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WCAS Family Update June 3, 2020

Dear WCAS families, We would like to thank you all for your continued patience as we navigate the ever-changing landscape of COVID-19.    After consultation with the school district, we have resumed operations at 8 of our 9 facilities, returning to our original out of school hours of 7am-9am and 3-6pm for the month of June.

List of WCAS Facilities open as of June 1st

WCAS is happy to announce that we have been able to reopen three of the 4 facilities which remained closed due to COVID-19. Here is the list of currently open facilities currently providing before and after School care:: Dragons Grove Hilltop Hideaway Griffin's Alley Playwest Kids QE Clubhouse Kids Korner Klub Kelvin Misty Meadows If…

New WCAS Facility to open in Queensborough

WCAS is thrilled to announce that we will be opening our 10th facility, Kids Borough, in the Spring of 2020. The facility will offer more families and children within New Westminster access to our quality child care programs. Kids Borough will be housed in the portables that are on the North side of the Queensborough…

January 16th-Centres open but please call prior to heading to them

Good Morning Parents and Guardians,WCAS Centres are open today however due to possible Traffic and Transit delays it is possible that staff might be late as they do come from all over the Lower Mainland and as far away as Langley.Please call your Centre prior to heading to it to drop off your

All WCAS Centres Closed today – January 15th

Dear Parents and Guardians,Due to the weather and all New West Schools being closed today all WCAS Centres will not be open today.Please continue to check our website through this bout of inclement weather for  information and updates.Stay safe, warm and dry today everyone.Sincerely,Candace Beswick Director of Programs 

January 13th-Centres open, please phone before heading to them

Dear Parents and Guardians, As you know Safety is of utmost importance and while our Centres are open today please be advised due to icy conditions and traffic delays in some areas it is possible that Staff members might be late. We would advise to please call the Centre prior to heading out to ensure…

Inclement Weather Policy & Procedures

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we have began another Winter Season here in the Lower Mainland, WCAS wants to remind all Parents/Guardians of our Winter weather policy and procedures to ensure all families are prepared for what to expect with the unpredictable weather ahead. Safety is our priority and we ask that everyone use extreme…

Notice of Centre Closure on June 28th

Notice of Centre Closure Dear Parent/Guardian's Westminster Children’s After School Society (WCAS) is a non-profit society that envisions New Westminster as a community in which safe, quality, affordable childcare is available to all families. As such, we do review our operational policies and procedures regularly to ensure we are continuously upholding and improving upon this…

Winter Weather Procedures

February 11, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, The Lower Mainland is predicted  to receive some more inclement weather  and we want to remind all parents of our winter weather procedure should we receive a significant amount of snowfall .   We want to ensure all families are prepared for the unpredictable weather ahead. Safety is our…

Winter Daycamps 2018

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),Winter Break is just around the corner and for us to plan accordingly, we need to know how many children will be attending each of our centers during this time.  As with previous years, we will be combining our centers to ensure that adequate staffing is available to provide quality programming for your