Neighbourhood Guide


South, Calgary

The Southeast community of Chaparral is one of the most sought-after of Calgary’s popular lake communities.

Luxury homes deserve luxury amenities and Chaparral has them in spades.

With 32-acre Lake Chapparal at the heart of the neighbourhood, the community has so much to offer, including being next to Fish Creek Provincial Park.

Known for its unique fusion of natural beauty and outdoor amenities, Chaparral offers an appealing environment for families, professionals, and retirees.

Location and Accessibility

Chaparral is situated conveniently with access to major roadways such as Macleod Trail, Stoney Trail, and Deerfoot Trail, making commutes to downtown Calgary and other parts of the city smooth and efficient. Its location also offers easy access to nearby parks, golf courses, and the scenic Bow River, enhancing the community’s outdoor appeal.

Education and Healthcare

Families will love Chaparral for its vast choices in schooling for the kids. Saint Sebastian Elementary School and Chaparral School are great local choices for kids between kindergarten and grade 6. There are plenty of other choices in surrounding neighbourhoods, from elementary to high schools. See our list of schools in the area.

The South Health Campus, one of Calgary’s largest hospitals, is located just a short drive away in Seton, providing residents with convenient access to healthcare services.

Life in Chaparral.

Living in Chaparral comes with a host of advantages and a high quality of life. The community is renowned for its beautiful lakes, green spaces, and parks, providing residents with ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation, while creating bonds with neighbours.

Whether you are raising a family, pursuing a career, or enjoying retirement, Chaparral provides a welcoming and enriching environment to call home.

On The Map

Chaparral is located in the South region of Calgary, just South of Highway 22x and bordered by Walden to the South and

Chaparral Schools

If you're buying a home in Chaparral and looking for a schooling options, you'll be pleased to know the community has lots of choices nearby.

Schools Nearby

  • Saint Sebastian Elementary School (K-6) – ChaparralWebsite
  • Chaparral School (K-6) – ChaparralWebsite
  • Holy Child School (K-9) – SilveradoWebsite
  • Ron Southern School (K-5) – SilveradoWebsite
  • All Saints High School (10-12) – LegacyWebsite
  • Legacy Montessori School (K-4) – LegacyWebsite
  • Somerset School (K-4) – SomersetWebsite
  • Fish Creek School (K – 6) – SundanceWebsite
  • Sundance School (k-6) – SundanceWebsite
  • Centennial High School (10-12) – SundanceWebsite

Calgary Schools


The centerpiece of the community is the stunning man-made Chaparral Lake, which provides residents with year-round recreational opportunities.

Chaparral is one of the few neighbourhoods in Calgary that can boast about a substantial lake to supplement recreational activities for residents. In addition to the lake and surrounding park, residents can enjoy use of boats, canoes, SUP, fishing and many programs offered by the Lake Chaparral Residents Association.

The Sikome Aquatic Facility is a large man-made lake operated by the city out of Fish Creek Provincial Park that offers a great place to bring the family on hot summer days. Fish Creek Park is lined with many pedestrian paths, bike trails and off-trail hiking opportunities.

Blue Devil Golf Club runs along the river, providing a great way to experience the scenery while getting in some rounds of golf.

Lake Chaparral Residents Association –

Shop & Dine

Everything the residents of Lake Chaparral could need can be found in the Shawnessy Towne Centre.

Anchored by major tenants such as Co-op, Home Depot, Walmart and Canadian Tire, this giant retail complex boasts a myriad of shops, theatres, and services. There are a number of shopping plazas closer to home with convenience stores, gas stations, and cafes.

If you’re looking for a quick and convenient shopping trip, the Gates of Walden is a few minutes south with lots of retail, banking, Shoppers Drug Mart and a Save-On-Foods.

Chaparral Real Estate

From lakefront luxury homes to modern townhomes, Chaparral offers a diverse range of housing options.

Whether your looking to buy a single-family home, townhoume or condo, Chaparral can caters to different lifestyles and preferences. Chaparral homes for sale offer stunning architecture, modern designs and spacious layouts.Whether you’re a growing family, a young professional, or an empty-nester, Chaparral has the perfect home to suit your needs.

With Team Hripko’s expertise and extensive knowledge of the area, they will guide you through the available real estate options and help you find the perfect home.

Chaparral Real Estate

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