Child Care

Child Care Questions?

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

Explore our resources

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!

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Search for events

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.

Find the hub nearest you

Upcoming Special Events

  • 07
    DEC 2016
    Nutrition Nuggets - New Sudbury Hub - 9:00 - 12:00 (Please register).

    Families will benefit from a variety of hands on activities and information regarding nutrition. Share ideas about what works for your family as well as encourage your little chef to create his/her own recipe here at the hub.

    Please register for this program.

    We are located at Churchill Public School, 1722 Fielding St, Sudbury On

  • 09
    DEC 2016
    Bricolage de Noel et diner de pizza (carrefour Chelmsford).

    Nous allons créer des belles décorations de Noel pour accrocher dans votre arbre ainsi qu’un bas de Noel, pour ensuite préparer et déguster un bon diner de pizza. Inscription SVP.

  • 10
    DEC 2016
    Indigenous Christmas Market.

    Click for poster. 

  • 10
    DEC 2016
    Christmas Nature Crafts workshop.

    Free registration required. Back by popular demand! Conservation Sudbury is pleased to announce our sixth annual Christmas Nature Crafts workshop. All craft materials will be provided, and donations will be welcomed to cover the costs. Participants will head out for a short guided hike to collect some natural materials. Examples of wreaths, swags, table centre-pieces, ornaments, and outdoor arrangements will be available, but feel free to use your own creativity – new ideas are always exciting. Music and Christmas goodies will be provided to help get everyone into the holiday spirit! ...

     

  • 10
    DEC 2016
    Crafternoons at the Library- Capreol.

    Kids are invited to come to the library and expand their crafting skills. Using a variety of materials and their imaginations, kids can make and create fun and exciting things! Recommended for ages 4-10. Register online.

  • 10
    DEC 2016


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.

Read More
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.
 

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More