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Welcome to
Little Beginnings
Urban Oasis
Childcare Centre!

We are now accepting registrations.

Welcome to
Little Beginnings
Urban Oasis
Childcare Centre!

Registration is currently available
and accepting participants.

A Place to Play, Learn, and Grow

Located in NE Calgary, Little Beginnings provides a welcoming and affordable childcare for newcomers and low-income families. We offer high-quality care enriched with cultural experiences for children ages 0-6.

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Mission

We provide affordable, high-quality, and culturally-rich childcare to all families, regardless of their origin, background, or financial circumstances. Diversity and inclusion are the foundation of our program, and we promise every family a welcoming space where their child can play, learn, grow, and dream without bounds.

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Vision

At Little Beginnings Urban Oasis, we are more than a daycare – we are a community. We  support and uplift families to participate in their child’s learning, and inspire young hearts and minds to flourish. Barriers are eliminated for families to access the resources they need for the success of their child.

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Values
  • Nurturing growth
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Holistic development
  • Community building
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Our Philosophy

At Little Beginnings Urban Oasis, we are committed to providing an environment that is secure, nurturing, and conducive to fostering learning through the power of play. Our program is guided by the Alberta Flight Curriculum Framework, and thoughtfully crafted by integrating diverse educational philosophies including STEM, eco-art, and Reggio Emilia-inspired principles into daily activities.

All day is an opportunity for children to engage in creative activities, exploration, critical problem-solving, and meaningful interactions with their peers. Our daily schedule is flexible and may change to met children’s needs and interests, giving them time to play, discover, and explore at their own pace.

More Information

Program policies and practices

Family Handbook

Complete fee listing

View Our Fees

2024 Holidays

Days of Closure

2024 DAYS OF CLOSURE

As per our fee and payment policies, fees are not be prorated or refunded in the event of any program closure, including statutory holidays, planned closure days, or closures due to unforeseen circumstances.

Statutory Holidays

Holiday

Date

New Year’s Day

January 1

Family Day

February 19

Good Friday

March 29

Victoria Day

May 20

Canada Day

July 1

Heritage Day

August 5

Labour Day

September 2

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30

Thanksgiving

October 14

Remembrance Day

November 11

Christmas Day

December 25

Educator Professional Development Days

Little Beginnings Urban Oasis closes for three days each year for our educators to complete professional development. Families will be advised a minimum of one month prior to the date to provide ample time to make alternate care arrangements. 

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