PLAY Community Child Care Centre

Organization Type: Education & Schools
Address: 1227 Kensington Close NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3J6
Contact: Celeste McIlhargey
Phone: 4032833232

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P.L.A.Y.(Parents Looking after Youth) Community Child Development Centre (P.L.A.Y.) was established to provide high-quality childcare services for children from birth to six (6) years of age. We are a not-for-profit childcare centre that is spiritually, emotionally and physically rich; and inclusive of all regardless of economic status, gender, ability, race or age. Our goal is to create a standard of excellence in childcare, providing programs that meet the diverse needs of the community.


P.L.A.Y. was established by parents in 1973. It was funded by a local incentive grant to provide quality care for children in the Hillhurst-Sunnyside area.


Our philosophy is to provide an environment that is safe, secure and supportive of children’s developmental needs. We believe in providing a positive, nurturing environment that will encourage creativity, intellectual curiosity, social interactions, self-help skills, physical activity and emotional development for children. We provide age-appropriate programming that meets the developmental needs of the children.


Due to our size, working at PLAY is like joining a family. Our team is close-knit, and our parent community is made up of families who have been at PLAY for several years. Finding a volunteer who is the right fit and shares our values is extremely important to us. This means that you’ll need to be: flexible, open-minded, hard-working, take initiative, and enjoy working in a small team.

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When I dig another out of trouble, the hole from which I lift him is the place where I bury my own.
Chinese proverb as quoted by Norman Vincent Peale

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1227 Kensington Close NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3J6

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