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On this page you will find information on our indoor EarlyON programs, including program descriptions, locations, days, times, accessibility and parking information.

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Baby Club

EarlyON Programs

Play and learn with your child.
Enjoy a variety of age-appropriate activities.
Share materials that will help your child develop skills.
Discover ways to help your child learn.
Chat with other parents, caregivers and early years professionals.
Get information, resources and support.

EarlyON programs run Monday to Saturday at varying times and locations. Check out our calendar page to see what's running!

The following programs are drop-in programs, you may arrive and leave anytime and are not required to pre-register. 

Belleville Calvary Community Church (679 Dundas St W)

Mondays & Fridays 9.30-12 (Mondays only for the summer) 

WHERE TO GO: When you arrive please park on the left/east side of the church and enter through the EarlyON door.

Belleville Eastminster Church (432 Bridge St E)

Tuesdays 9.30-12

WHERE TO GO: When you arrive at the main entrance proceed down the staircase on your right. Elevator available if needed.

Belleville Salvation Army Community Church (290 Bridge St W)

Fridays and the 2nd Saturday of each month 9.30-12

Frankford Frankford Public School (36 Adelaide St)

Mondays 10-12, Wednesdays and Fridays 10-12.30 (open 9.30 during the summer)

WHERE TO GO: Park in the big parking lot (with the fence around it), not at the student drop off. Look for the EarlyON sign and come through the wooden gate to our door. DO NOT enter through the main entrance.

Trenton Trent River Public School (84 Dixon Dr)

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9.30-12

WHERE TO GO: Enter through the first side door on the left side of the building. DO NOT enter through the main entrance. Please park at the far end (left side) of the parking lot.

Deseronto Deseronto Public School (385 Stanley Ave)

Mondays and Thursdays 9.30-12 (Mondays only for the summer)

WHERE TO GO: When you arrive at the school please proceed through the school yard to the EarlyON entrance, which is the last door on the left of the building. It is marked with the EarlyON sign. DO NOT enter through the main entrance.

 

Madoc St Peter's Church (115 St Lawrence St W)

Mondays and Thursdays 9.30-12 (Mondays only for the summer)

WHERE TO GO: Please use the back entrance.

 

Marmora Marmora Public Library (37 Forsyth St)

Fridays 9.30-12

 

Tweed Gateway Community Health Centre (41 McClellan St)

Tuesdays 9.30-12

WHERE TO GO: Enter through the front door and if you go to the right there is a set of stairs (or the elevator is right at the front door -go to floor 1, room is 012 - to the right once you come out of the elevator), go down the stairs and through the glass door on the right. We are directly down the hall on the right hand side - room 012

Baby Club

Our baby club is for babies from birth to 12 months, moms, dads, and caregivers where you can:

  • Socialize with other parents and their babies

  • Get support and guidance as a new parent

  • Get information and resources

  • Ask questions and share ideas

  • Learn from visiting professionals

  • Childcare for older siblings is unavailable at this time

The following programs are drop-in programs, you may arrive and leave anytime and are not required to pre-register. 

Belleville Eastminster Church (432 Bridge St E)

Tuesdays 10am - 12:00pm

We are located upstairs in the youth room. Once on the upper floor take a right and we are at the end of the hall. Elevator available if required.

Trenton Trent River Public School (84 Dixon Dr)

Tuesdays & Thursdays

10am - 12:00pm (Thursdays only during summer months)

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Preparing for Parenthood

Preparing for Parenthood is our free in-person session to help prepare you for the many adventures of early parenthood. Topics include; bonding & attachment, safe sleep, postpartum recovery, responding to cues, resources & support. We also provide some short videos to watch before attending class as we want to cover as much as possible. These topics include birth plans, perinatal mental health, nutrition etc.

This program requires pre-registration on our website (under the 'EarlyON' tab, under 'Pre-registration & Events'. Visit this page to see when we are offering this program next or contact us directly.

 

Belleville Family Space Main Office (363 Dundas St W)

Various days of the week 6-8pm

WHERE TO GO: We are located at the back of the Highland Shores Children's Aid building. There is a sign by our door and when you arrive for class, please ring the doorbell to be let in by our educators. 

If you have any questions about our Preparing for Parenthood sessions contact us by phone 613-966-9427 or by email registration@familyspace.ca

Daddy n' Me

Daddy'n me is a lively play-based program for men and their children birth to six years. If you are a dad, grandpa, uncle or caring neighbour, you are invited to hang out with us.

Daddy'n me participants will enjoy:​

  • A light dinner

  • A variety of exciting activities

  • Active playtime in our early learning playroom

  • The opportunity to chat with other men and their children

  • Support and resources from male early years professionals

 

The following program is a drop-in program, you may arrive and leave anytime and are not required to pre-register.

 

Belleville Calvary Community Church (679 Dundas St W)

4:30pm - 7pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month

WHERE TO GO: When you arrive please park on the left/east side of the church and enter through the EarlyON door.

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Infant Massage 

Infant massage helps you get to know your baby on a much deeper level and allows you to develop a lasting bond. The benefits include healthy weight gain and healing for premature infants, relaxation, improving sleep patterns, relieving gas pains, building self-esteem, and helping a child develop and learn.

*This program takes a break for the summer*

Belleville (Belleville Library) September 11th 2024

Tweed 2024 TBD

Madoc 2024 TBD

Stirling 2024 TBD

Trenton October 2024 TBD

Belleville December 2024 TBD

Deseronto 2025 TBD

This program requires pre-registration on our website (under the 'EarlyON' tab, under 'Pre-registration & Events'.

This program is a 5 week course and is suitable for infants 6 months of age and younger. This course is run by our EarlyON Educators who are trained by the IAIM (International Association of Infant Massage Canada).

If you have any questions about our Infant Massage

please contact us by phone 613-966-9427 or email registration@familyspace.ca

Little Innovators July & August 2024

Little Innovators is an afternoon program geared towards non-napping children aged 2.5-4 years old. (Younger siblings and older siblings up to 6 years are welcome to attend also). This program focuses on Science, Engineering, Mathematics and School Skills. Through play-based learning our educators put together different activities and materials to explore each week; making messes, practicing skills, digging into understanding, and having a ton of fun doing it!

The following program is a drop-in program, you may arrive and leave anytime and are not required to pre-register.

This program will not run on the July or August holiday Mondays or the last week of August (due to a full EarlyON closure that week).

 

Frankford Frankford Public School 

Mondays 1.30-3.30, 36 Adelaide St, Frankford

WHERE TO GO: Park in the big parking lot (with the fence around it), not at the student drop-off. Look for the EarlyON sign and come through the wooden gate to our door. DO NOT enter through the main entrance. 

Tweed Gateway Commuity Health Centre

Tuesdays 1.30-3.30, 41 McClellan St, Tweed

WHERE TO GO: Go through the front door and to the right is a set of stairs (or the elevator is at the front door - go to floor 1, room 012, to the right when you come out the elevator), go down the stairs and through the glass door on the right. We are directly down the hall on the right hand side, room 012. 

Trenton Trent River Public School 

Thursdays 1.30-3.30, 84 Dixon Dr, Trenton

WHERE TO GO: Enter through the first side door on the left of the building. DO NOT enter though the main entrance. Please park at the far end (left side) of the parking lot.

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