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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!

Story Time Adventure!

Join us for a story and receive adventurous tasks to complete throughout the week with your family! 

After completing the activities, families are invited to share the experiences they had with objects found around their home, yard, and neighbourhood. This group is recommended for families with children aged three to six years old.

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 six 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 three to five; siblings are welcome.

Presented in partnership with Edmonton Public Library.

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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 six years.

 

Schedule as of December 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 will be closing on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - January 3, 2023, and no programs are running (regardless of location) for Christmas Break. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 4, 2023.

Day
Group Name
Starts
Ends
Location
Notes
Mondays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
McLeod Community Hall
Drop-in
Mondays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Tuesdays
Preschool Discovery Time
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
Edmonton Public Library -Sprucewood Branch
Drop-in
Tuesdays
Stay and Play
9:30 am
1:00 pm
Northeast Community Hub
Drop-in
Tuesdays
Story Time Adventure!
10:00 am
11:30 am
Norwood Centre
Drop-in *January 23 - February 28*
Wednesdays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12: 00 noon
Rundle School/Beverly Daycare Society and FRC
Drop-in *Ending November 30*
Wednesdays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Riverdale Community Hall
Drop-in
Wednesdays
Jumping Gym Time!
9:30 am
11:00 am
Clareview Recreation Centre
Drop-in *Location may change in Dec. please call before dropping in.
Thursdays
Sing, Sign, Laugh, and Learn
10:00 am
10:45 am
Norwood Centre
Ending December 8 *Registration recommended, not required - scroll down to see how.
Thursdays
Baby and Toddler Exploration Time
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Thursdays
Jumping Gym Time!
9:30 am
11:00 am
Alberta Avenue Community Hall
Drop-in
Thursdays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
1:00 pm
McLeod Community Hall
Drop-in
Fridays
Stay and Play
10:00 am
1:00 pm
Northeast Community Hub
Drop-in
Fridays
Growing Together (Parent Education Group)
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Fridays
Jumping Gym Time!
9:30 am
11:00 am
Norwood Centre
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
Saturday, January 14
Stay and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, January 28
Move and Play
10:00 am
12 :00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Saturday, January 28
Move and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, February 11
Stay and Play
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
Al Rashid Mosque
Drop-in
Saturday, February 25
Move and Play
10:00 am
12:00 noon
Norwood Centre
Drop-in
Saturday, February 25
Stay 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

  • Boyle Street Plaza, 9538 103A Avenue NW

  • Clareview Recreation Centre, 3804 139 Avenue

  • Edmonton Public Library - Sprucewood, 11555 95 Street

  • Edmonton Public Library - Shelley Milner Children's Library, 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square

  • McLeod Community Hall, 14715 59 Street

  • Northeast Community Hub, 14017 Victoria Trail

  • Riverdale Community Hall, 9231 100 Avenue

*To register for Sing, Sign, Laugh and Learn