Sundance, Calgary

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Sundance is located in Calgary
Location of Sundance in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°54′05″N 114°02′33″W / 50.90139°N 114.04250°W / 50.90139; -114.04250Coordinates: 50°54′05″N 114°02′33″W / 50.90139°N 114.04250°W / 50.90139; -114.04250
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SE
Ward 14
Established 1982
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Peter Demong
 • Total 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,040 m (3,410 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 10,623
 • Average Income $91,623
Website Sundance Community Association

Sundance is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located east of Macleod Trail, is bounded to the north-east by the Fish Creek Provincial Park and to the south of Stoney Trail. The 33-acre (130,000 m2) man-made Sundance Lake was constructed in the middle of the community, and residents have easy access to the public beach of Sikome Lake.

Sundance was established in 1982. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 14 councillor.


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Sundance had a population of 10,499 living in 3,406 dwellings, a -1.2% increase from its 2011 population of 10,623.[2] With a land area of 4 km2 (1.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,600/km2 (6,800/sq mi) in 2012.[2][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $91,623 in 2000, and there were 5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[4] As of 2000, 14.6% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 3.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 6.5% of the housing was used for renting.[5]


Schools in Sundance

There are two public elementary schools; Fish Creek Elementary School, and Sundance Elementary School.

There is one public junior high; MidSun Junior High.

There is one public high school; Centennial High School.

There is one Catholic (Separate) School; Father James Whelihan School (kindergarten to Grade 9).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 14 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2006). "Sundance Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-09. 

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