Cedarbrae is located in Calgary’s southwest. Although it was annexed by the city in 1956, it did not develop as a community until 1973. Residents of Cedarbrae have an excellent opportunity to engage in recreational activities, as Cedarbrae is in close proximity to both Fish Creek Park and Glenmore Park. Indoor recreation can be accessed at the nearby Southland Leisure Center. The community also contains numerous sports fields, playgrounds and pathways. There are both public and separate schools in Cedarbrae.
Cedarbrae is home to a very active community association. Numerous groups and activities, including Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, karate, the Sword Academy, yoga, Moms & Tots and Jelly Bean Dances take place within the recreation center. The community is also known for its sports programs, notably soccer and football, which are played on the community field. The community association also hosts numerous other activities such as a craft fair in November, the Stampede Hoedown in July and the New Year’s Eve Wingding. These activities enable the resident’s of Cedarbrae to maintain a strong sense of community.