The goal of the County of Grande Prairie Early Childhood Development Programs is to provide play-based learning in a safe and nurturing environment in which each child has the opportunity to develop to his/her potential socially, emotionally, physically, creatively and intellectually.

Playschool Programs

County Playschool programs will be offered in the following communities: Please click on desired school to apply.

The application will reopen on the March 1, 2022.

County of Grande Prairie Playschool programs are child-centered and focus on delivering developmentally appropriate programming for four-year-olds. Contact the Family and Child Development Coordinator for information and options for three-year-olds.

Our Early Childhood Development staff are licensed to plan and deliver programs based on the needs, interests, and developmental stage of the children.

For more information contact, Family and Child Development Coordinator at 780-532-9727 or by email.

Parent and Tot Programs

For children 0-6 years old and their parents/ caregivers. A drop-in style program where parents actively engage with their child in a fun, social environment that combines opportunities for free play, information sharing and structured play activities. Provided at no charge through FCSS funding.

Program LocationDays/time

Bezanson - Knelsen Centre


10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Clairmont - Wellington Resource Centre


10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

5 Mile Hall


10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

  • February 9
  • February 23
  • March 9
  • March 23
  • April 13
  • April 27
  • May 11
  • May 25
  • June 8

Hythe - Hythe Community Library


10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

  • February 16
  • March 2
  • March 16
  • April 6
  • April 20
  • May 4
  • May 18
  • June 1
  • June 15