Welcome to Dalhousie Community Preschool!

Dalhousie Preschool is a co-operative, parent-run Preschool that operates under the umbrella of the Dalhousie Community Association. It offers a warm and accepting environment for your child to begin his or her school career. Dedicated and experienced teachers and assistants recognize each child as an individual and make him or her feel worthwhile. Our Reggio Emilia inspired, play based program has been serving the community for over 30 years!

All staff are certified teachers or child care providers who are certified in first aid. We have access to the large auditorium/gym at the Dalhousie Community Centre where we play games and use a variety of gym equipment every class.

We are no longer accepting registrations for the 2020/2021 school year. We have ongoing registration for the 2021-2022 school year, space it limited.  If you are interested in our programs, please review all forms and requirements on the Registration page and contact our registrars for availability.  

2021/2022 Open House and Registration

Due to the unknowns regarding Covid-19 restrictions, we have modified our Open House and Registration processes to run virtually. Keep watching our website for more information as we continue to update it. Please contact our registrars with any questions you may have.

Open House:

  • Virtual Tour of the Classroom can be found on the Take a Tour page
  • January 12, 2021 @ 7:30 pm: Virtual Q & A Period via Google Meet


  • Pre-Registration, opens January 6th, 2021 @ 8 am
  • Open Registration, January 26th, 2021 @ 9 am, (online)
  • Ongoing Registration, interested in a space for the 2021/2022 school year, e-mail our registrar, spaces are limited and filled on a first come first serve bases

More information on our registration processes can be found on the Registration page.

2021/2022 Classes

  • 3 y.o./4 y.o. Monday/Wednesday/Friday (3 days per week) 9 – 11:30 am
  • 3 y.o./4 y.o. Tuesday/Thursday (2 days per week) 9 – 11:30 am

*Please Note: Due to the unknowns regarding Covid-19 restrictions for the 2021/2022 school year we may be required to adjusted our current classes offered*

More information about our classes can be found on the Programs page.

The Dalhousie Community Preschool has been featured on the “Best in Calgary” website, listed as one of the best preschools in Calgary. Click here to check out the article.

Dalhousie Community Kindergarten is a program dedicated to providing an exceptional experience to its students. It features an enriched program, offering skating, swimming, music lessons and many more learning adventures while recognizing the importance of strong literacy, science and math skills.

Looking for a Kindergarten program? CLICK HERE