Village Square Leisure Centre offers Playschool; school year and seasonal programs, drop-in preschool programs. Your preschool aged children will play, learn, and be physically active while you take advantage of our classes, pool and other amenities.
Playschool - school year (September 2017 to June 2018)
Our Playschools offer preschool children an active and engaging opportunity to learn physical, and social skills. The children are taught active play, songs, activities, arts and crafts. They learn skills that help build the foundations of being active for life, while preparing them for school.
Your preschooler will grow and develop through a variety of activities that emphasize social, physical, intellectual and emotional development with the guidance of experienced and knowledgeable instructors.
For the 2 year old program - Your child must be 2 years old by October 31, 2017 and they do not need to be toilet trained.
For the 2 1/2 year old program - Your child must be 3 years old by March 1, 2018 and they do not have to be toilet trained.
For the 3 year old program - Your child must be 3 years old by October 31, 2017 and must be toilet trained.
For the 4 year old program - Your child must be 4 years old by March 1, 2018 and must be toilet trained.
Playschool schedule and fees chart.
Registration for the current 2016 - 2017 school year is in person at Village Square Leisure Centre or if paying in full online. Registration is ongoing throughout the year based on availability.
Registration for 2017 - 2018 school year starts February 13, 8:00 a.m. is recommended online. Registration is ongoing throughout the year based on availability.
Due to a registration system change occurring for the 2017-2018 school year, we recommend online registration.
Please note that a non-refundable $25.00 administration is charged at the time of registration. Notably, no further payments are required at this time due to a software system change taking place this spring 2017.
During the summer and prior to program start dates, a City of Calgary staff member will follow up with you to arrange payment. For your convenience, we will still accept scheduled monthly payments.
Online - Use this option if you have a credit card. A $25 fee will be charged at the time of registration.
In order to register online, you will need the following:
- Your account information including your client user name and account PIN number.
- Call our Central Customer Service Representatives at 403-268-3800 to get your account information and pin# (Mon -Thurs 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.)
In person at Village Square Leisure Centre - Use this option if you do not have a credit card.
Monthly scheduled payment - in person at Village Square Leisure Centre ONLY with a valid credit card or direct debit. Note: A $25 administration fee will be added to this option.
Payment in full - online with a valid credit card or in person at Village Square Leisure Centre. You must have a recreation account and PIN # prior to registering. (Please see Step 2 on the Registration for Recreation Programs page for details).
Siblings attending the programs simultaneously will be given a 10% discount off the least expensive program.
Playschool - Seasonal
Non-parented programs for ages 2-5 years old and parent and tot programs for ages 18 months-3 years old.
Visit the online program guide and search playschool for a full list of programs.
Jungle gym for preschoolers
All children need to play. Village Square Leisure Centre's jungle gym is perfect for your energetic little one. The jungle gym is open for climbers, crawlers and jumpers all on a safe and soft surface. Adult supervision and regular admission is required for children up to 6 years old.
View the Jungle Gym schedule
When the jungle gym is not in use by programs or bookings, public may drop-in. To book the jungle gym for a group or birthday party or for more information please call 403-366-3900. General admission fees apply.