Before and After School in Manor Park
On each school day, over 130 children join 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park', a licensed child care program, for sports and games – and the benefits of a dedicated arts specialist. Growing each year under the leadership of the Program Supervisor and Early Childhood Educators – this program shines! We pride ourselves on serving our families with flexible registration options, low fees, quality programming, and licensing compliance. The Manor Park Community Council (MPCC) offers this before- and after-school licensed child care program under contract to the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB).
'Before- and After-School in Manor Park’ serves children in JK through grade 6. Programming takes place in the Manor Park Public School. Before-school programming hours are 7:15-8:30am, after-school programming hours are 3:00-6:00pm, all on school days of the OCDSB calendar. Parents have the option of registering for mornings, afternoons – or both! Fees are prepaid to the MPCC on a monthly basis.
The Manor Park Community Council acknowleges the support of the City of Ottawa and Minister of Education for 'General Operating Funding' and 'Municipal Health and Safety Funding'.
Now Open: Registration for 2017-2018!
Read the 2017-2018 Parent Handbook
Print and complete the 2017-2018 Registration Form
Return the completed registration package and payments to the Manor Park Community Council office
Spaces fill up quickly, so early registration is recommended. A spot for your child is secured only once the MPCC has received the completed Registration Form and either a signed and completed Pre-Authorized Debit Agreement or post-dated cheques for the full balance of the academic year.
How to Pay:
Print and complete the 2017-2018 Pre-Authorized Debit Agreement to have payments automatically withdrawn from your account on a monthly basis (recommended).
Post-dated cheques are also accepted.
If your child has an anaphylactic allergy or a medical condition:
Print and complete the following forms and deliver them to the MPCC office at the time of registration.
- Anaphylaxis Plan
- Authorization for the Administration of Medication
- Special Requirments (Dietary or Medical)
Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) now available for paying fees.
Safe, easy, and reliable describes Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) are a payment alternative to post-dated cheques or cash. This option is available to any family with a bank account and email address.
Here is what you need to know:
Letter to parents
Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)
Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) Agreement form (to print, complete, and sign)
Sample Cancellation form
Understanding the numbers on the bottom of your cheque
Questions about PAD payments may be directed to us, or to your own bank.
Registration for 2016-2017 Before- and After-School in Manor Park
Registration is full for Before-School programming. Families may submit their names to a waitlist.
'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' recieved a licence renewal from the Ministry of Education on March 24, 2016. The program's Licensing Inspection Summary is posted outside the MPCC office. The Licensing Checklist and the Summary of Licensing Requirements and Recommendations are available for parents upon request.
Did you know that we have specialist instructors in both art and drama? Recently our drama students performed an Improv Showcase for their peers! It was a big success.
A Claymation Film Fest on May 10 showcased original stories, clay sculptures and the video work of the children. Videos are posted on youtube. Check them our here and here! The claymation film below is from 2015!
The MPCC supports its talented staff with professional development. Recent workshops have focused on Ontario's new pedagological document 'How Does Learning Happen?'. In addition to reviewing the four foundation of learning concepts, staff discussed how to incorporate them into the children's day and into the development of a Program Statement.
Parents will see the implementation of 'How Does Learning Happen?' in the daily curriculum planning, and a showcase of achievements on display at the film festival.
The MPCC offers quality programming – that means fun! – during PA Days!
We follow the PA Days identified in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) calendar. Programming is operated by our licensed before- and after-school program and takes place in the Manor Park Public School. Families may select core day participation (8:30am-3:00pm) and / or extended hours (7:15-8:30am; 3:00-6:00pm). Spaces are limited. JK to grade 6. Note: parents of children not currently registered in 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' must review the Parent Handbook.
PA Days (September 2016 to June 2017): October 7, November 18, January 30, February 17, May 19, June 9. Registration form.
Note: Registration for 2017-2018 PA Days coming soon!
Fee subsidies through the City of Ottawa may be available to qualifying families.
Q: Is this a licensed child care program?
A: Yes! We are licensed under the 'Child Care and Early Years Act' by the Ministry of Education. The MPCC is a 3rd party provider to the Ottawa Carleton-District School Board. The MPCC is a not-for-profit organization serving the community for over 35 years.
Q: Does my child have to attend Manor Park Public School in order to register?
A: We accept children from a variety of schools to this community-based program.Please note that travel arrangements both to and from the program are the responsibility of the parents.
Q: What ages do you accept?
A: Before- and after-school programming is available for children in JK through grade 6.
Q: Must my child attend full-time?
A: Registration in before-school programming is restricted to full-time (5 mornings per week). However in the after-school portion, we have both full-time and part-time options (either 5 days per week, 3 days per week or 2 days per week) available! Parents must select their days of the week at time of registration.
Q: Do you offer fee subsidies?
A: Qualified families may receive fee subsidies for 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' through the City of Ottawa's 'Child Care Registry and Waitlist'. Please note: you must select MANOR PARK BEFORE- AND AFTER-SCHOOL to apply for our program. Get more info here.
Q: Is there fee subsidied programming in the summer?
A: No. Sorry, but our licensed child care program for which there are fee subsidies operates only on school days from September to June.
Q: What about PA Days?
A: 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' is offered on only on school days according to the OCDSB calendar. However, parents are offered optional child care for non-school days at an additional cost.These optional days operate only when there is sufficient interest from our families. (Check out the fun at our PA Day programs!)
Q: Do I have to pay by cheque?
A: Automatic monthly bank withdrawals via Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) are now available as an alternate payment option to post-dated cheques or cash. Safe, easy, and reliable, this service begins for January 2017 fees. Information found here. Families selecting cheque payment, must provide post-dated cheques for the term of their registration before their registration is accepted.
Q: What should my child bring to the before- and after-school program?
A: Each child should bring a healthy snack - nut and peanut free, please! -- plus indoor shoes, weather appropriate clothing for playing outside, and smiles.
Q: How do I register?
A: To register for the school year beginning September 2016, download registration package, including the Parent Handbook and follow the instructions.