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

January 5th 2016, Morning Centres ClosedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
All morning centres are closed for a staff meeting, afternoon centres are open.
January 4th 2016, StrongStart re-opens after holiday break.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Dec 16th Last Day of StrongStart before Christmas BreakUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Dec 1st 2015, Morning StrongStart Centres Closed.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
All morning  StrongStart centres are closed for a staff meeting.
All afternoon locations are open.

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