early childhood services

children are our most precious gift | learn together through play activities that target healthy child development to help children develop their language & motor skills | build parenting skills & learn to set boundaries & model healthy lifestyle choices

with an emphasis on parent-child communication, our programs encourage parents & caregivers to use each activity as a learning opportunity for their child

Website - Kindergymkindergym – climb, build, play |  a drop in play program for Indigenous children ages 0-6 & their caregivers



  • date: tuesdays
  • time: 10:00-11:30
  • location: 345 wale road – gym
  • participation: drop in – no registration required | open to all Indigenous children & their caregivers | all abilities welcome!
  • important information: coffee, tea & snacks available | bus tickets provided | contact  elena@metis.ca or lisa@metis.ca for more information

play togetherplay together: a physical literacy program for children ages 2-6 & their parents or caregivers to connect through sport & physical activity, build stronger relationships & healthier bodies | learn fundamental movement & sport skills through games & activities – run, jump, throw, catch, kick & dribble



  • date: Currently unavailable- check back for start date
  • time: 10:30-11:30
  • location: 345 wale road – gym
  • participation: this program is for FVP participants by referral only
  • important information: parents/caregivers actively participate with their children – come ready to get moving!

Untitled designayishinoo famii : time spent playing with children is never wasted | crafts, free-play, sing songs, circle time | this group is designed to help your little ones build their imagination and social skills, & to help parents be in a supportive group with other parents!


  • date: Currently unavailable, check back for start up date
  • time: 9:30-11:30
  • location: imfcss community room
  • participation: ages 0-6 (with flexibility) drop in – no registration required
  • important information: a healthy snack will be provided – no outside food or drinks, please

baby massagebaby massage: a 5 session course for babies newborn to crawling & their parents or caregivers | form a strong bond of love & trust with your baby | help your baby sleep better & for longer | ease your baby’s wind, colic pain & constipation | stimulate your baby’s neurological development | learn to understand your baby’s body language & cues


  • date, time & location: determined individually
  • participation: for more information & to register contact elena@metis.ca or 250.391.9924 ext :410
  • important information: open to aboriginal families & caregivers of aboriginal children

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