Drop-in Programs

NSCR hosts a variety of drop-in programs that are designed to assist the early development of children and provide a networking opportunity for parents, childcare providers and guardians. Search below for a program and location that works for you.




City of North Vancouver
District of North Vancouver
West Vancouver
Mother Goose for Parents and Child

Hello Parents, come and join us for singing and a snack on Wednesdays from 1-2pm, January 11 – March 15, 2023.

We will learn songs to sing to your little ones and connect with other parents with similar age children and similar challenges raising them.

Contact Patricia at [email protected] or 604-985-7138 to register.


Parents and their children, ages 0-3

Circle of Care drop-in Wednesday playgroup at John Braithwaite in the Family Centre

Caregivers of young children: Join us for a playgroup from 9:30-11am on Wednesdays from January 11 – March 15, 2023 at John Brathwaite Community Centre.

Enjoy free play with your child/children, we will have a snack and a circle time at the end of the drop in. A city Librarian will join us once a month to share their resources.

To register, contact Jordan Linwood at [email protected].

This is for childcare providers, grandparents and nannies(and the children they care for) ages 0-5.
This is a play and learn together playgroup. children must be supervised and we ask that you do not talk or text on your phone while you are with your child.

Mother Goose for Parents

Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am from January 17 – March 14, 2023.

Come and join us for the fall at our inside playgroup, drop in and play with other children and meet parents and caregivers. Play-based activities, age appropriate toys and puzzles to explore.

Connect with other families and find out about community resources.

To register, contact Natalie Townsend at [email protected].

Parents and caregivers with their children 0-6