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Ontario Early Years

The Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) is the Ontario Early Years Centre (OEYC) for the Burlington Community. All of our Ontario Early Years Programs are offered free of charge.

Ontario Early Years Centres are places where parents and caregivers can:

  • take part with their children in a range of programs and activities
  • get answers to questions
  • get information about programs and services that are available for young children
  • talk to early years professionals, as well as other parents and caregivers in the community.
Next Registration for our Early Learning Programs opens August 14, 2016

Mark your calendar! Registration for Infant Massage, Baby Picassos, Baby Explorers, Toddler VanGogh and Mini Monet will open on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. for programs running September 5 - October 28, 2017


For more information about registering for these programs, click here.

OEYC Programs
If you would like to attend the Intergenerational Mother Goose program, you will need to register by calling, emailing or dropping in to one of our centres. Otherwise, there is no registration required for our OEYC programs.

Inclement Weather
There will be times when weather and road conditions will require us to close our centres.

Our ROCK/OEYC Centres will close if the Halton Halton District School Board closes the schools due to weather conditions.

If the schools are open, but transportation is cancelled, our Mobile program will also be cancelled. The decision to open or to close all other sites will be made by our Management team by 7:00 a.m.

At all times, make safety your first priority when considering your attendance at program. Please stay within your comfort zone when driving and weather conditions are concerned.

If you are unsure if a program is running, please check our Facebook page or call the centre to inquire.

Parents will not be reimbursed for cancellations due to weather conditions.


What's Happening

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Breastfeeding Clinic
Do you need help with breastfeeding your baby? Drop-in to our new Rock Early Years Community Breastfeeding Clinic where moms and their breastfed babies over 6 weeks of age receive free breastfeeding support. Click here for more information.

Breastfeeding Meet-Up
Breastfeeding isn't always easy. Drop-in and enjoy the company of other moms in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. Get information, ask questions and receive support from Camilla Aviss RN, BHSc(N), IBCLC. Click here for dates, times and topics.


ROCK Early Learning Programs
Don't miss out on Baby Picassos, Baby Explorers, Toddler VanGoghGos or Mini Monets! Click here for more information about these programs.

ROCK Birthday Parties
Make your child's next birthday fun and stress-free by celebrating at one of our ROCK Early Years Centres.Our parties are full of fun for children. We offer a range of creative party activities and entertainment geared just for kids. Click here for more information about our Birthday Parties.

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Ontario Early Years
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Parenting Programs

Our infant day-time parenting programs are running. Click here for more information.


Mobile Services Program
Be sure to visit one of our community sites and look for upcoming news on these exciting new programs.

Adjustment to Parenthood Group
Are you the parent of a child under the age of two years?
Are you surprised about how you are feeling now that you are a parent?
Are you struggling with being exhausted, overwhelmed
or unsure of how to relate
to your baby or child?
You are not alone, we can help. Come join other mothers for discussion and support in a relaxing environment the 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoon of each month from 1-3 p.m. Click here for more information.


We gratefully acknowledge the Burlington Community Foundation for their support in the development of this website.

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