Licensed Care (Preschool)


Our long-running, licensed, and inclusive preschool provides a warm, caring, multicultural environment for 3-5 year olds.  All three teachers are experienced and certified Early Childhood Educators.

Meet the staff:

Andrea Geraghty, Preschool Supervisor
Andrea has just completed 30 years at Thunderbird Preschool. She was ECE trained at Kwantlan University College & completed her Special Needs training at Langara College.

Marina Lee, Special Needs Teacher
Marina is returing for her 4th year at Thunderbird. She received her ECE, Special Needs and infant/Toddler Diploma from Langara College. She also has a BASc from UBC.

Victoria Fung, Assistant Teacher
We are excited welcome the newest member of our teaching staff. Victoria recently completed her ECE training at Langara college and will be working on her Special Needs Certification this year. Victoria also has a BA in Health Sciences from SFU.

Kim Nguyen, Child Care Assistant
Kim has been a support teacher at TBird for several years and will be returning this year in her newly appointed position as Child Care Assistant. Kim recently received her ECE Assistant Certificate from CAPU.

 

We are also excited about the Pre-K program which develops colouring, drawing, counting and handwriting readiness.  More information about this award-winning curriculum “Get Set for School” is available at www.hwtears.com

To inquire about the programs please contact:  Andrea Geraghty at 604-713-1827 or email thunderbird.preschool@vancouver.ca   Teachers will be happy to help you complete your government subsidy application.

Morning Preschool (3-5yrs old)
Monday to Friday 9:00am – 11:30pm (2.5 hours)
$140/per month

Kindergarden Readiness Preschool
“Get set for school”
Monday to Thursday 12:30pm – 3:00pm (2.5 hours)
$112/per month

Now Accepting Waitlist Applications for:

Now Accepting Waitlist Applications for: September 2022.
Please email thunderbird.preschool@vancouver.ca for more information.

You must be on the waitlist to be given a registration time.

Contact: 604-713-1827 or email thunderbird.preschool@vancouver.ca

Thunderbird Summer Hours

Thunderbird Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 8:45am-8:00pm

Closed Saturday Sunday

We are closed on Stat holidays

*Please note that the office closes 30min before the centre.

Registration Day

Registration for Summer 2022 starts on the following dates:

Catchment: Aug 15, mon

Public: Aug 29, mon

Click here for Fall 2022 program guide.

Online Registration:  Click here to see program list filter for *Thunderbird Community Centre

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