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The following is a listing of licensed childcare providers and other resources:

Childcare centres

An Apple A Daycare

  • 645 Gardiners Road Unit #111 - 613-507-5437, Centre Based Program, Age: Birth to 6 years, Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Bay Park Children's Centre

  • 775 Progress Avenue - 613-389-8919, full day program, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Bayridge Drive Child Care Centre

  • 1035 Bayridge Drive - 613-634-0003, Centre Based Program, Age: Birth to 9 years, Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Bayside Montessori School

  • 1212 Woodbine Road - 613-561-6580, Age: 30 months to 5 years, Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Circle of Friends

  • 38 Cowdy Street - 613-546-1265, Centre Based Program, Age: 18 months to 12 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Coppens Academy

  • 672 Golden Mile Road - 613-331-3993, Age: 18 months to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • 817 Division Street - 613-507-3993, Age: 18 months to 12 years, Hours: 6:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Corner Clubhouse Day Care Centre

  • 244 MacDonnell Street - 613-541-1338, Age: 2.5 years to 6 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • 198 Mack Street - 613-541-1338, Age: Birth to 6 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Frontenac Club Day Care

  • 442 Albert Street - 613-542-4018, Age: Birth to 67 months, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Frontenac County Childcare Centre

  • Administration Office: 153 Van Order Drive - 613-542-0060
  • Lancaster Drive Child Care Centre: 1020 Lancaster Drive - 613-634-1318, Age: 18 months to 12 years, Hours:  7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • L.C.V.I. Child Care Centre: 153 Van Order Drive - 613-545-1759, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Loughborough Child Care Centre: Loughborough Public School - 613-376-3392, Age: 18 months to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Q.E.C.V.I. Child Care Centre: 145 Kirkpatrick Street - 613-545-0228, Age: Birth to 18 months, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Child Care Centre: 77 MacCauley Street - 613-549-3232, Age: 18 months to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Great Oak Montessori

  • 1292 Highway 15 - 613-542-1292, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Healthy Horizons Daycare

  • 880 Victoria Street - 613-548-7352, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Serving All Natural/Organic menu

Henderson Child Care Centre

  • 180 Henderson Blvd. - 613-507-0003, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

High Hopes Day Care

  • 674 Victoria Street - 613-549-6642, Age: 18 months to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kids & Company

  • 126 Wellington Street - 613-542-2555, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and flex hours

Kingston Daycare Incorporated

  • Mailing address: 818-829 Norwest Road - 613-549-3204.
  • Collins Bay Child Care Centre: 4075 Bath Road, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • St. Martha Child Care Centre: 455 St. Martha Street, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Trillium Child Care Centre: 790 Edgar Street, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Kingston Military Family Resource Centre – Les Petits Amis Child Care Centre

  • 32 Lundy's Lane - 613-541-5010 extension 4291, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

La Garderie

  • Croque Soleil: 711 Dalton Avenue - 613-548-4484, Age: Infant to 2.5 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Croque Soleil Les Explorteurs: 51 Virginia Street - 613-544-4816, Age: 30 months to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

La Garderie

  • Éducative de Kingston: 72 Gilmour Avenue - 613-549-7109, Age: Infant to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Limestone Advisory for Child Care Programs

  • Administration Office: 930 Woodbine Road - 613-384-5188
  • Kids' Place Child Care Centre: 1044 Lancaster Drive - 613-384-7677, Age: 18 months to 12 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Mulberry Waldorf School

  • 25 Markland Street - 613-542-0669, Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Old MacDonald's Day Care

  • 237 Sydenham Street - 613-542-5300, Age: 16 months to 12 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Located in Central Public School

Pladec Day Care Centre

  • 349 Mack Street - 613-546-1234, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • 671 Innovation Drive - 613-507-4321, Age: 6 weeks to 12 years, Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Queen's Day Care Centre

  • Main Campus: 184-186 Union Street - 613-533-3008, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
  • West Campus at An Clachan:  47 Van Order Drive Unit 5 - 613-533-3008, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Something Special Children's Centre

  • 10 Chapman Street - 613-544-8367, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Child Centre Day Care (NFCS)

  • 1004 Art Duffy Road, Sharbot Lake, Ontario - 613-279-3366, Age: Birth to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tiny Hoppers Early Learning Centre

  • 7-375 Select Drive - 613-544-0123, Age: 19 months to 5 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tree of Life Child Care Centre

  • 2621 Highway 38 - 613-507-5743, Age: 19 months to 5 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

West End Children's Centre

  • 5 Miles Avenue - 613-546-2911, Age: 12 months to 12 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

YMCA of Kingston

  • 100 Wright Crescent - 613-546-2647, Age: Birth to 5 years, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Arbour Heights: 564 Tanner Drive - 613-389-3200, Age: 18 months to 5 years, Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Home-based childcare

Limestone Advisory for Child Care Programs

  • Kids Care Network: - 613-384-2011, Age: Birth to 12 years. Supervised, licensed homes.  Evenings and weekends provided, based on availability.

Wee Watch Private Home Day Care

  • Administration Office: 241 Alexander Road, Brighton, ON - 613-634-3785, Age: Birth to 12 years. Supervised, licensed, private homes.  Flexible hours provided, weekend and evening care available.

Nursery school programs

Allen Detweiler Nursery School

  • 10 Union Street - 613-549-8427, Age: 18 months to 5 years, Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Helen Tuft's Nursery School

  • 211 Johnson Street - 613-546-9576, Age: 18 months to 4 years, Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Building Blocks Nursery School

  • 130 Lakeview Avenue - 613-389-8733, Age: 2 years to 5 years, Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Limestone Advisory for Child Care Programs

  • Limestone Nursery School:  930 Woodbine Road - 613-384-5188, Age: 2.5 years to 5 years, Hours: Morning program Tues & Thurs.

Camp programs

Childcare subsidies for residents of the City of Kingston and County of Frontenac to access  camp programs that are accredited by the Ontario Camping Association or participating in the High Five accreditation process. Childcare subsidies for camp programs are available to parents that are employed or attending school/retraining. Subsidies are offered during the Christmas, March Break and summer holidays.

YMCA of Kingston:

  • 100 Wright Crescent - 613-546-2647 extension 245

City of Kingston Recreation Services:

  • Location: 382 Bagot Street - 546-4291 extension 1700

Before & after school programs

Frontenac County Child Care

613-542-0060, Ages: Junior Kindergarten to 12 years. Note: Some programs include professional activity days, school breaks and summer programs.

Located in the following schools:

  • Cataraqui Woods Public School - 613-384-1879
  • Centennial Public School - 613-544-6040
  • Elginburg Public School - 613-531-8651
  • Glenburnie Public School - 613-531-0178
  • J.R. Henderson Public School - 613-389-5005
  • Lancaster Drive Public School - 613-634-1318
  • Loughborough Public School - 613-376-3392
  • R.G. Sinclair Public School - 613-389-1174
  • Rideau Public School - 613-542-6333
  • Welborne Avenue Public School - 613-384-0842

Kingston Day Care Incorporated

613-549-3204, Ages: Junior Kindergarten to 12 years

  • Collins Bay Child Care Centre - 4075 Bath Road - 613-634-6694. Located in Collins Bay Public School
  • Our Lady of Lourdes B/A Program - 20 Cranbrook Street - 613-549-3204. Located in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
  • St. Martha Child Care Centre - 455 St. Martha Street - 613-549-2151. Located in St. Martha Catholic School

La Garderie Éducative de Kingston - 613-549-7109 

  • Service de Garde École Sir John A. MacDonald:  529 St. Martha Street - 613-549-7109, Age: JK to 12 years, Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Located in École Sir John A. MacDonald School 
  • Service de Garde Polson Park: 165 Robert Wallace Drive - 613-549-7109, Age: School Age, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Located in École Polson Park School

YMCA of Kingston

613-546-2647 - Ages: Junior Kindergarten to 12 years. Bussing is available from the YMCA to St. Thomas Moore, Ecole Cathédrale and Rideau Public.

Located in the following schools:

  • Archbishop O'Sullivan Catholic School
  • Bayridge Public School
  • École Catholique Cathédrale
  • Lord Strathcona Public School
  • Polson Park Public School
  • Sir John A. MacDonald Public School
  • Sir Winston Churchill Public School
  • St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Public School
  • Sydenham Public School
  • Truedell Public School
  • YMCA of Kingston Wright Crescent

Boys & Girls Club of Kingston & Area

  • After School Connection and also licensed summer camp: 559 Bagot St. - 613-542-3306 extension 299, Ages: Junior Kindergarten to 12 years

Resources for children with special needs

Special needs resources are available at no extra cost to parents through:

Community Living Kingston

  • 1412 Princess Street - 613-546-6613. Provides consultative support to licensed childcare facilities to enhance the integration of special needs children with their peers.

Frontenac Club Daycare Integration Program

  • 442 Albert Street - 613-542-4018. Provides direct support (on site) to enhance the integration of special needs children with their peers.

Housing and Social Services

  • 362 Montreal Street - 613-546-2695, ext. 4825