Shouldice Park

Shouldice Park

Shouldice Park, in northwest Calgary, is a combination of a major athletic park and relaxing neighbourhood park all in one and surrounds the Shouldice Aquatic Centre and Shouldice Arena.

About the park

Shouldice Park is a major athletic park with soccer fields, baseball fields, and tennis courts available to the public for booking.

Inclusive Playground

In July 2018, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities donated the cost of constructing a universally inclusive playground in Calgary as part of its commitment to help create a more inclusive Canada. Together with the City of Calgary, the 16,000 square foot inclusive playground was installed in Shouldice Park and is one of 10 built so far across Canada with the help of Jumpstart funding. The inclusive playground at Shouldice Park is one of many inclusive playgrounds in Calgary.

This playground sets a new standard for inclusive play through its imaginative and accessible spaces where children of all abilities can enjoy sport and play together.

In 2022, the inclusive playground at Shouldice Park was voted Best Accessible/Inclusive Experience for Kids by readers of Calgary’s Child Magazine.

Location: 4900 Monserrat Dr. N.W.

Area: 28 hectares

Park hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Park map

Park features

  • Accessible playground
  • Picnic sites
  • Fire pits and BBQ stands
  • Soccer fields
  • Baseball diamonds
  • Tennis courts
  • Washrooms (seasonal)
  • Water fountains (seasonal)
  • Concession (only open for major sports tournaments)
  • Bow river access
  • Batting cages (operated privately, 403-288-2277)

Inclusive Playground

In July 2018, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities donated a universally accessible playground and installed it in Shouldice Park as part of its as part of its commitment to help create a more inclusive Canada. At over 16,000 square feet, the accessible playground is one of several built across Canada with the help of Jumpstart funding.

This playground sets a new standard for inclusive play through its imaginative and accessible spaces where children of all abilities can enjoy sport and play together.


Shouldice Park can be booked for football, baseball, softball, soccer, field hockey, field lacrosse, basketball, sports tournaments, batting cagesand special events.

Amenities and parking can be found throughout the park. Please consult the two files below to locate your needs.

Learn more

Public parks, pathways, skateparks and greenspaces are available for booking.


Shouldice Park is named after James Shouldice, an early pioneer who donated the land to The City on the condition of it becoming a park. James and his wife, originally from Ontario, settled in the Gleichen area before moving their 470 acre farm west of Calgary. The farm was first known as Shouldice Terrace then as Montgomery. The land sat untouched for 40 years after James' death in 1925 until being developed into a park in the late 1960s.​​​​​​


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