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The Oakridge Monitor is a blog updated regularly to report on news and events within the community of Oakridge. The Monitor can be found at or you can access it through the RSS feed below.

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  • Bike Pump Track to temporarily close in early April April 5, 2021
    The South Glenmore Bicycle Pump Track will be temporarily closing this week so that the Parks Foundation can complete improvements to the park.Beginning in early April, Pump Track will be closed to the public “in order to make the pump track more enjoyable for cyclists and to enhance the overall safety of the pump track […]
  • Construction starts this week on Oakridge Crossing development March 21, 2021
    The fences are up in the parking lot and some of the street lights have already down – sure signs that construction is soon to begin at the Oakridge Co-op location.The construction is part of a major redevelopment in the area that will eventually be known as Oakridge Crossing. The biggest change will be the […]
  • Apple Lady to open storefront location in strip mall March 21, 2021
    The Apple Lady, a purveyor of locally-sourced fruits and vegetables from around Alberta and the Okanagan, will soon be opening a storefront location in the strip mall located along Palliser Drive S.W.Long a fixture in the parking lot in front of Purlieu on Monday afternoons throughout the past year, the owners behind the Apple Lady […]
  • Taza to open Experience Centre on March 25th March 19, 2021
    Taza Development Corporation, the group behind the Taza development on the Tsuu T’ina lands just west of Oakridge, will host a virtual grand opening of its new Experience Centre on Thursday, March 25th at 12:30 p.m. on Facebook Live.There will be a virtual tour of the new centre, a live question-and-answer session with members of […]
  • New pet supply store to open in Oak Bay Plaza on April 1st March 12, 2021
    Pawticular Pet Supply will host a grand opening of its new location in Oak Bay Plaza on Thursday, April 1st.The grand opening, which will feature free giveaways with minimum purchases, takes place from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.According to its web site ( , Pawticular is 100% Indigenous owned and operated. Kevin is a Métis […]
  • Registration open for Summer Holiday Adventures Program March 12, 2021
    The Oakridge Community Association (OCA) is offering a summer of children’s programming, that will keep kids busy throughout July and August.Available each weekday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Holiday Adventures program offers “an exciting summer filled with a variety of activities that provide children with a wide range of experiences and opportunities. With […]
  • New family registration for Before and After School starts June 1st at 7 a.m. March 12, 2021
    The Oakridge Community Before and After School Care Program – celebrating its 20th year this year – will be open for “new family” registrations starting at 7 a.m. on June 1st.Registration for the 2021-22 school year is available for kindergarten to Grade 6 students. The event will either be held in the arena lobby or […]
  • Oakridge Community Garden hosts Plant Exchange on May 29th March 12, 2021
    With the warmer weather comes thoughts of getting back into the garden – the Oakridge Community Garden (OCG), that is.To mark the start of gardening season, the OCG is hosting its Second Annual Plant and Seed Exchange on Saturday, May 29th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oakridge Community Centre.Strict COVID-19 rules will […]
  • Crime in Oakridge continues its downward trend March 12, 2021
    Crime in Oakridge is down 26% year-over-year, according to the latest statistics from the Calgary Police Service (CPS).The community only saw two crimes in February – both break-and-enters – as compared to three crimes the previous February and three crimes the previous month. Oakridge experiences on average 5.3 crimes a month.Total Oakridge crimes is calculated as […]
  • Purlieu receives another Best Restaurant honour March 11, 2021
    Neighbourhood restaurant Purlieu Bistro was recently named the winner of the “Best of the Burbs S.W.” category in Avenue magazine’s annual Best Restaurants issues.For the last two decades, the March issue of Avenue has celebrated the best restaurants in Calgary. Last year, Purlieu received recognition from the publication as one of the city’s best new […]