Munchkinlands

Munchkinlands are dynamic early learning environments in Parksville and Qualicum Beach.  They are a part of the BC StrongStart program.  Each of our two Munchkinlands feature different types of learning-through-play, language-enriched space for families to play together.  One day a week when we go “Out and About” with Munchkinland activities.

Munchkinland is free! Bring your family and come play. Click HERE to go the the SCHEDULE.

Created in partnership with community partners, businesses, BLT volunteers, students and the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Children and Families and Strong Start.

Suggestions to get the most out of your experience in a StrongStart BC program can be found HERE.

Munchkinlands Out and Aboutdirty hands

During part of the year, Wednesday morning Munchkinland will be venturing to the forest outside.  We will be going out in most weather….good or bad.  We are excited to try this outreach to nature, to share the good fortune of living where we do: this beautiful island! Read more about it HERE.  Watch our Munchkinland Calendar below for dates and locations.

Munchkinland Exploration Centre

@ Family Place in Parksville – 494 Bay Avenue in Parksville, right next to Family Place

Interactive play areas include….

Munchkinland Discovery Centre

@ Qualicum Beach Commons – 744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach

Interactive play areas include a Cafe, Firefighter/Rescue Centre, Tugboat and Dock, Hardware Store, Computer Play Station, Toddler Area and a Treehouse.

 

Munchkinland Schedules

Jun
21
Wed
CLOSED – Early Learning Summer
Jun 21 – Sep 4 all-day
Jun
26
Mon
Closed – TLC Summer
Jun 26 – Sep 4 all-day
Jul
24
Mon
Munchkinland at Family Place (RDN Sponsored) @ Family Place
Jul 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join Odette, Jenny and Bridget for weekly playtime for you and your infant, toddler or preschooler.  Free, no need to register! Sponsored by the Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation and Parks.  Mondays from July 10 to August 21, 9:30 am to 11:30. (Except August 7th which is BC Day.)

Jul
31
Mon
Munchkinland at Family Place (RDN Sponsored) @ Family Place
Jul 31 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join Odette, Jenny and Bridget for weekly playtime for you and your infant, toddler or preschooler.  Free, no need to register! Sponsored by the Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation and Parks.  Mondays from July 10 to August 21, 9:30 am to 11:30. (Except August 7th which is BC Day.)

Aug
14
Mon
Munchkinland at Family Place (RDN Sponsored) @ Family Place
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join Odette, Jenny and Bridget for weekly playtime for you and your infant, toddler or preschooler.  Free, no need to register! Sponsored by the Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation and Parks.  Mondays from July 10 to August 21, 9:30 am to 11:30. (Except August 7th which is BC Day.)

Aug
21
Mon
Munchkinland at Family Place (RDN Sponsored) @ Family Place
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join Odette, Jenny and Bridget for weekly playtime for you and your infant, toddler or preschooler.  Free, no need to register! Sponsored by the Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation and Parks.  Mondays from July 10 to August 21, 9:30 am to 11:30. (Except August 7th which is BC Day.)

 

There are special days for preschool and daycares to visit, and for community partner use.

(closed holidays and all other school holidays including Pro-d Days)