Welcome to Paradise
Child Care Centres

Providing full day, licensed, group child
care for children ages 1 – 12 years.
Our exceptional team of qualified educators lead play based, nature inspired programs including Toddler care, Kinder Prep and School Age - before & after school care at our central locations in Parksville and Courtenay on Vancouver Island, BC.
Our Philosophy
At Paradise Child Care Centres, we believe that each child should be honoured for their unique way of being. We provide nurturing guidance in a family feel environment that respectfully encourages children to explore, discover and appreciate the wonders that our world has to offer. We believe in fostering healthy social-emotional development, rich language, physical growth, cognitive learning and self-help skills through play based learning. The corner stone of our success is our dedicated and passionate team of educators. Together we offer an eclectic blend of educational influences rooted in a health conscious, earth aware and kindness toward all approach.

Our Mission
We are committed to being a leader in providing the highest standard of programs for child development at every stage. We strive to exceed expectations with a collaborative team approach, partnering with families to meet the needs of each child. As a licensed group child care facility our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that inspires a lifelong love for learning. We support working families with; full day care, extended hours of operation and by working in conjunction with the provincial government to support families through the Affordable Child Care subsidy program.

Our Values
Paradise feels like a home away from home, where our team is a family, our educators take pride in their purpose, where children feel welcome and safe to express and explore who they are and where parents have complete confidence knowing that their children are in responsible and nurturing hands. We value our community connections and involvement, our own personal growth and professional development, earth awareness through gardening and composting initiatives and the opportunity as a group care facility to cultivate meaningful relationships whether during circle time or through our larger family events.

Our Guidance
At Paradise our philosophy for guidance is to always maintain a respectful, encouraging and positive approach in guiding children’s development. Our educators model appropriate, positive social behaviors to support children on their journey toward independence. This approach teaches self-regulation and kindness, for themselves and all things. Our goal is for your child’s experiences away from home to be positive and enjoyable. We understand that each and every child is unique, recognizing that children’s needs differ and that each child needs to be considered individually is a primary focus for providing effective guidance and nurturing care.
Toddler Care in Parksville, BC

Infant & Toddler

Children in this program will learn the fundamentals of life through play based learning activities and will spend a large portion of their day outdoors exploring our local forests, beaches and playgrounds.
Kinder Prep in Parksville, BC

Kinder Prep

Children in this program will learn the fundamentals of life through play based activities while also preparing for a seamless entry to kindergarten through a preschool structure each day.
Before & After School Programs in Parksville, BC

School Age Program

Children in this program will participate in a variety of educator led activities including sports, games and crafts as well as enjoy time for free play before and after their structured school day.
Before & After School Programs in Parksville, BC

Day Camps

School Age children in these programs; Pro D Days, Spring Break and Summer Camps, will experience rich programming with fun filled, action packed activities, outings and free play.

Paradise Supports Working Families

We offer longer hours of operation providing childcare as early as 7:30am and as late as 5:30pm to accommodate your work schedule and travel time.
Qualified Childcare Staff

Qualified Educators

Your child is in good hands with the Paradise team! Responsible, nurturing and professionally certified for their role in caring for your child’s needs and development.

Central Locations

Our child care facilities are centrally located in Parksville and Courtenay to better serve our families.

Central Childcare Location in Parksville, BC
Subsidies Available through Paradise Childcare Centre in Parksville, BC

Affordable Child Care Benefits

There are additional benefits available to help families in B.C. with the cost of child care. To learn more about whether you may qualify for Affordable Child Care Benefits (ACCB) offered by the provincial government, you can visit their website to get started.

Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative

Paradise has opted into child care fee reduction initiative to bring direct savings to your family, you will not need to apply for this discount as our accounting department applies the savings to your monthly invoice. The amount of savings will depend on the age of your child, the program he/she is registered in, and the amount of time he/she attends.

Parents will benefit from the childcare fee reduction initiative which offers licenced care providers the option of accessing direct funding to reduce fees. You can visit the website for more detailed information www.childcare.gov.bc.ca

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Parksville
330 Craig Street,
Parksville BC

Courtenay
2785 Mansfield Dr Unit A,
Courtenay, BC

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