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We build opportunities for the community to thrive by creating space for residents to be changemakers, mobilizing community assets, building innovative partnerships and leveraging social entrepreneurship. We aim to solve complex social issues using a systems-thinking approach that is holistic, proactive, intentional and ensures collective impact. 

OUR WORK IN COMMUNITY

  • Free Programs – Sunalta CA works closely with residents to create programs that enhance life in Sunalta and the City at large. Explore a wide range of experiences by exploring our Programs Page

  • Activities for Children - Children learn social and leadership skills through community programs, which help them to become stewards and active members of our neighourhood. Have a little one? Join us at the next SunTots play group.

  • Toy and Game Library – Gain borrowing access to over 200 games and toys. We have games, sports equipment and toys for all ages.

  • Special Events – We encourage fun whenever possible! We invite you to check out Sunalta Live! music events, our famous Annual Stampede Breakfast, Movie in the Park, outdoor gatherings, online learning sessions and more! All events are either free or have a minimal cost. 

  • Community Gardens – There are three gardens for you to dig in. Join your neighbours – grow something new!

  • Planning and Development – The SCA is working hard at Revitalizing the neighbourhood. We are taking care of our parks, gardens and green spaces. If the neighbourhood is faced with a planning issue, from transportation to zoning, your community association can help protect the interests of the community.

  • Quality of Life and Engagement – Individual opportunities to take part in building a quality life for all. We have opportunities for you to Volunteer in many ways. Share your ideas and help create the place you want to be a part of.

  • Resources – We work with other partners to bring needed resources close to home. Our primary resource partners are Sunrise       Community Resource Link and the City of Calgary Community Social Work Program

  • Community Economic Development – Although Sunalta does not have a designated BRZ. We are working hard to promote shopping local and encouraging a thriving local economy. See our business directoryShop Be Local and 4% of the profits go right back into our community. 

  • Community Safety – The SCA maintains contact with our City of Calgary Police Community Resource Officer. We work together to ensure our community is safe.

  • Social Enterprise - In addition to running the  Hall as a social enterprise, we are also a partner on the Be Local Store. All purchases on the Be Local Store and our very own Sunalta Store, support our work in community. 

  • Building Community Sunalta is home to many creative, thoughtful, community minded, entrepreneurial individuals. Let’s build a network of awesomeness!

  • News – Stay informed with our Social Media, Instagram, and FaceBook platforms. Membership gives you access to our amazing monthly newsletter. This is where you can keep up to date on all things Sunalta, and have your voice and ideas shared with the community.

  • You Tell Us – We are all ears. What would you like to see and make happen in Sunalta? Let’s work together.

 

 

THE COMMUNITY HALL

 

We operate a 100-year-old heritage hall that is used for special events, programs, office space, and offers a welcoming place to hang out. We run the Hall as a social enterprise, so that profits support programming! Pretty great, right?

 

Find out more about the hall, space availability, fees and the booking process.

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We envision building a community that is inclusive, supportive, vibrant and thriving. 

SUNALTA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

1627, 10 Avenue SW

Calgary, AB, Canada
T3C 0J7

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TERRITORIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We are located on traditional territories of the Blackfoot and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Iyethka Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nation. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Respectfully, we acknowledge that we share the land as people of Treaty 7.