Welcome to Thrive on Salt Spring Island

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Thrive understands the challenges of being a working parent and feeling anxious about what your kids are doing while you’re away. We provide a safe and exciting environment that is new every day.

We do our best to keep this page updated with the information that you need, but if you have any more questions please contact us directly.

Parent Information

Age Groups:
Thrive offers age-appropriate activity based out of school care for kindergarten to age 12. 

Hours of operation: 
3:30-6:00 pm on school days
7:45am-5:30 pm on Fridays
7:45am-5:30 pm on Pro D days
7:45am-5:30 pm Summer Day Camps, Spring Break Camps and Christmas Break Day Camps

We Pick Up from the Following Schools:

  • Salt Spring Elementary
  • Fernwood Elementary
  • Center School
  • Fulford Elementary

Regular Thrive Fees: Full-time registration will be given priority

  • Full Time including Pro D days, Full Day Fridays and Early Dismissals $600/month (Sept is pro rated)
  • Part Time $30/day
  • Early Dismissals $40/day
  • Pro D, Full Days $50/day

*Please note that a one-time $50 administration fee is applied to all first time registrants within Thrive Kids Canada. If you have previously registered with any Thrive Kids Canada Assn, the fee does not apply.

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If your household income is less than $111,000 then you may qualify for the Affordable Child Care Benefit. This link includes a rate restimator and more information on government subsidy.

Bursaries are available to families with proven need. For more information, contact the Support Office at registrar@thrivekidscanada.ca

What to Bring
We ask every child to come with an after-school snack, a water bottle and weather appropriate clothing & footwear for outdoor play.

Going to Miss a Day?
Please notify us by text or voicemail at 250-221-9794 by 1:30 pm if your child will be absent from Thrive after school or will be picked up earlier than 5:00 pm and we will keep them at the center for you.

We Love To Have Fun Together As Families
Several times a year Thrive has Family Fun Nights, Showcases or Open Houses for the whole family to hang out and build friendships. We will keep you updated through the events page with information about when these will take place.

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