COVID-19 UPDATE

All family drop-ins are cancelled until further notice

Check out our Fairfield Community Family Programs Facebook Page which is intended to support families and children with a variety of resources and fun posts to help us stay connected and informed while we are physically distant.


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, 9:15 am – 10:45 am
$2 (LIFE cards welcome)

*this programs does not operate during school closures (summer break, winter break, spring break, Pro D days)
Contact eyc@fairfieldcommunity.ca or call 250-382-4604 for more information.


Parent & Tot Playgroup (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.

*this programs does not operate during school closures (summer break, winter break, spring break, Pro D days)
Contact eyc@fairfieldcommunity.ca or call 250-382-4604 for more information.


Family Talk – 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. Please note this program runs together with Drop In Parent & Tot, so space is limited.  Participants are encouraged to arrive early.
Thursdays, Laugh  & Learn 10:30am-11:00am, then Lunch 11:00am-11:30am
Free, but donations welcome.

*this program does not operate during school closures (summer break, winter break, spring break, Pro D days) 
Contact eyc@fairfieldcommunity.ca or call 250-382-4604 for more information.


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
2020:  Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug 22, Sept 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, (No Swap in December)

Free!


Friends of Porter Park (birth-5 yrs)

Join us with your little ones as we explore together in Porter Park. We will gather near the Food Forest to explore and snack together. This program will be relatively unstructured, with room for free play, movement and community building. We look forward to exploring together! The Food Forest, located on Thurlow Rd, near the intersection of Kipling St.
This program operates in the summer, dates TBD
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