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Mothercraft Ottawa Playgroups in the Park

Mothercraft Ottawa is a not for profit organization founded in 1944. We offer early learning programs and services that support early childhood development and a comprehensive range of support services for families.

Our EarlyON Child and Family Centre has been offering free, bilingual playgroups in Ottawa area parks for several years- in 5 different parks per week in the summer months. We offer an array of activities (crafts, games etc) with a specific group focus at each park (music, physical activity, dance...).

Our collaborations with various community organizations (Community Health Centres, School Boards...) allow us to broaden our scope enabling more families to access our free programs.

Parks we work in:

  • Hintonburg Park
  • Roy Duncan Park
  • Champlain Park
  • Champlain Park

Things we do:

  • adventure/nature playground
  • cleanups
  • crafts/folk art
  • dance
  • games
  • movie nights
  • music
  • nature walks
  • playground
  • running
  • workshops
  • yoga

We're looking for volunteers in these areas:

  • Occasional volunteers

Where you can find us

  • Glebe Memorial Park, Glendale Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Get in touch!