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Parent and Child Groups

These fun and free groups let you participate in your child's learning and development. Groups offer a wide variety of activities and connect you and your family with Norwood staff and other families in the community.

Highlights:

 

  • parents and children play together in a child-friendly environment 

  • healthy meals and snacks

  • meet new people from your community 

  • referrals to other services

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Baby/Toddler Exploration Time

Time for parents, caregivers, and children aged birth to two years old to participate in activities exploring the five senses. Experiences include stories, songs, rhymes, games, and movement opportunities.
Siblings are welcome!

Explore the Outdoors 

Did you know anything you can teach a child in an indoor classroom can be taught outdoors, in ways that are often more enjoyable for children? Let’s explore the outdoors! Get outside with us and explore the benefits of risky play and connecting with nature!

Jumping Gym Time

 

Run, jump, climb, and move with your child in our play space. We will have games and activities that build strong muscles! For ages 0 to 6 years.

Move and Play

 

Visit this indoor play space to enjoy fun and engaging play experiences. Children will be able to run, jump, and climb or take part in art, building, and play-based learning activities. All are welcome.

Preschool Discovery Time

Parents/caregivers and children take part in a variety of learning activities including stories, songs, science concepts, and movement. For children ages 3 to 5; siblings are welcome.

Stay and Play

Visit one of our indoor play spaces to enjoy fun activities with your children and meet new people in your community!  All are welcome; play spaces are designed for ages 0 to 6 years.

 

Schedule as of August 1, 2022 

Groups are listed by the day of the week. Scroll down or click here for location addresses. On mobile? Swipe to see full details.

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTE!  Our agency is closed and no programs are running (regardless of location) on the following dates:

  • September 5 (Labour Day)

  • October 10 (Thanksgiving)

  • November 11 (Remembrance Day)

Print Schedule>

Day
Group Name
Starts
Ends
Location
Notes
Mondays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Mondays
Waterpark Adventures
10:00 am
11:30 am
Various - see schedule above or below
Drop-in **ENDS AUGUST 29**
Mondays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
McLeod Community Hall
Drop-in
Tuesdays
Explore the Outdoors
10:00 am
11:30 am
Norwood Centre (outside)
Drop-in **ENDS NOVEMBER 29**
Tuesdays
Stay and Play
9:30 am
1:00 pm
Northeast Community Hub
Drop-in
Tuesdays
Preschool Discovery Time
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
Norwood Centre
Drop-in **STARTS NOVEMBER 22**
Wednesdays
Art & Sensory
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Rundle School/Beverly Daycare Society and FRC
Drop-in
Wednesdays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12: 00 noon
Rundle School/Beverly Daycare Society and FRC
Drop-in **STARTS SEPTEMBER 7**
Wednesdays
Jumping Gym Time
9:30 am
11:00 am
Clareview Recreation Centre
Drop-in
Wednesdays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Riverdale Community Hall
Drop-in
Thursdays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
1:00 pm
McLeod Community Hall
Drop-in **STARTS SEPTEMBER 1**
Thursdays
Jumping Gym Time
9:30 am
11:00 am
Alberta Avenue Community Hall
Drop-in **STARTS OCTOBER 6**
Thursdays
Explore the Outdoors
10:00 am
12:00 noon
McLeod Community Hall
Drop-in **ENDS AUGUST 25**
Thursdays
Baby and Toddler Exploration Time
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
Norwood Centre
Drop-in **STARTS SEPTEMBER 8**
Thursdays
Art & Sensory
10:00 am
11:30 am
Norwood Centre
Drop-in **ENDS AUGUST 25**
Fridays
Waterpark Adventures
10:00 am
11:30 am
Various - see schedule above or below
Drop-in
Fridays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
1:00 pm
Northeast Community Hub
Drop-in
Fridays
Jumping Gym Time
9:30 am
11:00 am
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Saturday, August 6
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, August 20
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Register: 780-471-3737
Saturday, August 20
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, September 10
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, September 17
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Saturday, September 17
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, October 15
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, October 22
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Saturday, October 22
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, November 5
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, November 26
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Saturday, November 26
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, December 10
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Saturday, December 10
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
 

Locations:

  • Norwood Centre, 9516 114 Avenue 

  • Al-Rashid Mosque, 3070 113 Street NW

  • Alberta Avenue Community League, 9210 118 Avenue

  • Clareview Recreation Centre, 3804 139 Avenue

  • McLeod Community Hall, 14715 59 Street

  • Northeast Community Hub, 14017 Victoria Trail

  • Riverdale Community Hall, 9231 100 Avenue

  • Rundle School/Beverly Daycare Society and Family Resource Centre, 11005 34 Street

Play Group Locations:

  • Norwood Centre, 9516 114 Avenue 

  • Al Rashid Mosque, 3070 113 Street NW

  • Alberta Avenue Community League, 9210 118 Avenue

  • Clareview Recreation Centre, 3804 139 Avenue

  • McLeod Community Hall, 14715 59 Street

  • Northeast Community Hub, 14017 Victoria Trail

  • Riverdale Community Hall, 9231 100 Avenue

  • Rundle School/Beverly Daycare Society and Family Resource Centre, 11005 34 Street

Waterpark Adventure Locations:

  • August 8 - York Steele Park 5825-140 Ave

  • August 12 - Riverdale Park 9231 100 Ave

  • August 15 - Jubilee/Beacon Heights 12037-43 St

  • August 19 - Elmwood Park 12505 75 St

  • August 22 - Britnell Park 210 Britnell Blvd

  • August 26 - Giovanni Caboto Park 108A Ave & 95 St

  • August 29 - Montrose Splash Park 5920 119 Ave