Licensed Preschool

Licensed Preschool run at Champlain Heights Community Centre ages 3 to 5 years.

We offer a play-based nature experience program that provides a variety of developmentally appropriate activities in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment.

Activities include free play, arts and crafts, music, story time, baking, science, math, snack time, gym, outdoor play, and field trips throughout the year.

Guided nature experiences by our licensed preschool teachers in Champlain Heights’ numerous parks and greenways offer children improved opportunities for authentic connections with nature.

All preschool covid-19 safeguards protecting children and their families equal or exceed BC Centre for Disease Control licensed childcare guidelines.

There are 20 children in each class and 2 licensed preschool teachers.

An orientation for parents to meet the teachers and learn about the preschool is held at the beginning of each school year.

This program runs from September to June and is closed for: Statutory holidays, Christmas Break (2 weeks), Spring Break (2 weeks).

Starting September 14, 2020

  • Morning Classes are 9:00-11:30am
  • Afternoon Classes are 12:30-3:00pm

2 Days  Tuesday/Thursday
3 Days  Monday/Wednesday/Friday
5 days   Monday to Friday

Champlain Heights Preschool Fees & Schedule
2 days per week     $128/month
3 days per week     $185/month
5 days per week     $300/month

Contact our Lead Teachers Coco Yan and Kara Jefferson for more information and to register
Phone 604-718-6575 or email pre-school@champlainheightscc.ca

Register online through the City of Vancouver Registration System at https://recreation.vancouver.ca 

 

Registration is on-going until spaces are full.
We welcome you to add your child to our call list for Champlain Heights Preschool for the September 2021- 2022 school year. The call list will be available January 1st online. Please note that joining the call list does not guarantee enrollment into the school year.

Staff will contact parents as classes are being formed, usually in April for the upcoming September session, to receive a registration package to be completed on site and pay a non-refundable deposit for the first (September) and last (June) months of the program. At the same time, a completed credit card authorization form will be required for the balance of the year.

Please Note: NO WITHDRAWALS will be given after December 1st of the school year. November 1st is the deadline to withdraw your child from the 2019/2020 Preschool program. One months (30 days) notice of withdrawal is required.

 

Our Preschool Facilities

 


Licensed Out of School Care

 

Kindergarten to Grade 7

Out of School Care operates at Champlain Heights Community Centre.

Supervision is provided to and from school. Our program offers a variety of enjoyable activities including arts and crafts, board games, gym time and outdoor play in a safe, positive and nurturing environment.

Weekly guided nature experiences by our trained park steward staff in Champlain Heights’ numerous parks offer students improved opportunities for authentic connections with nature.

Children provide their own snack each day. Children registered in the current year will be given 1st priority to register for the subsequent year.

Type Cost Register at Champlain Heights
Community Centre
Before care 7:30 pm-9:00 am $112/month James Cook Elementary School, Champlain Heights Community School, and Champlain Annex
After care 3:00 pm-6:00 pm $270/month James Cook Elementary School, Champlain Heights Community School, and Champlain Annex
Before and after care $300/month James Cook Elementary School, Champlain Heights Community School, and Champlain Annex
Professional Days 9:00 am-3:00 pm $30/day current participants

$40/day non-current participants

James Cook Elementary School, Champlain Heights Community School, and Champlain Annex

 

*Spring & winter breaks are not included in the monthly fees.

Please Note: To withdraw from the Out-of-School Care program you must give one month’s written notice, or pay the next month’s fee in lieu of notice. The deposit for the June fee is non-refundable. No withdrawals will be given after December 1st of the school year.

Please contact Mimi Lanot and Joan Shum to add your child to our waiting list.
Phone 604-718-6575 or email out-of-school-care@champlainheightscc.ca.

Our staff will call you when your space becomes available confirming your registration details.


Childcare News & Updates

 

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