Healthy Kids

Healthy Kids

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is Ontario’s new drive to support the health of our children. New ideas and programs are coming to our community – things that make it easier for children to be active and eat healthier.

Visit the Healthy Kids website now!

Child Care

Child Care Questions?

Great information about child care – what to know, what to ask and what to expect.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

From hub activities to community festivals, find all Sudbury has to offer for your family.

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Best Start Hubs

Best Start Hubs

Best Start Hubs are free family centres located in schools throughout Greater Sudbury. They offer children and their families a place to meet, to learn and to grow together.

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Upcoming Special Events

  • 28
    MAY 2016
    West End Block Party.

    The Block Party is a free family event .Our goal is to connect residents and showcase what our ward has to offer.

  • 28
    MAY 2016
    Community Barbecue, Wanup Ontario - Highway 537.

    Free Community Barbecue - Little Wanup Chapel, Hwy 537, Wanup. Everyone welcome. Part of the Elevate Program (All Nations Church)

  • 29
    MAY 2016
    Shoreline Cleanup (Azilda Community Action Network).

    The Azilda Community Action Network has organized a shoreline cleanup of Whitewater lake as well as Lover's Rock. Should you be interested in joining them or wish to have more information, please contact Renée at 705-855-2219.

  • 30
    MAY 2016
    Soirée en famille (carrefour Chelmsford).

    Venez participer à des activités avec votre famille à la suite d’avoir dégusté un bon repas gratuit à Chelmsford Public School. Inscription svp. 

  • 02
    JUN 2016
    Tinker Time- Garson Library.

    Come participate in a fun program of making, tinkering, and innovation. Youth will introduced to a selection of creative, hands-on projects that combine Science, Technology, Engineering, and Arts.

     

  • 03
    JUN 2016
    Star Party/ Soirées des étoiles- Science North- free/gratuit.

    Ever wanted to look at the night sky through a telescope? Come on out to a Star Party and see what's out there! You can gaze at the planets, the moon and other astronomical objects through powerful telescopes and binoculars. Learn how to find constellations and hear some of the mythological stories associated with them./ Science Nord organise des Soirées des étoiles durant toute l’année – et tout le monde est bienvenu! Vous pouvez observer les planètes, la Lune et d’autres objets célestes à travers la lentille d’un de nos télescopes. Apprenez à identifier les constellations.

     

  • 04
    JUN 2016
    Earth Day Festival.

    The Earth Day festival is changing things up this year and we want you to be a part of it! Same great festival, but a different date! This year, the festival will be taking place on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Memorial Park (across from Tom Davies Square). Come on down from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to experience Greater Sudbury’s Earth Day Festival downtown.

     


Featured topics

From prenatal classes to picky eaters--our library of topics offers you practical, easy-to-use information, and links to resources and services in Greater Sudbury.

Choosing a school and registering your child
Choosing a school and registering your child

Parents in Greater Sudbury who are getting ready to register their child for school have a variety of choices. Four school boards serve the Greater Sudbury community. Registration begins in January for all children who’ll be turning four that year and beginning school the following September. Registering early will help ensure you’re invited to readiness programs offered by your school.

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Preparing your child for school
Preparing your child for school

A lot of parents think the best way to prepare their children for school is to teach them their numbers and the alphabet. Helping your child learn their ABCs and 123s is a great idea, but what’s most important in the early years is how you play and interact with your child.
 

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Finding before- and after-school child care for school-aged children
Finding before- and after-school child care for school-aged children

Parents and caregivers of school-aged children who work or attend school, will continue to need quality care for their kids—before and after school, on PD days and school holidays. Fortunately, most schools have a licensed program for school-aged kids ages four to 12 right on site.

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Choosing quality child care and early learning programs
Choosing quality child care and early learning programs

The three main types of child care are licensed child care centres, licensed family homes and private, unlicensed homes. The Ministry of Education’s licensing process and the City of Greater Sudbury’s Program Quality Support initiative help to ensure the quality of licensed centres and family homes.

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Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids
Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids

Parents and caregivers of school-aged children who work or attend school themselves are likely to need quality care for their kids over the summer. Other families may enroll their kids in summer programs to introduce them to new activities, or help them keep busy, make new friends or develop skills.

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