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Our Schools

Our preschools and kindergartens are divisions of Foothills Creative Beginnings Preschool and ECS Association which operates as a non-profit society, established in 1983. The preschool is licensed by Calgary and Area Child and Family Services. We offer an integrated program following a developmental and creative approach to educating young children. FCB kindergartens follow the Alberta Education Kindergarten Curriculum and are accredited and funded by Alberta Education.


All children and their families have the opportunity to embrace early education and develop the foundation for life-long learning

Our organization is a registered non-profit society.

We are governed by a board of directors.

FCB was established in 1983 as a private preschool and incorporated as a society in 1994.


Foothills Creative Beginnings in partnership with families, works to support and encourage children to reach their full potential in inclusive, holistic, child-centered learning environments.


FCB respects the individuality and unique talents of each child.

FCB encourages and supports children to reach their full potential through inclusive and holistic environments.

FCB believes that learning through purposeful play is the basis for child development and early childhood education.

FCB, in partnership with families and learning centers, works to meet challenges and build support for the children we serve.

FCB is dedicated to professionalism, seeks out and adopts best practices, demonstrates integrity and honesty in all that we do.


Preschool Calgary
Monday – Thursday
8:45 – 11:45am
Kindergarten Calgary
Open fall 2023
Monday – Thursday
8:30 – 11:40am
Preschool Cochrane
Monday – Friday
8:45 – 11:45am
12:45 – 3:45pm
Kindergarten Cochrane
Monday – Thursday
8:30 – 11:40am
12:30 – 3:40pm


School Phone 
403.851.5534 – Cochrane
403.300.5543 – Calgary
Emergency Contact 
403.815.9299 – Cochrane
403.300.5543 – Calgary