Before & After School Care

Please see the COVID-19 Child Care Handbook, located under “Application Forms & Parent Handbooks” for important information regarding the policies and procedures which will be in place to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all children, families and staff.

Oak Bay Parks, Recreation and Culture will continue to monitor the information and guidelines provided by the Provincial and Island Health Authorities to develop and update safety plans as required. These safety plans will be approved by the District of Oak Bay’s Emergency Operations Centre. Updated plans will be provided to families. Please refer to for further updates from the District of Oak Bay.

Registration packages for September 2020 Before and After School Care are available for download below.
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After School Care - Campus View and Willows Elementary School

Recreation Oak Bay offers licensed after school care at both Henderson Recreation Centre (servicing Campus View Elementary) and the Neighbourhood Learning Centre (servicing Willows Elementary)! Energetic and enthusiastic leaders provide children with a variety of fun activities, out trips, games, crafts, and more!

Children in Kindergarten to Grade 5 are eligible to register. The program follows the school calendar and is closed for statutory holidays, Pro-D-Days, and other 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
Program & Location Program Description

Before School Care at the 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, and active play time. 
· Children are transported by departmental vehicle to Willows School. 

After School Care at
the Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Kindergarten – Grade 5
· Children walk in groups, accompanied by staff, to the Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC).
· The NLC is in close proximity to multiple fields, parks, a running track, and the Indoor Sports Field (ISF). 
· Regular activities include sports, organized games, arts and crafts, walking out trips to nearby parks, and free play. 
· Monthly calendars of detailed activities are sent out to families before the first of each month. 

After School Care at Henderson Recreation Centre Kindergarten – Grade 5
· Programs take place in the Quail Room and The Nook. 
· The Henderson Recreation Centre features multiple fields, two playgrounds, and an outside area for games. Programs also have access to the Henderson gym where there is a variety of sports equipment, mats, plasma cars and occasional access to the bouncy castle. 
· Regular activities include sports, organized games, arts and crafts, walking out trips to nearby parks, and free play.
· Monthly calendars of detailed activities are sent out to families before the first of each month. 
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. 
· The first visit will require 72 hours notice with the completion of the application package and medical forms. 
· After the initial visit, a minimum of 24 hours notice is required for this option. 
· Drop-in requests must be submitted to the Licensed Care Programmer. 
· Drop-in spaces are based on program availability at time of request. 
· Please note that there are no refunds or credits on cancelled drop-in days. 

How to Register

Registration packages for September 2020 Before and After School Care are now available below.
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Application forms must be fully completed, do not forget to include:

  • your child’s immunization record
  • picture
  • care card number.

We cannot accept incomplete application forms.

Application Forms, Communication to Families, and Parent/Guardian Handbooks:

NOTE: Below are fillable PDFs - Save the file locally to your computer and open in Adobe Reader (download and install Adobe Reader if you do not have it on your computer); fill out the form in Adobe Reader and then print out.

2020/2021 Willows Elementary Before and After School Care Program:
2020/2021 Campus View Elementary After School Care Program:

Up-to-Date Information for Families

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Registration starts August 24.

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