early years - formerly preschool Programs
Preschool is now Early Years
Benefits for children . . .
- Children 0 to 6 need to experience quality, play-based opportunities for optimal emotional, social and cognitive development for it is through play that a child learns.
- In play-based, recreation activity children learn social skills, problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, language skills and fundamental movement skills.
- Play for a child is not a luxury. Play is a necessity for a child's healthy development
Parent Participation (0 - 6 years)
On My Own (2 - 6 years)
Fun stuff just for kids. A variety of play based activities to keep your active child happy. Your little ones will be too busy having fun to notice you're gone, when you leave them in the hands of our friendly, energetic, nurturing staff.
Licensed Preschool (3-5 years)
Long term programs that prepare children for Kindergarten. Each setting is licensed and is taught by qualified Early Childhood Educators.
Early Years Drop-in Programs
Our drop-in programs give your child a chance to play, climb and meet new friends, while you meet other moms, dads and grandparents.
Download the Early Years section of the Fall / Winter Leisure Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Acrobat Reader is required to view PDFs. Download for free if needed.
*Links to external sites are provided for your convenience only. The North Vancouver Recreation Commission is not responsible for the accuracy and/or completeness of the information provided on these external sites, nor for the security and privacy policies of the linked sites.