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Playschool and drop-in preschool programs at Southland Leisure Centre

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Southland Leisure CentrePlayschool and Preschool

Southland Leisure Centre offers playschool (seasonal and school year programs), drop-in preschool programs and babysitting service. Your preschool aged children can play, learn, and be physically active while you take advantage of our classes, pool and other amenities. Read the playschool handbook for more information about playschool programs.​​

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Playschool - seasonal

We also offer seasonal non-parented programs for ages 2 - 5 years old and parent and tot programs for ages 18 months - 3 years old throughout the year.

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Playschool - school year (September to June)

 
 
Our playschools offer preschool children an active and engaging opportunity to learn physical, and social skills. 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.
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School year registration and payment options

 
  • Payment in person only at the Southland Leisure Centre
  • Pre-authorized payments 
    • A $25 non-refundable administration fee applies
    • Visa, Mastercard, American Express
  • Payment in full 
    • Visa, Mastercard, American Express or direct debit
  • Siblings attending the programs simultaneously will be given a 10% discount off the least expensive program.
Contact: 403-648-6582

Registration dates

Registration for the 2020 - 2021 school year is open to the public in person Feb. 18, 2020 and will remain open until Feb. 7, 2021.

Playschool qualifications

Playschool - 2 years
Children must be 2 years old prior to October 31, 2020 and do need to be toilet trained. Instructors will provide guidance with toilet training. We work closely with parents to ensure a positive experience. Full year payment or monthly scheduled payments must be completed in person. This is not a parented program.

Playschool - 2.5 - 3 years
Children must be 3 years old prior to March 1, 2021 and do not need to be toilet trained. Instructors will provide guidance with toilet training. We work closely with parents to ensure a positive experience. Full year payment or monthly scheduled payments must be completed in person. This is not a parented program.

Playschool - 3 - 4 years and 4+ years
Children must be of age prior to​ December 31, 2020 and and must be toilet trained. Full year payment or monthly scheduled payments must be completed in person. This is not a parented program.

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School year program fees for 2 - 4 year old's

Days of the week Fees
Mon/Wed/Fri Total fee: $1790.25/year, 10 equal payments: $179.03/mo
Tues/Thurs Total fee: $1275.75/year, 10 equal payments: $127.58/mo
​Mon/Wed ​Total fee: $1255.50/year, 10 equal payments: $125.55/mo
​Mon - Fri ​​Total fee: $2769.00/year, 10 equal payments: $276.90/mo​

View a full list of 2020-2021 programs with course codes and fees


Drop-in preschool programs

Kinder Room 

Kinder room at Southland
 
Race through tunnels, over a suspension bridge, and slide down our five slides. Let imaginations run wild creating structures with gigantic soft building blocks. Adult supervision is required.
Drop-in fee: $5.50/child
Schedules: Preschool schedule
Maximum participants: 15 children (first-come, first-served basis)

Tots Gym Time

This program is geared for parent tot teams with emphasis on fun and discovery in a safe ‘just for tots’ environment. A certified instructor is present to assist parents as they guide their preschooler in exploring the gymnastic equipment. Trampoline may also be available. For safety reasons, please do not bring infant siblings to class and there is a maximum of two children (walking to 4Y) per adult.
Maximum participants: 24
 

Active Play

Roll, jump, throw, and more while being creative with various active play equipment. Adult supervision is required.
Drop-in fee: $5.50/child
Maximum ratio: 15 children (first-come, first-served basis)
Ages: walking - 5Y + adult
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