Before & After School Care

Registration packages for September 2020 Before and After School Care are now available for download below or for pick up at Henderson Recreation Centre, 2291 Cedar Hill X Road.
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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)! With highly qualified staff and value added programs like swimming and skating lessons, this childcare program stands out from the rest!

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, active time, and occasional special breakfast days. 
· 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). 
· Kindergarten children are transported by departmental vehicle whenever possible. 
· 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
· Children are transported by departmental vehicles to the Henderson Recreation Centre for programs. 
· 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. 
· Swimming is offered every Monday beginning in October. The children take the departmental bus to the main recreation centre for free swim Mondays. 
· Monthly calendars of detailed activities are sent out to families before the first of each month. 
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. 
· Dependant on grade, children will either walk or be transported by departmental vehicles to their location with 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 of 24 hours notice is required for this option. 
· Drop-in requests may 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 available on this website and for pick up at Henderson Recreation Centre.
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Applications will be accepted, in person, at Henderson Recreation Centre at 6:00am on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 on a first come first served basis.

Application forms must be fully completed, do not forget to include your child’s 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:

1st: Current Before and After School Care Registrants without change
Applications must be submitted, in person to Henderson Recreation Centre by Tuesday, March 3rd to guarantee your child’s current spot for September 2020.

2nd: Current Registrants requesting additional days/changes
Applications must be summited in person to Henderson Recreation Centre by Tuesday, March 3rd and will be processed first come first served. 

3rd: Current Waitlist
If applicable

4th:Siblings of current registrants
A sibling that will be attending with a current After School Care registrant. Applications must be submitted in person to Henderson Recreation Centre by Tuesday, March 3rd to guarantee your child’s current spot for September 2020.

5th: New Registrants
New Registrant Applications will be accepted on Tuesday, February 4th, in person, at Henderson Recreation Centre and are processed on a first come, first served basis.

Application Forms & Parent 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:

More Information & Staff Contacts

 *for registration, changes, program questions and concerns.

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