About Us

Brentwood is a vibrant and active community and we encourage participation and a sense of belonging. 

The Brentwood Community Association (BCA) is a volunteer-based non-profit organization. The BCA is governed by a Board of Directors who are all residents of Brentwood.  We are dedicated to the well-being of our community!

What We Offer

The BCA provides many services and programs to our residents. Click the buttons below to learn more about our facilities, programs and activities:

Announcements

2021 Summer Bees

Join Us in Whispering Woods and the Centennial Natureground! SOCIAL STEWARDSHIP – Outside & 2 Metres Apart! Following closely on the 2021 Earth Day theme of Restore our Earth, this year’s World Environment Day, June 5, will kick off the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration – all of which fits into Calgary’s own biodiversity initiatives and aspirations. And, it all comes together nicely under the 2021 theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity: We’re Part of the Solution. As we’re still all in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it seems like the perfect year to join in

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Guidebook Updates & PUD Meeting May 5th, 2021

There have been some significant updates regarding the Guidebook for Great Communities. The new name is proposed to be the “Guide for Local Area Plans”, but since that has not been approved by Council, I will continue to refer to it as the “Guidebook”. The Guidebook is going to PUD (Planning and Urban Development) Committee on Wednesday, May 5th. You can find the Agenda here; item 7.1. https://pub-calgary.escribemeetings.com/Meeting.aspx?Id=185bf4cf-1301-4697-8d7d-4d9983264ef9&Agenda=Agenda&lang=English&Item=20 The above link includes 13 Attachments from City Administration with all the proposed changes and details. There were 62 amendments proposed, so there is a lot of detail to review. What the

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Waste & Recycling Services Update – May/June 2021

This summer, leave grass clippings on the lawn There’s nothing like the sound of a lawnmower to indicate the change of season! As we transition to summer, leaving grass clippings on the lawn is one way to make this seasonal practice easier for you and beneficial for your lawn. Leaving grass clippings on the lawn, otherwise known as grass mulching, is the natural way of breaking down grass. Grass clippings are about 80-85% water and quickly break down, returning nutrients and moisture to the soil. Leaving clippings on the lawn can actually produce a healthier looking lawn. Try these tips

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Brentwood Beautification

Brentwood Beautification Community Meeting – April 28th 7:30 pm Brentwood Beautification has been on the Brentwood Cares agenda and dreams for a while, mid-April an initial meeting was held. Our goals for  Brentwood Beautification: Make unique, beautiful places that people would want to seek out in the neighborhood regardless of the season Make Brentwood more walkable for residents and members of other communities Build stronger connections among Brentwood residents by engaging them in the project If you’d like to be part of Brentwood Beautification please email cam.howey@gmail.com for meeting details.

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Ward 4 Information Update April 2021

Information from the Ward 4 Office of Councillor Sean Chu Please CLICK HERE for Councillor Sean Chu’s Ward 4 Report. Topics included in the report: Street Cleaning Program Spring Clean Ups and TLC Kits 311 Service Requests Statistics Brentwood Crime Activity Update John Laurie Blvd NW Restoration & Reconstruction Shaganappi Tr. to 14 St. Thank you to Citizens and Residents More COVID 19 Information Available  

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New Lights at Brentwood’s Outdoor Skating Rink !

Thanks to the Parks Foundation Calgary and the City of Calgary, Brentwood residents will notice a new bright spot in the community. You might not notice it now however come winter you will notice it for sure! After over 60 years of faithful service to the Brentwood Community the outdoor rink lights have had an upgrade.  Poles have been straightened and painted and the old fixtures have been replaced with brighter and more energy efficient LED fixtures. Many of you may not know that the Outdoor Rink and Skate Shack were Brentwood’s original ‘arena’ prior to the opening of the

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Current Events

Brentwood Community Cleanup & Contest!

Join your neighbours on the weekend of May 7-9 for a Brentwood-wide cleanup event & contest as we work together to make Brentwood beautiful!  The Brentwood Community Association, in partnership with Brentwood Cares and Horizon Church, invite you to join with us to clean up our neighbourhood together. Register your family or household to clean up a street, an alleyway, or a park near your house.  Our team will be providing clean up kits (garbage bags, masks, and gloves) to all those who register to take part in the clean up event. We will provide you with two bags in order

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Brentwood Cares! invites you to our second “Teach Me” Series Event

The April “Teach me” event is about Wellness, Compassion & Kindness! Everyone is welcome! This is an opportunity for our community to get together and discuss topics that can make a huge impact on our lives. It’s an opportunity to learn, grow, and inspire! Click here to register Or email: Rayan.alfuhaid@ucalgary.ca Supported by Brentwood Cares!

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Spring Scavenger Hunt!

Are you ready? Use the map above or click here to download. Clues 1-8 can be found in the orange zone, 9-13 in the red zone, and 14-20 in the green zone. Blue lines are suggested walking routes. We challenge you to try all the zones, maybe all at once or in multiple outings. Answers can be found here. Quick note: All clues can be seen from the sidewalk. Please respect your neighbor and stay off of private property. I. a) In 1974 this public establishment burned to the ground. Lucky for us, it was rebuilt albeit on a much

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Bottle Drive April 20 – 28 for Canadian Association of Children’s Education in Pakistan

Start saving your empties! Bottle drive April 20 – 28 It’s that time again! Please help this amazing group of kids, Parisa, Hanya, Sebastian, Emilio and Leroy get enough money to support 3 girls in Pakistan to continue their education. Each year, the kids host a bottle drive and kids talent show to raise $1500. If you want to help, contact Liza lakloren@ucalgary.ca Please start to securely (increased reports of theft) put bottles away for our bottle drive April 20-28. Brentwood Bottle drop location 3624 Boulton Road NW, text 403 606 6949 when dropping.  By donating bottles you can help

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1 Year Anniversary Food Drive

1 Year Anniversary Food Drive – Our Little Food Library – Week of April 10-17 The Little Food Library has been helping feed Brentwoodians for almost a year, supporting those who have been hit the hardest by the pandemic. We have also met so many Brentwood neighbours who struggled with financial and food security on a daily basis even before COVID-19. The Little Food Library continues to provide quick, easy access to basic staples, while maintaining anonymity and the community spirit of ‘sharing’. Saturday April 10th will be almost exactly one year since we started. Please drop-off non-perishable goods between

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