Whispering Hills Day Care Society

Executive Director, Kristy Sliwkanich
Program Director, Shelby Hodge

Whispering Hills Day Care Society
2 University Drive
Athabasca, AB T9S 0A3


Phone: 780-675-7946
whdaycare@telus.net
Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Closed all Statutory Holidays & 3 business days between Christmas and New Years

Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Programs
Three Programs, One Society
University Day Care Site: 
Located at Athabasca University this program provides early learning and care for children 0 to 3 years of age.
Multiplex Day Care Site
Located at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex this program provides early learning and care for children 3 years through Kindergarten.
Out of School Care Program
Located at Whispering Hills Primary School this program provides morning care, after school care and all day care for children 5 to 12 years of age. 
Register
Register
Register
Summer Program for Out of School Care

Our Out of School Care Program operates throughout the summer time providing engaging activities for school aged children such as weekly swimming and library visits and theme days. Coalition 4 Success runs out of our Summer Program providing resipte care and inclusive programming for children with diverse needs. For younger children see our two early learning and care programs listed above. Register today!
Arrival Time
Free Play  
Morning Snack
Group Time:
-Songs and Finger plays
-Interactive Story Time
-Show and Tell
-Focus Groups
Gross motor play, Playground & Outings
Lunch
Nap/Quiet Time
Free Play
Afternoon Snack
Outside gross motor play, Playground 
Centre Closes

A Typical Day

Our Gallery

  1. Managing Director
    Multiplex Day Care Site
    Rubber Band Designs develop fine motor skills and encourages early Math skills
  2. Managing Director
    University Day Care Site
  3. Managing Director
    University Day Care Site
    Ball play encourages fine and gross motor skills and develops problem solving skills
  4. Managing Director
    University Day Care Site
    Shaving cream & food colouring creates a 'rainfall' effect. The added dimension of a grass rug and blocks encourages exploration creating further learning opportunities.
  5. Managing Director
    Multiplex Day Care Site
    Natural materials are displayed in baskets so all children can see the materials and are encouraged to explore them within their play.
  6. Managing Director
    Multiplex Day Care Site
    Measurement tools support an interest in building and constructing while promoting early math and critical thinking.
  7. Managing Director
    Out of School Care
    Bracelet making in morning care begins the day quietly using creativity and fine motor skills
  8. Managing Director
    Out of School Care
    Discovering intricacies in our unique fingerprints and developing critical thinking skills
  9. Managing Director
    Out of School Care
    Creating art with the element of snow and ice promotes scientific thought and creativity