History of Riverbend
The development of the community started in 1980. The first show homes by Riverbend Gate opened in 1981.
Looking west from Riverbend Drive. Photo - courtesy of Ken Schultz
Aerial view of Riverbend. The large white square is the Riverbend Atrium building. The blue dot is the spot where the Riverbend Community Centre is currently located.
Looking north-west from Riverview Park towards pedestrian bridge. No gazebo yet.
Photo - courtesy of Joanne Stone
Sept 19 -'Riverbend Community Park' official opening. The park included pathways from the community centre leading to Carburn Park, Riverbend Rock and the gazebo by the pedestrian bridge.
Aerial view of Riverbend.
July 20 - Riverbend School opened as a year-round multitrack elementary school, first of its kind in Canada.
Aerial view of the Riverbend Community Centre and Riverbend School
Aerial view of Riverview Landing (located by the Bow River between the pedestrian bridge and the entrance to Carburn Park). It used to be a mink farm.
Aerial view of the Riverview Landing after it was developed.
City Parks opens up the skating rink at Carburn Park for the first time.
Aerial view of Carburn Park and Sue Higgin's Park during 2013 flood.
24th Street opens as a connection to Glenmore Trail
As part of the BRT expansion project, 18th Street was outfitted with new enclosed and heated bus shelters. A bus jump lane was added on southbound side by Riverbend Gate
Pathways leading from the community centre to Carburn Park were widened and resurfaced
Playgrounds at both schools were replaced
Riverbend was relocated from Ward 12 into Ward 11 for the fall 2021 municipal elections