Numerous recreational facilities can be found throughout the Douglasdale community, including public parks and sports facilities. Baseball diamonds, a hockey arena, walking trails, multi-use fields, and playgrounds can all be found in Douglasdale. The Bow River and namesake pathway run along the western boundary of the community and are a consistently popular destination to hang out, exercise, and relax.
With Maple Ridge Golf Course and Willow Park Golf Course just moments from the community, it’s easy to slip away for a leisurely 18-holes on a whim. A bit further away, McKenzie Meadows Golf Club can also be reached in an easy ten minutes. Residents looking for another way to unwind can hit up the Eaglequest Douglasdale driving range to practice their swing.
Though Douglasdale is primarily a residential neighbourhood, but also features some of its own local businesses. A few professional services cater to local homeowners, as well as a couple retail locations. Just beyond the community, numerous shopping destinations can be found, including a large retail and box store district along 130 Ave SE.
Douglasdale hosts a small sampling of local restaurants, making it easy to find a bite to eat close to home. For picky eaters or those looking for a change, a host of alternate dining options can be found in many of the surroundings communities.
The Douglasdale/Glen Community Association makes it easy for local residents to get involved with their community, make new friends, and have some fun. Children’s programs, local events and celebrations, community contests, and social clubs are just a few of the activities the DCA organizes on a regular basis.