Each season, we offer a variety of programs for preschool children from newborn to age five at recreation facilities through the city. This includes music, dance, arts and crafts, and sports classes. We also have drop-in programs and childminding services at the Recreation Complex.

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Childminding

Are you interested in taking fitness classes or working out in our weight room, but don't have a childcare provider? We can help! Drop your child off at the Recreation Centre childminding facility for kids 5 and under. Our friendly staff will look after your child in a fun environment while you hit the gym! 

 Childminding Schedule

We offer childcare at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Monday and Thursday from 4:45pm to 7:30pm (September to March only)
  • Saturday from 8:00 to 11:30

These times may change based on demand. Space is available on a first come, first served basis.

 Childminding Fees

There is a two-hour maximum for childcare services and the following fees apply:

  • $4.00 for the first hour
  • $1.00 every 15 minutes after the first hour

You can also buy a 10-hour punch pass for $36.00. Punch passes are valid for 12 months after purchase.

Jungle Gym

Our drop-in Jungle Gym program takes place at the Recreation Complex and allows you and your child to have fun playing with toys, balls, and gym equipment. This program costs $2.50 per child and is a great way for your child to learn and socialize. 

Jungle Gym Schedule

 Jungle Gym Rules
In order to keep your children safe, the following rules apply during our drop-in program:
  • you must actively supervise your child the entire time
  • no food or drink is allowed in the gym
  • shoes are not allowed on the mats
  • we will allow a maximum of 30 children at a time

The program runs on a first come, first served basis. We will start a waitlist once the program is full.

Early Learners Playschool

Our Early Learners Playschool program runs from September to June at Glenayre Centre and Rocky Point Park. This play-orientated program for three and four year olds promotes learning in a friendly, positive and fun-filled atmosphere, and is geared towards preparing your child for kindergarten.