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Bump, Baby & Toddler Guide - 2020

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ASSOCIATIONS, EDUCATION, SUPPORT & SERVICES

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES - HEALTHY PARENTS, HEALTHY CHILDREN

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES PERINATAL EDUCATION - BIRTH & BABIES

CALGARY BIRTH ESSENTIALS

Calgary Birth Essentials is the premier spot to find all of your needs from bump to baby. With over 800 families supported, we proudly offer highly-experienced prenatal educators and doulas to provide you with the education, support, and advocacy throughout your journey. We help you to gain confidence in your pregnancy, birth, and early parenting so you can make this life-changing transition knowing you are taken care of.

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Did you know that Calgary Public Library cards are free? Your Library card provides access to free programs, books, movies, music, eBooks, and online magazines and newspapers for the entire family. The Library also offers free online homework help with Brainfuse - any subject, any grade. Try Beanstack! Receive a personalized, librarian-endorsed weekly book recommendation by email matched to your family’s ages and interests.

CENTRE FOR SLEEP & HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Phone: 403-254-6663
Website: http://centreforsleep.com

Now accepting patient referrals for pediatric sleep services. The Centre for Sleep & Human Performance is a fully accredited, medical sleep lab and testing facility that has been in operation for nearly 15 years. We provide sleep screening, initial consults, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the full spectrum of sleep disorders and sleeping problems.

FOOTHILLS CHILDREN’S WELLNESS NETWORK (THE)

The Foothills Children’s Wellness Network is a collaborative network of people, communities, and early childhood services in the Foothills region, all working together to promote the importance of early childhood development. Together, we are coordinating and maximizing resources to support the growth and development of our children.

G.R.I.T. (GETTING READY FOR INCLUSION TODAY) CALGARY SOCIETY

Address: 117, 4615 - 112 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-215-2444
Email: info@gritcalgarysociety.com
Website: http://gritcalgarysociety.com

The G.R.I.T. Calgary Society offers a highly individualized home, community, and school-based education/therapeutic program designed to meet the unique needs and aspirations of the child and family. Our education/therapy teams have extensive experience and educational backgrounds in special education and pediatric therapy. We are a nonprofit charitable organization, and have provided services to children with disabilities ages 2.5 to 5.5 in the Calgary area since 1995.

KIDS@ CHURCHILL PARK

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

Churchill Park is a fully licensed and accredited non-profit and charitable organization which has been welcoming families and their children since 1970! With over 40 day homes, five child care centres, and two out-of-school programs, we are leaders in offering early childhood education, and we provide exceptional and loving care to the families we so proudly serve!

KINDRED HEARTS YYC

Phone: 403-975-8313
Email: danielle@kindredheartsyyc.ca
Website: http://kindredheartsyyc.ca

Are you pregnant and looking to gain a better understanding of your body, reduce your fear of labour and delivery, and bring your baby home feeling confident? Non-biased prenatal classes taught by a certified childbirth educator and registered nurse with labour and delivery experience. Classes are offered in several formats; weeknight classes, weekend intensive, and private in-home sessions. Class sizes are small so call today to reserve your space.

LA LECHE LEAGUE CANADA - CALGARY

Phone: 403-242-0277
Website: http://lllc.ca

Many mothers want to breastfeed their babies, but some stop sooner than planned. Connecting with La Leche League (LLL) can make the difference to reaching your breastfeeding goals. LLLC Calgary offers parent-to-parent breastfeeding support and information by email, over the phone, or at monthly meetings. Check us out at lllc.ca/find-group-alberta or phone 403-242-0277 for more information or assistance; Facebook, facebook.com/lalecheleaguecanada; and Twitter, twitter.com/LLLCanada.

POST NATAL HELPERS LTD.

Phone: 403-640-0844

Post Natal Helpers Ltd. provides part-time child care services for families with newborns, toddlers, preschoolers, and/or special-needs children. While we are in the home, the parent has the option to stay to rest or to leave. Post Natal Helpers are available in the daytime as well as evenings and weekends.

CHILD CARE & EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

CALGARY FRENCH & INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

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

CITY OF CALGARY (THE) PLAYSCHOOL PROGRAMS

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

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. We offer school-year programs from September to June, as well as seasonal and drop-in options throughout the year. Registration for our 2020/2021 school year began in February 2020 and seasonal and drop-in program registration is ongoing. Visit us online to learn more or to register.

EARLY DISCOVERIES NURSERY SCHOOL

Address: Four Locations: Parkdale, Hawkwood, Kincora, and Thorncliffe
Phone: 403-239-2444; 403-239-3444
Email: edns@shaw.ca
Website: http://earlydiscoveries.ca

Over 35 years in early childhood education! We believe a firm foundation will help your child succeed in their future educational pursuits. Emphasis is placed on intellectual, gross motor skill and fine motor skill development, and social and emotional growth. 1- and 2-year-old parented programs enhance early learning development and strengthen family and community relationships. 2.5-year-old unparented program with small classes provide a solid stepping stone to our 3-, 4-, and 5- (Kindergarten) year-old programs.

EDELWEISS PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Phone: 403-282-4220
Email: epschool@telus.net
Website: http://epschool.ca

A Calgary’s Child Parents’ Choice Award winner for “Best Preschool” and “Honourable Mention” for 12 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 3 year olds); two-, three-, or five-day Jr. Kindergarten (for 4 year olds); or Kindergarten. 

FUN 2 LEARN PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-239-2033; 403-880-6711
Email: anita@fun2learnpreschool.com
Website: http://fun2learnpreschool.com

Our preschool has been established for more than 25 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 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 snack and juice. 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. 

KIDS U BRIDGELAND

Phone: 1-855-805-4378
Email: reception@kidsu.ca
Website: http://kidsu.ca

Kids U Bridgeland is an accredited infant program that provides nurturing care in an imaginative, clean, and safe environment. In addition to offering full- and part-time care with a strong focus on early development, Kids U Bridgeland offers a unique Parental Leave Transition program, which helps ease the transition for new parents back into the workforce, and for infants to social interaction.

SEEDLINGS SPANISH PRESCHOOL

Address: Strathcona Community Centre
Phone: 403-210-0604
Website: http://seedlingspreschool.ca
Address: Silver Springs Community Centre
Address: Banff Trail Community Centre
Address: Palliser Community Centre (Spanish and English Program)

Seedlings Spanish Preschool is a Reggio-inspired program that offers a Spanish Immersion Program for 2.5 to 5 year olds. We believe that kids - like seedlings - have a huge potential and need a special environment to develop in. Seedlings Spanish Preschool offers an excellent, well-balanced program and caring environment in a small, cheery class setting for your child to grow and learn.

SUMMIT START

Phone: 403-477-6460
Email: riverview@summitstart.ca
Website: http://summitstart.ca

For more than 10 years, Summit Kids has offered our program to Calgary and area families. Built upon the vision that children should be treated as individuals, Summit Start was born by request of the community to create a similar program for children 12 months to 5 years old. Our mission remains the same: to provide the highest quality care for our “Summit Kids,” ensuring an unparalleled learning experience where children can thrive on their own terms.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

BOW HABITAT STATION

CALGARY ZOO

Phone: 403-232-9300
Website: http://calgaryzoo.com

New discoveries daily for your preschooler! Watch the magic and wonder in their eyes as they run beside an otter swimming by, come nose to beak with a penguin, and learn and explore the wonderful world of bugs at the new Brawn Family Foundation Bugtopia Play Area! Explore three towers that will help your family learn about the importance of insects and bugs and what their roles are in nature.

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

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

Established in 1966, Lycée Louis Pasteur is Calgary’s premier French school. Our full-day preschool program allows your child to learn French, socialize, and acquire the basics of reading, writing, and numeracy. Maximum preschool class size: 16 students. Certified teacher and assistant are in each class. Teachers are certified by the French Ministry of Education. No prior French needed. Before- and after-school care available. Break week and summer child care available.

MRU CAMPS

Ready. Set. Go! MRU Camps now has week-long (half- and full-day) camps for kids aged 3 to 5. From running to reading, we have camps for every interest! Our camps focus on developing campers’ physical literacy through a variety of fun and engaging games and unstructured free play. We won’t promise that the campers will fall asleep in the car on the way home, but they should be pretty exhausted!

TRICO CENTRE FOR FAMILY WELLNESS

Trico Centre for Family Wellness wants your family to be active!

VECOVA RECREATION CENTRE

YW CHILDCARE CENTRE

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

The YW Childcare Centre has moved to Inglewood, just minutes away from downtown Calgary! YW Childcare is a licensed and accredited facility that offers full-time, part-time, and drop-in space for children up to 5 years old. We believe in quality childcare that encourages your child’s individual development, emphasizing creative play and child-centred activities. Register today at ywcalgary.ca/childcare.

ECO PRODUCTS & SERVICES

ASPENCLEAN

Award-winning house cleaning service and natural cleaning products for your family. Whether you are looking for a premium move-out cleaning service, post-construction cleaning, or just a one-off home cleaning service, AspenClean is the right choice for you. We manufacture our own line of natural cleaning products available at health food stores in Calgary and online at aspenclean.com.

FAMILY DAY OUT

BUTTERFIELD ACRES CHILDREN’S FARM

Address: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW
Phone: 403-239-0638
Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com
Website: http://butterfieldacres.com

The magic of connecting with a world of wonderful farm animals (did someone say goats!), and all the real farmyard activities you’d expect from Calgary’s No.1 family farm! Visit April through September. More farm goodness happens with Addictive Day Camps for 3 to 14 year olds, Birthday Parties, Easter Hunts. Birthday Pony/Unicorn and Mini Farm can come to your home! Farm Corral Petting Zoo is available for bigger events.

CALGARY BABY AND TOT SHOW (THE)

Phone: 403-249-1270
Email: calgarybabyandtot@gmail.com
Website: http://calgarybabyshow.com

A fun, two-day event held twice yearly, Spring and Fall for parents to be and families with young children. This consumer trade show is designed to offer everything one needs pre-baby, baby, toddler to school-age children. Come see local and national businesses showcasing the latest products and sharing information assisting parents and caregivers, educational seminars providing valuable parenting tips, parented play zones, and non-stop family entertainment!

CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Share the magic of live music with your children! 

GRANARY ROAD

Nibble on something delicious from a variety of food vendors while the kids explore the adventures of the Active Learning Park!

HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE

Phone: 403-268-8500
Website: http://heritagepark.ca

Day Out With Thomas(TM) provides an opportunity for kids to take a ride with their favorite tank engine, meet the railway controller, Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, enjoy face painting, musical entertainment, and much more! Get ready for The Big Adventures Tour at Heritage Park Historical Village in Calgary! For more information, visit the website.

KAYBEN FARMS

Nature-play all day! 

LOOSE MOOSE THEATRE COMPANY

Phone: 403-265-5682
Email: mail@loosemoose.com
Website: http://loosemoose.com

STORYBOOK THEATRE

Phone: 403-216-0808
Email: tickets@storybooktheatre.org
Website: http://storybooktheatre.org
HOMES & COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS

MATTAMY HOMES

Phone: 403-769-1755
Email: info.alberta@mattamyhomes.com
Website: http://mattamyhomes.com

Offering Townhomes, Duplexes, and Single-Family homes at affordable prices in desirable locations within Calgary and Airdrie. Discover spacious interiors that accommodate active, modern households with elevated street appeal. Our sales centres offer all products out of one location to make it an easy one-stop-shop solution. Visit Southwinds, Carrington, Cityscape, or Yorkville today to learn about current promotions and Quick Move-in Homes.

TRICO HOMES

Phone: 403-287-9300
Email: info@tricohomes.com
Website: http://tricohomes.com

Homes that fit… you! We want you to love your home, every time you walk through the door. Our highly-trained sales team will help guide you in finding a home that suits your individual needs, from finding the right location for your dream to become reality, to assisting with selecting the model that suits you, to choosing the details that will make it your own. We are not just building homes; we are building comfort.

MEALTIME SOLUTIONS

FIRST STEP NUTRITION

First Step Nutrition helps parents nourish their growing families with confidence! Whether it's dealing with mealtime struggles, starting solids or organizing meal plans, our dietitian helps clients decrease food overwhelm and dinnertime battles through online programs.

REAL CANADIAN SUPERSTORE

Discover our great quality and variety of fresh foods, fashionable products for your home, and a complete pharmacy to serve all of your family needs. Find everything your baby needs through all life stages: Diapers, wipes, feeding, toys, and more. You will love our selection of President’s Choice Organic foods and stylish Joe Fresh clothing line. We bring you great prices on your favorite products and services, all together under one roof!

MEDICAL, DENTAL & VISION CARE

ALBERTA BLUE CROSS

Phone: 1-800-AB-CROSS
Website: http://ab.bluecross.ca

As the province’s largest benefits carrier, Alberta Blue Cross provides health and dental coverage to more than 1.8 million Albertans. Alberta-based, not-for-profit, wellness-driven, and customer committed - we support all Albertans. Every step of the way, every age, every circumstance - we’re here. We live in the communities we serve and serve in the communities in which we live by supporting a variety of organizations and causes across the province.

GROUP CALGARY ORTHODONTICS

Address: Market Mall Professional Building (Dr. Claude Boutin; Dr. Greg Barnett; Dr. Lorne Kamelchuk)
Phone: 403-284-5202
Website: http://groupcalgaryortho.com
Address: Mission Centre Building (Dr. John Huynh)
Phone: 403-228-5006

Our two locations offer diagnostic imaging and techniques that promote personalized treatments. We specialize in Speed, Damon, *Incognito braces, as well as Invisalign. Our commitment is to earn your trust, with the goal of giving our patients a beautiful smile to show off! We take pride in the relationships we build and the results we provide. We look forward to meeting you! *Available at our Mission office.

NORTH CALGARY PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Phone: 403-295-8010
Website: http://northcalgarypediatricdentistry.com

First tooth? First visit! North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry is always accepting new patients! Open 7am to 3pm with after-hour emergency care available, Dr. Rory Vinsky and Dr. Cameron Zealand are specialists in Pediatric Dentistry. Serving Calgary and neighboring communities in providing dental care for infants, children, and adolescents for over 20 years! No referrals necessary. Direct billing to insurance and zero interest payment plans are available.

PEDIATRIC HEADSHAPE CLINIC (THE)

Address: Five Clinics Across Canada
Phone: 1-844-944-3237
Email: info@synergyortho.ca
Website: http://pediatricheadshape.com

Book now for your free consultation. Are you concerned about your baby’s headshape? The Pediatric HeadShape Clinic helps to educate and connect young families for the prevention and treatment of baby headshape asymmetry. The clinic offers the highest quality, collaborative care by experienced practitioners. Our 360 approach includes education and prevention, screening and monitoring, and treatment and bands. For your free consultation, call us today!

SOUTH CALGARY ORTHODONTIC AND PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Phone: 587-885-1811
Email: info@SCOPedDentistry.com
Website: http://SCOPedDentistry.com

SCOPed Dentistry provides dental care to our pediatric patients and our orthodontic patients of all ages, in a caring and comfortable setting. Both orthodontic and children’s dental care are provided by Canadian and American board-certified specialists in one convenient location. Collaboration of care between both specialists is available when the need arises. No referral necessary. Complimentary orthodontic consultations. Ample free parking.

PHOTOGRAPHY

BEBE NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

Beautiful and professional newborn and maternity photography.

RETAIL - MATERNITY, NEWBORN, BABY & CHILDREN’S

OOMOMO

Address: Located in Pacific Place Mall
Phone: 403-455-0188
Email: info@oomomostore.com
Website: http://oomomostore.com

Oomomo is a Japanese variety store in Canada. We stand for delivering affordable quality alternatives to your lifestyle. Our mission is to bring new and trending products in Japan to Canada every month. Our stores are filled with high-quality and stylish goods, all at an affordable price. From kitchenware, school supplies, organizers to beauty products, we’ve got you covered for every need. We are your one-stop for everything! All of our items have been tested in Japan, staying true to our core vision of authentic Japanese quality.

SUNRIDGE SHOPPING CENTRE

Sunridge has everything you need for your little ones. With brand names like The Children’s Place, Justice, Carter’s, DSW, Old Navy, and Winners, we have you covered from head to toe and everything in between. Check out our website for family-friendly events and promotions. Sunridge is the place to be for kids. It truly is Shopping for Everyone. Visit sunridgeshopping.com.

WELCOME WAGON

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RETAIL - SECOND-HAND & CONSIGNMENT

BABY & ME

ONCE UPON A CHILD - VARSITY

Phone: 403-543-1068
Website: http://onceuponachildvarsity.com

Once Upon A Child Varsity offers over 2,500 square feet of top-quality new and gently-used kids stuff! We carry clothing newborn to size 16, outerwear, sleepwear, shoes, baby and children’s gently-used toys, books, games, and DVDs. Our store also stocks those must-have baby equipment items such as exersaucers, bassinets, bouncy chairs, carriers, playpens, highchairs, swings, and more!

WASHED + WORN CURATED KIDS CONSIGNMENT

Welcome to your new favorite place to shop for kids clothing, shoes + accessories! We are a Calgary-based, online kids consignment store run by two local moms. We carry size 0 to 12 years + specialize in mid- to high-end brands, small shop + handmade preloved pieces. We offer free pickup for your consignment items + we have partnered with four local businesses in the city where you can pick up your order for free.

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