Child Care Programs

The Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board is committed to building strong partnerships with Early Years and Child Care Programs in support of schools, students, families and communities.

We have partnerships in  numerous programs:
  • EarlyON (formerly Ontario Early Years)
  • Before and After School
  • Full day Child Care programs
  • Recreation programs
  • Summer camps


Licensed Childcare Providers:

Brockton Child Care Centre
The Brockton Child Care Centre, the former "Walkerton Day Care Centre", offers care for children from 15 months to 12 years old. The Child Care Centre is attached to St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School.
The Centre operates a school age program out of a classroom in the the St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School. The School Age Program's licensed capacity is 40 children. The Before School Program operates from 6:15am to school begins. The After School Program operates from the end of school until 6:15pm. The School Age program is offered Monday to Friday weekly. We offer full day care P.A,. days, March Break, Christmas Break and during the summer months. 

St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School
81 Cemetery Rd.,
Walkerton, ON  N0V 2V0

Kids & Us Community Childcare & Family Education Centre
206 Toronto St. S.
Markdale, ON  N0C 1H0

St. Peter & St. Paul's School
190 John St.
Durham, ON  N0G 1R0

Kids & Us is a not for profit childcare program offered in the following locations: Markdale, Osprey, Dundalk, Holstein, Paisley and at St. Peter & St. Paul's School Durham.
Centres are open Monday to Friday from 6:30am to 6:00pm throughout the year, with some exceptions. Closed on all statutory holidays, Easter Monday and for those days between Christmas and New Years.
Kids & Us programs are designed with the well-being of the whole child in mind. Striving to meet the physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of each individual child. Programs offer a variety of formats including full day, half day, half day with lunch, before and after school, hourly, plus Nursery school and the Great Parent Break.
Each Centre will offer all or some of the following programs so please check the specific location for the programs they offer:

- Infants - 13 to 18 months - Staff/child Ratio 1/3
- Toddler Program - 18 to 30 months - Staff/child Ratio 1/5
- Preschool Program - 30 to 60 months - Staff/child Ratio 1/8
- JK 1/10 SK 1/12
- Kids Club Before/After School Program - 4 to 13 yrs. - Staff/child Ratio 1/15

Wooden Hill Child Care Centre
Since 1992, Wooden Hill Child Care Centre has offered educationally enriched programs with an introduction to a second language, for children ages 15 months to 10 years. Located in Notre Dame school, the full time program is spacious and well-equipped. Before and after school programs are offered at both the Notre Dame location as well as the St. Basil's location. The St. Basil's program also offers an Extended Day Kindergarten program, allowing for a seamless day for JK and SK students.

Notre Dame School St. Basil's School
885 25th St. E 925 9th Ave. W
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6X6              Owen Sound, ON N4K 4N8
519-376-6952 519-372-1621

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce
700 10th Street East, Owen Sound, ON  N4K 0C6

Your YMCA offers Extended Care programs at BGCDSB schools for children in JK to Grade 6.

Program benefits:
- Fun and safe environment
- Active programs with crafts, science activities, non-competitive sports and games
- Nutritious snacks
- Flexible choice of days
- Special programming available on PD days, March Break & Christmas Holidays

Holy Family School St. Joseph's School St. Anthony's School
334 10th Ave. 584 Stafford St. 709 Russell St.
Hanover, ON N4N 2N5     Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C1     Kincardine, ON N2Z 1R1    
519-364-2760 519-389-5495 519-396-4330

EarlyON Centres:

EarlyON Centres are places where parents and caregivers can: Take part with their children in a range of programs and activities and get information about programs and services that are available for young children and their families. These centres are not licensed but do operate within our schools, wherever there is space, through an informal partnership.

St. Joseph's School
584 Stafford St.
Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C1

St. Peter & St. Paul's School
190 John St.
Durham, ON N0G 1R0

École Immaculée Conception School
St. Anne St.
Formosa, ON  N0G 1W0

Mary Immaculate School
6 Ann St.
Chepstow, ON  N0G 1K0

Sacred Heart School Teeswater
18 Gordon St.
Teeswater, ON N0G 2S0

St. Anthony's School
709 Russell St.
Kincardine, ON N2Z 1$1

Sacred Heart Catholic School

18 Peter St.
Mildmay, ON  N0G 2J0

St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School

81 Cemetery Rd.
Walkerton, ON  N0G 2V0