Fish Creek Provincial Park
We are fortunate to live beside this oasis of nature within the city. Be sure to visit Friends of Fish Creek for information on programs and ways to show your support.
Planning Home/Property Improvements?
Visit Deer Ridge Home and Property page for some great links to help you along the way.
Green Cart Compost Giveaway
The City of Calgary is offering free compost for residents to use in their yards and gardens this spring. The compost is made from the food and yard waste collected in the Green Cart program.
When: Saturday May 5, 12, 19 and 26
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
Location: Calgary Composting Facility – 12111 68 Street SE – See driving directions.
Cost: FREE for Calgary residents.
The compost area does not accept garbage or other materials. For available disposal options, please see our Landfill Locations and Hours and Landfill Throw ‘N’ Go facilities.
Mark Your Calendars
Deer Ridge Parks and Greenspace Clean-up – It’s that time again to make our parks and green spaces beautiful for the summer. Join other volunteers to clean-up walkways and parks to pick up litter on
Sunday, June 10th, 2018 starting 10:00 am at Yellow Slide park (Deerview Place SE). Garbage bags and gloves will be provided as well as bottled water and snacks.
Queensland/Deer Ridge/Diamond Cove “Dump your Junk” will be held on June 24th, 2018 at the Queensland Community Hall 649 Queensland Drive SE) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
This is a very popular event. Free to all. Free coffee and doughnuts provided.
• Waste & Recycling (City of Calgary supplying dump trucks)
• Home Electronics
Not accepting: Tires, propane tanks, household chemicals, paint, batteries, large appliances.
There will be cones set up for entering and exiting. Please help us to have a very productive day. The times are from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We will not be accepting any vehicles after 2:00 p.m. and the closing off time will be at 1:50 p.m
The Deer Ridge Community Association would like to acknowledge Queensland/Diamond Cove for organizing and sharing this event. Also, the City of Calgary for supplying the trucks.
Did you know just wheels away …
Within the area is a skate park which includes a ramps, rails, and bowl. Located at 2223 146th Ave. S.E. This street-style skate-spot is a great place to try out tricks and easy to get to beside Deer Run’s Community Hall. Open 5 am -11 pm
Also, just at the north edge of Fish Creek Park is a bike terrain park. Located just east of Bow Bottom Trail S.E. on 153 Ave. Parking and washrooms are available as well. Visit Pumps and jumps in Fish Creek Park for map and additional details. This skills park is great for family fun!
To report graffiti, please call 311. If you see graffiti in progress, please call 911.
Graffiti Free Calgary is a website with information for youth, adults and community groups regarding graffiti vandalism; including what to do if you have graffiti vandalism in your community, and what to do if you think your youth might be involved.
Thank-you for your support! Do you have ideas for new community programs and events? Many hands make light work; please contact us to volunteer.