Programs - The Child Care Centre

We practice an open-door policy in accepting children 3-5 years of age. 


Staff
Our staff are qualified preschool teachers who have completed the Early Childhood Education Program. 

Location
Malaspina College Campus
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5 

Phone
250-753-6931 

Hours
7:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday
Closed on all Statutory Holidays 

Lunch
Children bring nutritious packed lunch. Two daily snacks provided. 

Transportation
Parents provide own transportation. 

Clothing

  • playclothes recommend
  • extra change of clothes to be kept at the centre
  • a blanket for rest time 


Enrollment

  • parents are encouraged to visit and observe the program before enrolling
  • meet staff to discuss enrollment procedures
  • orientation of the child in the Child Care Centre should be gradual
  • parents are encouraged to stay with their children as long as this support is needed


Training Centre
Students in the College Early Childhood Education Program observe in the centre and serve their practicum periods as aides under the supervision of the staff.