Early Years – EarlyON Child And Family Centre




Various Locations

Contact Information:

613-233-4443 ext. 2201


Virtual + In Person


By appointment during business hours.

About the Program

Join us daily for new and ongoing indoor, outdoor and virtual programs.

Additional Details

Please note the following information when attending any parent and child program or services at the centre:

All playgroups will return to a drop-in format with limited space of 17 participants at this time.

  • Food will not be permitted in the playgroups at this time. Only water bottles will be accepted.

  • Indoor shoes are encouraged for all participants attending playgroups.

Self-screening is still required before attending any parent and child program or services. Please use this link to self-screen: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/

If you or anyone in your family is sick, please do not any parent and child program or services.

Participants are encouraged to wear masks when attending any parent and child program or services.

Programs and services are available in person or virtual. 

Explore the calendar!

Community Scientists

Are you looking for an activity to do on a Saturday morning as a family? The sessions focus on fun, interactive science experiments for the whole family to enjoy. Families receive a free science kit with all the necessary supplies to complete the workshop.

Family Fun with Food

A monthly cooking program for families with children between the ages of 2 and 6 years old. It will introduce children to the joys of cooking and eating well. Each session will involve preparing fun recipes and a short lesson for parents and kids. Join us for some fun cooking and learning together in the kitchen!

Indoor Playgroups 0-6 years

These in-person playgroups welcome families with children birth to 6 years to come and enjoy new toys and activities. There are a variety of activities such asarts and crafts, physical and sensory activities for development and songs and stories. This is an ideal opportunity for parents and caregivers to connect with others in the community.

Indoor Tiny Toes 0-12 months

Tiny Toes is an interactive program for parents/caregivers with infants 0 – 12 months. This program includes avariety of stimulating toys and activities, songs and a calm, social environment for parents/caregivers and their babies to meet other new families.

Art in the Park

A one-hour art activity at Dundonald Park for families to come and create a masterpiece. The sessions will be weather permitting. Offered every Tuesday morning in July until September.

Family Math

Join us for a fun time of playing and learning all about math through games, activities and crafts. This program is for parents and their children 3 to 5 years of age.

Community Story Walk

Let the adventure begin! Enjoy a book and the outdoors in our Community Story Walk at Dundonald Park! This program is for families with young children.

Feeding Your Baby

Come and learn more about feeding your baby from 6 to 12 months. Topics will include: when and how to introduce foods to your baby, healthiest foods and drinks for baby, prevention of food allergies, learn how to make your own baby food and more!

Feeding Your Toddler- Picky Eater

What should my toddler be eating? How much should my toddler be eating? What do I do if my child is a picky eater? Our Dietitian will try to answer these common questions. Come and join us to learn more!

Play with First Words! - Learning language through play

Join Kathy, from First Words online to discover the value of play in learning and using language, learning ideas on inexpensive and simple ways to help your child develop speech and language, show and tell: share your child’s favourite game or toy (have it with you if you can)!

Understanding taxes, benefits, and credits with the Canada Revenue Agency

The purpose of this presentation is to provide information about taxes, benefits, and credits specific to low- and moderate-income individuals and why they should file their taxes so that theycan obtain the benefits and credits for which they may be eligible.

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