FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONs

do you ACCOMMODATE allergies?

We do our best to accommodate allergies, such as gluten, dairy and eggs. Our facility follows the Canada Food Guide, and is Nut Free and Meat Free.

IF I GO ON VACATION DO I HAVE TO PAY THE MONTHLY FEE?

Yes, because of our wait list we cannot hold a spot for a child unless monthly enrollment is paid.

CAN MY CHILD TAKE NAPS WHEN NEEDED?

We have one scheduled nap time during the day, but allow children to rest or nap throughout the day when needed, or stay awake depending on their mood and temperament.

Can i bring my own food?

Yes, if parents choose to provide their own food we will ensure it is served as requested.

hOW MANY HOURS DO THE CHILDREN SPEND OUTDOORS?

The hours vary depending on the age group and weather. As our philosophy revolves around outdoor influence we encourage children to spend as much time outdoors as possible.

is yoga mandatory?

Our yoga lessons are intended to encourage mindfulness, help children relax and move their bodies. We always encourage children to participate in programming, but nothing is mandatory.
 

What type of outdoor activities are provided?

We encourage children to explore their world around them. Weekly lesson plans revolve around an educational element that children have expressed interest in. Our outdoor excursions can include trips to local parks and gardens in the community, Telus Spark, The Calgary Tower and St. Patrick's Island.

 

how many children per instructor?

We maintain licensing ratios for all ages.

Infants 12 months to less than 19 months 1:4

19 months to less than 3 years of age 1:6

3 years to less than 4 and a half years of age 1:8

4 and a half years to 6 years of age 1:10

Six years of age and up 1:15

Can we do early drop off?

Our hours of operations are Monday - Friday 7am -6pm.

We do not offer care outside of these hours, however if you are already enrolled at WWO or OTW, drop in days or extra care is available when needed (depending on space).
 

WHAT TYPE OF OUTDOOR SPACE IS PROVIDED?

There are three outdoor spaces available at our north location: a fenced in outdoor area, a garden and a patio play area.