Spare Time Challenge Club

We are a non-profit child care organization that offers quality affordable before and after school care for children attending  Kingsford-Smith Elementary School.

Each day, children at Spare Time Challenge Club may choose from a selection of programs and activities. In addition to the daily program schedule, we have board games, arts & crafts, a library, sports, cooperative games, computers, Homework Club and much more!




Juniors Program:5-8 Years Old Our centre provides many age appropriate outlets for play and fun specifically geared for Grades K-3.
Leaders Program: 9-12 Years Old Spare Time takes pride in our Leaders’ Club Programs developed for Grades 4-7. These programs focus on skill learning, knowledge building, personal responsibility and increased independence.
Morning Program:K-12 Years Old Early birds who attend Spare Time Challenge Club can play games, do puzzles and arts & crafts. Breakfast is available from 7:30-8:30am for a nominal fee.
Holidays During holiday breaks, Pro D days and district closures our centre is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with lunch and snacks provided.

Download a copy of the Spare Time Challenge Club programs brochure (PDF) to see what we do each day


Children are always well supervised on field trips and we use Variety Club Vans for excursions. Activities include: sports clinics, art, unique and challenging team games, crafts, swimming, special guests, computers, arcade games and much more. Our fees include all program activities and field trips as well as nutritious lunches and snacks.

    Homework Club

    The Spare Time staff are available to support children with their  homework between 3:30 – 4:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday (Friday being an option.) It is the children’s responsibility to bring and complete their own homework. Our scheduled programs start at 4:00 p.m. Leaders that are not in the Homework Club have the opportunity to play quiet games or read.

    Leaders Club

    The Spare Time Challenge Club takes pride in our Leaders’ Club programs developed for Grades 4 to 7. These programs focus on skill learning, knowledge building, personal responsibility and increased independence.

    Please Note: Each child that is in the Leaders Club needs to read the Leaders Contract Package with their parents.Goals for a Leader:Be ready to have fun.Be responsible for your actions.Be respectful to others; verbal and physical abuse are not tolerated.Be accountable for where you are and what you do.

    Exciting Winter Break, Spring Break and Summer Holiday programs are offered and a separate schedule will be available. There will be an extra charge for these programs.


    Spare Time Challenge Club
    6901 Elliott Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V5S 2N1

    Phone: 604.325.1010Fax: 604.325.1039


    For a complete registration package and a program calendar, please drop by or contact the centre. All registration must be done in person; the centre supervisor will confirm your registration.

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