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Child and Family Services

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At the Town of Paradise, we understand that family comes first. That's why we offer a wide range of community programs and services. 

Registration for individual Programs for Child and Family Services is available Online through the Town’s Recreation Portal beginning on January 14, 2019.  If you have any questions, feel free to call (709) 782-6290 or email.

Arts, Crafts and More!
This winter, join us for our popular craft program on Monday and Friday mornings from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre. This program is directed towards toddlers and preschoolers, who with guidance from their parent(s) / guardian(s) and our friendly staff, are invited to explore their creativity through a variety of crafts. This program is free of charge and resumes Monday, January 7, 2019.
After School Program (ASP)

The After School Program (ASP) is designed to provide a fun and safe environment for children to play, learn and grow. This program is split into two hours of activity time; one hour in the gymnasium, and one hour in a multipurpose room. The program includes a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, free play, games, homework time, theme days, and board games just to name a few!

Online Registration opens June 3, 2019.

We offer early drop-off beginning at 2:30 p.m. and late pick-up ending at 5:30 p.m. Total program cost is $1000 for enrolment from September to June.

For more information, please contact the Child and Family Services Recreation Technician at (709) 782-3516 or email. 

Brighter Futures

Brighter Futures, a parent and tot program, in partnership with the Town of Paradise, is offering a free of charge, drop-in playgroup. Brighter Futures is open to parent(s) and caregiver(s) with children up to the age of six, who are interested in getting active.

This program will resume on January 8, 2018 and occurs each Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The full Brighter Futures monthly schedule can be found on their website. For more information, please contact Brighter Futures at 709-739-8096.

Camp Squigadoodle (Easter Camp)

With two theme days and three egg-citing outings planned, Camp Squigadoodle is back for another fun filled week! The camp runs from Monday, April 22 to Friday, April 26, and is open to children from Kindergarten to grade six.

Online registration opens at 9:00 a.m. on March 1 and is available online only through the Town's Recreation Portal. The cost for the camp is $120 for the first child and $95 for each additional child from the same family.

Once you have accessed the site, you will need to create an account if you have not already done so (this can be done before registration). Please ensure that you create a sub account for each participant registering for the program under your account. To create an account, click on the "Create Account" button on the homepage. If you already have an account, proceed to the "Logan to Account" button.

If you have any questions, please contact the Child and Family Services Recreation Technician at (709) 782-3516 or email .


Program Assistance Opportunities

The Town of Paradise helps provide opportunities to families who may be facing financial barriers. Please contact us if your child / children want to participate in community sports and recreation, but financial difficulties impeding their involvment. Contact Recreation and Leisure Services at 709-782-6290.