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Our Colwood location is open. All other locations reopen in September. Learn more.

Activities & Workshops

Here are some opportunities to socialize and network with other military families in a fun, caring environment. These activities are designed for parents/caregivers and children 5 and under.

123 Music & Me: Parents & Kids under 2

Popular program that will introduce music to your child in a fun, festive atmosphere.

123 Music & Me: Parents & Kids 2-5

Popular program where kids learn to play a variety of instruments.

Books for Breakfast

Note this has been suspended during COVID-19.

We are inviting parents or guardians and their children (up to the age of 6) to join us for an hour of healthy breakfast snacks, great stories and interactive songs.  Each family group will receive a book to take home with them.  We will hold eight events between September and June and is free but you must pre-register for each session.  For more information, visit the Literacy Connection Westshore website , email booksforbreakfast@shaw.ca, or call 250-474-6678.  This program is an initiative from the Belmont Park Preschool.

Children's Deployment Workshops: Age 3-5

Workshops that give kids the chance to hang out with others going through the same experience.

Children's Deployment Workshops: Age 5-8

Workshops that keep kids connected to the deployed parent.

Children's Deployment Workshops: Age 9-12

Workshops that help kids stay connected to the deployed parent.

Children's Deployment Workshops: Kindergarten-Age 12

Wednesday workshops for school age kids experiencing a deployment.

Deployment Corner

Deployment program for parents and their preschool age kids.

Growing Parents

A group for new parents or parent-to-be.

Growing Tots

Parent and tot program for parents of children age 3 to 12 months.

Military Parent Connections

A monthly parenting group where the joys and complexities of raising a military connected child will be discussed.

Playing Together

This is a drop-in group for families with kids under the age of 5.  Due to COVID-19, we have put it on pause but hope to re-start it in the near future.

Stay & Play

Parent and tot program for kids 12 months to 5 years old.

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