If you have a soon to be preschooler you are probably checking out various programs and doing your research to find the best fit for your child and family. On your list of preschools to check out should be DanceCo’s Happy Heart Preschool in St. Albert. Here’s some details about this fun and creative program.
Happy Heart Preschool is located in a bright and welcoming space full of natural light within the St. Albert DanceCo’s studios. This is an easily accessible location on McKenney Avenue and is minutes from north Edmonton and the Anthony Henday.
The goal of the program is to inspire a desire to learn, and to continue to facilitate the development of each child’s unique abilities in a loving and creative environment. Happy Heart Preschool exposes children to arts and academics in a relaxed environment, with a focus on dance, music and art as it relates to the weekly/monthly themes. There are also in house field trips to enhance children’s experiences through activities like salsa dance, yoga and the Adventure Bus! As the program progresses through the year the classroom structure and expectations will increase to suit the needs of the child.
2 days a week: Tuesdays & Thursdays (9:30-11:30am) or (12:45-2:45pm)
3 days a week: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays (9:30-11:30am) or (12:45-2:45pm)
Happy Heart Preschool operates on a 3 session basis offering families flexibility to choose sessions that work for them:
Session 1 – mid September to early December
Session 2 – early January to late March
Session 3 – early April to mid June
Tuition starts at $125/month. There are NO mandatory helper days and NO fundraising! Voluntary helper days are an option for those parents who are interested/available.
Marianne Proft has been teaching for 29 years! She is a local St. Albert resident and mom of 2. Marianne has taught all levels of dance from preschool to competitive levels. She also brings 10 years of experience from working with Edmonton Catholic Schools and has a passion for teaching preschool aged children.
Registration & Open House:
Registration begins January 26th for those registering for all 3 sessions (full year) or session #1. Registration for those interested in sessions 2 or 3 will be announced soon. Open House is on Sunday January 31 from 3-4pm.
*The information for this post was supplied by DanceCo’s Happy Heart Preschool