Limited PlayCare services will resume on Monday, October 25, 2021. Bookings for each timeslot will be available for booking 72 hours in advance here.
Child minding will be available for children aged 1 – 7 years, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Hours are based on current availability and are subject to change.
When first booking with Playcare, please arrive early to allow yourself time to fill out various waivers and be ready to have your child’s temperature taken. For your first day, please ensure you bring the following items for your child:
- Indoor shoes and socks
- Extra change of clothing in a labelled bag
- Healthy snacks and a beverage
- Diapers, wipes and diaper cream (if applicable)
The Eastlink Centre currently operates under the Restriction Exemption Program (REP). In order to use the Playcare services, parents must follow the REP guidelines, while children under the age of 12 are not required to be vaccinated. Our Playcare services follow all current Alberta Health Services restrictions and guidelines.
Parents and/or Guardians must remain in the building at all times during their child’s stay in Playcare. We also ask that you are always reachable via cell phone.
Bookings will not be processed through voicemail.
A child can only be booked for one time slot per day, back-to-back bookings are not permitted.
All bookings must be reserved under the child’s name.
First time users will be asked to fill out an enrollment form, so please arrive early.
To cancel a spot:
Call 311 with a 12-hour notice. You can speak to a staff member or leave a voicemail.
Space booked that is not cancelled will be given to the next child after 10 minutes.
If you arrive more than 10 minutes late, booked time slots cannot be altered. If you wish to change your time, you must book a completely new time slot.
Electronic devices and personal toys are not permitted inside the Playcare room.
Children can bring a healthy nut-free snack and water. Hand fed food (McDonalds, Pizza, etc.) will not be permitted. Indoor shoes are a must.