Parks, green space and trails are abundant in the community of Callaghan. Approximately 5km of walking trails wind along the ravine from Callaghan throughout Heritage Valley, with rest areas and breathtaking views. Callaghan will also boast a 9 acre naturalized pond.
Callaghan is served by both Edmonton Catholic Schools and Edmonton Public Schools. Edmonton Catholic Schools is currently constructing the Monsignor Fee Otterson Catholic Elementary / Junior High School set to open in September 2010. This K-9 School is located just north of Callaghan on 114 Street and 14 Avenue S.W. Contact Edmonton Public Schools for detailed bussing information. The main surrounding neighborhoods of the neighborhood of Callaghan are Rutherford, Blackmud Creek and MacEwan.