Preschools at Richmond community facilities are designed to develop the whole child intellectually, socially, physically, emotionally and cognitively. A positive and encouraging learning environment is provided where children of various cultures and backgrounds share and learn about each other.

Registration is open until March 31, 2023.

Opens April 5, 2023 at 8:00 am – online and in-person by appointment. 
Closes April 12, 2023 at 5:00 pm. 

September through June except on statutory holidays, public school breaks (winter and spring) and school Professional Development Days. For all licensed preschools, children must be 3 years of age by December 31, 2023 to be eligible for the 2023-2024 School Year.

A non-refundable $50 registration fee is due when registering to secure a space(s). Fees are payable by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or cheque at registration. Monthly post-dated payments for the remainder of the school year are accepted.

Preschool 2023/2024 School Year classes

Rainbow Preschool Licensed (3 years)

Children whose birth year is 2020 are eligible to register in this play-based program that is a specialty introduction to languages and cultures designed for 3 year olds with engaging activities like yoga, science exploration, library story time, gym and playground, Music movement and craft work. Participants can choose M/W/F and/or Tu/Thurs. Children can register for 2, 3 or 5 days.

9:15am-12:45pm Mon/Wed/Fri: $299.05/month Event ID # 227460
  Tue/Thu: $213.20/month Event ID # 227463
Little Anchors Lincensed (4 years)

Children whose birth year is 2019 are eligible to register in this play-based program designed to prepare 4 year olds for Kindergarten. With learning opportunities in fine arts, science, intergenerational programming, yoga and music movements. Participants can choose M/W/F and/or Tu/Thurs. Children can register for 2, 3 or 5 days.

9:00am - 1:00pm Mon/Wed/Fri: $341.80/month Event ID # 227467
  Tue/Thu: $243.65/month Event ID # 227470
Times for Twos

This program prepares children for preschool and builds on fine motor skills and emotional skills in this play-based and social program. Parents may or may not be required to attend. Children must be two years old by December 31, 2023. This program is for 2021 birth year and runs September 2023 to June 2024.

Note: Times for Twos is unlicensed.* Participants may register for all 5 days.

*An unlicensed program means that it is unable to provide Ministry of Children support programs and grants and is not monitored by the Health Department. However, the standard of care provided is similar, if not the same, as licensed programs.

9:15 - 11:15am Mon/Wed/Fri: $252.30/month Event ID # 227479
  Tue/Thu: $179.85/month Event ID # 227489
10:00am - 12:00pm Mon/Wed/Fri: $252.30/month Event ID # 227483
  Tue/Thu: $179.85/month Event ID # 227766

2023/24 School Year Registration

Please contact our Preschool Coordinator, Catherine Nevada, to inquire and register.

  • For Preschool, children must be the age of 3 or 4 years old (birth years 2019 & 2020) by December 31, 2023 in order to register.
  • Time for Twos participants must be the age of 2 years old (birth year 2021) by December 31, 2023.

Catherine Nevada

Preschool Coordinator