Before and After Program

The Nova Scotia Before and After Program is available to families of children ages 4 to 12, who are enrolled in the Nova Scotia Pre-primary Program or the public education system.
  • This fee-based program is delivered by approved child care, municipal recreation or recognized non-profit recreation providers.
  • It is delivered on-site at the school, so children and students have a seamless day.
  • The program promotes health, well-being and a physically active lifestyle by focusing on physical literacy, movement and outdoor play.

If your child is enrolled in a Nova Scotia Before and After Program, you may also be eligible to receive child care subsidy. 


For more information on child care subsidy visit

Learn more about the program, where it's available and how to register your child in our FAQ for parents.