Before & After School Care

Registration packages are now available below for download or for pick up at Henderson Recreation Centre. Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

Recreation Oak Bay offers licensed after school care at Henderson Recreation Centre and the new Neighbourhood Learning Centre! With highly qualified staff and value added programs like swimming and skating lessons, this childcare program is different from the rest.

Those in Kindergarten to Grade 5 are eligible to register. Program follows school calendar and is closed for stat holidays and school closures.

Available Monday-Friday, from dismissal to 5:15pm.

Only available to Willows and Campus View Elementary students.

After School Care locations include:

  • Neighbourhood Learning Centre (Willows Elementary students only)
  • Henderson Recreation Centre (Campus View students only)

Before School Care (Neighbourhood Learning Centre - Willows Elementary students only)

  • Available Monday-Friday, from 7:30am until the morning bell
  • Only available to Willows Elementary students
Facility Description
Before School Care
Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Kindergarten – Grade 5. Available only to children who attend Willows Elementary School. Children enjoy a variety of arts and crafts, free play, active time, and occasional special breakfast days. Children are transported by departmental vehicle to Willows School.

After School Care
Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Kindergarten – Grade 5. Willows children walk accompanied by staff to the Neighbourhood Learning Centre. Programs are in the Lounge, Discovery Room, High School, and Teen Centre. The Neighbourhood Learning Centre is in close proximity to multiple fields and a running track. Programs have weekly access to the Indoor Sports Field and children registered in this program may also register for afternoon swim lessons at the pool or afternoon skating lessons at the arena (additional fee for lesson) – Registrations are through the Licensed Care Programmer. Occasional walking out trips to nearby beaches and parks are included.

Henderson Fun Factory
After School Care
Location: Henderson Recreation Centre (only available to Campus View students)

Kindergarten – Grade 5. Children are transported by departmental vehicles to the Henderson Recreation Centre for programs. Programs are in the Quail Room and The Nook. The Henderson Recreation Centre features multiple fields, two playgrounds, and an outside area for games. Programs have daily access to the Henderson gym (with a variety of sports equipment, mats and plasma cars) and occasional access to the bouncy castle and golf course facilities. Cooking projects are also featured at this location. Children may register for golf lessons (additional fee for instruction) – Registrations are through the Licensed Care Programmer.

Drop-in
Before and After School Care
Based on availability

Kindergarten – Grade 5. This is an option for those families that require casual care on short notice. Depending on location children will either walk or be transported by departmental vehicles accompanied by staff. The first visit will require 72 hours notice with the completion of the application package and medical forms. After the initial visit, a minimum 24 hours notice is required for this option. Requests may be submitted Monday – Friday to the Licensed Care Programmer. Before School Care Drop-in is only available for Willows School children. Drop-in spaces are based on program availability. Drop-in fees are due at time of registration and are non-refundable.


How to Register

September 2017 After School Care Registration begins Tuesday February 7.

Registration packages are now available below for download or for pick up at Henderson Recreation Centre. Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

Application forms must be fully completed, do not forget to include your childs immunization record, picture, and care card number. We cannot accept incomplete application forms.

Applications will be processed as follows for both Willows and Campus View:

Students:

  • 1st: Current participants with no changes
  • 2nd: Current participants with request for changes in days.
  • 3rd: Current Waitlist if applicable
  • 4th: New Registrants

2017-18 Campus View After School Care at Henderson Recreation Centre:

2017-18 Willows Elementary Before/After-School Care at the Neighbourhood Learning Centre:


More Information & Staff Contacts

 *for registration, changes, program questions and concerns.

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