By Isabelle Morin
If you’re moving to Calgary and are concerned about the welfare of your kids like any good parent would be, we got you covered. At the very least, you actually have little to worry about because Calgary is actually the 5th most livable city in the world, according to The Economist Survey.
In this article, we’ll run you through four reasons why we think Calgary is a family-centric and kid-friendly city.
1. Calgary has a solid school system.
A child’s education is very important and is usually a significant concern of parents. In fact it’s one of the major considerations when choosing a city to live in.
It’s a good thing Calgary has a great school system for all levels. Starting from nursery and preschool to elementary school, they offer top-notch education and a conducive environment for your child to grow and learn.
2. The healthcare here is superb and inclusive.
Calgary even has the best kids’ dentists that can help maintain and keep your children’s pearly whites healthy.
3. There are so many kid-friendly places that your children can enjoy.
Calgary is clean, safe, and spacious enough for our little ones to run in. In fact, in Calgary, you’re almost always near a park and open green spaces.
4. There are so many great extracurricular activities here.
Outside of school, kids have a lot of options for extracurricular activities here that will foster their growth, development, and even social skills. These activities also cover a wide range of interests, so it doesn’t matter what your kid is into, Calgary has activities for them to try.
For the budding thespians, they can attend workshops at acting schools. Young athletes can also shine here through the various sports programs.
There you go, those are our four reasons why we think Calgary is very kid-friendly. We hope we were able to shed more light on the issue and help assuage the concerns of thoughtful parents.
Did we miss out on any more reasons on why the city is great for kids? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!
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