Join us for our AGM on Monday, June 19th!

We invite our current members to our 2017 Annual General Meeting and presentation on “Weapons and Gun Play.” Date: Monday, June 19th, 2017 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm Location: Bayview Community School Lunchroom Join us for an evening of lovely conversation with fellow parents, board members and staff and enjoy informative presentations while appetizing a savoury light dinner. Child care will be provided! Please see the fabulous agenda and access your RSVP form HERE or from your child’s program coordinator. You can also email us at!

September 2017 RE-Registration Begins Monday, May 1st!

Just when you thought your child care paperwork was at a stand still… September 2017 current member RE-registration begins on Monday, May 1st and will be open for only two weeks! Closing date is May 12th. As per norm, spaces are competitive and in high demand. Your diligence in submitting your RE-registrations will not only be given the most upmost appreciation but it will also secure your child(ren)’s space(s) in our 2017 program. Late RE-registration submissions will be treated on a case-by-case basis (dependent on the reason) as to whether your space request can be fully honoured (or a portion thereof).  Unclaimed spots will be offered to our wait…

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SUMMER “EARLY BIRD” 2017 Registration Now Open

Hello Parents, Today is the first day of “Early Bird” registration for our Summer 2017 program. The discounted rates and early registration window will only be available to currently registered members (meaning those with a regular registration – drop-in members don’t qualify) for the next two weeks. General registration will open April 24th, and all spots, regardless of membership status, will be at full rates and open to the public. Due to technical difficulties, only paper copies will be available in the program today. Hopefully we can get the forms and calendars on the website today or tomorrow, but in…

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2017 Spring Break Heads Up

Hello Parents, Spring Break registration will open to currently registered members beginning Monday, February 6th. Rates are $195/week for everyone with three-days-per-week monthly registrations or greater. For those families with lesser registrations (e.g. one day, two day, morning only), the full rate may apply ($265). For families not currently registered with us, registration will begin February 20th. Registration are limited. Please ensure you get your forms and payment in as soon as possible. Forms will be on the website this weekend, and in the program by Monday. See you soon! Beau

Health Bulletin to All Parents

Hello Parents, Please find below the letter circulating to all GG families. The school, along with VCH (Coastal Health) has recognized an outbreak of Norovirus/Flu-like illness at GG. While our other schools have yet to reach the same level, we are hearing reports of many cases within Bayview and Southlands, as well as many of our staff taking ill over the last week. It’s important to remember a couple of things in these situations- One, that if children are away from school due to illness, they are not permitted to attend JKC that same day. And two, please observe the 48…

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Snow Day Policy and Procedure

Hello Parents, As winter approaches, and this “Arctic Outflow” looms, we want to remind everyone that at all JKC centres we follow the VSB’s school closure practices. This means that if your school is closed, then so is JKC. Taken directly form the VSB’s website ( Information about any district-wide closures will be sent to Metro Vancouver radio and television stations. Please check the following stations for school closure information (but do not call them): Radio Television CBC AM 690 radio, 88.1 FM Global BC CKNW AM 980 radio CBC TV News AM 1130 radio CTV BC Fairchild AM 1470…

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Winter Break Registration and Pro-d Day Plans

As you may have noticed, winter break registration has been going for a week now. If you are interested, and you haven’t had a chance to get your form in, please check with your Program Coordinators (Sarah, Cecily, Siobhan, or Kate) for a paper copy, or go to .Spots are currently available, but will be limited, so get those in soon. This pro-d day coming up on December 5th (Monday) has multiple plans for different centres: GG and BV KC and YK are going to Silvercity Riverport to see Moana. BV OK are going swimming at Hillcrest. GG OK are…

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GG JKC December Newsletter

Dear Families, We have a number of important events and activities to share with you as the end of first term together approaches! Pro D Day – Monday, December 5th Younger Kids will be boarding a big yellow school bus and head to Silvercity Riverport (Richmond) to see Disney’s newest feature length film, Moana. We will be serving chicken noodle soup, veggies and dip, and a choice of bagel and cream cheese or cheese sandwich for lunch.  We are also excited to get the kids to a special holiday treat – we will be ordering a kid’s movie tray for…

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Hello Bayview Parents, We are experiencing an unplanned power outage at Bayview. We cannot operate our program in the school without power, so our staff are walking all Bayview children to General Gordon Elementary (along 6th Avenue). Please pick up your child as early as possible today. Our program at GG can house all of the kids from both programs in an emergency, but I’m sure you can imagine how cramped it will be. Our General Gordon program is located in the lunchroom of the school, on the southwest corner of 6th and Bayswater. The phone number there is 604…

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