*NEW JUSTB4 Program - Designed to provide Pre-K kids with an early childhood experience the year before they start kindergarten! Follow the link for more info! Spots are still available for Fall 2023!

Below, you will find information on current childcare options in Kimberley as well as information on the new childcare facility planned for Marysville and information on how you can become an Early Childhood Educator or Responsible Adult and potentially gain employment at this new Centre.

Thanks to School District #6 - Rocky Mountain for creating this incredible resource for Kimberley families. 

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Childcare Facilities and Programs in Kimberley

  • First Steps Daycare - 250.427.3876
  • Second Steps Daycare - 250.427.3386
  • Purcell Pre-school and Daycare - 250.427.3969
  • *NEW JUSTB4 Program - Designed to provide Pre-K kids with an early childhood experience the year before they start kindergarten! Follow the link for more info!

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Rocky Mountain Child Care Centre - Marysville Update

School District No. 6 – Rocky Mountain recently shared their conceptual construction plans for the new Rocky Mountain Child Care Centre – Marysville that have been developed by MQN Architects, Vernon, BC. The new building will be constructed on the north end of the Marysville Elementary School site and this facility will be operated by Summit Community Services Society. These conceptual drawings show the site plan, the floor plan, and the exterior elevation of the child care building.

Currently the School District has submitted a development application to the City of Kimberley. The District is continuing to work with MQN’s design team including a landscape architect who is creating plans for the outdoor play area and landscaping around the new building. The goal is to commence construction this fall and we will provide an update on our progress in September.

For additional information related to child care in SD6, you can read their New Spaces Fund FAQ.

This facility will need Early Childhood Educators and Responsible Adults. Please find information below on how to become certified. 


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Become and ECE or Responsible Adult

Please click HERE to find more information on becoming an Early Childhood Educator or a Responsible Adult. You can also join our partners at the event below.

 

Early Childhood Educator Information Session - Stay tuned for info on the next session!

We are very excited to offer a FREE Information Session on how to become an Early Childhood Educator at the College of the Rockies, Kimberley Campus. This session will run from 5:00-8:00 and will have representatives from College of the Rockies, local childcare facilities, School District No. 6, East Kootenay Child Care Resource and Referral, and Work BC to answer all of your questions on how to pursue this profession!

You can email crystal.macleod@sd6.bc.ca for more information and we hope to see you at this event!


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