Program Schedule 

The Get Ready for School @ Home program is an online, early literacy and school readiness program offered free of chargfor children aged 3 and 4. 

It is only available to families in Waterloo Region and children born in 2017.  Please note, that children who have participated in the program in past at not eligible to attend again.

Get Ready for School @ Home is a 10-week program, consisting of 20, 1-hour classes, offered twice per week. Each class includes child-focused learning activities, as well as parent coaching opportunities. Regular attendance and participation by child and supporting adult is required to help make the program a positive and successful experience. 

Here is our winter 2021 schedule. 

SPRING PROGRAMS: April 20 – June 25, 2021 

Program Details: 

Program: 10 weeks (20 classes) 

Classes: 1-hour, two times per week 

Tuesday & Thursday programs: 

Program A: 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Program B: 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Program C: 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.
Program D: 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.

Wednesday & Friday programs:

Program E: 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Program F: 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Program G: 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.
Program H: 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.


Thank You to Site Partners 

Our Get Ready for School @ Home program serves children and families in the Waterloo Region with the support of our Program Partners. Thank you to all of our Program Sites for supporting and promoting our 2021 online Get Ready for School @ Home program.

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Site Directory

To get started, pleases select from the list below to view participating sites.

Activa SportsplexKitchener519-743-9578 ext 114
Bridgeport Community CentreKitchener519-741-2271
Centreville-Chicopee Community Centre Kitchener519-741-2490
Chandler Mowat Community CentreKitchener519-741-2733
Country Hills Community CentreKitchener519-741-2596
Downtown Community CentreKitchener519-741-2501
Forest Hill United ChurchKitchener519-743-9578 ext 110
Grow Community CentreCambridge519-248-4769
Kinbridge Community Association Cambridge519-624-3855
Kingsdale Community CentreKitchener519-741-2540
LangsCambridge519-743-9578 ext 114
Linwood Community CentreLinwood519-743-9578 ext 110
McCormick Branch LibraryWaterloo519-886-1310 ext. 213
St. Peter Catholic Elementary School - Registration at Greenway-Chaplin Community CentreCambridge519-743-9578 ext 114
Stanley Park Community CentreKitchener519-741-2504
Victoria Hills Community Centre - Monday/Wednesday/Friday ProgramKitchener519-741-2717
Victoria Hills Community Centre - Tuesday/Thursday ProgramKitchener519-741-2717
Williamsburg Community CentreKitchener519-741-2240
Wilmot Family Resource CentreNew Hamburg519-662-2731
Woolwich Memorial Centre - Registration at Woolwich Community ServicesElmira519-743-9578 ext 110