West Shore Parks and Recreation is offering extended child care during the upcoming teachers’ strike, starting Monday.
All day child care is being offered from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for kids aged five to 12, for $36 per day, during all teacher strike days.
The recreation centre has 40 spaces available at the Juan de Fuca recreation building and 20 spots at the Centennial Centre satellite office in Langford. Spaces are limited but Kathryn Mullis, with West Shore recreation, said more child minding spots will be opened if needed.
The rec centre is planning for extended child minding from Monday through Wednesday next week, but expects to offer the same during further strike days.
Registration starts today (March 1) at 4 p.m. Call reception at 250-478-8384 or see www.westshorerecreation.ca.