DROP IN parent and tot
Please note: drop-in programs do not operate during school closures (summer break, winter break, spring break)
Contact family@fairfieldcommunity.ca or call 250-382-4604 for more information.

Kindergym (walking-5 yrs)

A time for preschoolers and caregivers to play and learn together in a fun, positive environment. Gym equipment is setup upon which children can explore.  Parent participation is required.
In the Garry Oak Room at 1335 Thurlow Rd.
Mondays, 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Wednesdays, 1:00pm – 2:30pm 
$2 (LIFE cards welcome)

Parent & Tot (birth-5 yrs)

An opportunity for young children and their caregivers to meet and play in an informal atmosphere with toys, books and crafts. Snack provided. Group may not meet on school holidays and Professional Development days.
In the main Place building 1330 Fairfield Rd.
Tuesdays, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Thursdays, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Free, but donations welcome.

Laugh, Learn & Lunch

Join the FGCA staff as we explore the challenges and joys of parenting young children over lunch. Programming will include shared food and group discussions.Limited on-site childminding will be available.
In the main Place building 1330 Fairfield Rd.
Thursdays, Laugh  & Learn 10:30-11:00, then Lunch 11:00-noon
Free, but donations welcome.

Babywearers Meet-up

The FGCA is pleased to be hosting a weekly babywearing meet up at our centre. Join other parents and caregivers on Friday mornings for an opportunity to learn safe and fun ways to wear your baby. Explore the benefits and variety of options that exist in a positive and relaxed environment. All are welcome and experienced babywearers will be on hand to answer questions, offer advice, or help you work with your desired carrier. Victoria Babywearers Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/victoria.babywearers/
in the Garry Oak Room at 1335 Thurlow Rd.
Fridays, 10:00am to 11:30am

Clothing Swap

Come to the Place once a month for a family clothing swap. Bring along your beloved but outgrown items to exchange for new duds! Please bring items in clean and gently used condition (no ripped, torn or dirty items). Clothing will only be accepted during the event hours and all remaining items will be removed by end of event for donation to charity.

In the main Place building 1330 Fairfield Rd.
Fourth Saturday of the month 10:00am – 1:00pm
2017: January 28, February 25, March 25, April 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, September 23, October 28, November 25, (December no swap)
Free, but donations welcome.


This is a good opportunity to meet other parents and children, helps me to feel better about my parenting and to find strategies to deal with my very active and challenging child.” – Parent