Cranston

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about Cranston and the Residents Association

Cranston Ave - Tree Replacement

The trees along Cranston Avenue heading into Riverstone have been identified by the City of Calgary, Urban Forestry department for replacement this spring/summer.

ReTree YYC is a great resource for finding out who owns the tree of concern as well as information on planting, maintenance, removal, assistance with common tree pests and diseases, tree protection and so much more.

I am building a home in Riverstone. Can I access Century Hall?

Customers now have the option of purchasing a Pre-Possession Pass to gain access to the Cranston Residents Association (RA) while building your new home! Simply bring your signed purchase agreement (with conditions removed) to Century Hall to purchase your pass and obtain access cards.

This pass provides many benefits for soon-to-be homeowners in Cranston:

  • Enjoy resident access to Century Hall's facility, park, and amenities;
  • Obtain the resident rate for facility rentals and program registration;
  • Participate in resident only programs and activities;
  • Meet your neighbours and establish a sense of belonging in the community before you take possession of your new home

Passes are valid for one (1) year or until you take possession of your home (whichever comes first). 

Contact admin@cranstonresidents.ca for more information or to purchase a pass! 

Is there a Facebook page for Riverstone?

The Cranston Residents Association operates the Cranston Century Hall Facebook page. 

There is a resident managed Cranston's Riverstone Facebook page. 

Is there a lottery home in Riverstone?

Rezoning

Q: I received a letter about the rezoning application from Brookfield in Riverstone. What does this mean? 

A: Please visit our Riverstone Rezoning Application page for more information. 

What areas does CRA maintain in Riverstone?

Cranston Residents Association provides enhanced maintenance in a number of locations entering and within the Cranston's Riverstone boundaries. Currently maintenance includes the decorative stone walls, entry features, gazebo and two pet waste stations. The maintenance of these areas consists of:

  • Annual Planting & Care
  • Annual Christmas Light Displays
  • Fertilizer & Weed Control
  • Irrigation
  • Utilities
  • Snow Removal (Cranston Avenue hill pathway)

Currently during the winter, the CRA provides snow removal on the Cranston Ave hill pathway and maintains all community garbages in Riverstone. 

Currently during the summer, the CRA maintains:
1) The firestrip along the hill portion of Cranston Ave
2) The medians along the hill portion of Cranston Ave
3) Maintenance of all community garbages in Riverstone
4) Planting and maintenance of the Riverstone entry sign
5) Maintenance of the Riverstone gazebo
6) Maintenance of the two direct control community corners at the intersection of Cranston Ave and Cranbrook Heights / Cranbrook Way

In the summer of 2017, CRA will be taking on maintenance of the following areas:
Phase 62: Firestrip in the Environmental Reserve pathway area
Phase 62: Firestrip along the pathway leading towards the river
Phase 64: Maintenance of the greenspace by the park
Phase 65: Firestrip along the pathway leading to the river, and maintenance of the small courtyard 

More amenities will be available in Riverstone in the years to come as the community is built out. In all, CRA will be providing maintenance to 26 greenspaces total once they have been turned over as the community develops. Stay tuned! 

What is the breakdown for the usage of my Riverstone fees?

What is the colour of my fence stain?

The fence stain for Riverstone properties is Sikkens Cetol SRD 077.