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
Maillard Middle 
Moody Middle
Riverview Park Elementary
Seaview Elementary
Bramblewood Elementary

James Park 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.

 News & Announcements

Friday May 13th District Professional Day all Centres ClosedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).New
Friday May 6th, All StrongStart Centres CLOSEDUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
StrongStart Staff Meeting Morning Centres Closed Tuesday May 3rd.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

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