The Children’s Program offers a variety of activities and services to support parents in their role with their children and provides a nurturing environment for children and their parents.

Contact us

Monday to Friday daytime phone number:
418 844 5000 #3581

Evening and weekend phone number:
418 844 5224

Preschool workshops

Jardins des petits

2-5 years
Educational activity program, led by a qualified educator, who welcomes children for a period of three hours per half day.

Workshop the resourceful little ones

3-5 years

Workshops that promote the child’s overall development and autonomy by fostering emotional, motor, social, cognitive and language skills.

English or French language initiation

4-5 years

Children are invited to learn a second language (English or French) in this introductory workshop through games, rhymes and songs under the supervision of a qualified instructor.

Psychomotor space

The Military Family Resource Centre offers several parent-child groups and even has a psychomotor space (OP Soleil room) available for families.

Tanya Langlois

Tanya Langlois

Childhood counsellor

A counsellor by trade, she happily welcomes parents and their children in the op-soleil room on a daily basis. She is always ready to listen and support you in your role as a parent and refer you to specialized resources when needed.

Occasional childcare

Book by phone 418-844-6060 or by

0-24 months
Occasional childcare. Booking required at least 24 hours in advance.

Schedule: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and/or noon to 4 p.m.
Schedules subject to change without notice.

Infant rate
$15 per 3.5-hour period

An occasional childcare service for families in the military and civilian community. Booking required at least 24 hours in advance.

Schedule: Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Drop-in rate for one child: $4.50 per hour or $30 per day.
Two children: $7.50 per hour or $50 per day.

Occasional childcare for members of the Sports and Recreation Plan (SRP) and other members of the military community. Booking required at least 24 hours in advance.

Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Evening drop-in rate
SRP member $4 per hour
Non-members $4.50 per hour

Pre- or post-natal visit

The Welcome Baby program aims to support you in the new adventures that come with having a child. Whether you’re happy or worried about the upcoming arrival of baby, meet us as soon as you know the date for the child’s birth!