More About Elbow Valley And Area
Springbank is the designated community for schools for Elbow Valley. With our unique proximity to a number of Calgary communities, however, there are also multiple private school options nearby.
FEES & BUDGET INFO
The community association (Elbow Valley Residents Club i.e. ‘EVRC’) collects monthly fees to maintain and operate the community infrastructure and amenities and to provide essential services while protecting the natural integrity of Elbow Valley. Fees vary by property. To inquire about fees, please submit a request through the Contact Us form.
With rural living, there can sometimes be a fear that common utilities may be harder to access. In Elbow Valley, our residents enjoy the comforts of urban living with access to water, ‘city standard’ waste and other important services.
GOVERNANCE, BUDGET & BYLAWS
Elbow Valley is governed by an elected, volunteer, Board of Directors that provides fundamental guidance and has decision-making authority for the community. Day to day management is carried out by full-time operations and administrative managers, along with support staff where and when required.
ELBOW VALLEY UTILITIES
Elbow Valley Service Providers
One thing that sets Elbow Valley apart from other luxury acreage communities is our access to urban amenities. As a result, you truly feel as if you’re living the best of both worlds. This includes a connection to the city’s waste treatment system, something not available in most rural luxury communities.
Some of the service providers for Elbow Valley include:
Water: Westridge (403) 228-2543
Sewage: Waste treatment provided by the City of Calgary and billed by County Utilities
Fire & EMS: A full-time staffed regional fire hall is located in Elbow Valley West, the community immediately adjoining the west end of Elbow Valley. Due to this close proximity, many insurers will offer a discounted home insurance rate.
SCHOOLS IN THE AREA
Live Life, As Nature Intended
The three Springbank schools, Ecole Elbow Valley Elementary School, Springbank Middle School, and Springbank Community High School, are the designated public schools for our area. They all provide busing from Elbow Valley to the schools. There are also excellent private and Catholic schools nearby as an option
Some of the nearby schools include:
Original owners in Elbow Valley, along with their builders, contributed $750 to the Communities Forever Fund. Hopewell, the community’s developer, contributed $1000 per home. Since there are 700 lots in Elbow Valley, approximately 1.2 million dollars were contributed to the Communities Forever Fund. These funds were used to build the amenities in Elbow Valley, such as the Clubhouse, boathouse and the Bishop Gray gazebo, as well as to purchase such things as picnic tables, boats and firepits.