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Grande Prairie Public School Division
Every Student Succeeds
Child Care


Website-Programs-Child-Care-Banner.pngThere are a number of childcare opportunities for before and after school care and/or kinder care for our students through a series of community and organizational partnerships. Information on contacts and locations can be accessed here but we urge people to make arrangements early as there are a limited number of spaces for these popular programs.

GPPSD-YMCA Partnerships

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Grande Prairie Public, in cooperation with our community partner, the YMCA, has spaces in community before and after school care facilities. These spaces are limited and we urge parents to contact the numbers below for information on how to register. These are for children in a variety of age groups depending on the site and are operated by YMCA staff. These are available for students at the following sites:

Montrose YMCA  7am-6pm

Program Director     Patricia Traill  ptraill@northernalberta.ymca.ca

6431 98 Street
Grande Prairie AB
Phone: 780-539-9622

Located in Ecole Montrose
Serves students from Ecole Montrose
Kinder Care – Kindergarten Students
Before & After School Care - 5-12 years old 

Riverstone YMCA  7am-6pm

Program Director Jennifer Stierle
Jennifer.Stierle@northernalberta.ymca.ca

8901 Willow Drive
Grande Prairie AB
Phone: 780-882-8801

Located in Riverstone Public School
Serves students from Riverstone Public School
Early Years – 12 months-5 years old

Kinder Care – Kindergarten Students

Before & After School Care - 5-12 years old 

IV Macklin students at Holy Cross 7am-6pm

Program Director     Khadija Sulley   khadija.sulley@northernalberta.ymca.ca

11011-90 Street
Grande Prairie AB
780-539-5228

Located in Holy Cross Elementary School
Serves students from I.V Macklin School
Early Years- 3-5 years old                               Capacity: 24
Kinder Care – Kindergarten Students
Before & After School Care- 5-12 years old    Capacity: 50

Parkside Montessori students at St. Gerard 7am-6pm

Program Director     Treva Whitwell  twhitwell@northernalberta.ymca.ca

9724-88 Avenue
Grande Prairie AB
587-259-0497

Located in St. Gerard Elementary School
Serves students from Parkside Montessori
Before & After School Care 5-12 Years          

Patterson 7:30am-5:30pm

Program Director     Mandy Cunningham  mandy.cunningham@northernalberta.ymca.ca

9701 Prairie Road
Grande Prairie AB
780-532-9656

Takes students from any School as long as parents transport them.
Early Years - 12 months-5 years old  

Kinder Care                                               


Other Community Partnerships

Stepping Stones Society - Isabel Campbell 

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Shauna Goodenough

Email : daycare@ssdcs.ca
(780)-532-9684  
7:30 am until 6:00 pm

Located in Isabel Campbell Public School
Serves students from Isabel Campbell Public School
Kinder Care

Out Of School Care 5-12 Years    Capacity:

 

Stepping Stones Society -

Maude Clifford School            

Email:  daycare@ssdcs.ca for more information about the hours of operation. 

Maude Clifford Community Gym
After School Club
Serves students attending Maude Clifford Public School. 


A Bright Beginnings Child Care Center - Avondale School

Program Coordinator: Marietta Stephen
780-532-9170
Providing care to children at Avondale School
Children from 12 months - 6 years
Before and After School Care