Pre-School

Licensed Pre-School in Barrhaven, Ottawa!

A Gym Tale’s licensed Preschool Program is the ideal first school experience for your child. It is a half-day preschool program for children aged 2 1/2 to 5 years who are active in toilet training. Led by our Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECE’s).

Our program follows the principles of Early Learning for Every Child Today (ELECT) and How Does Learning Happen.

Our nursery school program fosters independence and promotes self confidence through fun and social interaction. Offer busy parents the opportunity to drop off their child once, twice or three times a week at our centre to learn and play.

For all inquiries or to book a tour, email info@agymtale.com or call us on 613-825-9165 today.

A Message From The Directors

A very warm welcome to all families currently enrolled in our Nursery School Program. We are delighted you have chosen A Gym Tale to assist your child at this crucial stage of development. We are mindful of the great trust you are placing in us and assure you that your child will be nourished with care and a wonderful, productive program, tailored to meet both their needs and their interests.
Families will be contacted via e-mail for the date of their child’s Meet-The-Teacher Session and Small Group (staggered entry) Session. All children will begin their full program in September.

A Gym Tale’s licensed Nursery School Program is the ideal first school experience for your child. It is a bi-lingual half-day preschool program for children aged 2 1/2 to 5 years who are active in toilet training. Led by our qualified, Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECE’s), A Gym Tale offers so much more than play. Following the principles of Early Learning for Every Child Today (ELECT),and How Does Learning Happen from The Ministry of Education, our Nursery School Program fosters independence and promotes self-confidence through fun and social interaction. This engaging and structured program provides a safe environment where children can develop physically, cognitively and socially. It offers busy parents the opportunity to drop off children once, twice, or three times a week at our centre to learn and play.

Children participate in structured activities guaranteed to encourage them to explore science, math, language, writing, reading, dramatic play and sensory areas. Children take part in circle time, introduction to French, learning centres, story time, music, arts and crafts, gym play and much, much more.

We are very pleased to introduce our Nursery School and Before/After School Program Supervisor, Stephanie Nighbour. Stephanie will lead our warm and caring, experienced educators and program staff in making a positive impact on the children in their care. They will provide a stimulus for their curious and developing minds and will assist in aiding our pre-schoolers to reach their potential.
Please see updated Parent Handbook below for further information. Should you wish to book a tour of our facility, or have any questions about our Programs, please email stephanie@agymtale.com or info@agymtale.com. Alternatively, please telephone A Gym Tale (613) 825-9165.

Katrina Al-mqbali and Geraldene Ahmad

Nursery School Program Directors

Program Details
Registration is simple…
  1. Read our Parents Handbook and our Anaphylaxis Policy.
  2. Print out and complete our Enrollment Form.
  3. Print out and sign our Consent Form.
  4. Print out and sign our EPI Pen/Inhaler Consent Form
  5. Print out, complete and sign the Eating Instruction Form
  6. Print out and complete our Good Beginnings Questionnaire.
  7. Bring in or mail these completed forms to A Gym Tale, together with post-dated cheques, to:
    3777 Strandherd Drive, Unit 100, Ottawa, Ontario K2J 4B1
  • Time Slots
  •  21/2 – 4 yrs old

  • Days: Mon, Wed, Fri

  • 9:00 am – 11:30 am

  • Ratio: 8:1

  • TUITION 1
  • $
    190
    month
  • Mon, Wed, Fri
  • TUITION 2
  • $
    140
    month
  • Mon. & Wed.
  • TUITION 3
  • $
    70
    month
  • Friday

Stat/Provincial holidays

Monday Oct. 8th 2018

Monday Feb. 18th 2019

Friday April 19th 2019

Monday April 22nd 2019

Monday May 20th 2019


Winter break

December 24 – January 4 2019

March break

March 11-15 2019

Loyalty Discount

We are mindful of the invaluable trust you place in us by enrolling your child in our Nursery School Program. In appreciation of your loyal support, and with the upcoming school holidays in mind, we would like to assist with some other related costs regarding child care development and recreation.
While spaces are available, A Gym Tale would like to offer the following to those children registered in our Nursery School :-

20% Discount on March Break Camp (details below).
20% Discount on any one week of your choice of summer camp.
20% Discount on Young Musicians Keyboard Lessons aimed at children approximately 3-7 years of age.
15% Discount on Birthday Parties

To take advantage of all other discounted offers, please speak with a member of staff. When registering for any of the above please quote “Loyalty Discount”.

 
Phone: (613) 825-9165
Fax: (613) 692-9521
3777 Strandherd Drive
Unit 100 (Behind CIBC) Ottawa, ON K2J 4B1
 
 
 
Phone: (613) 825-9165
Fax: (613) 692-9521
3777 Strandherd Drive
Unit 100 (Behind CIBC) Ottawa, ON K2J 4B1