Centre of Excellence

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The Centre of Excellence is a resource centre for Early Childhood Educators, Teachers, Students and Parents that have and/or work with children.

To access the Centre of Excellence, you may purchase a Membership. Each membership includes use of many materials including:

* Laminator * Photocopier
* Dry Mount Machine * Die Cast Machines
* Large Assortment of Die Cuts * Art Waxer
* Book Binding * Paper Cutters

Also, with your Membership you are entitled to borrow our Prop Boxes, RIE Bins (Resources for Infant Educarers), you may also borrow the Birch Bark Baskets and Treasure Chests. Please see the links for more information about these resources.

Hours of Operation:

September – June

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12:30pm – 8:30pm  closed between 3:30 – 4:30pm
Wednesday 12:30pm – 8:30pm  closed between 3:30 – 4:30pm
Thursday 12:30pm – 8:30pm  closed between 3:30 – 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm closed between 12 – 1pm
Saturday 8:30pm – 12:00pm


July – August

Monday 8:30am – 12:00pm ; 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 12:00pm ; 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 12:00pm ; 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 12:00pm ; 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am – 12:00pm ; 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Saturday Closed


The Centre of Excellence is funded and supported by Southern Alberta Child and Family Services. They can be reached by calling 403-320-4232 ex. 204.