Edmonton/Grande Prairie Child Care Handbook

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NEW Child Care Centre - NOW to Spruce Grove

YMCA Beaverbrook Child Care, located beside Prescott Learning Centre, 344 Pioneer Road, Spruce Grove.

Open now!

Early Years (9 months to 5 years) and School Age (kindergarten to 12 yrs).

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Edmonton

The YMCA of Northern Alberta currently operates 42 Child Care programs in Edmonton and area, some with capacity for immediate placement.

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Grande Prairie

The YMCA of Northern Alberta currently operates 13 Child Care programs in Grande Prairie and Area, with more coming soon, including FULL DAY Early Years for kids 12 months - 5 years!

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Wood Buffalo

The YMCA of Northern Alberta currently operates 9 Child Care programs in Fort McMurray, some with capacity for immediate placement in Early Years, Kindercare, and Out of School Care!

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YMCA Early Years Child Care (birth – 5 years) is infant/toddler care, where staff members are aware of developmental stages that guide preschool childrens' growth, building on the natural desire to learn new things, become more self-reliant and learn to get along with others.  Early Years is based on YMCA Playing to Learn - a national curriculum that helps children discover learning through creative play.  YMCA Early Years Child Care is part of our registered charity.

Featuring our YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum, our child care centres provide high quality care for your children so they can learn, grow and thrive. We know you can't always be there for your child and that's why we are here for you.

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is the largest provider of not-for-profit day care in Western Canada. As a charity, we make no profit from any of our Child Care programs.

    

  • Baby with a blanket.
    Early Years Child Care

    YMCA Early Years Child Care (birth – 5 years), where staff members are aware of developmental stages that guide children’s growth, building on the natural desire to learn new things, become more self-reliant and learn to get along with others. Early Years is based on YMCA Playing to Learn - a national curriculum that helps children discover learning through creative play. YMCA Early Years Child Care is part of our registered charity.

  • Boy and girl in playground.
    Kindercare Child Care

    YMCA Kindercare provides care for children who attend a part-time Kindergarten program. Kindercare incorporates Physical Literacy - a national curriculum that helps children discover learning through physical skills development. YMCA Kindercare is part of our registered charity.

  • Kids laughing together in a classroom.
    Out of School Child Care

    For children Grades 1 - 6, the gaps before and after school can be empty and lonely. YMCA Out of School Child Care fills that time with constructive and creative learning and play. Out of School Care incorporates Physical Literacy - a national curriculum that helps children discover learning through physical skills development. YMCA Out of School Child Care is part of our registered charity.