Family Yoga (free, registered event)

Image including two children and two adults of mixed race practicing yoga together in a colourful space.

Start the week with a rejuvenating yoga session with the family!

We’ve partnered with our friend Laura from Yoga at the Quay to offer a FREE monthly family-friendly 30-minute yoga class centered on balance and fun.

This is suitable for 3-6 year-olds and their parents. Parent participation is required. Bring your own yoga mat, wear comfy clothes and get ready to have fun!

This event is free, but pre-registration is required.

Special Event: Leonids Pajama Party POSTPONED

EVENT POSTPONED. UPDATED DATE AND TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Join us in celebrating and learning more about the Leonids Meteor Shower that occurs in the skies above us next week!

Wear your pajamas, bring a blanket or pillow and settle in for hot chocolate, cookies, music and more. This event is family-friendly FREE and DROP-IN.

In partnership with the New Media Gallery.

Intercultural Festival

Join us at this FREE resource fair for newcomer families! This year’s theme is “Drumming around the world”, and you can expect children’s activities, entertainment, food, and resources you can use!
Saturday June 3rd 11:00-1:00 PM at the New Westminster Welcome Centre (820 Sixth street)

The Hidden Gift of Tantrums with author Bridgett Miller

Join us for an event that will teach you how to see the ‘gifts’ that tantrums offer to both the parent and the child. You’ll learn how to support your child (and yourself!) to grow through their tantrums and build a stronger relationship in the process. 

$10 per ticket, proceeds to Family Place

Register through Kinderbooks: http://ow.ly/Bbwx50OikKw

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

The parent-child Mother Goose program fosters positive attachment through the use of rhymes, chants, songs and stories to enhance positive parenting skills and to build peer and community supports.

As a national program, Parent-Child Mother Goose has been helping families and professionals across the country enhance the parent-child relationship for more than 20 years. We are excited to offer this program in New Westminster as a collaboration between Child Care Resources and Referrals and New Westminster Family Place have to families of children 0-3 years old.

This 8-week program will give you the opportunity to:

  • Build interactive communication between you and your young child
  • Develop skills and confidence for yourself and your child
  • Get to know other families in your community

Spanish Parent Support Circle

Every caregiver is the expert of their own family. Sometimes it just takes a bit of space to hear yourself and the voices of other parents to find your way through. Parenting Support Circle provides a safe, supportive place to share ideas, information, concerns and challenges.

This program is ongoing, and registration is required.

Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program

Parenting is a rewarding but also challenging journey. Nobody is born knowing how to be a parent. NOBODY’S PERFECT is a group facilitated by our trained staff for parents of children from birth to age five; offering encouragement and support along the way. The goal of Nobody’s Perfect is to improve participants’ capabilities to maintain and promote the health of their young children.

This program is FREE, but spaces are limited. Registration required:

Drop in @ Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Join us for play and early learning programming for your little ones!

Our drop in playtime is no cost and no pre-registration, parent participation for children 0-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy a chance to connect with other families and chat with our staff at the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre (85 Merivale street) for play and circle time. Whether you just need someone to talk with or if you are needing any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

The entrance to the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre is located at the back of Qayqayt Elementary School near the playground. Look for our banner when drop in programming is open.

*Remember that our drop ins are scent-free zones. If you or your child are feeling unwell, or have a cough, runny nose or sneezes, stay home.

Drop in @ Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Join us for play and early learning programming for your little ones!

Our drop in playtime is no cost and no pre-registration, parent participation for children 0-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy a chance to connect with other families and chat with our staff at the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre (85 Merivale street) for play and circle time. Whether you just need someone to talk with or if you are needing any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

The entrance to the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre is located at the back of Qayqayt Elementary School near the playground. Look for our banner when drop in programming is open.

*Remember that our drop ins are scent-free zones. If you or your child are feeling unwell, or have a cough, runny nose or sneezes, stay home.

Drop in @ Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Join us for play and early learning programming for your little ones!

Our drop in playtime is no cost and no pre-registration, parent participation for children 0-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy a chance to connect with other families and chat with our staff at the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre (85 Merivale street) for play and circle time. Whether you just need someone to talk with or if you are needing any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

The entrance to the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre is located at the back of Qayqayt Elementary School near the playground. Look for our banner when drop in programming is open.

*Remember that our drop ins are scent-free zones. If you or your child are feeling unwell, or have a cough, runny nose or sneezes, stay home.