Periwinkle Children's Centre, located in a beautiful setting beside the beach in Kaslo's Vimy Park, operates a fully licensed daycare facility of Our emphasis is on child-centred and creative play-based learning.

Program is facilitated by a highly qualified and nurturing staff. Heike Reeg-Smith, Lead ECE, is trained in Waldorf education, and is a long-time homeschooler. Our staff engage children with stories, nature-based crafts, painting & drawing, baking, songs & rhymes, puppet plays, nature walks, and free play time, both outdoors and in a gently stimulating indoor space.


We are a non-profit organization, administered by a board of volunteers, under the name of Kootenay Lake Independent School Society.