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
Circle of Care drop-in Wednesday playgroup at John Braithewaite in the family centre

Caregivers of young children join us for a playgroup from 9:30-11am

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.

I hope to see you there,

Natalie ,

North Shore Community Resources

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 at Lionsgate Community Centre fridays 10-11

Join us for a mother goose program that teaches parents songs to sing with their little ones.

we will have snack and each week hear a new story to share at home.

contact Jennifer Townsend to register¬† [email protected]


Parents and infants 0-15 months old

St. Andrew’s Mother Goose for caregivers

Starting again in September 2022 in Partnership with St. Andrew’s United Church

North Shore Community Resources is offering

an hour of Mother Goose! Come and join us,

we will sing, tell a story and share a snack.

Mother goose is all about learning songs to share with your little one.

whether they are having a good day or bad there is a song to share.

snack time, nap time, diaper time there is a song for that.

contact Natalie Townsend at North Shore Community Resources to register.

604-985-7138¬†[email protected]


We welcome Nannies, Grandparents and childcare providers, with their children.

Eldon Park Playgroup

play group at Eldon park on wednesdays put on by the capilano library and Northshore community resources.

stories, songs and crafts! meet the librarian and [email protected]


play group at Eldon park on wednesdays put on by the capilano library and Northshore community resources.

stories, songs and crafts! meet the librarian and [email protected]


parents and caregivers with children 0-7

Salvation Army Church Mother Goose Tuesdays at 10-11am

Parents and children come join us!

Located at the Salvation Army Church on lonsdale and 12th in north vancouver.

NSCR is partnering with the North Shore Ministries to offer a 6 week mother goose

program. Learn songs and stories to share with your little ones. Starting tuesday September 20 to October 25th , 2022

at 10-11am, registration is required. Snack is offered

email [email protected] to register for the new year session.

or call the front desk at 604-985-7138 to leave me a message to register.


Parents and children 0-3
Caregivers with children 0-3

Drop-in Playgroup at Parkgate Park

Patricia from North Shore Community Resources along with the Librarian from Parkgate Library with lead a story time and after, sing songs. Join them while the weather is still good in beautiful Parkgate Park. Playground and workout space close by. Bathroom facilities available. contact [email protected] AUGUST 5th to 26th 2022

For Parents, Nannies and Caregivers with their children