Christ Church Preschool
began in 1997 as a part of the Christ Church's outreach to the greater
The vision was to strenghen the relationship of Christ Chruch with the
neighbourhood by serving households with a
children's program that would ultimately enrich and enhance the lives
of families in the community.
The Preschool would also strengthen Christ Church’s message of our
desire to be a community centre.
The preschool's program
was designed not only to provide a safe learning environment for young
but also to present the opportunity for families in the area and beyond
to meet and to welcome new families to the neighbourhood
and ultimately to build community by providing a supportive and lasting
network for households.
Christ Church Preschool
has grown into a strong partner in the care and nurture of children in
our wider community every week.
The Preschool is not just a tenant in our building, but a part of our
And it is not limited to members of the parish nor has it ever been:
enquiries about enrolling your child for our preschool programs are welcome.
Church Preschool’s Mission
is to provide, both within Christ Church and the wider community,
a safe, enriching and meaningful play-based environment where children
can explore their natural curiosity
and are guided into becoming balanced and confident life-long learners.
Church Preschool’s Teaching Philosophy
Christ Church Preschool is committed to educating the whole child
according to individual needs.
It creates a nurturing environment where
children feel safe to explore through play, to take risks,
and to make
their own personal discoveries about the world.
We believe that play is
an essential and integral part of all children’s healthy growth,
development, and learning.
This philosophy is based on the beliefs of
the Reggio Emilia approach to learning.
Preschool is located in The Anglican Parish of Christ Church within the
community of Elbow Park.
Find us using the address and map link.
At the Church, the Preschool uses a dedicated entrance, the door from
To register your child for our
3yr old or 4yr old programs,
please follow link to our secure registration
It will open in a new window for you and invite you to create a personal
If more information is required regarding registration,
you are welcome to contact our Registrar at
For any other enquiries please contact our Program
The Anglican Parish of
Christ Church Elbow Park, Calgary
3602 - 8th Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2T 3A7
Parish Office - 403.243.4680