Child Care

Group Child Care

As of April 1, 2018: The Government Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative has been implemented. This initiative has lowered the cost of child care for parents.

                                                                                                                                     

Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 5:30 pm for children ages 2.5 – 5 years.

We are open all year except for statutory holidays and December 24th, 26th and close early on December 31st.

 

 Children 3 to 5 years

2 days per week          $525.00 / CCFRI $485.00 per month

3 days per week          $630.00 / CCFRI $570.00 per month

4 days per week          $735.00 / CCFRI $655.00 per month

5 days per week          $840.00 / CCFRI $740.00 per month

 

Parents supply snacks and lunch, and for the younger children, pull-ups and wipes.

Subsidy is available for group child care.

Group Child Care Daily Schedule

7:00 am           Open

Free play indoors

Breakfast (brought from home)

Outdoor play

9:30 am           Morning snack

  • wash hands before and after eating
  • toileting/diapering after snack

10:00 am         Circle Time

  • story, songs, movement

10:30 am         Outdoor Time or Indoor free play/group activities during inclement weather

12:00 pm         Lunch time

  • wash hands before and after eating
  • toileting/diapering after lunch, books and puzzles while waiting for others to finish eating

12:45 pm         Story time

 

1:00 pm           Nap/Quiet time

  • books, puzzles, quiet table activities as wake up/while others sleep
  • kindergarten readiness skills
  • toileting/diapering as children wake up

3:00 pm           Afternoon snack

  • wash hands before and after eating
  • toileting/diapering after snack

4:00 pm           Outdoor play time/ Indoor free play/group activities during inclement weather

5:00 pm           Indoor quiet activities

  • books, puzzles, table activities
  • small snack if needed

5:30 pm           Close

*Toileting/Diapering is done as needed

*Schedule times are flexible based on needs of the children

*Outdoor time may change due to weather– we spend more time outdoors during warm weather

Group Child Care Supplies

To keep at the centre:

  • Toothbrush (no toothpaste)
  • A complete change of clothes to be kept in your child’s cubby
  • Boots
  • Crib sheet and blanket
  • Muddy Buddies or rain pants
  • Warm coat with hood for fall and winter
  • Mittens or gloves for fall and winter
  • Shorts, sunscreen and hat for spring and summer

* shirt and shorts for swimming days (no bathing suits)

  • Diapers/pull-ups and wet wipes if your child requires them
  • Please label all items with your child’s name. (Including clothing)
  • We have a laundry facility for emergency laundry situations.
  • We play outside rain or shine.
  • Our schedule is flexible, outdoor time increased for warm weather and more indoor time when we experience inclement weather.
  • Naps are based on a child’s needs.
  • Children use the washroom according to their needs.

When needed:

  • A medication consent form has to be filled out for all diaper-rash creams
  • A medication form has to be filled out for all “cutting teeth” pain relievers
  • A written letter giving staff permission to use any type of skin moisturizers, skin condition remedies and any type of solution, lotion and oil that requires staff to rub on child’s skin or scalp.