Early Childhood Services - Programs for Children & Families

The Kidz 1st Network Parent Link Centre offers early childhood development programs and activities for caregivers and children to enjoy together while connecting with other families.

Early Childhood Services provides parents, caregivers and their children 0-5 years with support to ensure children come to school ready to learn, and to connect caregivers with resources to help their children develop and fulfill their potential.  

The Centre is funded by the Government of Alberta to provide Parent Link Centre Services to all parents and caregivers of children 0 to 5 years of age within Chestermere and Southeast Rocky View. 

Parent Link Centre Offers:


  • A fully furnished playroom, featuring programs which enhance Early Childhood Development through play
  • Children's lending library
  • Developmental screening
  • Family support services such as information, referrals and child care registry         
  • Parent support groups and programs with Triple P trained staff
  • Full-time staff
  • Parent resource library
  • Programs for young children to learn and play
  • Space for networking and workshops
  • Toy and clothing exchanges
  • Opportunities for caregivers to connect and share with others
View our most recent calendar for updates and events!  

Register for Programs

Notes about Registration: 
  • Programs are free
  • Registration for classes will be prioritized to children who have not previously attended the program. 
  • Once programs are full, a wait list will be created and families will be notified as spaces become available. 
  • Due to the popularity of our programs, there will be a wait time to process your registration. 
To register for Parent Link programs please call 403-207-7050

More Resources & Information

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Parent Link Centre Programs & Updates
View the most recent programs and events calendar and see what the Parent Link Centre is up to! 
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Drop in Programs
List of drop in programs available with the Parent Link Centre. 
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Ages & Stages
Free questionnaire to help identify your child's growth and development.
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Resources for Families
Learn more about the wide variety of support services available to families.