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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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StrongStart BC is a free, drop-in early learning program for children aged 0-5 accompanied by a parent or caregiver. This program is funded by the Ministry of Education. There are 13 StrongStart Centres located at the following schools:  


 Morning Programs 8:45 - 11:45  Afternoon Programs 12:45 - 3:45

Cedar Drive Elementary
Central Elementary
Coquitlam River Elementary
Moody Middle
Riverview Park Elementary
Rochester Elementary
Seaview Elementary
Bramblewood Elementary

Birchland Elementary 
Meadowbrook Elementary
Mundy Road Elementary
Hazel Trembath Elementary
Roy Stibbs Elementary



At each StrongStart Centre, qualified early childhood educators facilitate family literacy activities in a play-based learning environment. StrongStart Facilitators lead learning activities to support each child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Learning activities like stories, music, dramatic play, construction, and art help children get ready for success in kindergarten.

To register for StrongStart, find more information and the registration form here.


​Children will participate in a variety of play-based learning activities, listen to stories and  receive a gift for attending. Parents will be able to learn and play with their child as well as  meet with early childhood education experts and local community agencies. Adding even more fun to the festivities, enjoy an award-winning show by children’s entertainer Will Stroet. His performances will be at 10am and at 1:30pm.


School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828