Early Years & Preschool
Early Years Registration
Early Preschool Registration for Fall 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013 8:30am
Our Early Years programs are developed as the educator actively listens and observes children in play.
Observations inspire meaningful experiences, allowing children to explore their ideas and engage with others. Creating a collaborative approach to learning gives everyone a voice. In this process, children:
- gain different perspectives,
- identify gaps in existing theories, and
- create new knowledge.
Through exploration, we strive to meet each child’s learning style, building a positive sense of self-image and belonging. Our responsive curriculum focuses on all areas of healthy child development:
- creative, and
It is our hope to inspire exploration, critical thinking, creativity and community.
Preschool Social Recreation Year Long - Licensed
Preschool Social Recreation programs are based on responsive curriculum, where the educators offer an exciting, reflective program based on children's interests. Our approach focuses on the 5 areas of healthy child development: social, emotional, physical, creative and cognitive.
Based on our responsive approach, programs include a wide variety of learning opportunities, open-ended activities, free play and exploration.
Pre-Kindergarten Year Long - Licensed
Pre-kindergarten programs are based on responsive curriculum where the educators offer an exciting, reflective program based on children's interests.
Our approach focuses on the 5 areas of healthy child development: social, emotional, physical, creative and cognitive. Building on our responsive approach, our pre-kindergarten programs support children in continued exploration, free play, open-ended activities and learning opportunities as they prepare to enter kindergarten.
Pre-Kindergarten Year Long - Licensed - Extended Hours
In our extended hours program, children will benefit from additional time to explore and build on their experiences.
For more information on our preschool classes, visit our registration site or call 604-592-6970.
South Surrey Recreation Centre
We have 2 spacious preschool rooms well equipped. These preschool rooms also feature an outside play area that has been designed to allow for energetic playtime.
Elgin Centre - 3530 - 144 Street
Historic Elgin School house has been renovated and makes an ideal location for preschool. This location has a large playing field, playground and a covered area for outdoor activities.
Meridian Centre - 2040 - 150 Street
Stand-alone 1-room schoolhouse offers a well-equipped preschool. This location has a fenced playground and play area for outdoor activities.
Early Years and Preschool Registered Programs
South Surrey Recreation Centre offers registered and drop-in programs for children 0 to 6 years of age. View our South Surrey Community Recreation Guide for more information.
Stay & Play - Drop-in
$3 (12 months to 5 years) accompanied by an adult, second child 50% discount.
Fall Schedule (September 3 to December 22, 2013)
Monday 9:00am to 10:30am
Wednesday 9:00am to 11:00am
Thursday 11:00am to 2:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 12noon
Saturday 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Sunday 9:30am to 11:00am
Our Stay & Play program offers you and your child a positive play and learning experience supervised by qualified and caring staff. Join us for Stay & Play to meet new friends and neighbours. Share ideas with other parents and have fun with your child! Guided activities may include parachute games, ride-on toys, music and movement, and active games.