programs, ESL groups, and organized book clubs.
Located in the southern portion of the community, Glenmore Square makes daily life a little bit easier in Ogden by offering a grocery store, gas station, pharmacy, and more. This shopping plaza is a fantastic resource for the local community and allows residents to grab a quick bite or run errands at their convenience.