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Calgary Schools

The Calgary education system includes approximately 225 public schools and 105 separate (Catholic Schools). Both the Public and Separate schools are funded through taxes collected from Alberta property owners. Children enter kindergarten at age 4 followed by grades 1 through 12. Elementary grades 1-6. Junior High grades 7-9. High School grades 10-12.

Calgary Preschools

Preschools offer learning opportunites for children ages 3 to 5 before the start of kindergarten and mandatory education. Some of these preschools may provide additional child care services needed by working parents. Add Your Preschool

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Asasa PreSchool And Kindergarten

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599 Northmount Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2K 3J6

403.285.5677

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Full day PreSchool and kindergarten. Bus service available in NW and NE Calgary. Academics & play based program.

Asasa PreSchool and Kindergarten

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119 Pinetown Place NE
Calgary, AB
T1Y 5J1

403.285.9277

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Located in Pineridge. Full day preschool and kindergarten. Bus service available in NE Calgary.

Aspen Hill Montessori Preschool

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742 - 85th St. SW
Calgary, AB
T3H-4C7

403.246.2794

aspenhillmontessori@gmail.comWebsite

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Discover our upscale Montessori school, close to home and designed for the aspiring learner. Nestled in the heart of the Aspen corridor in southwest Calgary, we offer an enriched Montessori-inspired, child-focused community. We look forward to welcoming your child, aged 2 through 5, for half and full days of learning, fun, and friendship! Your Child... Your Choice... Your Montessori. Visit our web site for more information.

Active Learning Nursery Ecole

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1401 Acadia Drive SE
Calgary, AB
T2J 4C6

403.473.0600

info@activelearningprograms.caWebsite

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Our French Bilingual and English PreSchool Programs are designed to foster acommunity passion for knowledge, skills, and values which set the standards of excellence based on your child’s individual potential. With a daily focus on Music & Movement instruction we incorporate your child’s individual learning differences to help build a strong self-image.

Bearspaw PreSchool Society

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253220 Bearspaw Road NW
Calgary, AB
T3L 2P5

403.239.4441

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The Bearspaw Preschool is a not-for-profit society that offers both morning and afternoon programs for three and four year old students. The school is operated by a five member executive board, all of which are comprised of elected parent volunteers. The Bearspaw Preschool is committed to providing a rich and exciting play environment.

Calgary Christian School PreSchool

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2839 49 Street SW
Calgary, AB
T3E 3X9

403.242.2896

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Two and three day PreSchool classes for 3 and 4 year olds; Calgary Christian is an Alternative program with the Palliser School Division offering classes students from PreSchool to Grade 12.

Calgary French And International School

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700 77th Street SW
Calgary, AB
T3H 5R1

403.240.1500

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The CFIS Preschool program is designed to prepare children for the CFIS Junior Kindergarten (JK) program. We offer full and half-day preschool programmes for 3 year old children.

Calgary Jewish Academy

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6700 Kootenay Street SW
Calgary, AB
T2V 1P7

403.253.3992

admissionsdirector@cja.ab.caWebsite

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For a personal tour please call 403 253 3992.

Child's Garden PreSchool - Sandstone

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1100 Berkshire Boulevard NW
Calgary, AB
T3K 3M3

403.295.0027

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25 years of helping 3 and 4 year olds learn and grow. Registration ongoing.

Clear Water Academy

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2521 Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB
T3E 7J9

403.217.8448

mmatthews@clearwateracademy.comWebsite

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Catholic education for Pre-K3 to Grade 12. Clear Water teachers seek to inspire a lifetime love for learning. In the Clear Water Academy JK & K programs your child will receive a solid academic preparation, enjoy creative play, form new friendships, and flourish in an atmosphere of Christian faith.

Dalhousie Community Playschool

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5432 Dalhart Road NW
Calgary, AB
T3A 1V6

403.286.2339

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Dalhousie Community Playschool is a warm and accepting environment for your child to begin his or her school career. Our dedicated, experienced teachers and assistants are gifted at recognizing each child as an individual and making him or her feel worthwhile.

Edgemont Preschool Association

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115 Edenwold Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2Z 4B2

403.239.1322

registrar@edgemontpreschool.comWebsite

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Located inside Mother Mary Greene School. Edgemont Preschool Association is a non-profit, non-denominational and parent-operated playschool. The facilitation and enhancement of each child's growth is achieved in a learn through play program. The school provides a stimulating environment where children are offered a variety of choices that develop physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and creative skills in a caring and loving atmosphere. The preschool offers morning and afternoon classes for children ages 2.5 – 5 years.

1st Class PreSchool in New Brighton

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2 New Brighton Drive SE
Calgary, AB
T2Z 4B2

587.432.0123

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Welcome to our Preschool, we are very excited to be a part of the New Brighton Community in SE Calgary! Our tailored focus to the development of the whole child means that every child will find a happy home here. We have two 3 year old programs and two 4 year old programs.

Five Stars Montessori Preschool

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215 Covepark Green NE
Calgary, AB
T3K 6K9

403.454.6528

fatu5200@msn.comWebsite

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Ages 3-5 years Ratio 1:6. Morning Session: 8.30am to 11.30am. Afternoon Session 12.20pm to 3.20pm. Before and Afterschool care available. Contact Fathima. Five Stars Montessori Preschool offers high quality early childhood education for children between the ages of 3 years and 5 years. Set in the quiet neighbourhood of Coventry Hills, close to Coventry Hills School, St. Clare School, Nose Creek School and Cardel Place.

Foothills Alliance PreSchool

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333 Edgepark Blvd. NW
Calgary, AB
T3A 4K4

403.547.2193

fapk@foothillsalliance.comWebsite

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Foothills Alliance Preschool and Kindergarten is proud to offer balanced programming that meets the academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our students. We provide daily activity in a full-sized gym, interesting and fun field trips, and on-site fully funded Early Childhood Intervention Services (ESL, Speech, Behavioral and Occupational therapy).

Foothills Lutheran Christian PreSchool

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3104 34 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB
T2L 2A3

403.284.1360

school@foothillslutheran.comWebsite

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Foothills Lutheran Christian Preschool is a non-profit, junior kindergarten ministry to the community for 3 and 4 year old children that facilitates the development of the whole child.

Highwood Play School

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16 Harlow Avenue NW
Calgary, AB
T2K 2B5

403.276.1680

info@highwoodcommunityplayschool.comWebsite

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Ours is a learning through play program for 3 and 4 year olds that celebrates the uniqueness and creativity of every child. Our Early Childhood Specialists strive to provide specialized and individualized learning experiences for our students.

Hounsfield Heights - Briar Hill Parent Child Cooperative Playschool

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Room 13, 1223 21 Street NW
Calgary, AB
T2K 3J6

403.210.5126

hhbhplayschool@gmail.comWebsite

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Our playschool has been in operation since 1970. It is a non-profit, parent run cooperative affiliated with the Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill Community Association.

Learning by Playing PreSchool Inc. (Hillhurst Area)

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707 14th Street NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 2A4

preschool@learnbyplaying.caWebsite

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Accepting 30 months to 5 years of age, 2-5 days per week. Operating 12 months/year.

Little Steps PreSchool

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19 Rivervalley Drive SE
Calgary, AB
T2C 3S1

403.554.3605

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Offering early education for children 3-5 years old.

McKenzie Lake Pre School

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1698 McKenzie Lake Drive SE
Calgary, AB
T2Z 0Y6

403.257.1823

mlca2@telus.netWebsite

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Please stop by to see the classroom and meet the Teacher. Call us for a tour and registration information. We're located in the McKenzie Lake Community Centre.

Mountain View Academy

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B4, 2452 Battleford Avenue SW
Calgary, AB
T3E 7K9

403.217.4346

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Mountain View Academy's exceptional preschool program for children 3 and 4 years of age offers full and part time placement, and is accredited as well as licensed by Alberta Family and Social Services.

North Haven Preschool

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5003 North Haven Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2K 2K3

403.274.6682

lilas@telusplanet.netWebsite

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Kids should be kids and have a chance to fully enjoy this time of creative exploration, new friends and new adventures. North Haven Playschool is a community based playschool committed to helping young children develop social skills, share new experiences and make new friends. Contact Lila

Pre-Kindergarten Educational Services

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1484 Northmount Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2L 0G6

403.451.2733

prekindergarten@shaw.caWebsite

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Registration: Ongoing. Early Literacy Preschool Program for ages 3-5, combining play with learning.

Pre-Kindergarten Educational Services

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211 7 Street NW
Calgary, AB
T2M 3H4

403.451.2733

prekindergarten@shaw.caWebsite

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Registration: Ongoing. Early Literacy Preschool Program for ages 3-5, combining play with learning.

Pre-Kindergarten Educational Services

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7555 Falconridge Blvd NE
Calgary, AB
T3J 4R2

403.451.2733

prekindergarten@shaw.caWebsite

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Registration: Ongoing. Early Literacy Preschool Program for ages 3-5, combining play with learning.

Pre-Kindergarten Educational Services

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4808 6 Street SW
Calgary, AB
T2S 1C7

403.451.2733

prekindergarten@shaw.caWebsite

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Registration: Ongoing. Early Literacy Preschool Program for ages 3-5, combining play with learning.

Pre-Kindergarten Educational Services

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27 Woodfield Way SW
Calgary, AB
T2W 3W2

403.451.2733

prekindergarten@shaw.caWebsite

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Registration: Ongoing. Early Literacy Preschool Program for ages 3-5, combining play with learning.

Pre-Kindergarten Educational Services

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11020 Fairmount Drive SE
Calgary, AB
T2J 0T1

403.451.2733

prekindergarten@shaw.caWebsite

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Registration: Ongoing. Early Literacy Preschool Program for ages 3-5, combining play with learning.

Renfrew Educational Services

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Park Place Centre 3820 24 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB
T3J 5K2

403.291.5038

renfrew@renfreweducation.orgWebsite

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Renfrew’s Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs help nurture learning and social skills that will last a lifetime.

Renfrew Educational Services

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3820 24 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB
T3B 2X9

403.291.5038

renfrew@renfreweducation.orgWebsite

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Renfrew’s Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs help nurture learning and social skills that will last a lifetime.

Renfrew Educational Services

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8620 48 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB
T3B 5E6

403.291.5038

renfrew@renfreweducation.orgWebsite

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Renfrew’s Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs help nurture learning and social skills that will last a lifetime.

Renfrew Educational Services

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2050 21 Street NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1L5

403.291.5038

renfrew@renfreweducation.orgWebsite

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Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit society and registered charity that has been welcoming children and parents since 1974.

Renfrew Educational Services

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3688 48 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB
T3J 5K2

403.291.5038

renfrew@renfreweducation.orgWebsite

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Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit society and registered charity that has been welcoming children and parents since 1974.

Renfrew Educational Services

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75 Sunpark Drive SE
Calgary, AB
T2X 3R4

403.291.5038

renfrew@renfreweducation.orgWebsite

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Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit society and registered charity that has been welcoming children and parents since 1974.

Rhyme and Reason Children's Programming. City Wide

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823 Edgemont Road NW
Calgary, AB
T3A 2J1

587.894.4800

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Rhyme and Reason is a Calgary-based Early Literacy and Numeracy Program for parents and caregivers of infants. It came about in 2012 in response to the extremely high demand for similar programs from Calgary's growing population. With programs located all over the city, in high-needs communities and communities with baby booms, as well as with separate programs for Newborns and Toddlers, we are sure you'll find the perfect program for you and your baby.

Pathway Montessori PreSchool

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#210 523 Woodpark Blvd. SW
Calgary, AB
T2W 4J3

403.253.1533

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Our mission is to provide an environment for children in which they are encouraged to explore, create, learn, socialize and celebrate their unique talents. Pathway Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten is currently running two classrooms in the community of Woodlands in Calgary.

Seeds Of S.P.I.C.E. Early Learning Centre Inc.

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Unit 9, 1330 15th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB
T3C 3N6

403.702.0307

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Our Early Childhood Experts celebrate children's individual abilities and support development in all domains through a natural, non-intrusive, Reggio Emilia inspired environment. New PreSchool spaces are now available for children ages 3-5 years.

Southland Leisure Centre Playschool

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2000 Southland Drive SW
Calgary, AB
T2V 4S4

403.648.6500

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Your child 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. Our Playschool is focused on an educational program in a recreational environment that provides preschool-aged children with skills and awareness, emphasizing the value of recreational play and learning, ultimately contributing to lifelong patterns of active living. Ages: 2 – 4 years. Morning or afternoon classes available 1 – 5 day/week options available

Talisman Centre

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2225 Macleod Trail S
Calgary, AB
T2G 2P1

403.355.1266

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Our team of creative Early Childhood Education Specialists will guide your child to learn through hands-on activities in all areas of our spacious facility – gym, pool, park and classroom. While your child is getting active in our Preschool For Active Living (PAL) program you could be enjoying all the benefits of Talisman Centre!

The learning Tree Preschool

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11 Sackville Dr SW
Calgary, AB
T2W 0W3

403.680.9868

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Welcome to our Preschool, we are very excited to be a part of the Southwood Community in SW Calgary! Our tailored focus to the development of the whole child means that every child will find a happy home here. We have exceptional 3 and 4 year old programs in the mornings and a specialty 4 year old program in the afternoon.

Think Sun PreSchool Academy

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10, 5555 Strathcona Hill SW
Calgary, AB
T3H 1S2

403.240.4466

info@thethinksunpreschool.comWebsite

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The Think Sun PreSchool, proudly celebrating 21 years in Calgary, prepares your bright child for kindergarten. Through our unique cross-curriculum of art, music, play and intro-French, your child will be ready for the demands of elementary school. The central focus of our school is your child. We believe strongly in ensuring that your child graduates from Think Sun Preschool. Ongoing registration.

Tiny Talkers Preschool

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2409 50 St NE
Calgary, AB
T1Y 1Z5

587.777.6747

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Helping to develop important speech & language skills, within a fun and creative learning environment!

Magical Little Thinkers PreSchool

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64 Chaparral Valley Green SE
Calgary, AB
T2X 0P6

403.500.5501

elizabeth@magicallittlethinkers.comWebsite

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Magical little thinkers learn through play in a natural and rich learning environment inspired by the best of Reggio Emilia, High Scope and Emergent Curriculum. 1-6 Ratio. Children age 2.5 to 4.5 year-olds. Summer camps available. Magical Little Thinkers is a private home preschool in a family atmosphere with positive and active interaction style and outstanding knowledge of child development.

Unique Kids PreSchool

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290 Edgepark Blvd NW
Calgary, AB
T3A 4H4

403.239.8311

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Unique Kids Preschool has been operating in the northwest quadrant of The City of Calgary since 1990. We are committed to providing a warm, safe and stimulating environment for the children. Our preschool offers a well-balanced program that nurtures children to develop and learn through participation in a wide variety of activities.

Varsity PreSchool

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4303 Varsity Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T3A 0N8

403.247.1145

vcachild@telus.netWebsite

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For more information you can contact Joanne Nickerson (Director of Childcare) or Shelley Harrison (Assistant Director of Childcare. As professionals, we promote the overall development of our children, including physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs. We recognize that each child is an individual with distinct needs and interests, and endeavor to meet the needs of each child.

Village Square Leisure Centre Playschool

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2623 56th Street NE
Calgary, AB
T1Y 6E7

403.366.3900

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Your child 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. Our Playschool is focused on an educational program in a recreational environment that provides preschool-aged children with skills and awareness, emphasizing the value of recreational play and learning, ultimately contributing to lifelong patterns of active living. Ages: 2 – 4 years. Morning or afternoon classes available 1 – 5 day/week options available

Westbourne PreSchool Services

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823 64th Avenue NW
Calgary, AB
T2K 0M4

403.274.7433

kidcare@telus.netWebsite

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A fun, play based educational program for 3 & 4 year old with a nurturing atmosphere.

Westview Education Society PreSchool

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1313 Ranchlands Way NW
Calgary, AB
T3G 1N4

403.239.1114

linda@westviewbaptistchurch.caWebsite

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Westview Education Society's (WES) Rise and Shine Preschool and Jr. Kindergarten approaches schooling from a Christian perspective where every child and family is treasured, respected, and valued.

Willow Park PreSchool

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680 Acadia Drive SE
Calgary, AB
T2J 0C1

403.271.7016

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Established in 1981, Willow Park Preschool is a parent run cooperative located in the Willow Ridge Community Centre in the heart of Calgary's SE that offers morning and afternoon classes for children ages 3 to 5.