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We offer a range of safe, quality childcare options in which children are encouraged to explore their own abilities while participating in a variety of learning activities. Our licensed childcare staff are thoroughly trained in all aspects of childcare and safety. Several of our staff are multilingual and speak a range of languages.

Before & After School Care (K–6)

Before and after School Care (BAC) is an out-of-school care program based at Florence Nightingale Elementary School, run by Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood staff. This licensed care program provides a stimulating environment for children’s behavioral, cognitive, and social needs. Our program offers service to two different age groups, Kindergarten to Grade 1, and Grade 2 through Grade 6. Our daily program provides a variety of age-appropriate activities that are designed to support the growth and development of children socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically, and creatively.

Please note that this program is currently full, and a waitlist is in place. Please complete the enrollment request form to be placed on the waitlist.

Location: Florence Nightingale Elementary School at 2740 Guelph Street
Fee: Membership required, please inquire

Daycare (ages 30 months–5 years)

The Daycare program offers a variety of art activities which include: music and movement activities, circle time, stories and games for the children to stimulate children’s growth and development. Teachers model and teach skills such as turn-taking, problem solving techniques, communication, language development, hygiene and self-help skills. This program nurtures children’s health, well-being, and develops kindergarten readiness.

Dates: Ongoing
Time: 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Fee: Membership required, please inquire. For an additional fee, families can opt into our nutrition program that provides healthy snacks and lunch daily.

Preschool (ages 3–5 years)

Our preschool is an emergent curriculum-based program that is inspired and based on the approaches of Reggio Emilia. We honour the unique culture of each class by supporting the strengths of each group. Teachers and children’s interests are intertwined and together we discover ways to satisfy our curiosity around learning.

Dates: Ongoing
Time: 9:15 a.m–12:15 p.m. (2, 3 or 5 days/week)
Fee: Membership required, please inquire

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Queen Alexandra Community Garden

August 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Queen Alexandra Elementary School, 1300 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5N 1V6 Canada

Everyone is welcome to come and learn about local food systems in a multicultural setting. Learn about native food and plants from different cultures. Build community, learn from one another. Meet other community members who love what you love! For information please contact: Jolene Andrew Aboriginal Community Developer 604.879.8208 ext 13

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Jeven Bhullar
Before and After School Care
604.879.8208 ext 323

Lakshmi Ranasinghe
Daycare Supervisor
604.879.8208 ext 121

Irina Zozulya
Preschool Team Lead
604.879.8208 ext 206

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