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Strong Start

Strong Start is a free program where children aged 0-5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, can participate in organized sessions which include play activities, circle time, snack time, and activities that help develop gross motor skills.

Participants must bring their child’s birth certificate or passport to register.

Strong Start is offered at the following schools: (Click on the school to see schedule and location information)

Colwood Elementary

Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 11:45 a.m.

3000 Wishart Road, Victoria, BC  V9C 1P4
(250) 478-2332

Ready, Set, Learn!


Ready, Set, Learn! is an early learning program designed to welcome three-year-olds and their families to the school system. Ready, Set, Learn! events include information for parents and caregivers about local resources, play opportunities for children and other activities that promote learning in the early years. These events are held twice annually in SD62.




Ready, Set, Read!


Ready, Set, Read! is an evening program for children birth through 5 years old. Facilitated by Strong Start coordinators, this event is a fun and free evening for children and their families.

This great event is offered at each elementary school in SD62. For dates and information, please contact your local school.