Delta Parks, Recreation & Culture

Playtime Programs

About Delta Parks, Recreation & Culture Playtime Programs

Delta playtime programs are play-based programs designed to develop preschool-aged children both socially and emotionally in a secure learning environment. Our program emphasis is on play, basic science/math, language, social studies, and cooperation.

Where is it held?

Who can attend playtime programs? 

  • For 2018/19, children born in 2014 and 2015 are eligible to attend
  • For 2019/20, children born in 2015 and 2016 are eligible to attend.

When do playtime programs run?

  • Playtime starts the week of September 9, 2019 and ends the week of June 14, 2020
  • Christmas break and spring break will be the same as Delta School District
  • Playtime will operate on school Pro-D Days
  • Classes run:
    • Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday mornings 9:15–11:15 am at North Delta Recreation Centre and Pinewood Leisure Centre
    • Tuesdays/Thursdays afternoons 12:30–2:30 pm at North Delta Recreation Centre 
    • Monday/Wednesday mornings 9:15–11:15 am at Ladner Community Centre
    • Friday mornings 9:15–11:15 am are available only to people already registered in any of the above classes at any of the locations.

How and when do I register my child for Playtime Program?

  • Call 604-952-3000
  • Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration for 2018/19 is ongoing. Registration for 2019/20 playtime opens Jan 14, 2019 for Delta residents and Jan 17, 2019 for non-Delta residents.

What are my payment options?

  •  Playtime can be paid in an equal payment plan
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Cheque, Cash or Debit Card are accepted for the first payment
  • All subsequent payments, by post-dated cheques or pre-authorized credit card, dated October 1, November 1, December 1, January 1, February 1, March 1, April 1 and May 1

Anything else I need to know?

  • Delta’s playtime program is not licensed
  • Children must be toilet-trained
  • There will be a nominal fee for field trips
  • It is a peanut- and nut-free environment
  • A complete package of information and forms will be mailed to you prior to the start of classes


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