Frequently Asked Questions

About Fireside

How many parks are in Fireside?


Flagstone Park and Playground can be found near the traffic circle at the entrance to the community. Bulrush Park and Cattail Park are both preserved wetlands encircled by walking paths for visitors. A baseball diamond and soccer fields are located in the centre of the community, next to the new K-8 school opening Fall 2017. 3 more playgrounds are to come, with a 5 acre central park in Fireside’s future as well.

What will be in the The Embers, the commercial area?


The Embers is anchored around a Tim Hortons and a Shell Gas station that are now open. Coming to The Embers in 2017 will be a dentist, pharmacy, doctor, liquor store, pizza takeaway restaurant and more. Take advantage of retail conveniences and basic services close to home.

Where is Fireside located?


The community of Fireside is located in Cochrane, Alberta, West of Highway 22. Click here for directions to Show Homes.

Are there any schools in the community or nearby?


Two future school sites have been designated in Fireside. One of which will see a K-8 school opening in September of 2017. Just across the highway from Fireside is Bow Valley High School and a ten minute drive will bring you to both Elizabeth Barrett Elementary and Manachaban Middle School.

How far is Cochrane from Calgary, the University and other important amenities?


By virtue of its location at the Town’s southwest corner, Fireside of Cochrane is a scant 15 minutes from Calgary’s western edge. In fact, everything you could possibly need resides within a 60 minute radius:

– Canada Olympic Park 19 min
– University of Calgary 22 min
– Foothills Hospital 23 min
– Market Mall 24 min
– Kananaskis Trail 28 min
– Deerfoot Meadows 35 min
– Calgary International Airport 35 min
– Banff Park Gates 60 min

How old is the community of Fireside?


The community of Fireside celebrated its grand opening in 2011.

What amenities are offered in the area?


There are 11 schools to choose from, soon to be 12 with Fireside’s K-8 opening, French immersion, Catholic and private school options along with many pre-schools. There are more than 25 restaurants and bars including MacKay’s (Alberta’s most popular ice cream parlour), recreational facilities including three hockey arenas, two golf courses and family sports centres, a movie theatre, indoor soccer field, doctors and dentists who are still taking patients, nearly two dozen parks and 30+ km of well-maintained pathways and 42 heritage buildings. Head to for more information.

What types of homes are available in Fireside?


Fireside offers several home styles including laned and front drive Single Family homes, laned and front drive Semi-Detached homes, Townhomes and Bungalow Villas.

When will Fireside be fully developed?


Fireside of Cochrane has an anticipated completion date of 2024. The estimated build-out will include 1,500 single family homes and 500 multi-family homes.

Where can I see floor plans?


Each builder will be able to provide you with floor plans specific to your need. You can either contact the builders directly or visit them at any of our showhomes.


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