Programs for parents and their children ages 0-6. Registration is required for all early years programs.

Several of our Family Centre programs require verification of vaccine status, *noted below. Please be prepared to check in with your government issue ID and vaccine card (digital or paper copy) when you arrive.

Wiggles & Giggles (Ages 0-5) *Vaccine verification required

Join us for active play in the Activity Center. Get the wiggles out with this interactive program that includes ride on toys, kids’ hockey and basketball, balance beams and lots of fun! The program provides opportunity for movement and free play. Parent participation required. Followed by snack and cool down in the Family Centre.

Mondays Jan 17 - 31 9:30am - 12pm Free

Love 2 Learn (Ages 0-5) *Vaccine verification required

Centred on fun, engaging, play-based learning Love 2 Learn focuses on making early learning activities transferable to the home environment. Weekly sessions will involve a story and share time as well as an activity kit to make and take home. At the end of each session families will set a goal to achieve during the week and explore it during the following group. Sessions will be held in the Family Centre.

Tuesdays Jan 18 - 25 9:30am - 12pm Free

Toddler Arts & Crafts (Ages 0-5) *Vaccine verification required

Explore your creative side! Each week features a different craft designed with the toddler/ preschool
in mind. Creative activities can be messy, so please dress children appropriately. Parent participation

Wednesdays Jan 19 - 25 10am - 12pm Free

Community Dinner @ Burnside Grill

Enjoy a nutritious meal with your family and meet other members of your community. Families need to register for dinner before Wednesday 4pm by calling the front desk at: 250-388-5251. Advise if you are Vegetarian when registering.

Thursdays Jan 20 & 27 5 - 6 pm by donation

Parent & Tot Play Time

This is an opportunity for young children and their parents to meet and play in an informal atmosphere with other children, toys, and books. Please note that no food is allowed in the Family Centre.

Thursdays Jan 20 & 27 5:30 - 7pm Free

Nobody’s Perfect

Nobody’s Perfect is a place where parents can:

  • MEET with other parents of young children (ages 0-5)
  • SHARE questions or concerns and ideas about being a parent
  • LEARN about child development, safety, health and behavior
  • TALK about real-life parenting experiences
  • WORK together with the support of a trained facilitator
  • DISCOVER ways of positive parenting

Within a group setting, parents participate in facilitated sessions that:

  • promote positive parenting
  • increase parents’ understanding of children’s health, safety, and behavior
  • help parents build on the skills they have and learn new ones
  • improve parents’ self-esteem and coping skills
  • increase self-help and mutual support
  • bring them in contact with community services and resources
  • help prevent family violence

Please note this is a registered program and free childminding included. Call today to book your spot.

Fridays Jan 21 - Mar 11 9:30 - 11:30am Free

Dads Group

Dads Group offers a friendly atmosphere for fathers and their children aged 0-6. Learn together about your role in your developing child’s life and share parenting successes and challenges. Follow your child’s lead in play and enjoy free time, play, coffee, and snacks with your little one.

Registration is required. Call today to book your spot, 250-388-5251. All dads with children aged 0-6 are welcome!

Saturdays Jan 15 - 29 1-3pm Free