Thank You For Your Interest in The St. Thomas Early Learning Centre

Early Learning Centre is committed to providing quality care along with learning experiences for all children in a safe, nurturing atmosphere to families in Elgin and the surrounding area. This is provided through warm, caring and safe environments, play experiences and the guidance of trained and experienced staff.

Our commitment embodies respect and support for our families and staff utilizing our services.  Through the collaborative efforts of parents, staff, board members and community partners; opportunities for optimal growth in all areas of development are provided for every child.

St. Thomas Early Learning Centre Locations

Welcome to the St. Thomas Early Learning Centre!

Early Learning Centre • Aylmer
344 Talbot Street East, Aylmer
Aylmer Early Learning Centre services families with children ages 0-5 years of age and is located within a local community church. The Centre offers an infant, toddler, and preschool program and is operated by a team of 11 staff members with support from the Administrative Team. A unique aspect of Aylmer is its small, welcoming, and warm environment. The Centre builds upon the culture and feeling of the Aylmer community.

Early Learning Centre • Aspen
1 Aspen Ave, St. Thomas
Aspen is a lovely early learning Centre located within a unique house setting serving children 0-5 with an alternate capacity to serve 6-12. The program includes 4 classrooms: Infants, Toddlers, and two Preschool rooms. The Centre is operated through 15 staff members with support from the Administration Team.

Early Learning Centre • Dalewood
575 Burwell Rd, St. Thomas
Dalewood is located on the outskirts of St. Thomas. Dalewood was the first build for St. Thomas Early Learning Centre. Dalewood Site provides services to children 0-5 with a total of eight enriched programs offered to the community and 27 staff members to provide a warm and inviting environment, along with the administrative team which consist of the Executive Director, Finance Manager and Human Resource Administrator.

Early Learning Centre • Orchard Park
200 Peach Tree, St. Thomas
Orchard Park is located in the heart of one of St. Thomas’ busiest and growing neighborhoods. The Centre services families with children 0-5 years of age and prides itself on their warm and welcoming environment. Orchard Park offers space for 10 infants, 15 toddlers, and 40 preschoolers and is operated through 17 staff members with support from the Administrative Team.
Customer Testimonails
Every parent knows that raising small children can be some of the most challenging, self reflective, and exhausting but rewarding experiences of our life. We enter this stage willingly of course, also knowing that it will, someday too soon, come to an end. All of you, willingly chose a career that you know to be challenging and exhausting, day after day. It obviously takes a compassionate and caring person to do your work; but above all, it takes a someone with passion, determination and grit to see that rewarding payout at the end of all the hard work. It’s hard to put into words just how much it means to all of us to see you put that work in for our children. You truly are our village! Thank you endlessly.
- Karleen Rioux
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