When we opened in 2011, the Occasional Child Care license was brand new. No outside space required, broader care perspectives, and a double-wide age range, capped at 40 per month. And [ … ]
Category: How It Works
How much it costs
Licensed Flexible Daycare in Vancouver! Work commitments and family obligations come when they come, so Buddings members schedule their childcare when they need it. Your monthly membership fees pays for the venue, [ … ]
Waive my fees! – Annually!
Month to month hour transfer fee Hours are purchased online with a credit card and are applied for the selected child and calendar month. They can be moved between children, [ … ]
How to… Cancel Hours!
If you need to cancel your booking, you can do so with 12 hours notice online through your Buddings account. For day-of changes, just call the centre. We allow bookings and cancellations [ … ]
Extra Safe Rules
The “Extra Safe” rules at Buddings are the most important things to remember to keep the kids… extra safe. The posters are up at both centres, and part of our [ … ]
How to… pay your invoices
When you log in to your Buddings account, the dashboard displays your available hours, per child, per month, and all your payments and invoices since your membership began. Any unpaid invoices [ … ]
How to change membership options
Welcome Back! … or say goodbye 🙁 If you’re already a Buddings member, cancelling your membership, or adding another one, is a one-form process that you can do from home. Step [ … ]
How to… Purchase Hours!
Step 1) Login to your Buddings account. Step 2) Click on the Packages tab at the top-right of the page. Step 3) Select the buddy and month for which you [ … ]
How to… Book Hours!
Step 1) Login to your Broadway or Storybook Buddings account. Step 2) Click the Booking tab at the top of the page. Step 3) Click on the date you’d like [ … ]
Pee, pee, pee… every 90 minutes
Buddings has helped hundreds of kids make the move from baby to big kid, and if potty training is on your horizon, we have a little song we think you and [ … ]
Three Chances to Book
As little as one hour’s notice, or 3 months in advance Cancelations are one hour’s notice, too! Our centres have space for up to 12 children per hour, and you [ … ]
Sensitivity to privacy is always a concern for us at Buddings. We update our privacy policies as often as necessary, to make sure information, whether medical, financial, personal, or confidential, your information [ … ]
Packing your buddy bag – What to bring
The toys, snacks, and children’s necessities, come in all shapes and sizes, and when they arrive at daycare, it’s time to put the things away. At Buddings, we are not nut-free, [ … ]
If your child is under 3, unfamiliar with separation, or simply likes to start things slowly, our Integration Program is for you! Upon request, new families will find the child(ren)’s [ … ]
Membership incurs a monthly fee to purchase and use up to 40 hours in calendar months, with as little as 1 hour’s notice, or up to 2 months in advance. You can also unbook your own [ … ]
Sign up documents For Vancouver Coastal Health Licensing, we keep a Declaration of children’s Immunizations and guardian Consent to Emergency Medical Attention (both below). For other instructions relating to children’s Health & Care, please consider [ … ]