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StrongStart
​​​​​​​​​​​​​STRONGSTART WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:​
  • Wednesday, December 7th: All centres, Staff Meeting
  • Thursday, December 16th - Wednesday, January 3rd: All centres, Winter Break until the new year
  • Wednesday, January 11th: All centres, Staff Meeting 
  • Monday, January 23rd: ROCHESTER STRONGSTART CLOSED
  • Friday, January 27th: MEADOWBROOK STRONGSTART CLOSED
  • Monday, January 30th: All centres, EXCEPT for Meadowbrook, Rochester & Seaview are CLOSED
  • Wednesday, February 1st: All centres, Staff Meeting
  • Monday, February 20th: All centres, BC Family Day
  • Friday, February 24th: All centres, Pro D Day

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We strive to offer playful, child-centred experiences for families to enjoy in safe ways. Thank you for your continued understanding of new policies in order to keep everyone safe and healthy. We look forward to seeing you! 


Due to COVID-19, please note the following changes: 

  • StrongStart has returned to drop-in sessions.
  • If it's your first time attending StrongStart please register for the program. More information can be found below.
  • StrongStart is offered on a first come first serve basis. We're limited to a capacity of 30-40 bodies depending on the size of each centre.
  • Strict physical distancing is no longer required. However, centres will be utilizing available space to spread people out where possible. 
  • All families will complete a daily hea​​lth assessment prior to attending. If you or your child are unwell please stay at home.​ 
  • A small snack will be provided during each session. If you have dietary needs, please be prepared to provide your own snack. 
  • Masks are optional.
 ​​** 2022 NEW SCHEDULE**


​​IN-CLASS ​​SESSIONS ​​ ​​ ​

MORNING (8:45 AM – 11:45 AM) 
Monday-Friday​​
Bramblewood
Central
Riverview ParkRochester
Cedar DriveSeaview
Coquitlam River
M/W/TH
Moody Middle
M/T/W/TH
                                                                                                         Mundy Road 
         Will now be offering three morning sessions on Monday/Wednesday/Friday and will open in the afternoons on Tuesday/Thursday.


AFTERNOON (12:45 PM – 3:45 PM) 
Monday-Friday
Birchland
Meadowbrook
Hazel Trembath​
*Mundy Road*
Tuesday/Thursday​
Roy Stibbs

OUTDOOR SESSION

MORNING (8:45 AM – 11:45 AM) 

(All sessions will be held at pre-designated locations)​​

Coquitlam River
​Tuesday and Friday (Forest Classroom)
Moody MiddleForest Fridays



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How to Register for New ​Families 


Step 1: Download the Strong Start Registration Form (PDF) on your device.

It is recommended that you complete the registration form using a computer (PC or Mac).

Mobile phone, iPad or tablet is not recommended.

If you are unable to complete t​he registration form on a computer, please contact 604-937-6381.

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Step 2: Complete the Registration Form.

Save it on your device as “Strong Start Registration for [Name of Child]"

Step 3: Prepare the required documents for registration.

Families have the option of sending scans or photos of all required documents.

  • Proof of your child's birthdate 
  • Proof of parent's residency

Step 4: Send an email back to strongstart@sd43.bc.ca and attach the Strong Start Registration Form and other required documents.


ENVIRONMENTS 

 

INDOOR CLASSROOM 

  • Strict physical distancing is no longer required. However, centres will be utilizing available space to spread people out where possible. 

 

OUTDOOR CLASSROOM 

  • Play spaces will be pre-designated either on the school grounds or within the local community. *Note: Please contact strongstart@sd43.bc.ca or the outdoor StrongStart teacher for details. 
  • Site assessments will be conducted prior to each session to ensure safety. 
  • Families will remain outdoors for the duration of the session unless extreme weather events. Please dress appropriately for all weather conditions. 

 

HYGIENE, CLEANING AND DISINFECTING 

  • Masks are optional. 
  • StrongStart teachers will wash their hands frequently. 
  • StrongStart teachers and participants will practice physical distancing whenever possible. 
  • A small snack will be distributed during each session.  
  • Access to washroom facilities is limited but not prohibited. Home facilities are recommended before coming to the StrongStart centre. 
  • Signs are posted to inform families of precautions. Please read these. 
  • Each person will sanitize their hands before entering the classroom/building.  
  • Regular cleaning and disinfecting will be conducted for all high touch point areas and materials. 

 

ENTERING AND EXITING THE STRONGSTART CENTRE 


  • All families will complete a daily health assessment prior to attending. ​
  • Participants will sanitize their hands. 
  • Participants will enter and exit all indoor sessions while maintaining physical distancing where possible. ​​

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

1080 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3J 0M6
604-939-9201 604-939-7828