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2022 Education Guide

From Preschool to Post-Secondary Education Options

 Education Guide

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SCHOOL BOARDS

CONSEIL SCOLAIRE FRANCOSUD

Address: 295 - 6715 8 Street NE
Phone: 403-686-6998
Email: infoconseil@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.francosud.ca

ALBERTA UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

AMBROSE UNIVERSITY

ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY

BOW VALLEY COLLEGE

CALGARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

Address: 1000, 5 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-500-2000
Website: http://www.cssd.ab.ca

The Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) is the largest Catholic school district in Alberta, serving over 56,000 students in 118 schools located in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere, and Rocky View County. CCSD educates and empowers students from kindergarten to Grade 12 through its mission of Living and Learning in our Catholic Faith. Contact your nearest CCSD school to register. All families are encouraged to inquire.   

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION (CBE)

FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIVISION

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY

OLDS COLLEGE - CALGARY CAMPUS

PALLISER SCHOOL DIVISION

ROCKY VIEW SCHOOLS

ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

ALTERNATIVE, CHARTER & PRIVATE SCHOOLS

PROVIDENCE

Providence offers two unique Alberta Education-funded program streams: those based in our own six schools across Calgary and those based in approved community preschools or child care programs (our LEARN Program). Both programs are designed to support children identified with a delay or disability from ages 2 years-8 months to 6. To attend, a child must qualify for special education funding (Program Unit Funding (PUF)

RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL

Phone: 403-246-2275
Email: info@rivervalleyschool.ca
Website: http://www.rivervalleyschool.ca

River Valley School is an inclusive independent school providing exceptional education and character development to children in preschool (age 3) to Grade 6. Students are immersed in play, inquiry, and project-based learning that challenges them to question, explore, and create! Our adaptive model of educational delivery supports different learning styles to ensure that each individual student flourishes.

RUNDLE: ACADEMY, COLLEGE AND STUDIO

Phone: 403-291-3866
Email: contactus@rundle.ab.ca
Website: http://www.rundle.ab.ca

Rundle is a private, post-secondary preparatory, co-ed, day school. Small class sizes, an enriched curriculum, and diverse co-curricular opportunities are pillars of our three distinct academic programs: the College (K to 12), Academy (4 to 12), and virtual Studio (7 to 9). Our Academy and Studio programs specialize in teaching students with diagnosed learning disabilities and/or ADHD.

STRATHCONA-TWEEDSMUIR SCHOOL (STS)

Phone: 403-938-8326
Email: admissions@sts.ab.ca
Website: http://www.strathconatweedsmuir.com

Strathcona TweedsmuirStrathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS) develops well-balanced students for a life of purpose by inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership, and character. Situated on a 220-acre country campus near Calgary, STS offers academic excellence as Alberta’s only full kindergarten to Grade 12 International Baccalaureate (IB), independent school. STS offers a rich learning environment where students can expect more, including small class sizes, integrated learning, over 90 co-curricular activities, city-wide bussing, and scholarships in unique, rural surroundings

WEBBER ACADEMY

Phone: 403-277-4700
Website: http://www.webberacademy.ca

Our school mission is to prepare students to thrive in university and beyond. This mission will be accomplished by creating an environment of high expectations of achievement, behavior, and service. Webber Academy was incorporated in 1997 as a non-profit company with a mandate to be a high quality, non-denominational, coeducational, university preparatory, accredited private school. Facilities consist of a Kindercentre for 4- and 5-year-old students, a main campus building with two large gymnasiums for Grades 1 to 12, a modern High School Science Centre, a Performing Arts Centre, metre running track, soccer field, and cross-country trails through the aspens.

DALHOUSIE COMMUNITY KINDERGARTEN

Phone: 403-288-1050
Email: info@dcakids.com
Website: http://www.dcakids.com

Kindergarten is our specialty! We are an independent Kindergarten program that has been in existence for over 40 years. Funded by Alberta Education, we offer small class sizes, an exceptional teacher, and unique learning experiences to support your child’s social, academic, and emotional development. We recognize each child’s individual learning style, and foster a love of learning. Parental input adds distinctive program enhancement. Half-day, M-F program. Limited Junior K spots. All inquiries warmly welcomed.

CALGARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

GOLDEN HILLS LEARNING ACADEMY

Address: Strathmore, AB
Phone: 403-934-5179
Email: learning.academy@ghsd75.ca
Website: http://www.goldenhillslearningacademy.com

NORTH POINT SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

Phone: 403-744-5214
Email: info@northpoint.school
Website: http://www.northpoint.school

At North Point, we want to create a culture of achievement where discovery and development of a girl’s individual potential is paramount. It is critical that girls build resilience and a strong sense of self. Like in our boys program, mentorship is key.

ATLAS LEARNING ACADEMY

Address: Airdrie, AB
Phone: 403-912-1133
Email: enrolment@atlaslearningacademy.com
Website: http://www.atlaslearningacademy.com

Atlas Learning Academy strives to create a learning environment that encourages students to be confident individuals by offering developmentally-appropriate instruction, diverse teaching styles, more one-on-one teacher/student time, and encouraging students to reach their highest potential. Our modest school size allows us to develop close connections with our Atlas families and to provide a safe and caring environment where students can express their individual ideas and personality.    

BANBURY CROSSROADS SCHOOL

Address: Suite 201, 2451 Dieppe Avenue SW
Phone: 403-270-7787
Email: general@banburycrossroads.com
Website: http://www.banburycrossroads.com

Commemorating 40 years, Banbury Crossroads School is a Self-Directed Learning School from early childhood to Grade 12. It’s been founded on mutual respect and communication. What makes us unique is we teach and mentor each child individually. Gifted and self-motivated students thrive with us! Students plan their day and design their assignments depending on their interests and pace. Our atmosphere is relaxed, safe, and stress-free. In small multi-aged groups, we meet individual needs and help students to become self-sufficient while having the freedom to be themselves!

CALGARY ACADEMY

Phone: 403-686-6444
Email: info@calgaryacademy.com
Website: http://www.calgaryacademy.com

At Calgary Academy, we design student-centered experiences that nurture a love of learning from kindergarten to Grade 12. For 40 years, we’ve refined our innovative Academy and Collegiate programs, woven together by our four pillars and guiding REACH principles, to empower unique learners to pursue a life of passion and purpose. With new program additions for kindergarten and Blended+, Calgary Academy helps students develop the independence, skills, and confidence to thrive through extraordinarily small class sizes led by expert teachers.

CALGARY JEWISH ACADEMY (THE)

Phone: 403-253-3992
Email: info@cja.ab.ca
Website: http://www.cja.ab.ca

The Calgary Jewish Academy is an independent private Jewish day school, catering to students from nursery school to Grade 9. Our approach to education is based upon the morals and values set forth by Jewish heritage and tradition: teaching, learning, respect, leadership, and community. We deliver an innovative program and have a long-standing history of academic excellence. The Calgary Jewish Academy’s mission is to build community, character, and confidence within our students.

CALGARY WALDORF SCHOOL

Address: 515 Cougar Ridge Drive SW
Phone: 403-287-1868
Email: info@calgarywaldorf.org
Website: http://www.calgarywaldorf.org

Offering preschool, kindergarten, and Grades 1 through 9. Central to Waldorf education is a deep respect for childhood. Our enriched curriculum is designed to meet children’s specific developmental needs. Movement and time in nature is built into every student’s daily rhythm. The Waldorf learning experience is hands-on, with low-tech classrooms. The arts - music, story, drawing, painting, and drama - are interwoven through all subjects. Students learn two world languages: French and German.   

CLEAR WATER ACADEMY

Phone: 403-217-8448
Email: info@clearwateracademy.com
Website: http://www.clearwateracademy.com

Centrally located in Currie Barracks, Clear Water Academy has been providing Catholic education in Calgary since 1995. We are consistently ranked a top school in Alberta and are the only school in Canada to offer the educational model of Integral Formation, which focuses on four dimensions of formation: Intellectual, human, spiritual, and apostolic. Our approach is purposefully designed to teach, educate, and form each child individually, helping each one grow fully into the person God created them to be. We seek to educate the whole child and accompany them in their personal development. To inquire about an in-person or virtual tour, contact our Admissions Director at admissions@clearwateracademy.com.    

EDGE SCHOOL

Phone: 403-246-6432
Email: info@edgeschool.com
Website: http://www.edgeschool.com

At Edge School, we allow our student-athlete’s passion for sport to drive their passion for learning and leading. Our balanced approach to developing the pursuit of personal excellence in academics, athletics, and character in our students is how we create well-rounded individuals who are uncommonly equipped to succeed in all aspects of their lives. For us, it’s all about graduating awesome humans ready to make the world a better place.

GLENMORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Phone: 403-254-9050
Email: admissions@gcaschool.com
Website: http://www.gcaschool.com

Glenmore Christian Academy is a Jr. Kindergarten to Grade 9 accredited private school. Established in 1980 by First Alliance Church, and in partnership with parents, our mission is to Teach Truth, Inspire Excellence, Experience Christ, and Serve Through Love. We encourage students to strive for personal excellence in academics, arts, and athletics. We provide expert instruction, integrating Biblical principles through all subjects, through chapels, and opportunities to serve.

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (HCA)

Phone: 403-219-3201
Email: enrolment@hcacalgary.com
Website: http://www.hcacalgary.com

At Heritage Christian Academy (HCA), students from Jr. Kindergarten (3+ years old) through to Grade 12 are encouraged to discover what they believe through academics, extracurricular, and everyday interaction with a biblical worldview. Opportunities in missions, music, athletics, leadership, retreats, and field trips provide shared experiences that build a strong community. Each student is encouraged to understand their identity in Christ and to become all that God created them to be, using their gifts and talents to serve others.           

NORTH POINT SCHOOL FOR BOYS

Phone: 403-744-5214
Email: info@northpoint.school
Website: http://www.northpoint.school

North Point School for Boys taps into boys’ natural curiosity and energy as a foundation for lifelong learning. A strong academic program is just the beginning. We fuel motivation through real-life learning, digital platforms, our trademark 5R character philosophy, fine arts, and outdoor adventure in order to foster well-rounded, self-motivated learners. This kindergarten to Grade 12 program is enhanced through our Engineering Academy, Financial Academy, and optional PEP Hockey Academy. Starting in the fall of 2022, North Point will be adding a Grade 4 to 9 girls school and a Grade 10 to 12 co-ed high school.

PHOENIX FOUNDATION (THE)

Phone: 403-265-7701
Email: info@phoenixfoundation.ca
Website: http://www.phoenixfoundation.ca

Phoenix Education Foundation is an Alberta-accredited private, non-profit, independent school. Phoenix engages kindergarten to Grade 9 students in parent-directed or school-directed programming to fulfill the Alberta Education curriculum. Phoenix offers Alberta’s only kindergarten program for homeschooling families, BlendEd, and home education options for Grades 1 to 9, and ‘In-the-Scene’ classes in the Creation Studio, giving students immersive instruction in Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.

CHILD CARE

KIDS@ CHURCHILL PARK

Phone: 403-266-4656
Email: admin@churchillpark.ca
Website: http://www.churchillpark.ca

Kids@ Churchill Park is proudly in our 51st year of offering accountable, trust-based early learning and child care to Calgary families. With eight different programs in the city, we have options for everyone including part-time care, out of school care, and Family Day Home options. Kids@ Churchill Park has been Calgary’s best-kept secret for over 50 years! Join our family and experience the difference that loving and compassionate care makes.

UNIQUE EDUCATION ACADEMY

Phone: 403-869-6391
Website: http://www.uea-yyc.ca

Unique Education Academy is a premier and multi-faceted provider of child care services, education, and extracurricular programs, all in one location. It comprises two centres: an Early Education Centre that offers child care, preschool, and a gifted children’s program for kids up to age 5, and an Enrichment Centre that offers diverse scholastic, artist, and physical excellence programs for children of all ages.

YW CALGARY

Phone: 403-232-1594
Email: childcare@ywcalgary.ca
Website: http://www.ywcalgary.ca/childcare

YW Childcare is a safe and flexible daycare located in a new state-of-the-art centre in Inglewood. Our licensed and accredited facility offers full-time, part-time, and drop-in spaces for children up to 5-years-old. We believe in quality child care that encourages your child’s individual development, emphasizing creative play and child-centred activities. Register today at ywcalgary.ca/childcare.

UNIQUE EDUCATION ACADEMY

Address: 1270 73 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-281-8655
Email: letstalk@uea-yyc.ca
Website: http://www.uea-yyc.ca

Unique Education Academy is a premier and multi-faceted provider of child care services, education, and extracurricular programs, all in one location. It comprises two centres: an Early Education Centre that offers childcare, preschool, and a gifted children’s program for kids up to age five, and an Enrichment Centre that offers diverse scholastic, artist, and physical excellence programs for children of all ages.

JUVENESCENCE SUMMER CARE

Phone: 587-433-7734
Email: hello@juvenescence.ca
Website: https://juvenescence.ca

We are proud to provide our families creative activities where children can explore their interests through play and recreation. Our full-day kindergarten program has a creative curriculum that compliments their classroom learning at school.  We know that through play – based learning and a culture of inquiry, children develop a strong foundation for learning in all areas.  Our fully licensed Before and After School Care programs are for children from Grade 1-6.  We offer a fun and safe way to begin and end every school day.  We use play-based learning to develop a strong foundation of social and life skills. 

MAPLE ROOTS OUT OF SCHOOL CARE

Phone: 403-200-1378
Email: info@maplerootsinc.com
Website: http://www.maplerootsinc.com

We believe that children are inspired & engaged through child care professionals that support their development at an individual level. Maple Roots can provide the opportunities and emotional support to achieve these inspirations in a collaborative approach.

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CALGARY FRENCH & INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Phone: 403-240-1500
Email: admissions@cfis.com
Website: http://www.cfis.com

Calgary French & International School offers an enriched academic program within a full French immersion learning environment alongside a high-quality Spanish language program, vibrant arts and athletics programs. International curriculum, including IB Diploma, Round Square and UNESCO affiliation, fosters a strong, global ethic. Educating students today for tomorrow’s world and accepting applications for preschool, Jr. Kindergarten, and full-day kindergarten programs as well as for Grades 1 to 12.

CONSEIL SCOLAIRE FRANCOSUD

Address: Suite 295, 6715 - 8 Street NE
Phone: 403-686-6998
Email: infoconseil@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.francosud.ca

FrancoSud provides a Francophone education to more than 3,600 students across 15 schools in Southern Alberta, 11 of which are public and four are Catholic. We believe it is essential that our schools not only focus on academic success but also on the personal and social development of each student. Through cultural pedagogy, we allow students to build their identity, to define and recognize themselves as Francophones. All our schools offer full-day kindergarten and free bus transportation.

LYCÉE INTERNATIONAL DE CALGARY

Phone: 403-243-5420, Ext. 123
Email: admissions@lycee.ca
Website: http://www.lycee.ca

Lycée International de Calgary is the city’s premier private French school (preschool to Grade 12). We are the only school in Calgary to teach the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education curricula, offering students a unique bilingual education. No prior French experience needed to enroll in our preschool, kindergarten, and French Language Intensive Program (Grades 1 to 2).

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE CALGARY

Phone: 403-245-5662
Email: info@afcalgary.ca
Website: http://www.afcalgary.ca
PD DAYS, SPRING BREAK CAMPS & FIELD TRIPS

ALBERTA THEATRE PROJECTS

Phone: 403-294-7402
Email: tickets@atplive.com
Website: http://www.albertatheatreprojects.com

Alberta Theatre Projects is excited to be bringing back Play Dates, a series of online digital day camps! These digital day camps will consist of a combination of both active instructional time and independent activities to entertain your child for the day while limiting the screen time required. Each camp will take place during a CBE scheduled non-instructional Professional Development (PD) day. With each day camp focusing on a different theme of theatre performance and creation, Play Dates camps will help kids hone kids’ creative skills through fun, imaginative, and engaging activit

BANFF NORQUAY

School’s in for winter! Bunny slopes to the big mountain! Ski and snowboard lessons, and programs for 3- to 16-year-olds including early season and holiday camps. Programs fill up fast, so book now!

CALGARY ZOO

Address: 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Phone: 403-232-9300
Website: http://www.calgaryzoo.com

The Calgary Zoo hosts a variety of family- and kid-friendly programs including camps, birthdays, and school programs. These programs run year-round and offer an opportunity to experience our animals and wild spaces!

YMCA CALGARY

We’re excited to welcome you back! YMCA Calgary has seven health and wellness facilities, six child development centres with licensed child care, two outdoor camp sites, and over 60 community program sites serving all quadrants of the city. These spaces and programs allow YMCA Calgary to deliver programs, services, and opportunities to help the Calgary community connect with others, build lifelong skills, and keep active and healthy.

YYC NATURE & EDUCATION CENTRE

Phone: 403-457-2202
Email: yycnaturecentre@gmail.com
Website: http://www.yycnaturecentre.com

Calgary’s newest nature experience. Meet reptiles, birds, mammals, and more - coming soon!

PRESCHOOLS - NORTHEAST

AL-AMAL ISLAMIC PRESCHOOL

Address: #4, 2611 - 37 Avenue NE
Phone: 403-466-2524
Email: info@al-amalpreschool.com
Website: http://www.al-amalpreschool.com

We provide a warm, friendly, nurturing, and stimulating Islamic environment for 3- and 4-year-old preschoolers. The program is Montessori-inspired and focuses on early-literacy skills, such as phonics, pre-writing and pre-reading, beginner math concepts, and development of fine motor skills. The curriculum offers fun, age-appropriate activities including free play, imaginative play centres, circle time, stories and songs, creative crafts, Qur’an and dua’ memorization, monthly special events, cooking classes, field trips, and classroom pets. Two-, three-, or five-day programs are available. Registration is ongoing, based on availability.

KING’S KIDS PRESCHOOL

We are a non-profit, community-based preschool with Christian values offering an affordable and well-rounded program for children from 33 months to 5-years-old. We believe that a balance of child-directed and purposeful play helps children grow and develop.

ROOTS AND WINGS PRESCHOOL

Address: (Renfrew) 811 Radford Road NE
Phone: 587-896-2150
Email: rootsandwingsprek@gmail.com
Website: http://www.rootsandwingspreschool.ca

Roots and Wings Preschool is a learning and play environment located in the portable classroom at the Renfrew Community Association. With a small class size of 12 maximum, Roots and Wings provides activities and learning centres that meet the needs, interests, and abilities of every child in the class. Our preschool is a place where children can come to learn, play, and belong, a place to put down roots. Their wings will give them the skills and confidence to fly to kindergarten!

ÉCOLE DE LA MOSAÏQUE

Address: 199 Martindale Blvd NE
Phone: 403-277-2344
Email: lamosaique@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.lamosaique.francosud.ca

PRESCHOOLS - NORTHWEST

DISCOVERY CORNER PRESCHOOL

Discovery Corner Preschool is an accredited and licensed preschool located in the community of Springbank in Rocky View County; we also serve the communities of Crestmont and Valley Ridge. Our curriculum integrates Montessori ideas and materials, with specific objectives for each age level and child. Preschool classes start at 2.5 years to kindergarten with full-time and part-time options.

EDELWEISS PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Address: 600 Northmount Drive NW
Phone: 403-282-4220
Email: epschool@telus.net
Website: http://www.epschool.ca

Edelweiss A Calgary’s Child Parents’ Choice Award winner for “Best Preschool” and “Honourable Mention” for 13 years! We offer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math), Jolly Phonics, Learning Without Tears curriculum, weekly Music classes, Science experiments with Captain Science, Spanish classes, daily Gym equipment and games, creative movement, and Yoga. Our literacy-rich program includes an Author of the Month study, author readings, journaling, and a Home Reading program. We have a monthly Virtues Program, Environmental Awareness program, Outdoor Education, Cultural and Art presentations, and class field trips. Register for two-day preschool (for three year olds); two-, three-, or five-day Jr. Kindergarten (for 4 year olds); or Kindergarten.

FUN 2 LEARN PRESCHOOL

Address: Dalhousie Community Church: 5511 Baroc Road NW
Phone: 403-239-2033
Website: http://www.fun2learnpreschool.com
Phone: 403-880-6711

Our preschool has been established for more than 30 years. We offer a learning through play program for 3- to 5-year-olds, offering two, three, and five half-day programs. Caring, qualified teachers (two teachers per class) provide a happy, stimulating environment for children to learn and play. We offer a non-volunteer program, but parents are always welcome in our bright and cheerful classroom. We supply a healthy snack and water. The facility is equipped with a large gym, where we play games and use a variety of gym equipment for the last 15 minutes of every class. A Subsidy Program is available.

HIGHLAND PARK PRESCHOOL

Highland Park Preschool is a non-profit, non-denominational, and parent-operated preschool based in the Highland Park Community Hall. We offer a high quality ‘learn through play’ program with morning and afternoon classes for children ages 3 to 5. The school provides a stimulating environment where children are offered a variety of choices that develop physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and creative skills in a caring atmosphere, including an indoor gym space. Learn more at hpca.ca/preschool

RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL

Phone: 403-246-2275
Email: info@rivervalleyschool.ca
Website: http://www.rivervalleyschool.ca

River Valley School is an inclusive independent school providing exceptional education and character development to children in preschool (age 3) to Grade 6. Students are immersed in play, inquiry, and project-based learning that challenges them to question, explore, and create! Our adaptive model of educational delivery supports different learning styles to ensure that each individual student flourishes.

BEARSPAW PRESCHOOL

At Bearspaw Preschool, our qualified teachers construct an inclusive environment that will teach to the whole child. There is a balance between structured and play-based activities to support the children in their social and academic development. Your child’s educational and social experience includes circle time, playtime, learning centres, science, and arts and crafts. Additional activities involve time in the gym, outdoor activities, field trips, and special guests to further enrich and diversify the program’s offerings.

ÉCOLE DE LA ROSE SAUVAGE

Address: 2512 4 Street NW
Phone: 403-230-3112
Email: rosesauvage@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.larosesauvage.francosud.ca

ÉCOLE DU NOUVEAU-MONDE

Address: 220 Scenic Acres Dr NW
Phone: 403-910-3851
Email: nouveaumonde@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.nouveaumonde.francosud.ca

ÉCOLE TERRE DES JEUNES

Address: 3720 42 Street NW
Phone: 403-247-2458
Email: terredesjeunes@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.terredesjeunes.francosud.ca

PRESCHOOLS - SOUTHEAST

BELLA CASA MONTESSORI

Address: Bay 104, 5430 - 17 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-313-7235
Email: kidsmart@shaw.ca

For 3 to 6 year olds. We provide a Montessori curriculum where children develop academic skills and knowledge using an extensive selection of carefully-designed educational materials. Montessori students, especially those who begin at a younger age, usually excel at academics during the later years. Academic achievement is not the goal of the Montessori Program, it is the result of them.

SANKALPA PRESCHOOL AT WYMBIN

Phone: 403-452-2549
Email: hello@wymbinyoga.com
Website: http://www.wymbinyoga.com/preschool

Sankalpa is a licensed preschool located at the Wymbin Yoga studio in Inglewood (underneath Junction 9 Yoga + Pilates). Our program is Reggio-inspired and complemented by yoga, mindfulness, arts, and nature exploration. Our young learners build school readiness skills such as communication, empathy, emotional regulation, self/spatial awareness, and teamwork. Wymbin is close to several parks and field trip locations, including the Calgary Central Library, Calgary Reads Children’s Reading Place, the Esker Foundation Contemporary Art Gallery, and more.

TOT SPOT PRESCHOOL

Address: 1507 Acadia Drive SE
Phone: 403-271-8894
Email: info@totspotpreschool.ca
Website: http://www.totspotpreschool.ca

Located in Lake Bonavista, our bright and spacious preschool offers play-based programs that enrich your child’s learning process through thematic, fun activities. Your child will benefit from targeted learning spaces and participate in a wide variety of activities daily: sand play, building materials, water play, books, listening centre, puzzles, crafts, play dough, stories, songs, gym, and imaginative play. Our teachers have Alberta certification and 70 collective years of teaching experience. Come check us out!

ÉCOLE DE LA SOURCE

Address: 360 94 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-255-6724
Email: lasource@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.lasource.francosud.ca

ÉCOLE NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-PAIX

Address: 809 Willingdon Blvd SE
Phone: 403-271-5544
Email: ecolendp@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.ndp.francosud.ca

SUMMIT START

Phone: 403-477-5437
Email: hello@summitstart.ca
Website: http://www.summitstart.ca

OAKS & ACORNS MONTESSORI

Address: 500 Midpark Way SE
Email: director.midnapore@oaksandacorns.com
Website: http://www.oaksandacorns.com
Address: 4963 Front Street SE
Email: director.seton@oaksandacorns.com

Oaks & Acorns Montessori offers Montessori programs and childcare for Pre-Toddlers (13 to 19 months of age), Toddlers (19 months to 3 years of age), and Montessori Preschool/Kindergarten (3 years to 6 years of age) including an option for a Montessori ECS/Kindergarten certified by Alberta Education.

PRESCHOOLS - SOUTHWEST

KINDERVALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Kindervalley Montessori Academy is a private school established in Altadore that is proud to offer an authentic Montessori education for infants from 12 months to children of 5 years. We believe in the principle of ‘Help me do it myself,’ and an education for independence - not just for school, but for life. Kindervalley Montessori Academy is unique in its hands-on interactive approach of authentic Montessori materials, and also its low student-to-teacher ratio. This allows for a family-like learning environment, which allows every teacher to help children learn at their own pace and to their full potential.   

KINGSLAND COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 505 78th Avenue SW
Phone: 403-258-1308
Email: kingslandpreschool@gmail
Website: http://www.kingslandcommunitypreschool.com

Looking for an outstanding preschool in Southwest Calgary? Our Reggio-inspired preschool program is a nurturing environment where your 3- and 4-year-old will unleash their creativity, develop language skills, build self-esteem and respect for others - all while having mountains of fun! Morning or afternoon classes available, two, three, up to five days per week. To learn more about our enriching environment, visit our website, or view us on Instagram, Facebook, or see a tour of our space on YouTube.

LEARNING ADVENTURES PRESCHOOL (AT CALGARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

Address: Elementary Campus (Preschool to Grade 6): 2839, 49 Street SW
Phone: 403-242-2896, Ext. 312
Email: admissions@calgarychristianschool.com
Website: http://www.learningadventures.ca

A Christian, loving, and nurturing environment where your child’s imagination is stimulated through exploration and discovery. Calgary’s first independent faith-based school, integrating faith and learning since 1963. At Calgary Christian School, we believe in developing the whole child and providing the tools for each to be successful as they discover their place in God’s world. Intellectually - Emotionally - Socially - Physically - Artistically: These five pillars of excellence embrace the cornerstone of our spiritual foundation.

THINK SUN PRESCHOOL ACADEMY (THE)

Address: 10, 5555 Strathcona Hill SW
Phone: 403-240-4466
Website: http://www.thethinksunpreschool.com

Educating preschoolers for 32 years, The Think Sun Preschool offers an enriched learning program including art, music, play, and intro-French. The playroom is a vital part of the program and is where your child will develop social, decision-making, and independent judgment skills and have fun while learning. Your child will graduate as a confident learner prepared to read and write, ready for kindergarten. Registration is ongoing. Virtual Tours and Zoom meetings are available.

ÉCOLE SAINTE-MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS

Address: 4700 Richard Road SW
Phone: 403-240-2007
Email: ecolesmb@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.smb.francosud.ca

PRESCHOOLS - MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

CITY OF CALGARY PLAYSCHOOL PROGRAMS

Address: Village Square Leisure Centre: 2623, 56 Street NE
Phone: 403-366-3900
Website: http://www.calgary.ca/playschool
Address: Southland Leisure Centre: 2000 Southland Drive SW
Phone: 403-648-6555

Preschoolers love to be active - they run, jump, sing, leap, and climb at every opportunity. Active learning develops active children who learn to make physical activity part of their lives. Our programs, designed for children 2- to 4-years-old, promote learning through play, crafts, stories, and educational themes using a variety of resources and amenities under the guidance of our experienced instructors.

KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS PRESCHOOL

Address: Three Locations: Tuscany, Nolan Hill, and Edgemont
Phone: 403-547-1020
Email: office@kalkids.com
Website: http://www.kaleidoscopekidspreschool.com

We offer Preschool and Jr. Kindergarten programs for children ages 3 and 4. Since children explore, discover, and learn through play, we offer an enriched environment for this exploration. Our programs include music and movement, gym time, crafts, sand/water tables, numerous play-based centres, and much more! For more information, visit our website. Voted Best Preschool by parents in the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Parents’ Choice Awards.

KIDS U

Address: Seven locations in Calgary, one in Strathmore
Phone: 1-855-805-4378
Email: info@kidsu.ca
Website: http://www.kidsu.ca

Kids U is an award-winning daycare and preschool that accepts infants and children up to kindergarten-age. We offer parents a safe, clean, caring environment with a strong educational program, based on the latest in brain development research. Our learning environments encourage the wonderment of play, physical movement, and social interaction. Our educational approach integrates right brain, left brain, and movement learning into a program designed to build strong, healthy, whole-brain children. There are seven locations in Calgary and one in Strathmore.

MY KINDERHOUSE PRESCHOOL

Address: Two Locations: Inglewood and Country Hills
Phone: 403-975-0103
Email: info@mykinderhouse.org
Website: http://www.mykinderhouse.org

A unique, innovative, and integrative approach to early childhood education for children ages 2 to 5 featuring literacy, math, STEM, arts education, nature play, and outdoor stewardship. Our program combines the best of the early childhood methods of Montessori, Reggio, and Gardner Multiple Intelligences Theory. Small class sizes, qualified and experienced staff, beautifully appointed classroom environment, and a comprehensive and enriched curriculum are hallmarks of our approach. Our integrative education program prepares children for life! Visit us today.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Sunnyside School: 211, 7 Street NW
Phone: 403-605-2988
Email: Register@PreKindergartenEd.com
Website: http://www.Pre-KindergartenEd.com
Address: Captain John Palliser School: 1484 Northmount Drive NW
Address: Marion Carson School: 5225 Varsity Drive NW
Address: Hope Lutheran Church: 3527 Boulton Road NW
Address: Genesis Centre: 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE
Address: Braeside School: 1747, 107 Avenue SW

Programming includes Pre-Kindergarten, half-day Kindergarten Enhancement, and Out of School Care. Please check the website and choose the school location for specific programs available. Pre-Kindergarten is a 3- to 5-year-old program combining play with learning. We nurture emergent literacy and each class includes music, large motor movement opportunity, circle time, and centre time in our well-equipped and child-centered classrooms. Kindergarten Enhancement is an early literacy half-day program which combines with the child’s half-day in Kindergarten to create a full day at school. Out of School Care is for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6.

TRAIL KIDS

Address: Apple Tree Preschool - Bridlewood
Email: info@appletreepreschool.ca
Address: Kids@Play Preschool - Cranston
Email: register@kidsatplaypreschool.ca
Email: admin@trailkids.ca

At TRAIL Kids, and within our preschool group, we view each child as a Mighty Learner. Current neuroscience indicates that engaging children in interactive, meaningful, and socially interactive playful learning experiences sets them up for future success. Our holistic view of early learning encourages fundamental development with equal focus placed on physical, social, cognitive, creative, and emotional skills.   

YMCA PRESCHOOL

Address: Offered in all quadrants of the city at most YMCA locations
Email: info@ymcacalgary.org
Website: http://www.YMCACalgary.org

Help your child enjoy the fun of learning in our well-rounded preschool program. Your child will enjoy story time, art, drama, music activities, a recreational swim (or swim lesson), and lots of time exploring and getting active at the Y. Our play-based curriculum introduces children to physical activity, literacy, mathematics, and science. A fun way to build physical literacy, friendships, and get school-ready! Register for a full or half-year!

SUMMIT KIDS

Phone: 403-477-5437
Email: hello@summitkids.ca
Website: http://www.summitkids.ca

TRELLIS SOCIETY

MONTESSORI CASA

Address: Two Locations
Email: admin@montessoricasa.com
Website: http://www.montessoricasa.com

Montessori Casa offers AM and PM Toddler and Montessori Preschool (Casa) classes and Montessori-inspired Out of School Care (OSC) with Before-Care, Lunch, and After-Care options for Kindergarten to Grade 4. We maintain a working relationship with the nearby Montessori Public Schools, which are located in Killarney and Lake Bonavista.

PRESCHOOLS - OUTSIDE OF CALGARY

KIDS U

Address: Strathmore, AB
Phone: 1-855-805-4378
Email: info@kidsu.ca
Website: http://www.kidsu.ca

Kids U is an award-winning daycare and preschool that accepts infants and children up to kindergarten-age. We offer parents a safe, clean, caring environment with a strong educational program, based on the latest in brain development research. Our learning environments encourage the wonderment of play, physical movement, and social interaction. Our educational approach integrates right brain, left brain, and movement learning into a program designed to build strong, healthy, whole-brain children. There are seven locations in Calgary and one in Strathmore.

MY KINDERHOUSE PRESCHOOL

Address: Two Locations: Springbank and Chestermere, AB
Phone: 403-975-0103
Email: info@mykinderhouse.org
Website: http://www.mykinderhouse.org

A unique, innovative, and integrative approach to early childhood education for children ages 2 to 5 featuring literacy, math, STEM, arts education, nature play, and outdoor stewardship. Our program combines the best of the early childhood methods of Montessori, Reggio, and Gardner Multiple Intelligences Theory. Small class sizes, qualified and experienced staff, beautifully appointed classroom environment, and a comprehensive and enriched curriculum are hallmarks of our approach. Our integrative education program prepares children for life! Visit us today.

SPRINGBANK PLAYSCHOOL

Address: C32224 Springbank Road (second floor, inside Springbank All Seasons Park)
Phone: 403-830-7294
Email: springbankpsinfo@gmail.com
Website: http://www.springbankplayschool.ca

Springbank Playschool is a nonprofit, parent cooperative preschool. We strive to give our students a positive first learning experience. Our classroom integrates new ideas with tried-and-true favorite activities. Our smaller class sizes allow the teachers to play to the strengths and interests of the students, adjusting activities to best suit the needs of the children on any given day. Field trips, special days, and exciting guests are ongoing throughout each school year.

ÉCOLE BEAUSOLEIL

Address: 70 Ranchers Meadows, Okotoks
Phone: 403-995-1160
Email: beausoleil@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.beausoleil.francosud.ca

ÉCOLE FRANCOPHONE D'AIRDRIE

Address: 1165 Ravenswood Drive, Airdrie
Phone: 403-948-6995
Email: efairdrie@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.efairdrie.francosud.ca

ÉCOLE NOTRE-DAME DES VALLÉES

Address: 132 Quigley Drive, Cochrane
Phone: 403-851-0244
Email: ecolendv@francosud.ca
Website: http://www.ndv.francosud.ca

SUMMIT STEPS

Phone: 403-477-5437
Email: chestermere@summitsteps.ca
Website: http://www.summitsteps.ca
ASSOCIATIONS, INCLUSIVE PROGRAMMING & SUPPORT

BEHAVIOUR THERAPY AND LEARNING CENTRE (BTLC)

Address: Suite 100, 2107 Sirocco Drive SW
Phone: 403-205-2749
Email: admin@btlc.ca
Website: http://www.btlc.ca

BTLC is the only school in Calgary using the established and well-researched principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to teach preschool and kindergarten students with the unique learning needs and challenges associated with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. BTLC’s success is based on small class size, intensive and individualized programming using effective, research-based teaching strategies, a high ratio of adult support, and opportunities for integration in community schools.

FOOTHILLS ACADEMY

Address: 745, 37 Street NW
Phone: 403-270-9400
Email: info@foothillsacademy.org
Website: http://www.foothillsacademy.org

Foothills Academy offers a full-time school program for students with Learning Disabilities from Grades 3 to 12. We provide targeted support in literacy, numeracy, and executive functioning for each student while also covering the full Alberta Education curriculum in small classes and a supportive environment. A wide range of year-round programs and services are open to the broader community, including assessments, individual instruction, social skills programs, recreation, and more.

LEARNING DISABILITIES & ADHD NETWORK

Phone: 403-630-1616
Website: http://www.ldadhdnetwork.ca

The Learning Disabilities & ADHD Network provides free resources and helpful, reliable information for individuals with a Learning Disability and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and those who live, play, and work with them. The Network itself is a collaborative initiative of a broad group of organizations which foster action toward more effective and coordinated responses in meeting the needs of people with LD and/or ADHD. It is operated through Foothills Academy and supported by a grant from the Calgary Foundation.

SHELDON PSYCHOLOGY GROUP

Address: 1909, 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-618-8288
Email: info@sheldonpsychology.com
Website: http://www.sheldonpsychology.com

We are passionate about supporting children and families in finding peace, calm, dignity, and understanding in their lives. We are strength-focused. We believe in being creative and cost-effective, while holding to high standards. Along with the services you might expect from a psychology practice (assessment, counselling, behavior/developmental therapy, gifted learners), we offer various programs. Programs include our outdoor camps, six-week family program, mind-body transformation, educational consultation, and more. Check us out!   

ALBERTA ASSOCIATION OF OPTOMETRISTS

Phone: 1-800-272-8843
Website: http://www.optometrists.ab.ca

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone: 403-260-2600
Website: http://www.calgarylibrary.ca

CALGARY YOUTH PHYSIOTHERAPY (SOUTH)

THE WELLNESS STUDIO FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CARE

BETWEEN FRIENDS

Phone: 403-269-9133
Email: info@betweenfriends.ab.ca
Website: http://www.betweenfriends.ab.ca

Between Friends provides quality social, recreation, and self-development opportunities for people with disabilities to connect, grow, and belong.

DISCOVERY PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

Address: 2224, 20 Avenue NW
Phone: 403-818-0371
Email: discoverypsych@shaw.ca
Website: http://www.discoverypsych.ca

Through Discovery Psychological Services, your child or youth can receive a psychoeducational assessment to identify their learning strengths and challenges. Intervention and therapy services are also provided to help children, youth, and/or parents discover understanding about emotions, behaviors, or challenges, and develop strategies to help make life easier. Bobbi-Jo Gaetz, psychologist, draws on her knowledge and experience as a psychologist for over 20 years, working in a variety of educational and mental health environments with children, youth, and families.

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Phone: 403-215-2444
Website: http://www.gritcalgarysociety.com

The G.R.I.T. program is a non-profit home and community-based Early Childhood program for young children with disabilities.

SUPPLIES & SERVICES

AMARANTH STORES

REAL CANADIAN SUPERSTORE

Address: Various Locations
Website: http://www.realcanadiansuperstore.ca

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