Vancouver Start Smart Preschool costs only $15 per hour of instruction, which includes specialty art, music, dance, and drama programs.

Some families may qualify for full or partial subsidy of fees, provided by the BC Ministry of Education and Child Care. To see if your family qualifies, we recommend that you complete the Affordable Child Care Benefit application on-line.  Once you submit your application, you should get a response in 15 business days.

All families who register will receive a Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative Discount as approved by the Ministry of Education and Child Care.  Details provided upon registration.

Current Fees

Annual non-refundable registration fee: $150.00

4-year-old program (three days per week)
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Morning or Afternoon

3-year-old program (two days per week)
Tuesday and Thursday
Morning or Afternoon:

5 day per week preschool                                                                                         Monday to Friday                                                                                                          Morning or Afternoon:  $762.00

Fees are due on the first day of each calendar month, payable by postdated cheque.

Vancouver Start Smart Preschool operates on the same schedule as the public school system. We are closed for all statutory and public school holidays and professional development days.