Chinook Child Care, Alberta

Willowbrae Childcare Academy offers programs to families for children aged 10 months to 5 years old.

Why Choose Willowbrae Academy Chinook?

Opening Summer 2024*


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Our focus is on a child’s needs. We believe in providing the highest standards of childcare possible.


All our Academies have unique features; biometric fingerprint access control, on-site kitchens and chefs, professional cleaning staff, large classrooms with lots of natural light, separate sleep rooms for infants, outdoor secure playgrounds and Liveview HD cameras.

Willowbrae SEEDS

BodyBreak KID FIT

On-site Kitchen

SEEDS represents everything we do to ensure delivery of high quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.


Willowbrae has partnered with Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod, of BodyBreak to develop BodyBreak KID FIT - a healthy-living initiative designed to educate children and parents about the importance of daily physical activity, rest & sleep, healthy food choices, and other positive lifestyle habits.

Dietitian-designed snacks and lunches are prepared on site following Canada’s Food Guide and are prepared from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. 

Communication Software

Biometric Access

Live View Cameras

Braeview is our exclusive on-line communication tool for parents and staff with extensive features including daily email reports sent to parents, a secure access area, functionality on mobile device.

Parents can feel reassured that their children are safe, as only authorized personnel can enter the premises via our biometric access control with fingerprint scanning. 

All classrooms and playgrounds are equipped with secure Liveview High Definition cameras which enables parents to view their child throughout the day in real time. 

Academies designed by professionals with a focus on children's needs. 

At Willowbrae Childcare Academy in Chinook we realize the importance of providing a safe, secure environment for children. Our Academies are committed to putting each child’s well-being foremost. We offer a safe-haven for children and the peace of mind for parents knowing their children are safe.

Meet Our Director Gabrielle Bartolome

Gabrielle was born in the Philippines and moved to Canada with her family when she was 12 years old and has grown roots in Calgary ever since. She now enjoys her spare time with her partner and their two children by travelling, watching movies, or just hanging out.

She graduated with a Level 3 from the Early Learning and Childcare Program at Bow Valley College in 2017 and has been working in the field since 2016. She has had experience working across all the age groups in the ECE field and began her first leadership role in 2019. Being able to connect with children and families is her passion. She enjoys working closely with educators so that together, they can create a warm and welcoming environment for the families and children. Gabrielle loves seeing children learn, grow and have fun throughout the years.

Infant Room

Toddler Room

Pre school Room

Infancy is a wondrous period of growth and exploration. Our infant programs focus on building meaningful relationships with our families, built on trust, care and attention. By recognizing and acknowledging the needs of each individual child, infants feel secure and safe in their environment and thus creates a strong foundation to support the rapidly developing social, emotional and physical needs of infants while they explore the world around them.

While the focus is still largely on their primary care, toddlers begin to take their first steps towards greater independence. We promote their development through play and natural exploration of their surroundings. We begin to lay the basis for positive social interaction and support their positive relationships with peers. We focus on using our words, being gentle with our friends, sharing, and turn taking.

Pre-school rooms are equipped with age and developmentally appropriate learning materials and activities reflect the interests of the group and are often child directed. We encourage and promote positive social interaction and develop the many tools necessary to ensure a positive transition to “big” school and a lifelong love of learning.

Willowbrae Childcare Academy Chinook

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Affordable and quality Chinook childcare. Our child care academy delivers superior educational programs and resources.

5710 2nd Street SE

Calgary, Alberta T2H 1H8

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