Growing minds
through play

We believe play, in all its wonderful forms, is the heart and soul of early learning. RisingOaks families know that our approach creates the foundation for boundless curiosity and discovery. Through play, children learn how to learn.

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Full-day
Child Care

Birth to age 5

Infant, toddler and preschool children discover the world through play, participating in age-appropriate learning activities.

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Before & After
School Care

JK to age 12

Flexible before and after school care that suits your needs while providing a place to nurture friendships, independence and lifelong learning.

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Camp
Programs

JK to age 12

From March Break to Summer Camp to Winter Break, RisingOaks provides a year-round, fun-filled, learning through play camp experience.

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Registration
Info

All Programs

We are here to help and answer any questions every step of the way. 

What’s New at RisingOaks

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Where to Find Us

Serving our community since 1981, RisingOaks has 19 locations across the Waterloo Region.

Who We Are

Our story is 40 years in the making. Over that time, we have become one of the largest, most trusted early learning and care providers for families in the Waterloo Region. While we teach more than 1,200 children a day to learn through play, we know your focus is on your child and your family.

Testimonials

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OneList: Central Registry and Wait List

OneList is the place where all applications for licensed care in Waterloo Region are submitted. You can also come apply for financial help to pay for child care and /or special needs supports through OneList. Applying is easy.