With easy access to Highway 22 and Highway 1, the new community of Rivercrest, nestled near the Bow River in Cochrane, is the perfect place to grow your family. Here you can breathe easy, enjoying the natural beauty of the area and the town’s many amenities, while staying connected to everything Calgary and the Rocky Monutains has to offer.
Come home to the river valley, and enjoy small-town living in comfort and style.

Showhomes opening in June 2019

A community where living is easy

Located on the sunny side of Cochrane, Rivercrest has everything families need, making life easier and more enjoyable for everyone. With activities, shops, and schools nearby, and easy access in and out of the community, you’ll spend your time enjoying its small-town charm and the natural beauty of the area.

About Rivercrest



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Unique Shops

A town with breathing room

With spectacular views of the rolling foothills and majestic Rocky Mountains, Cochrane has a spacious feel, while providing all the conveniences required for your family. You’ll find unique eateries and boutiques to explore as well as big-name chains , and countless activities for all ages.

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A home you take pride in

With six trusted builders serving Rivercrest, you have a wealth of floorplan options, ensuring your home works for you and your family. Their focus on quality craftsmanship, innovative design, and giving you more home for your dollar results in houses that people are proud to call their own.

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Getting to Rivercrest

1. Head West on Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1

2. Take exit 161 for AB-22 North toward Cochrane

3. Turn right onto James Walker Trail (East)

4. James Walker Tr turns left and becomes River Heights Dr

5. Turn left onto Rivercrest Drive (North)

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Understanding School Sites

Having schools in new communities is an important consideration for many new home buyers. Understanding how these process works is key to knowing when the new school will arrive in your new co…

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Rivercrest Welcomes Prominent Homes to the Community

Qualico Communities Calgary and Slokker Communities are pleased to announce Prominent Homes as a builder in the Cochrane community of Rivercrest. “We’re very excited to announce th…

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Boulevard Trees

Why are trees planted in front of my house, in medians, and in other locations in my community? The boulevard is part of your municipality’s road right-of-way (ROW), and may include: Th…

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Things to know before you Landscape or Build

Planning to Landscape or renovate this Summer? Here are some things to keep in mind. There are so many exciting things about new homeownership. Here are few things that you should take into co…

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A Photo Tour of the Aspen by Broadview Homes

A photo tour of the Aspen by Broadview Homes Rivercrest is a community rich with surrounding amenities and connections to the community of Cochrane. Welcoming you to the community is Broadvi…

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Storm Ponds - what are they for?

Stormwater is water that flows from rainstorms and melting snow. As the water flows from our roofs, driveways, lawns, streets, and sidewalks it collects dirt, sand gravel, and other pollutants…

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Lot Types

Have you ever wondered about different lot types? See below to find out more about lots offered in our communities Walk-out Lots Walk out lots take advantage of a sloped lot which means you…

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Snow Removal

How does Snow Removal work in new communities? Responsibilities for snow removal in communities under construction varies from community to community. Find out more about the residential stree…

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Jack Tennant Bridge Now Open

On October 15, 2020, the Jack Tennant Memorial Bridge opened. This is Cochrane’s second bridge spanning the Bow River, giving much needed access to north and south Cochrane, near the S…

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A photo tour of the Fairmont showhome by Trico Homes

Rivercrest is full of stunning homes of all sizes to fit your needs at every stage of life! In this welcoming community, you can come home to spaces like the Fairmont – a 2,263 sq. ft. f…

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