COMING IN SEPTEMBER 2017 - THE OFFICIAL DWCA NEWSLETTER
HAVE SUGGESTIONS, WANT TO CONTRIBUTE? We encourage all Downtown West residents and businesses to let us know if you have any suggestions for what kind of info or articles you would find most useful! Email your ideas to the editor, Jacquie Maurice, Communications Director.
WANT TO ADVERTISE? Reaching more than 2,000 Downtown West dwellings and into the Downtown Core population of 8,800. Email Bobbie-Jo Bergner, Advertising Sales/Design at Mind's Design Studio. Phone: 403-203-9152, Fax: 403-203-7331
All thOSe GREAT Patios, JUST A SHORT WALK FROM DOWNTOWN WEST!
Downtown West enjoys a close connection with neighbouring Kensington, and with Stephen Avenue Walk in the Core. This summer, check out all the patios along Kensington Rd NW between 14 St and 10 St NW, and on 10 St NW from Memorial Drive up to 3rd Ave NW and all the patios on Stephen Avenue Walk: five blocks of Calgary's prime patio territory! (Lists courtesy of Avenue Calgary)
Rafting the Bow River
It’s a local summertime favourite: lounging in an inflatable raft while floating down the Bow River, admiring the view of the approaching downtown skyline. Planning to raft the Bow this summer? You remembered the life jackets, but did you remember your car keys, an extra paddle, and good shoes? Here’s how to stay safe!
Lazy Day Raft Rentals lets you experience Calgary’s rivers at an affordable price. They're located at The Calgary Curling Club on Memorial Drive and have plenty of weekend parking. You leave one vehicle at your exit point, and drive the other to your entrance point - or ask about their shuttle service.
The Paddle Station is comprised of two starting points along the Bow River located at Shouldice Park and Prince's Island Park. They have a shuttle that takes you to your starting location to start your ride; shuttle pick-up locations are at St. Patrick's Park and Prince's Island Park.
How to Do Banff National Park this Summer... Without a Car
With a whole bunch of new transit options, getting to Banff and getting around Banff National Park has never been easier. From Avenue Calgary. READ MORE>>
311 Calgary - Easier Than Ever!
The City of Calgary has expanded 311 services through the 311 Calgary mobile app. With it, you can connect with The City anytime, anywhere. Using the 311 Calgary mobile app to submit a service request is fast and easy! Available for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad, Android.