At Centres for Early Learning our philosophy is Enriching Lives by providing the best educational curriculum. At our centres, we embrace new ideas, people and opportunities. We grow by challenging the status quo and by capturing the learning in everything we do.


Where We Came From

We have been serving children and families in Toronto since 1975. It all started…

Our Curriculum

At Centres for Early Learning, our curriculum model is based on the learning through play philosophy.

Elect Model

Early Learning for Every Child Today is a guide to support curriculum and pedagogy at all of our centres.


Our meals, at Centres for Early Learning, are catered by Wholesome Kids Catering, providing both morning and afternoon snacks as well as hot lunches.

Our Unique Curriculum

Our Education Curriculum offers a variety of planned and spontaneous activities

Centres for Early Learning Enriching Lives for 45 Years

For over four decades, our highest priority has been to Enrich the Lives of the thousands of children and families that we have served. We have been extremely proud to have been entrusted with the care and education of the next generation of our society.


  • I found the centre very friendly, staff are caring and overall a good environment. Aadi is happy to be at the centre and he loves his teachers. Thanks for caring him and for being his first teachers. Being a mother, I am happy about the services and the care.

    Arijal & Marjusha

  • The staff are excellent and show genuine care. The programme of activities is fantastic. The level of communication from the centre team is great. Ms. Kim is incredible. It looks great…you and your group did a GREAT job!!!! Thank you for all your help.

    Kalkidan Michael

  • At Lori Garden Centre, teachers work very hard to build a loving relationship with the children. The teachers are very professional and phenomenal. Lori Garden Centre puts your mind at ease by creating a nurturing learning environment. My daughter is in the infant class and the teachers are doing an amazing job to assist her. Thanks!

    Lucy N


Cambridge Place

30 Denton Ave, Toronto, ON, M1L 4P2

Lori Gardens

2405 Finch Ave West, North York, ON, M9M 2X2

Seneca Hill

350 Seneca Hill Drive, North York, ON, M2J 4S7

Birchmount Place

2360 Birchmount Rd, Toronto, ON, M1T 2M4

Dawes Road

391 Dawes Rd, Toronto, ON, M4B 2E6

Denton Place

30 Denton Ave, Toronto, ON, M1L 4P2

West Hill

4010 Lawrence Ave East, Scarborough, ON, M1E 2R4


15 San Romano Way, Downsview, ON, M3N 2Y9


1825 Finch Avenue West, Downsview, ON, M3N 1M7

Join Our team

Centres for Early Learning operates 9 different locations across the GTA, offering subsidized and full fee spaces child care programs for children from infancy to school age. For 44 years, we have been providing high quality care to countless families, many of whom have returned to us with younger siblings, has been both successful and fulfilling. We hope to continue to enrich the lives of children with you!