Licensed Preschool

Our licensed preschool is run out of both Killarney and Champlain Heights

Community Centers (3350 Maquinna Drive, Vancouver). 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 Cost/month
3 years 9:00 am – 11:00 am Tu/Th Tu/Th Tu/Th $100
3 years 12:15 am –2:15 pm Tu/Th Tu/Th  Not Available $100
4 years 9:00 am–11:30am M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F $150
4 years 9:00am–11:30am M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F $150
4 years 12:15 pm – 2:45 pm  M/W/F  M/W/F Not Available $150

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/month Killarney Champlain
Before care 7:30 pm – 9:00 am $105 Weir and Waverly Elementry School James Cook Elementry School and Champlain Annex
After care 3:00 pm pm – 6:00 pm $260  Weir and Waverly Elementry School  James Cook Elementry School and Champlain Annex
Before and after care $290  Weir and Waverly Elementry School  James Cook Elementry 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 Elementry School and Champlain Annex

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.

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.


Registration Procedures

Place your child on the waiting list as soon as possible! This can be done as early as January 1st of the year that your child turns 2 years old. Call the front office at 604-718­ 8201.

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 REFUNDS or WITHDRAWLS will be given after December 1st of the school year.

November 1st is the deadline to withdraw your child from the 2016/2017 Preschool program to be eligible for a refund. One months (30 days) notice of withdrawl is required.