The Dalhousie Out of School Care Program is a Licensed and Accredited Childcare Service, catering to families who live and/or interact within the community of Dalhousie. We provide a high quality Before and After School Care Program for children in Kindergarten through to Grade Six.
Our program currently serves families with children attending the Dalhousie Community Kindergarten, Dalhousie Elementary School (International Spanish Academy), and West Dalhousie Elementary School.
For children attending Dalhousie Community Kindergarten, before and after school care is provided in the Dalhousie Community Centre at 5432 Dalhart Road NW from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
For children attending Dalhousie Elementary School (International Spanish Academy), before and after school care is provided within the school’s Gymnasium and Classroom #17 at 4440 Dallyn Street NW. Our Dallyn Street building located at 4448 Dallyn Street NW (The small beige building adjacent to the school playground) may also be used from time to time as an extension of our programming. Hours of operation are 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
For children in Grades 1 – 6 attending our West Dalhousie Elementary School located at 6502 58 Street NW, our before and after school care program can be found in the school’s Gymnasium also operating from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
For AM Kindergarten children attending West Dalhousie Elementary School, care is provided in the school’s Gymnasium beginning at 7:00 am. However, After School Care will be provided at the Dalhousie Community Centre until 6:00 pm. Children are transported between sites via our busing services through Dreams Transportation Ltd.
*Please note that our program does not provide care for children registered in Afternoon Kindergarten Classes. (subject to change)
Additionally, the Dalhousie Community Centre may offer:
· Winter and Spring Break Camps (dependent on registration), and
· Weekly Theme-Based Day Camps (during July and August) For additional information, please review our Parent Handboo