Before & After School Care

Registration packages for September 2019 Before and After School Care are now available for download below or for pickup at Henderson Recreation Centre, 2291 Cedar Hill X Road.
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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!

Those children in Kindergarten to Grade 5 are eligible to register. 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
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.

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

Registration packages for September 2019 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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Applications will be accepted on February 5, 2019 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 NLC Before and After School Care Registrants without change
Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, March 5 to guarantee your child’s current spot for September 2019.

2nd: Current Registrants requesting additional days/changes
Applications must be summited by Tuesday, March 5 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 by Tuesday, March 5 to guarantee your child’s current spot for September 2019. Please contact Meghan Roberts, Community Recreation Programmer mroberts@oakbay.ca to obtain a sibling application.

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

2019/2020 Willows Elementary Before/After-School Program:

2019/2020 Campus View Elementary After-School Program:

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