StrongStart is a free drop-in early learning program for children aged 0 to 5 years (prior to entry into kindergarten) who are accompanied by their parents or caregivers. It is the beginning of a special partnership between families and schools.
Registration for the StrongStart program is available online on our District registration website: enrollment.sd23.bc.ca/
If you are new to the StrongStart program, please register online here. Once registered for the StrongStart program, you will receive a confirmation email requesting that you submit one of the required legal documents for your child/children via email:
Canadian birth certificate, OR
Canadian passport, OR
Indigenous Status card (SCIS)
A BC Care Card is not acceptable
The online registration asks for several pieces of identification (needed for K-12) but you need only ONE piece to register for StrongStart. If you have difficulty completing the online registration, please visit our drop-in StrongStart centres and we can help you with registration in person.
If your child is not a Canadian citizen, please visit our Welcome Centre prior to registering for StrongStart. The Welcome Centre is located at the Hollywood Road Education Centre at 1040 Hollywood Road South. They can be reached by telephone at (250) 470-2358.