Licensed Preschool

Licensed Preschool is run at Killarney and Champlain Heights Community Centres. We offer a play-based 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. 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.

Age Time Killarney Room 1 Killarney Room 2 Champlain

(Register at Champlain)

3 years 9:00 am-11:00 am Tuesday / Thursday Tuesday / Thursday Tuesday / Thursday $103
3 years 12:15 am-2:15 pm Tuesday / Thursday Tuesday / Thursday $103
4 years 9:00 am-11:30am Monday / Wednesday / Friday Monday / Wednesday / Friday Monday / Wednesday / Friday $155
4 years 12:15 pm-2:45pm Monday / Wednesday / Friday Monday / Wednesday / Friday $155

Licensed Out of School care

Kindergarten to Grade 7

Out of School Care operates at both Killarney and Champlain community centres. Supervision is provided to and from school. The 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. 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 Killarney Champlain

(Register at Champlain)

Before care 7:30 pm-9:00 am $112/month Weir and Waverly Elementry School James Cook Elementary School and Champlain Annex
After care 3:00 pm-6:00 pm $270/month Weir and Waverly Elementry School James Cook Elementary School and Champlain Annex
Before and after care $300/month Weir and Waverly Elementry School James Cook Elementary School and Champlain Annex
Professional Days 9:00 am-3:00 pm $30/day current participants

$40/day non-current participants

Weir and Waverly Elementry School James Cook Elementary School and Champlain Annex


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

Please Note: To withdraw from the 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 Dec 1 of the school year.

Place your child’s name on the waiting list as early as January 1st of the year that your child turns 4 years old. Please call 604-718-8201 to put your child on the waiting list. The staff will call from the list when a space becomes available. The Child Care Office, at 604-718-8204, will confirm registration details on a first come first serve basis. Champlain wait list please phone 604-718-6575.

Registration Procedures

We welcome you to add your child to this call list for Killarney Preschool for the September 2020- 2021 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.

Children who have completed the 3 year old preschool program will be given priority for the 4 year old class of the subsequent year.

Staff will contact parents as classes are being formed, usually in April for the upcoming September session. When contacted the parents will receive their 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.

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