Map of Rocky View County showing where Elbow Valley is located

Community & Recreation Centres

Nearby facilities include

  • Springbank Park For All Seasons
    32224A Springbank RD, Calgary (map)
    The facility has two indoor arenas, an outdoor arena, a curling centre, training area and outdoor recreation spaces.
  • There are numerous recreation amenities in the City of Calgary.

Councillor & Electoral Division

The County has nine electoral divisions, and a councillor represents each division.

Fire Stations

Elbow Valley is serviced by Elbow Valley Fire Station 101 which is a full-time station providing fire coverage for the southwest area of the County.

Garbage & Recycling

If you don't want to take your garbage to a transfer site or chuckwagon, you can contact a private waste collection company for garbage pickup.

History

Elbow Valley is named after the Elbow River which flows into the Bow River. The Elbow Valley was mainly an agricultural land settlement and it has become increasingly residential.

The Elbow Valley Area Structure Plan was adopted in 1997 and amended in 2005 and planned for a residential settlement comprised of major recreational components.

Hospitals

Call 911 for medical emergencies. Rocky View County is serviced by ground ambulances operated by Alberta Health Services.

The nearest acute care hospitals with emergency services are:

Libraries

Maps

Parks & Outdoor Recreation

The Elbow Valley area is central to a number of parks and recreation areas in Springbank and the City of Calgary. Three golf clubs are in close proximity for golfers in Elbow Valley. It is also a popular area for cyclists with a dedicated cycling club.

RCMP & County Peace Officers

Call 911 for all emergencies.

RCMP

Responsible for keeping the peace, preventing crimes and investigating crimes already committed.

  • RCMP Cochrane Detachment
    Complaints: 403.932.2211
    Administrative: 403.851.8000

Rocky View County Enforcement and Compliance

Responsible for public safety, promoting traffic safety, protecting County roads and infrastructure and enforcing County bylaws.

Schools

There are no schools directly in Elbow Valley. The nearby communities of Springbank and the City of Calgary have a variety of education options to choose from.

Utilities

Water

Water service is by private water wells, and private water supply companies.

Wastewater

Wastewater servicing is through private septic systems or pump-out systems, and through the County's Elbow Valley/Pinebrook wastewater collection system connected to the City of Calgary.

Electricity & Natural Gas

Electricity and natural gas are deregulated in Alberta. The Alberta Government has a website to assist customers with choosing a provider for a residence or business. Contact your distributor in the event of a natural gas emergency.

Please contact FortisAlberta for electrical emergencies, power and streetlight outages at 403.310.9473 or at the FortisAlberta website.

Contact

Rocky View County
T: 403.230.1401
F: 403.277.5977
comments@rockyview.ca

Call 911 for emergency assistance such as fire, ambulance and police service.

Rural Living

Rocky View County is largely a rural area. Learn about some important differences between rural and city living.

Local Attractions

Looking for something to do? Check out our list of entertainment, learning, shopping and outdoor attractions within or near Rocky View County.

Keep Us Informed

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