Fees & Services


Child Care Fees-Effective -January 1, 2023-Fee base rate

The Hamilton Early Learning Centre is a non-profit organization who is enrolled in the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) system. This program provides families access to affordable high quality child care options.

Toddler-$50.00/day    $250/week

CWELCC Reduced Fee-$23.63/day   $118.10/week         

Preschooler $41.00/day    $205.00/week

CWELCC Reduced Fee-$19.37/day    $96.85/week

No non based rate fees

Hours of Operation

The centre operates 12 months of the year:
Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

The centre closes for the following statutory holidays:
New Year’s Day; Family Day, Good Friday; Victoria Day; Canada Day; Civic Holiday (August); Labour Day; Thanksgiving Monday; Christmas Day; Boxing Day.  

Daily Schedules

The daily schedule provides a balance of quiet and active experiences, individual and group activities, indoor and outdoor activities, which are all child initiated and adult guided, activities.

Click on each schedule below to view larger images or click here to download these schedules in PDF format

Parent Participation

The Hamilton Early Learning Centre supports and encourages parental involvement.  Many opportunities exist for parents to participate in the enhancement and development of the centre:

  • Participation in the parent/child orientation process
  • Providing input and resources to the program
  • Participation in the centre’s social functions: Christmas Party, Annual Graduation, Parent Information Gatherings.
  • Committee member on the Board of Directors
  • Participation in the Annual Parent Survey

Click here to download the Parent Handbook.

Hamilton Early Learning Centre

10 George St,
Hamilton, ON L8P 1C8