West Hill Program Offerings

West Hill Centres for Early Learning has 4 beautiful and bright classrooms and is located just off Lawrence Ave East. We have 2 outdoor playgrounds that accommodates preschool & infant/toddler and is made for exploration. Our centre is in Collaboration with The East Scarborough Storefront (community centre) which provides us with access to community garden spaces that can be used to grow a garden, pick apples, berries & fresh herbs and a professional kitchen we can use for special activities and cooking classes. We also have access to their community sports pad and a unique canopy garden with basketball hoops & soft surfacing. We are located on the Highland Creek Ravine Trail which has walking trails we use for nature exploration & education. West Hill Centres for Early Learning is in a building that is home to one of the tallest murals in the city at 15 stories high. We love our vibrant community and our building hosts an annual community BBQ.

  • We are a dedicated team of Trusted Registered Early Childhood Educators and dedicated Early Childhood Assistants
  • Security door and alarm systems at every entrance
  • We are a Nut free facility
  • Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 7am-6pm
  • In order for your child to maximize their learning by participating in all areas of our program, we encourage you to bring your child in at 9:30am
  • Full and Part Time care available to fit your needs

West Hill

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

416-283-4294 | 416-283-3659

Ages Served: Infants to Kindergarten

Hours of Operation

Staff at West Hill

Director Bio

Name: Kim MacDonald

Position: Director

Start Date: January 7, 2002

Graduated from: Humber College

What are you passionate about: I am passionate about providing opportunities within our centres for children of all abilities to experience success at their own pace.  As a Director, it is essential to coach and mentor staff and provide ongoing learning opportunities so they can facilitate a stimulating, inclusive environment.

One quirky fact about you: I work hard so that my dogs can have a better life :)

Your favourite Quote or one that is meaningful to you? "Why fit in when you were born to stand out? – Dr. Seuss


  • 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

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!