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You can now register for StrongStart online!

You can now register for StrongStart online!

Register Today!

StrongStart is a free early learning program, funded by the Ministry of Education, for pre-school children 0 - 5 years old and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. Come to enjoy play time, free play, circle time with songs, stories and crafts provided during each session.

StrongStart is a program that offers today's families an opportunity to provide their young children with problem-solving skills and the social skills that will help them successfully manage in school or within the community. the time participating in a StrongStart program is a wonderful way to begin introducing your child to your neighborhood school community.

StrongStart runs on Tuesdays from 1:15-3:15 p.m. & Wednesday from 9-12 p.m. at Hume Elementary School.  The entrance is at the school entrance nearest the Studio.

It is also offered at

  • Redfish Elementary School - Mondays from 9-12 p.m.
  • South Nelson Elementary - Tuesday from 9-12 p.m.
  • Hume Elementary - Tuesday from 1:15-3:15 p.m. & Wednesday from 9-12 p.m
  • Blewett Elementary on Wednesdays from 9-12 p.m. 
  • Rosemont Elementary - Thursday from 9-12 pm
  • Blewett Elementary - 9-12 p.m.

For more information, please visit the StrongStart Nelson Facebook Group (link is external).

If you have difficulties registering your child please email Laureen Livingston at Hume Elementary School.   

For questions about the program feel free to email Jen Popoff.