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Child Care Spaces

Below is a list of Child Care spaces available in Ƶ. Please call or email the Child Care Facility directly for more information about availability. 

Request for Expression of Interest & Qualifications

A Request for Expression of Interest & Qualifications (REIQ) inviting interested, licensed, experienced, and qualified non-profit child care service providers to inform Ƶ (School District 68) of their interest in and qualifications for the provision of child care facilities across the district has been posted on BC Bid.  Visit for information on how to submit a response. 

Please call or email the child care facility directly for more information on current availability.

Bayview Elementary

New before &/or after school care spaces at Bayview Elementary.

Brechin Elementary

Katie’s Korner
Childcare Centre

Existing after school care spaces at Brechin Elementary. Call 250 816-4555

Cedar Elementary

Happy Faces Before & After School Care

Existing before &/or after school care spaces at Cedar Elementary. Call Carolyn Martin at 250 734-3609.

Chase River Elementary

Additional before &/or after school care & infant/toddler (newborn-5 year old) spaces being built at Chase River.

Cilaire Elementary

Little Legacies Ltd.

Existing before &/or after school care at Cilaire Elementary. Call 250 667-2882

Cinnabar Valley Elementary

BGC Central Vancouver Island

Existing before &/or after school care at Cinnabar Valley Elementary. Call 250 754-3215.

Departure Bay Eco-School

Little Legacies Ltd.

Existing before &/or after school care at Departure Bay Eco-School. Call 250 667-2882.

Fairview Elementary

Malaspina Child
Development

Existing before &/or after school care spaces and existing preschool spaces at Fairview Elementary. Call Renee Unger at 250 753-6961.

Fairview Community

Inquiring Little Minds

Existing before &/or after school care spaces at Fairview Community. Call 250 585-7898

Forest Park Elementary

BGC Central Vancouver Island

Existing before &/or after school care at Forest Park Elementary. Call 250 754-3215

Forest Park Elementary

Playtime Childcare
Society

Additional before &/or after school care & infant/toddler (newborn-5 year old)spaces being built at Forest Park Elementary.

Frank J. Ney Elementary

Little Legacies Ltd.

Existing before &/or after school care at Frank J. Ney Elementary. Call 250 667-2882.

Gabriola Elementary

Ƶ District Operated Program
Before and After School Care

Opening September 2024

Georgia Avenue Community

Georgia Ave Before and After School Club

Existing before &/or after school care at Georgia Avenue Community. Call 807-934-8448.

École Hammond Bay Elementary

VI Kidz
Kompany

Existing after school care at École Hammond Bay Elementary. Call Melissa Burke at 250 729-4142.

École Hammond Bay Elementary

Ƶ District Operated Program
Before and After School Care

Before and after school care at
École Hammond Bay

Ladysmith Primary

Inquiring Little Minds

New before and after care for 30 months to school-age children. Call 250 924-8488

Ladysmith Primary

Inquiring Little Minds

Existing before &/or after school care at Ladysmith Primary. Call 250 245-7077

McGirr Elementary

Little Legacies Ltd.

Existing before &/or after school care at McGirr Elementary. Call 250 667-2882.

Mountain View Elementary

VI Kidz
Kompany

Existing after school care at Mountain View Elementary. Call Melissa Burke at 250 729-4142.

Park Avenue Community

Little Legacies Ltd.

Existing before &/or after school care at Park Avenue Community. Call 250 667-2882.

École Pauline Haarer Elementary

Little Legacies Ltd.

Existing before &/or after school care at École Pauline Haarer Elementary. Call 250 667-2882.

Pleasant Valley Elementary

Ƶ District Operated Seamless Day before
and after school care

Before and after school care pilot program at Pleasant Valley Elementary.

Pleasant Valley Elementary

VI Kidz Kompany

Existing after school spaces at Pleasant Valley. Call Melissa Burke at 250 729-4142.

École Quarterway Elementary

Les Grand Amis de Celine

Existing before &/or after school care spaces École Quarterway Elementary. Call 250 667-3530.

Randerson Ridge Elementary

VI Kidz
Kompany

Existing after school care at Randerson Ridge Elementary. Call Melissa Burke at 250 729-4142.

Rock City Elementary

Sprouting Tigers Out of School Care

Existing before &/or after school care at Rock City Elementary. Call Tiffany Nichols at 250 802-6050.

Rock City Elementary

Inquiring Little Minds

Newborn to 5 year old spaces are being built at Rock City. Opening Winter 2024.

Seaview Elementary

BGC Central Vancouver Island

Existing after school care at Seaview Elementary. Call 250 754-3215.

syuẁén’ct Elementary

BGC Central Vancouver Island

Existing before &/or after school care spaces at syuẁén’ct Elementary. Call 250 754-3215.

Uplands Park Elementary

Uplands Park Before & After School Care

Existing before &/or after school care at Uplands Park Elementary. Call Kim Scott at 250 713-7826.


Other available child care spaces on school district sites

Former Vast Location

Jolly Giant
Childcare

Existing infant/toddler spaces. Call 250 591-9818.

John Barsby Community Secondary

Uxwin Mimne
Daycare

Existing infant/toddler spaces located at John Barsby Community Secondary. Call 250 754-8842.

Former Student Support Services Building

Jolly Giant
Childcare

Existing infant/toddler & preschool spaces at the former Student Support Services Building. Call 250 591-9818.

Former Ladysmith Board Office.

Inquiring Little Minds, Ladysmith

Existing group multi-age & infant/toddler spaces at the former Ladysmith Board Office. Call 250 924-7774.

Other Locations Have Been Approved But Building Timelines are to be determined