Child Care Centre

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Okanagan College’s Penticton campus will soon be home to a new 64-space child care centre. 

Operated by the Penticton and District Community Resources Society (PDCRS), the centre will offer infant and toddler care, ages 3-5 daycare, preschool and after school care - provided by experienced, certified and well-trained staff.

The centre will provide a new child care option for families in Penticton (it will be open to the general public, in addition to children of Okanagan College students and employees). It will feature extended hours of operation to accommodate early and evening classes and shift workers in the community. 

It is being constructed using Passive House principles and is designed to meet LEED Platinum standards to match the College's high standard of sustainability achieved through the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence. It will also boast a 4,000 square foot outdoor play space to encourage children to engage in supervised early learning and play in the outdoors.

The centre is currently under construction and is expected to open in Fall 2017.

For more information / how to register

To learn more about the centre or to inquire about registering your child, please contact:

Penticton Distriction Community Resources Society
Email: info@pdcrs.com
Tel: (250) 492-5814
http://pdcrs.com/

Support

The Okanagan College Foundation is seeking to raise $700,000 in funding, in addition to a $500,000 investment by the B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development, to build the Child Care Centre through the Bright from the Start: Building for the Future campaign. Click here or on the image below to learn more or pledge your support for the campaign. 

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