About Us

Glenwest Centre for Children is an accredited, non for profit, before and after-school care centre that has been providing quality child care since 1983.
At Glenwest, our mission is to serve our children through arts, culture, education and play. We promote health and nutrition and will collaborate daily with our partner schools to ensure all our children are transported safely to and from school on a daily basis.

We provide service to the following SW schools:

  • Glenbrook Elementary School
  • Glendale Elementary School
  • école Holy Name
  • Thomas Aquinas School
  • Calgary Christian School


We will strive to be a highly visible before and after school care centre in our community while continuing to offer high quality child care at affordable prices.

C – Creation – discover through the arts
A – Atmosphere –  safe and comfortable for all our children and families
R – Respect – demonstrated in all of our encounters
E – Excellence – which we will never stop striving for


President: Bryce Adamson
Past President: Ian Mitchell
Vice- President: Ernesto Sanchez
Treasurer: Kehinde Kasali

Treasurer Assistant: Kelly Emefiene
Parent Coordinator : Dana Sandler
Secretary: Carl Wu
Director at Large: Susan Macaulay
Violeta Petri – Executive Director


The program’s staff are experienced certified child development workers, who are committed to providing children with a happy and safe place to spend their mornings and afternoons. All staff are trained in CPR/First Aid and have a clear Police Clearance with vulnerable sector search.

Four of our staff members are certified as Child Development Supervisors ( Former Level 3) and three of our staff have a Class 4 Drivers License. We speak English, French, Spanish, Romanian, Tagalog, Hindi and Marathi and we welcome Everyone to join our Glenwest Family!