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Playschool and preschooler programs at Village Square Leisure Centre

Village Square Leisure Centre offers Playschool and seasonal programs for preschoolers. Your preschool aged children can play, learn, and get exercise while you take advantage of our classes, pool and other amenities. Your preschool aged children can play, learn, and get exercise while you take advantage of our classes, pool and other amenities.

Playschool

Playschool

Our Playschool offers an educational approach incorporating recreational activities that provides preschool aged children with skills and awareness, emphasizing the value of learning through play, ultimately contributing to lifelong patterns of active living. Southland Leisure Centre (SLC) and Village Square Leisure Centre (VSLC) offer Playschool programs for kids 2Y – 4Y from September to June.
Registration is ongoing throughout the year, based on availability.

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 classes your child must be 2 years old by October 31, 2016 to register and they do not need to be toilet trained.

For the 2 1/2 - 3 year old classes your child must be 3 years old by March 1, 2016 to register and they do not need to be toilet trained.

For the 3 year old classes your child must be 3 years old by October 31, 2016 and MUST be fully toilet trained. If you are unsure if your child will be toilet trained please register in the 2 1/2 - 3 year old class.

For the 4 year old classes your child must be 4 years old by March 1, 2016 and MUST be fully toilet trained.

Registration for playschool

2016 - 2017 year: 

  • Classes run September 2016 to June 2017
  • Public registration starts February 29, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in person at Village Square Leisure Centre or if paying in full online. Registration is ongoing throughout the school year as availability permits.
  • Registration is ongoing please go onto the waitlist if the program is full as space may come available. Registration is in person at Village Square Leisure Centre or if paying in full online through eRecreation

  • No classes on statutory holidays and scheduled playschool breaks.

For more information please call 403-366-3926.

Payment options:

  • Monthly scheduled payment - in person at Village Square Leisure Centres ONLY with a valid credit card or direct debit.
  • 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.
Class Price
​1 day class $675.00/year or $67.50/month​
2 day classes​ ​$1,275.00/year or $127.50/month
3 day classes $1,770.00/year or $177.00/month​
5 day classes​ ​$2800.00/year or $280.00/month
 
Volunteering is not mandatory; however there are volunteer opportunities available for parents/guardians both outside and inside the classroom.

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Seasonal programs for preschoolers

 
Village Square Leisure Centre offers a variety of seasonal programs for preschool age children. We offer programs week day as well as Saturday and Sunday.
 
We have un–parented programs for 2 – 6 year olds, as well as parent and tot programs for 18 months to 3 year olds. Please browse the online program guide (search under "playschool") for a full list of programs.

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Jungle gym for preschoolers

jungle gym

Our Jungle Gym has been modernized with specialized equipment featuring soft play areas, cargo nets, a bar and ring station, slides and soft tunnels. For children up to 6 years old, accompanied by a parent.

This space promotes children's development in areas of fine motor, gross motor, balance, strength, kinesthetic awareness, socialization skills and let's not forget fun!

View the Jungle Gym schedule.

When the Jungle Gym is not in use by programs or bookings public may drop-in, for additional public drop-in hours or to book the Jungle Gym for a group or birthday party please call 403-366-3900. General admission fees apply. Adult supervision is required.