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The Sprucecourt Child Care Centre, which opened in September 2016, is located in Sprucecourt Jr. Public School. This centre is licensed for Jr. and Sr. Kindergarten children.

This centre serves as a model lab school for the diploma and degree programs in the School of Early Childhood, and provides a training ground where college students are supported in developing their skills in working with children and families from the Cabbagetown area as they complete the hands on component of their academic program.

Manager: Andrea Prifti

Centre Phone Number: 437-778-3789
Address: 70 Spruce Street, Toronto ON, M5A 2J1
Age groups accommodated: Jr. and Sr. Kindergarten
Hours of operation: 3.8 to 10 years
Food: Catered by "Yummy Catering"

Current Fees:

Canada Wide Early Learning Child Care Funding (CWELCC)

The Childcare centres in the School of Early childhood have applied for and have been approved for the CWELCC program.

All of our lab schools will follow the guidelines from Toronto Children’s Services in the implementation of the CWELCC plan. As such, the fees are inclusive of all of our services. Therefore, we do not charge any additional fees for extracurricular activities or transportation, etc.

Children under the age of 6 are eligible for the fee reduction.

  • In 2022 a fee reduction of up to 25% (to a minimum of $12.00/day) for eligible children was implemented, retroactive to April 1, 2022. The fees indicated include this reduction.
  • In 2023 an additional reduction up to 52.75% of our base fees will be applied.
  • In 2025-2026 we will be working towards an average fee of $10.00/day for eligible children by the end of the 2025-2026 fiscal year (as implemented by Toronto Children’s Services)
Kindergarten BEFORE Care12.00
Kindergarten AFTER Care12.53
Full-Day Kindergarten BEFORE and AFTER Care14.46
Kindergarten Non-Instructional Days (P.A. day, March Break, Summer Program)19.28

Priority for enrolment in the centre:

  • Siblings enrolled in the centre
  • Priority for Before and after school program is enrolment in the Full Day Kindergarten Program
  • Employee/student at George Brown College
  • Community residents
  • Date of application
  • Age of child (to maintain varied age groups)

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