Lake Bonavista Community Association was incorporated in February 1970 and for over 45 years has had the Mission of “Enhancing and Enriching the Quality of Community for Lake Bonavista Residents”.

Led by a volunteer Board of Directors and a professional staff of approximately 30, the association offers programs, activities, facility and ice rentals, and civic engagement for its residents and members.

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is a non-profit organization registered under the Societies Act of Alberta and a charity registered with Canada Revenue Agency. The Lake Bonavista Community Association operations is where several weekly programs and events are held every week in addition to town hall meetings, in house hockey league, adult and youth fitness and children play time activities. Inside the facility one can find a ¾ NHL size ice rink, a smaller pleasure ice rink, basketball court and nets, fitness studio, and rental room. Visit our Programs section for a complete listing or programs and activities.

LBCA also has an active Civic Affairs Committee whose mandate is to liaise with the City of Calgary and developers on traffic and development issues to ensure Lake Bonavista residents can enjoy a safe and welcoming neighbourhood.

Affiliated organizations are the Better Business Bureau of Southern Alberta, the Federation of Calgary Communities, and the City of Calgary.

PLEASE NOTE – The Lake Bonavista Home Owners Association – HOA is a separate organization and not part of the Lake Bonavista Community Association.

The Lake Bonavista Community Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, managed and operated by staff and volunteers. The board is elected annually by its membership.

The Non-Profit Association operates a 65,000 square foot recreation complex offering social programs, sports programs and physical fitness programs to its membership. The programs offered, physical facilities available and the business of LBCA is extensive and the success of these activities is greatly dependant on the efforts of a very large number of volunteers together with the capable office and building maintenance staff.

The Lake Bonavista Community Association, as a volunteer organization, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the community by providing and facilitating programs and services, and a voice and direction to meet the needs of our residents.

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Community Description

Lake Bonavista is located in Calgary’s southeast and is bordered by Bonavista Downs to the east, Macleod Trail to the west and Anderson Road to the north. The community is just north of Fish Creek Park. Lake Bonavista is a primarily residential area, with development beginning in 1967. Schools can be found in the area.

The area is also home to two man-made lakes, Lake Bonaventure and Lake Bonavista, which offer excellent recreation and relaxation opportunities for residents. The community is also close to Southland shopping Centre as well as the Deerfoot Trail. Both public and separate schools can be found in the area.

Provincial Society Registered Name
Lake Bonavista Community Association
Provincial Society Registered Date
February 26,1970
Federal Charity Status-Registered



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Board of Directors Info/Meetings

The LBCA is represented by a volunteer Board of Directors elected annually by its membership. Learn more


Approximately every 18 months the Lake Bonavista Community Association – LBCA will be notified by Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (A.G.L.C.) of their two day casino date. These dates are randomly drawn by computer at the A.G.L.C. office. Learn more


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Financial Statements

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Employment Opportunities

Interested in joining the LBCA team? Learn more about open positions and submit your resume. Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and give back to your community. There are many ways to volunteer, from office work to coaching to even being on the Board of Directors.Learn more about becoming involved. Learn more

Homeowners Association

The Lake Bonavista Homeowners Association Ltd. is a non-profit organization run by a volunteer Board of Directors, who manage the operation and maintenance of the Lake and Park through the Park Superintendent. Learn more