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 Elementary
Riverview Park Elementary
Seaview Elementary
Bramblewood Elementary

James Park Elementary
Meadowbrook Elementary
Mundy Road Elementary
Nestor 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

Apr 7 - All morning StrongStart Centres closed for Staff MeetingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Apr 6 All StrongStarts closed for Easter MondayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Apr 3 All StrongStart Centres closed for Good Friday Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

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