Our Blog

Check Out These 17th Ave Services for a Post-Quarantine Refresh

Many of us have been eagerly awaiting the day where the province-wide restrictions on in-person services would be lifted, and we could book ourselves in for a fresh colour, hot stone massage or pedicure. Although there are still some restrictions, you are now able to book personal wellness services by appointment only, and we know how excited our 17th Ave salons, spas and other wellness services are to see the people of Calgary again. The shutdown has been hard on everyone mentally and physically, so treat yourself to the refresh you deserve by booking yourself one of our many 17th Ave services this week.and Look great and feel great in more ways than one by showing our local services some love as they re-open.

Salons & Spas

The Extensionist

Whether you’re looking to add some length to your locks, or you’re dealing with hair loss or thinning hair, The Extensionist has you covered. The Extensionist is equipped with a custom colour bar, 8 extension stations and some of Calgary’s top stylists, some of whom specialize in hair loss. Their Vogue Pearl extensions are colour safe, have a 7-month wear duration, and are guaranteed to give you that post-quarantine confidence boost you’ve been needing. Find out more at their website below.

1455 17 Ave SW, theextensionist.ca


Photo Credit: Leela on 17th. Photo taken Pre-COVID.

Gloss Salon and Spa

If you’re looking for some hair inspiration after being stuck inside all winter, just check out Gloss Salon and Spa’s Instagram, where their feed is inundated with look after look of expertly manicured styles, featuring vibrant colours and trendy cuts. Head to their Instagram page where you can check out more of their work and send them a direct message to book your appointment today.

1314A 17th Ave SW, instagram.com/glosssalonandspa


Diva Salon & Spa

Diva Salon & Spa’s West Mount Royal location is a one-stop-shop for all your hair and beauty needs. This downtown salon provides services in hair care, hair removal, skin care, hand and foot care, makeup and tinting, and spa services for all Their hair care options seem endless with a selection of stylists with varying specialties and options for services like artistic styling and botanical hair and scalp therapy. They are open now for salon and spa services, so give their West Mount Royal location a call at 403-289-2626 or head to their website to learn more and book your appointment today.

#217, 1805-14th Street SW, divasalonspa.com


Spas & Wellness Centres

Photo taken Pre-COVID.

Oasis Spa

What better way to treat yourself after weeks of quarantine than at this Egyptian-inspired wellness spa. They are now reopened for all services, and have an abundance of different spa and wellness experiences including massages, facial treatments, pedicures and manicures, body treatments, waxing procedures, and various medical aesthetics. Oasis Spa is also known for their epic spa-day packages, where you or you and a friend or partner can enjoy an assortment of luxurious spa services. Learn more about their services and how you book your next spa appointment at their website.

880 16th Ave SW,  myoasisspa.ca


Photo Credit: Leela on 17th. Photo taken Pre-COVID.

Leela on 17th

17th Ave’s Eco Spa has fully re-open, and will be offering their services for facials, waxing, manicures, pedicures and body treatments! Spend the day indulging in their lavish Eminence Organic Manicure, or treat yourself to a 90-minute massage followed by a facial. Whatever service you choose, your experience at Leela on 17th will be worth the long-awaited lockdown months. Check out their website for more information.

927 17th Ave SW, leelaecospa.ca


Photo taken Pre-COVID.

Prema Wellness Centre

Prema Wellness Centre’s all-encompassing list of services and treatments are the perfect way to refresh after a long few months in lockdown. Now that the government-mandated restrictions on in-person services have been lifted, you can book an appointment at their 17th Ave SW location for a massage, acupuncture, energy work and more. Make your way to their website where you can learn more about their extensive offering of services, and book your next appointment. 

1429 17 Ave SW, premawellness.ca


Sublime Wellness 

This 17th Ave spa offers an array of different health and wellness solutions from integrative medicine, to health, nutrition and movement consultation, to various different skin and body treatments. This comprehensive wellness spa puts an emphasis on the broader concept of health, and healing methods that encapsulate the body, mind and spirit – an ideal way to reset and refresh after quarantine. Head to their website to explore Sublime’s unique and varied services for skin, feminine health, nutrition, hormones and more, and book your appointment today. 

220, 815 17th Ave SW, sublimewellness.ca


Vanity House

Specializing in cosmetic tattoos, medical restorations, as well as skin care and aesthetics, Vanity House is your new go-to destination for aesthetic renewal treatments that meet your unique beauty needs. Their experienced team is available by appointment to aid you in feeling like your best self, whether that’s with cosmetic tattooing for eyebrows, eyeliners or lips, a keratin lash lift, or their advanced medical treatments. Check out their website for a more in-depth look at their services, and how you can book your next appointment. 

The Devenish, Suite 115, 908 17th Ave SW, vanityhouseyyc.ca


Health & Wellness

Photo taken Pre-COVID.

Prairie Therapy 

You can now give your body the attention it has been needing at Prairie Therapy, where all of their practitioners for services including athletic therapy, massage, physiotherapy, osteopathic therapy and acupuncture are now booking appointments.  Whether you’re dealing with a new or ongoing injury, or you’re just looking to keep your body in tip-top shape, Prairie Therapy has got your back – literally. Learn more at their website, and book your appointment today. 

#204, 1039 – 17 Ave SW, prairietherapy.ca


Acupuncture Collective 

Acupuncture Collective’s approach to care combines aspects of traditional Chinese medicine with western biomedicine, and is able to treat pain, digestive health, emotional health, fertility, insomnia and stroke recovery. Their range of services are now available by appointment, and consist of both classic and facial acupuncture, massage therapy, cupping, herbal medicine and SolePath mentoring. Prioritize your health and wellness and head to their website today where you can learn more about the benefits of their various services, and book your next appointment. 

1039 17 Ave SW #801, acupuncturecollective.ca


Stalk the latest and greatest on 17th Ave:

Instagram: @17thavesw

Facebook: @17thavesw

Twitter: @17thavesw



Blogs you might also like

A hand holding an ice cream cone with sprinkles

YYC Ice Cream Fest 2024 | 17th Ave & Area Participants

YYC Ice Cream Fest is BACK! This festival supports Calgary Meals on Wheels, highlight local businesses and runs from July 19 – August 5, 2024. ...
Read More →

Stampede Shopping | Outfits & Accessories

Finding the perfect outfit for the Calgary Stampede is a fun and essential part of the experience. Whether you’re after classic cowboy boots, a stylish ...
Read More →

Newly Opened Businesses on Calgary’s 17th Ave | May & June 2024

The 17th Ave area is BUSY with new businesses. Check out the recently opened businesses and see what is coming next. Cold Beer Pizza YYC ...
Read More →

Father’s Day on 17th Ave

Jelly Modern Doughnuts Try out the Father’s day doughnut tray featuring Maple Bacon, Callebaut Chocolate, Coffee, & Fudge Buttercream Steeling Home Cards and gifts for ...
Read More →
person playing guitar

Rhinestone Cowboy | Your Weekend Artist Lineup

For three days only, we are bringing you FREE entertainment from some of Calgary’s best performers. Join us in Tomkins Park all weekend long for ...
Read More →
Summer on 17th, 17th Ave SW, Calgary, Calgary Parks, Stampede, BMO Centre Calgary, YYC, YYC Events, Calgary Events, Shop Local Calgary, Food calgary, restaurants calgary, yyc eats, places to eat in calgary, calgary history, travel calgary, calgary tourism, visit calgary

Rhinestone Cowboy | 17th Ave Specials, Deals, Eats & Treats

From June 21 – 23, these businesses are bringing you sweet treats, epic deals, and curated shopping experiences to get you READY for The Calgary ...
Read More →