The City of Airdrie is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada with 39,822 people located 10 minutes north of Calgary. With a wide range of housing options available in both new and established neighbourhoods, people are discovering that Airdrie offers a small town lifestyle with big city amenities.
Quick Facts about Airdrie
Location - Calgary-Edmonton Corridor (Queen Elizabeth II Highway-Provincial Highway #2) 32 kilometres north of the city of Calgary (city centre)
Elevation - 1,089 m (3,573 ft)
Population - 39,822 (2010 Civic Census)
Size - 33.77 sq km
Local Economy - Local and regional retail, construction, manufacturing and professional services
Genesis Place houses pools; a water slide; gymnasiums; indoor field house, fitness centre and more.
Our regional recreation complex is equipped with twin ice surfaces and a gymnastics club.
Professional golf course located within city limits; the Woodside Golf Course.
Bert Church Theatre offers a live, stimulating fusion of professional and amateur productions
The Airdrie Pro Rodeo attracts professional cowboys from all over North America allowing you to sit as close as you can get to all the action.
The City of Airdrie is dedicated to ensuring parks take prominence in all developments and miles of pathways add to the beauty of our City, linking our neighbourhoods.
In December, the Festival of Lights attracts over 100,000 people to discover the magic of Christmas.
A socially deprived town in North Lanarkshire whose population consists of football hooligans, Nazi sympathisers, single mothers and junkies.
I'd rather live in a caravan than in Airdrie
A developing redneck town found in Alberta Canada- which mainly consists of rapscallion up-to-no good underage drinking teenagers, unconventional hipsters, and cranky suburban families. Often called "Calgary's armpit."
Rebellious teen: Airdrie wouldn't be so bad if it wasn't so full of old seniors yelling at us.
Crochety old Man: Get off my lawn you hippie!