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Before-School Daycare and After-School Daycare in Pickering

At Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten, children enjoy fun mornings and afternoons through our dynamic before and after-school programs in Pickering. Our program is designed for kids aged between 6 years old and 12 years old and helps to begin the education process for your children while our childcare educators are focused on providing a fun and engaging environment. We utilize engaging methods of education to set your children on a path towards self-worth and success. Our before and after-school options are helpful for working families whose children are attending another programme elsewhere. Is transportation an issue? We can help! Ask about our shuttle service. With over 40 years of experience in before school daycare in Pickering, Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten is the go-to school for young kids in the area. Register with us today to get your child’s learning journey started!


While some independence is beneficial, too much unstructured time at home can lead to youngsters neglecting their academic responsibilities and isolating themselves. When they have a fun atmosphere to spend time in before and after school, you don't have to worry about inertia or boredom. We can transform those aimless hours into productive time.


Visit our FAQ page, we have compiled some commonly asked questions about our services. If your question does not feature in our list, then contact us.

Before School Care


Children Attending School 




⬜ $156.00

⬜ $210.00

⬜ $318.00

School Age

⬜ $141.00
⬜ $189.00
⬜ $289.00

After-school Care

Children Attending School





⬜ $156.00

⬜ $210.00

⬜ $318.00

School Age 

⬜ $141.00
⬜ $189.00
⬜ $289.00

Part-time and Full Time

Selection of 2, 3 or 5 days a week

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Before School 

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

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3:00 PM – 6:00 PM



Before school daycare offers a multitude of benefits for parents and kids alike. Here are a few of those benefits for your consideration:


      Safety outside of school hours

For parents that are quite busy with their work, our before-school daycare can act as a safe place for their kids outside school hours. Here, we encourage kids to play, complete their homework and interact with other kids.


      Keeps them engaged and busy

The free time that your kids have will get utilized very well in adapting to new people and experiences. They will be engaged in fun and educational activities.


      Improves social dynamics and communication

Your kid will meet other kids of the same age group who might be younger or older than them. This will give them a chance to improve their communication and build better social relationships.


      Allows kids to explore more

Apart from assisting with homework, our expert childcare instructors can help your children expand their minds to new activities and experiences. We provide little initiatives that can assist students boost their academic performance as well.


If you'd like to learn more about how our before-school daycare in Pickering can help your child, please don't hesitate to get in touch . We invite you to browse our testimonials section to learn more about what others have been saying about us. We also offer other programs for different requirements.



At Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten, we take great pride in offering exceptional before school daycare services in Pickering. When choosing us as your childcare provider, you can trust that your child's well-being, safety, and development are our top priorities. Here are some reasons why you should consider our before and after-school daycare programs:


      Experienced and Caring Staff: Our team of childcare educators is highly experienced and dedicated to creating a nurturing and stimulating environment for children. They are passionate about fostering each child's growth and development.

      Licensed and Accredited Facility: Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten is a licensed facility in good standing with the Ministry of Education. We adhere to strict safety and hygiene standards, ensuring a secure and healthy environment for your child.


      Diverse and Engaging Activities: We offer a wide range of fun and educational activities for children, including arts and crafts, pretend-playtime, indoor and outdoor play, and much more. Our programs are designed to keep children engaged, curious, and excited about learning.


      Transportation Services: We provide transportation to and from school in selected areas. Contact us to see if your child's school is part of the schools we service.

      Community Involvement: We believe in giving back to the community. Through initiatives like "Dress Down Fridays" and our annual "Operation Christmas" toy drive, we teach children the importance of kindness and generosity.

      Enriching Learning Experience: Our full-day and half-day before school daycare programs are tailored to meet the diverse needs and learning styles of our students in Pickering. We continuously evolve and adapt our programs to provide the most enriching experience for each child.


  • What age group does the toddler nursery school at Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten cater to?
    Our toddler nursery school is designed for children aged 18 months to 30 months.
  • What are the benefits of sending my toddler to the nursery school at Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten?
    Sending your toddler to our nursery school offers benefits such as early-stage foundation development, socialization, learning new skills, establishing routines, potty training, and encouraging creativity through arts and crafts.
  • How does the nursery school help with my child's physical development?
    Our nursery school actively engages children in a variety of activities and field trips, which help build their physical stamina and prepare them for preschool.
  • What kind of activities does the toddler nursery school offer?
    Our toddler nursery school provides a diverse range of activities, including dance, music, painting, drawing, reading, and more, to keep children engaged and stimulated.
  • Can I choose between full-time and part-time childcare options for my toddler at Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten?
    Yes, we offer both full-time and part-time childcare options for toddlers. You can choose a schedule that best suits your needs.
  • Is lunch provided during the toddler nursery school program?
    Yes, lunch is included with the Extended Half Day, School Day, or Full Day program.
  • How can I register my toddler for the nursery school program at Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten?
    To register your toddler for our nursery school program or to book an onsite tour, please contact us through phone or email. We are happy to provide more information and assist you in enrolling your child in our toddler nursery school.
  • What are the hours of the half-day, extended half-day, and full-day programs?
    The half-day program runs from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM or 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. The extended half-day program runs from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM or 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM. The full-day program runs from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • What type of environment does the nursery school offer for toddlers?
    Our nursery school provides an adapted environment that is safe, nurturing, and conducive to the learning and growth of toddlers.
  • Are there nap or rest times provided during the toddler nursery school program?
    Yes, we have a designated zone for naps or rest time for toddlers during the nursery school program.
  • How can I learn more about the toddler nursery school program at Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten?
    To learn more about our toddler nursery school program and how it can benefit your child, you can contact us to schedule a consultation or onsite tour. Our experienced teachers create a nurturing environment that helps little ones to learn and grow. Enroll your child in our program today!

At Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten, we aim to provide children with a loving, supportive, and educational environment where they can learn, grow, and thrive. If you have any further questions or would like to enroll your child in our before and after-school daycare programs, don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to assist you and ensure your child's daycare experience is positive and enriching.

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Want to enrol your kid for after and before school daycare in Pickering? Let us know by giving us a call or writing to us. We will be happy to assist you.

An adapted environment for school-age kids.

Transportation to and from school in the selected areas. (Contact us to know if your kid’s school is part of the school we service).

Diverse after-school activities, including pretend-playtime, arts and crafts, Lego blocks, inside and outside playtime, and much more.

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Visit Our School

Schedule a guided tour of our nursery school to get a firsthand experience of our before and after-school care.

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