BLAST Bulletin

Welcome to It’s a Blast Program

The Lethbridge Community Out of School Association IT’S A BLAST program, established in 1992, is a non-profit organization licensed to provide out of school care for children 6 to 12 years old. We offer various Before, After School, Kinder Kare and Summer programs in several schools throughout the city.

The vision of the Lethbridge Community Out of School Association, It’s a BLAST Program is to become the premier out of school  care program in Lethbridge.

Registration Information - 2017-2018 Registration
Summer Registration opens ON-LINE on April 24 at 7:00 am, Early Registration opens ON-LINE on May 31 at 7:00 am to June 2 for those children already registered in BLAST as of June 2017, Public Registration opens ON-LINE on June 7 at 7:00am 
Our Daily Activities

Creative Activities

For the child who likes to do crafts, colour and draw.

Centers

Where the children have a choice of what they want to play. i.e. Lego , K’nex

Games

For older and younger children such as puzzles, cards and board games.

Drama

For the child who like to pretend and imagine such as dress up, puppets and travel.

Physical

Either indoor or outdoors such as sports, parachute and circle games.

Quiet & Reading

For the child who enjoys their quiet time doing such things as hidden pictures, comics, or chapter books.

Kinder Kare Program is based on:

Providing children opportunities to try and experience new activities. The freedom to choose from a variety of activities on a daily basis. Aid in developing self confidence in a group of peers. Aid in the learning of self help skills such as: being responsible of their belongings, tying shoe laces, washing hands, zipping up coat, cleaning up after themselves etc. 

School Year Program

Register online by clicking on the tab above – Online Registration & Forms. Child care is available for grades 1 – 5 in the Public School System and grades 1 – 6 in the Holy Spirit Catholic System. Before School provides care Monday to Friday before school. After School provides care Monday to Friday after school, Professional Development (PD) days, Parent/Teacher interviews, Teacher’s Convention, Christmas & Easter Holidays

Summer Program

Summer Program is a very busy and active time. The children get to participate in many different activities on a daily basis. Some of the activities are: Offsites- this is where a group of children and staff will walk to a location close by to the school and do a specific activity. This usually happens daily and in the mornings, Swimming- the groups will have the opportunity to go swimming at a nearby pool on a weekly basis.