Spare Time News
Check back here often to get the latest news from all of our centres.
Our Summer Programs are now available!
Summer Program Registration has begun for currently registered families. Currently enrolled families can return their registration forms to their centre.
Community and Public registration begins May 26 and is accepted in-person at your centre of choice.
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On snowy days please listen to the radio (CKNW 980 AM, CKWX 1130 AM, CBC 690 AM – 105.7 FM), or check the Vancouver School Board website www.vsb.bc.ca for information about school closures, and please walk your child into the centre to ensure that we are open and staff are on site. Please click on the Snow-Notice-2016 link below for more information.
CHECK BACK MAY 2ND FOR SUMMER BREAK 2016 DETAILED CALENDARS
Play, learn and discover at Spare Time this Summer. Each centre has planned fun hands-on activities, field trips and variety of learning opportunities and experiences for children ages five to twelve (entering kindergarten to entering grade eight.)
You may download your centre’s registration package and program calendar to see what’s been planned!
Centre hours: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
KEY REGISTRATION DATES IN MAY
Summer programs registration starts on May 9th for enrolled families, and on May 27th at 7:30 am for the community at all centres except for Spare Time Clubhouse and Spare Time Connection (see details below). Forms are accepted in-person only for all centres.
New families enrolling to Spare Time are also required to complete the Spare Time Registration Documents once they are accepted into the program. These include contact information, centre-parent agreement, photo/video consent and more.
For Spare Time Clubhouse and Spare Time Connection only:
Registration for community families attending David Livingstone and General Wolfe schools begins at 7:30 am on May 26th.
Registration for all other community families begins at 7:30 am on May 27th, in person at Spare Time Clubhouse, General Wolfe School only.
FEE SCHEDULE FOR SUMMER BREAK 2016
Summer Fees (Summer 2016): $237.00 per week (No daily rates available). $190 for the holiday week August 2-5.
Lunch, snacks and all activities and ﬁeld trips are included in the fee. On all field trips, children are well supervised and ride in our Variety Club vans and buses driven by qualified, licensed class 2 and 4 drivers.
We have fun-filled winter break holiday activities and programs! Visit our Programs section for more information. Winter Break Programs.
Spare Time Challenge / Bobolink: Winter Break 2015 Program (PDF) brochure.
We are excited to offer Spring Break programs that are packed with hands-on activities and field trips at each of our centres for children ages five to twelve! Download your centre’s calendar to see what’s been planned.
Enrolled family registration ends February 13th and community registration begins on February 16th, 2015.
For inquiries, please contact the centre supervisor.
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