Parent Link

Nature Play Day!

Join us for free outdoor fun on Saturday, June 9 at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre! Engage children’s senses and get back to basics with sand, fort building, games and more! Runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Check out our calendar below for more, free programs!

Parent Link

Do you have children ages 0-6?

Parent Link is a parenting resource for families and caregivers of preschool children. Through Parent Link you can:

  • Find out what's going on in your community
  • Learn about parenting strategies
  • Attend workshops and programs
  • Track your child's development
  • Create a parenting plan
  • Play with your child
  • Talk to other parents and Parent Link workers

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Our Programs

Baby and Me

Free! Drop in to play with your baby and meet other parents. Guest speakers will join us to talk about parenting, infant care, development and more. 

Download the schedule for   May 2018 Baby and Me (632.4 KB)

Play it Forward Bins

Build some fun with a bin of gently used sand toys for your neighbourhood playground. Get to know your neighbours, enrich outdoor spaces and create community connections. Bins are available to borrow from May through to the end of August from the main Parent Link centre.

Play Starter Kits

Need some new ideas for play? Play Starter Kits are theme-based and help you support your child's development and explore fun ways to play. Borrow a kit for two weeks from the main Parent Link Centre. Kits are available for various age groups:

  • 12 - 18 months
  • 1.5 - 2.5 years
  • 2.5 - 3.5 years
  • 3.5 - 5 years

Ages and Stages Questionnaires

A parent-completed child monitoring system to help you monitor your child's physical, intellectual and emotional development.

Ages and Stages Questionnaire

Calendar of activities and special events

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Parent Link Locations

    • Parent Link Main Site
      Children & Youth Community Centre - 3 Spruce Avenue, Sherwood Park map
    • Strathcona Olympiette Centre 
      25, 52029 Range Road 224 - map
    • Hastings Lake Community Hall 
      51080 Range Road 204 - map
    • South Cooking Lake Community Hall 
      100, 22106 South Cooking Lake Road - map
    • North Cooking Lake Deville Community Hall 
      21033 Wye Road - map
    • Whitecroft Community Hall
      314-52313 Range Road 232 - map
    • Antler Lake Community Hall and Park
      5-52343 Range Road 211 -  map
    • Ardrossan Playground
      Queen Street and 2nd Avenue - map
    • Ministik School
      21246 Highway 14- map
    • Silver Birch Apartment Playground
      920 Bison Way - map
    • Brookville Community Hall
      53203 Range Road 212 - map
    • Colchester Community Hall
    • 23219 Township Road 520 - map
    • Strathcona County Library
      401 Festival Lane - map

Phone: 780-416-6730
Fax: 780-449-1220

Last updated: Friday, May 11, 2018
Page ID: 38645