The Beacon Learning Centre is located on Ogilvie Road, north of Montreal Road, in the quiet and attractive residential neighbourhood of Beacon Hill North. Our new facility was built in 2011 with generous grants from the City of Ottawa, the Trinity Foundation and a grassroots fundraising campaign. We have five bright classrooms with large windows, two cubby rooms, eleven washrooms including some with changing facilities, a full kitchen, a laundry room and storage rooms for the many books, puzzles, games, art supplies, educational toys, and other teachers’ resources that our staff use to create a stimulating environment for play and learning.
High quality mill work has been used throughout the building. The flooring, made of rubber, is good for both walkers and crawlers. The entire building is fully air-conditioned. Our generous outdoor play-space features a large play structure that exceeds current safety standards and contains no pressure-treated lumber. We have swings, wagons, age-appropriate tricycles and scooters, outdoor toys of all sorts, lots of sand, and trees for shade.
In the winter, we bring out the shovels, crazy carpets and toboggans which are great fun on our little hill. A separate play area provides a safe place to play for our toddlers. The entire space is fenced and gated and provides a safe and supervised place to get some exercise and have some fun!