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Out of School Care

Before School Care
6:30 am - 9:00 am

After School Care
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Kinder
Care 

6:30 am - 6:00 pm

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* 2:00pm-6:00pm Fridays

BGCCA Out of School Care (OSC) programs provide quality, affordable care in a safe and nurturing environment for children in kindergarden to grade 6 attending all schools in the Cochrane area. OSC Programs run yearly during the school year from September to June at our 5th Avenue and Glenbow Club Locations.

We use a strengths based approach to seek out children's abilities, resources, and gifts to support growth through opportunities in developing socially, physically, intellectually, creatively and emotionally. Professional, qualified staff facilitate a culture of fun, acceptance and positive self-regard and love to play too!!

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For general inquiries on our Out of School Care programs contact Hazel at 403-803-7074 or hcarter@bgccochrane.ca

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​* Children must be enrolled in Kindergarten to register for KinderCare 

* KinderCare rates include Before & After Care

Locations

**Subject to change**

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5th Avenue CLub 

Located across from CIBC on 5th Avenue, our 5th Avenue Club houses our Grade K-6 OSC Programs from schools across Cochrane and Summer Camps in July and August. OSC Programming is run on both levels of the Club with walkout access to the Lion's Club Rodeo Grounds, so our kids get lots of outdoor time (when the weather permits, of course!). We offer

before care, kindercare, and after care from this location for all schools with the exception of some of our programs attending Glenbow school, which are run from our Glenbow location (see below). Glenbow school grades 2-6 aftercare attend our 5th Ave location. 

Glenbow Club

Located beside Glenbow School (on the south end) on Glenpatrick Drive, our Glenbow Club provides OSC for children from Glenbow school only. This includes Glenbow before care, Glenbow Kindercare and aftercare for grades K and 1. (After care for Glenbow grades 2-6 children are provided at our 5th Ave location).

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Memberships are required for BGCCA OSC programs and are valid between September 1 – August 31 each year. Membership does not guarantee registration, as OSC registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. All online registration forms must be completed, and the required paperwork and deposit must be provided BGCCA prior to the first day of participation in all of our programs.

Membership cost $10 per child OR $25 family (3 or more members)

**Certain activities require additional waivers (i.e. off-site trips, retreats etc.). Any additional waivers must be completed fully, signed and returned to the BGCCA by the first day of the activity. Members will not be able to participate if these waivers are not received by BGCCA.

Membership does not guarantee registration, as OSC registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.**

Membership

Transportation 

We provide transportation services to and from Fireside and Rancheview Schools for both morning and afternoon sessions. Additionally, we offer transportation to and from all kindergarten classes during midday hours. Please note that all other before and after-school care bus arrangements are managed by Southland and can be scheduled through Rockyview Via PowerSchool and School Engage. Please be aware that we do not provide transportation services for Westbrook.

Resources

We recognize that our work, and the works of our clubs, takes place on traditional indigenous territories in Canada.

In the spirit of our efforts to promote reconciliation, BGC Cochrane and area acknowledges the traditional territories and oral practices of the Blackfoot (Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai), the Tsuut’ina (Sarcee), the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.

 Today, Canada is home to many Indigenous peoples and we are grateful to have the opportunity to meet and work on this territory.

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