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Logo for Child CareWho will care for your child at those times when you can’t is one of life’s most difficult decisions. At the City of Thunder Bay’s Child Care Centres, we understand. We operate four child care centres that provide a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment. The experience and knowledge of our staff, along with our commitment to building strong relationships with children and their families ensures peace of mind for parents and children alike.

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CHILD CARE SURVEY 

Local families with children up to 12 years old who are not currently attending a City of Thunder Bay Child Care Centre are invited to complete the City of Thunder Bay Child Care Survey.
The results of this survey will used by the Task Force on City-operated Child Care in their review of the City’s current Child Care operations. 
Thank you for your participation!

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I could not ask for anything better than what we have here…. I know my children are receiving the best care and attention and I have PEACE OF MIND! You guys are the best! Thank you for all that you do.

-Parent

Children being read a storyFast Facts – Ogden, Algoma, Woodcrest and Grace Remus Child Care Centres

  • Open Monday to Friday year round (closed statutory holidays, Remembrance Day, Easter Monday and between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
  • Flexible care: full time, ¾ day, ½ day, before and after school, lunch and drop in
  • Ages 18 months to 12 years old
  • Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten, School Age programs
  • Well-equipped kitchen, a connected room layout, enclosed play area, accessibility
  • Close ongoing relationships with various community resources that promote optimum child development such as Fairstart, literacy programs and speech therapy
  • On site resource teachers for children with special needs.
  • Busing to Centres from a large number of schools