Cardel Rec South offers a variety of amazing pre-school programs! Our main focus is to engage children by offering a diverse array of activities and opportunities that allow children to learn social and physical literacy skills. Our programs teach children the foundations of active play, songs, stories, games, arts and crafts. By building this foundation, we are preparing them for school. Playschool programs are offered year-round, with 7 or 8 week programs from September to May. In the summers, we offer half-day camps from Monday - Friday.
Below is a sample of some of our preschool program offerings! Click on the blue button below to see all of our program offerings and to register!
- Stepping Stone Play-School (Parent Optional)
- Pint-Sized Scientists
- All Grown Up Play-School
- Pre-School Dance
- Sportball Floor Hockey
- Sportball Multi-Sport
Safety and Supervision
Specific ratios are put into place for all preschool programs. To ensure the health and safety of participants, the programs have the following standards in place:
- Our staff are selected on the basis of experience, ability to relate to children, and leadership skills. Staff receive training and are certified in Standard First Aid with CPR and have a current Police Security Check
- Lower ratios are in place for younger ages
- All participants must be the appropriate age by the first day of the program
Children with all abilities are welcome
Our playschool programs welcome and include children with all abilities. Please make us aware of any disabilities or behavioural needs that may affect your child's participation in our programs. We try to achieve inclusive participation, however, there are times when a child requires more support than our current ratios are able to provide, the program supervisor may request an aide. If required, it is the parent's responsibility to arrange for and provide the aide. Contact the program coordinator to discuss further.
Click below to see all preschool programs and to register!
Any registrations involving Fair Entry, Fee Assistance or Kidsport subsidies MUST be done IN PERSON and cannot be processed online.
Please Note: Pricing structure has returned to the 2 tier model for Cardel Rec South run programming. Resident and Public rates now apply.
Community members who recieve the resident rate:
- Shawnee/Evergreen Community Association
- Somerset/Bridlewood Community Association
- Mid Sun Community Association
- Millrise Community Association
- Shawnessy Community Association
- Chaparral Community Association
- Evergreen Community Association
- Silverado Community Association
Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fair Entry - Programs and services for low income Calgarians Fee Assistance Program.
Registration deadlines for each session are one (1) week prior to course start date. In order to guarantee your spot we strongly recommend signing up early! Classes fill up quickly and in an effort to keep our instructor/student ratios low we do limit registration numbers in each class. Late registrations will be accepted provided there is space available in the class. We reserve the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met by the registration deadline. Member rates are available for Cardel Rec South Founding Members as well as members of the following community associations: Millrise, Midnapore, Sundance, Shawnessy, Evergreen, Shawnee, Chaparral, Bridlewood, Somerset & Silverado.
Refund Policy: Refunds requested up to one week prior to the start date of desired program will receive a full refund. For cancellations within 7 days of the program start date or if the program has started Refunds will only be issued for medical reasons, and will require a doctors note prior to the the refund being processed.
The refund amounts will be pro-rated based upon the number of classes remaining in the program. All refunds requested after the registration deadline, regardless of the reason are subject to a $10.00 admin fee.
Please Note: There will be a $45.00 fee charged on all NSF cheques posted to South Fish Creek Recreation Association.