Over the last year, residents of Crossroads identified ways to help their neighbourhood become an even better place to live, work and play.

Residents outlined what was important to them, focusing on the themes of people, places, programs and possibilities. These discussions led to the development of Crossroads’ community vision: A diverse, progressive community. Crossroads provides programs and services that promote fun, growth and development of all our diverse residents.

The City then worked with residents to identify projects that would support the vision and be possible in their neighbourhood. Residents prioritized the projects and City Administration ensured they could be implemented.

The following is a summary of programs, services and/or small-scale infrastructure improvements that The City of Calgary will implement in partnership with residents of Crossroads:


Neighbourhood improvements for Crossroads


Improvement Projects: Adult Programming

Project Details: The City will work with the community and provide a weekly opportunity for adults to gather and connect.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Provides an opportunity for people to gather and connect while improving their health.

Target Completion Date: Complete


Improvement Projects: Back Lane Campaign

Project Details: The City will work with the community to educate residents on ways to keep their back lane areas safe.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Building awareness and providing education on how to keep back lanes clean and safe.

Target Completion Date: 2017


Improvement Projects: Community Cleanup Enhancement

Project Details: Organized events designed to help save residents a trip to the landfill for items that do not fit in their waste and recycling carts.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Providing an opportunity for residents to improve their personal and community spaces.

Target Completion Date: Completed


Improvement Projects: Community Play Day

Project Details: A free family event featuring a variety of fun and interactive activities.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Provides an opportunity for people in the community to connect, play and develop friendships.

Target Completion Date: Complete


Improvement Projects: Garbage Bins in Public Parks

Project Details: The City will work with the community to identify where garbage bins will be placed at local parks.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Encourages litter reduction and improves the aesthetics of the neighbourhood’s parks and green spaces.

Target Completion Date: Complete


Improvement Projects: Picnic Tables and Benches

Project Details: The City will work with the community to add picnic tables and benches to Vista Heights Park.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Building neighbourhood gathering places for residents to connect.

Target Completion Date: Completed


Improvement Projects: Snow and Ice Control Education

Project Details: The City will provide tips and information on the importance of keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice in the winter.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Contributing to a safe and friendly neighbourhood by increasing a sense of belonging and safety in public places.

Target Completion Date: Completed


Improvement Projects: Utility Box and Garbage Bin Public Art

Project Details: The City will work with the community to identify utility boxesand garbage bins which will be painted by City approved artists.

Impact to Neighbourhood: The art will help build community identity while adding the vibrancy of the neighbourhood.

Target Completion Date: Spring 2017


Improvement Projects:
Youth Programming

Project Details: The City will work with the community to facilitate weekly recreation program designed to promote physical activity.

Impact to Neighbourhood: Increasing the amount of local recreation programming in the community while offering an opportunity for youth to gather and connect with their neighbours.

Target Completion Date: Completed


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