Family Play Time

About

Formerly known as Family Drop In. This is a  participant-led program, for families with children 0 – 5 years old,

A safe space indoor space to engage with the community, meet neighbours, share skills and have Circle Time together.

Registrations for November Play groups will open on October 20th

 

Covid Safety

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Below is how we will maintain safety in our Family Play Time. To see Kits House’s Covid Safety plan, please click here.

  • Complete Covid-19 health screening checklist during pre-registration online
  • Complete Covid-19 health screening checklist before admission into Family Playtime with a KNH staff member
  • Stay home if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms
    • Fever (see below)
    • Chills
    • Cough or worsening of chronic cough
    • Shortness of breath
    • Sore throat
    • Runny nose
    • Loss of sense of smell or taste
    • Headache
    • Fatigue
    • Diarrhea
    • Loss of appetite
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Muscle aches
  • Sanitize your hands when entering Kits House and when leaving the building
  • Wearing masks and shields are encouraged for protection when social distancing cannot be maintained among adults.
  • Keep 2-meter distance between yourself and other adults
  • We are sanitizing any toys or materials between sessions.
  • We will have a maximum capacity of 20 participants each day we run the program

How to tell if your child may be ill:

  • Notice a change of behaviour, appetite and personality
  • Child may be irritable, cranky or sleepy
  • Child may have decreased appetite
  • Child may not be interested in playing or activities as they normally would
  • May have lost their sense of smell or taste

What to do if you or your child is feeling ill at Family Play Time:

  • Put on a mask and leave Kits House immediately
  • Notify our staff that you or your child is feeling ill
  • Call 811 and describe your symptoms
  • Go to https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en and take the Self-Assessment
  • Visit a doctor’s office or virtual doctor through Babylon by Telus App
  • If feeling shortness of breath, please inform staff and they will call 911

What to do if you have been exposed to Covid-19 and you visited our program:

  • Please inform staff at KNH immediately as we need to support Public Health with their contact tracing
  • Follow all directions of Public Health (ie. testing/self isolation etc.

Details

Location

Kits House – 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver

* Access to Kits House has changed due to covid: Please enter through the Main Hall door (not lobby as previously), strollers will need to be manually brought up the stairs, however wheelchair users may access the elevator.


Date & Time

Starting November 2nd

*Families must register to one of the weekly groups for the entire period November 2nd to December 18th (7 sessions)

Monday:

Group A) 10am – 10:45 am

Group B) 11:15am – 12pm

Wednesday

Group C) 10am – 10:45am 

Group D) 11:15 am – 12pm

Thursday

Group E) 3:00pm – 3:45pm

Friday

Group F) 10am -10:45 am


Requirements

Kits House membership


Cost 

Cost for the period (includes one adult and this number of children*)
$21 one child
$35 two children
$49 3 children

*If a second adult per family wants to join please ask Jimena ahead of time.
*If your family requires payment flexibility please email Jimena

    *We are honouring old tickets purchased pre-pandemic.

     

    Contact

    Jimena V Mendieta

    jimenav@kitshouse.org