Preschool: Age 3 to 5
Register your child in a preschool program in Surrey.
The City of Surrey delivers affordable excellence in licensed preschools for children ages 3-5 years. The City of Surrey’s high quality, play-based preschool program runs from September 2020 to June 2021 and are designed to promote healthy growth and development throughout a child’s early years.
Supported by the British Columbia Early Learning Framework, your child will benefit from programs that encourage creativity, imagination, language, literacy, confidence and independence. Learn more in the Early Years Preschool Parent Handbook!
We are committed to keeping children safe at our preschool programs during COVID-19. Review City of Surrey's Preschool Program Safety Guidelines and FAQs.
Limited space is still available
Register your child in a year long preschool program
Click on the preschool link under 'General Interest' to see what is available at a recreation facility near you.
Our hourly rate for care is one of the lowest in the city. We also offer financial assistance Affordable Child Care Benefit for licensed programs and provide monthly payment plans. If you require additional assistance, families can find out if they qualify for the Leisure Access Program.
We also offer Stay & Play, Preschool Play Day, and Parent Participation activities for children ages 0 to 5 years. View more in the Surrey Recreation Guide.
Upcoming Preschool Programs
As part of our gradual return to programs, the following preschool programs will be offered in the coming months.
|Course ID #||Age||Location||Dates & Time||Program Duration|
|26890||4 years||Bear Creek Elementary School||Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12pm to 3pm||November 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021|
|4 years||Cougar Creek Elementary School||Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12pm to 3pm||November 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021|
|26899||3 years||Cougar Creek Elementary School||Tuesday and Thursday at 12pm to 3pm||November 3, 2020 to June 10, 2021|
|26901||3 years||F.D. Sinclair Elementary School||Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:45am-11:15am||November 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021|
|26964||4 years||F.D. Sinclair Elementary School||Tuesday and Thursday at 9am to 2pm||November 3, 2020 to June 10, 2021|
|26983||3 to 4 years||Fraser Heights Recreation Centre||Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9am to 12pm||November 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021|
|26621||3 to 4 years||Kensington Prairie Community Centre||Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm to 3:30pm||November 3, 2020 to June 10, 2021|
|26910||4 years||Newton Athletic Pavilion||Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:30am to 11:30am||
November 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021
|26917||4 years||Newton Athletic Pavilion||Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12pm to 3pm||November 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021|
|26933||4 years||Newton Recreation Centre||Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:30am to 11:30am||November 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021|
|26941||3 years||Newton Recreation Centre||Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30am to 11:30am||November 3, 2020 to June 10, 2021|
Tactile Play Ideas
Learn about sensory-friendly activities that you can enjoy with your child at home! Tactile sensory play is all about touch and strengthens fine motor skills. Children will learn to explore and experiment with materials like beads, pebbles, gels, balloons and much more.
Listen to a Preschool Story-time!
Do your children love books and songs? Our early childhood educator is here to read and sing to them online! This video is ideal for keeping children engaged and improving their literacy. Books and songs include: Foods with Moods, Pat a Cake, Down by the Baker's Shop, and Goodnight Little Blue Truck.
Loose Parts: Activity Suggestions
Spark your child's sense of wonder through discovery and games with loose parts! Our early childhood educator will provide tips and objects for your child to play with. Please note: Some items in this video may be a choking hazard. To prevent injuries, adult supervision is required at all times.