Nature, recreation, science, and beautiful infrastructure--Bridgeland-Riverside has it all. This is one of the older neighbourhoods in Calgary. It was established in 1908. It was formerly known simply as Bridgeland, and other times it was called Germantown because the earliest settlers of the area were of German descent.
Bridgeland-Riverside is home to many attractions, the most popular of which is the Calgary Zoo, which houses over 1,000 animals. The neighbourhood also hosts Telus Spark, a popular science museum with interactive exhibits.
There are also several nature parks in Bridgeland-Riverside as well as many sports fields. The biggest natural attraction of all is the Bow River, which borders the neighbourhood to the south. And just in case you are wondering why it's called Bridgeland, the area is connected to Downtown Calgary by four bridges.