Description (Service) A licensed child care centre providing full-time and part-time child care (for toddlers and preschool children) and school age child care (for children 3.8-12 years old).

Child Care services include:
  • educationally enriched program
  • regular field trips
  • nutritious lunches and snacks
  • flexible choice of days - full day, half day and extended half day
This child care centre is licensed for 15 toddler and 40 preschool spots.

School Age Child Care provides child care for school age children before and after school and on professional development days and is available at the following elementary school locations:
  • Alexandra
  • Hillcrest
  • Keppel Sarawak
  • East Ridge
For Christmas holidays, March Breaks and Summer holiday see separate listing for camps.

Service Details

Public Comments Additional contact: Cheri Abaza, Manager, Child Care Operations,
Hours Child Care:
  • Mon-Fri 7:30 am-5:30 pm
School Age Child Care:
  • Before school program - Mon-Fri 7:30 am-9 am
  • After school program - Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-5:30 pm
  • Full day programs on PD days - 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Areas Served Grey County
Eligibility 18 months - 12 year(s)
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Service ; Call for information. Subsidized spaces available.

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
East Ridge Community School; 1550 8th St E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 0A2
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Intersection 16th Ave E and 8th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-371-9622
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Primary Contact Teresa Schmitz, Supervisor - Child Care; Phone: ext 1; Email:
Alternate Contact Vicki Van Wyck, Lead - School Age Child Care; Phone: ext 2; Email:
Mailing Address East Ridge Elementary School; 1550 8th St E 
Owen Sound 
Canada N4K 0A2


Service Categories Child Care
Service Category Groups Child / Family Services

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