Hubs/ Early ON Centres

Hubs/ EarlyON Centres

On January 1st, 2018 Best Start Hubs started the transition to become EarlyON Child and Family Centres (or EarlyON Centres for short). But don't worry, they will still offer the high quality, free and family-friendly services that families know and love.

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Child Care

Child Care Questions?

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

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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.

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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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Upcoming Special Events

  • 24
    FEB 2018
    Club de lecture jeunesse (inscription necessaire).

    Le Salon invite les parents des jeunes lecteurs et lectrices de 6 à 11 ans à inscrire leur(s) enfant(s) à une série de neuf rencontres stimulantes au cours desquelles les enfants auront l’occasion de faire la connaissance d’auteurs et d’artistes talentueux, de lire des livres et jouer des jeux variés, et de faire des découvertes côté théâtre, créativité, littérature canadienne-française et du monde et bien plus encore!  http://www.lesalondulivre.ca/club-de-lecture-jeunesse/

     

  • 24
    FEB 2018
    Movie & Skate Night - Guardians of the Galaxy.

    Come out to watch the movie 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and enjoy some popcorn and snacks from the canteen. Entrance will be $2. Go for a skate with your friends following the movie.

     

  • 25
    FEB 2018
    Winter Animal Tracking and Guided Snowshoe Hike- Lake Laurentian Conservation.

    Winter is the perfect season to look for signs of animal life in the woods. Join Conservation Sudbury for our seventh annual Winter Animal Tracking and Guided Snowshoe Hike. The event will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Nature Chalet (2309 South Bay Rd.) from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. Participants will take a guided snowshoe tour with a nature interpreter and discover a winter forest full of life!  Would you recognise the tracks of a snowshoe hare or a red fox? Find out what kind of tracks can be seen at the Conservation Area! All ages welcome; snowshoes will be provided free of charge. The Nature Chalet will be open to warm up and to enjoy complimentary hot chocolate. Space is limited. Please call (705) 674-8904 or email lakelaurentian@gmail.com for more information and to reserve a spot.

     

  • 02
    MAR 2018
    Kivi Winter Karnival.

    We invite everyone to join us in celebrating another amazing year at Kivi Park! After great success, the second annual Kivi Winter Karnival is quickly approaching and will be held on March 2-4, 2018. https://www.facebook.com/events/1913379378973579/

  • 03
    MAR 2018
    Sudbury Seedy Saturday.

    Mark your calendars ... put this poster on your fridge ... set an alarm on your smartphone ... Whatever works for you, but don't miss Sudbury Seedy Saturday 2018! Times to be determined.

  • 03
    MAR 2018
    Seedy Saturday.

    Click for a poster with all the details.

  • 03
    MAR 2018
    Kivi Winter Karnival.

    We invite everyone to join us in celebrating another amazing year at Kivi Park! After great success, the second annual Kivi Winter Karnival is quickly approaching and will be held on March 2-4, 2018. https://www.facebook.com/events/1913379378973579/


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.

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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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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Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them
Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them

Starting around ages four and five, many children show an interest in organized recreation, arts and sports programs.

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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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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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