After Hours Emergency

After hours Emergency number:


If you have an after hours Emergency  listen to the voice mail for direction. 


Ranchlands Children Come First Association is a non-profit program in Calgary, Alberta with a board of directors who oversee and make decisions in the program regarding philosophy, programs, staffing administration, and guidance.

A variety of programs are offered such as a Preschool and Out of School Care Program at the Ranchlands location and Out of School Care Programs at:

  • Banff Trail School
  • Bowcroft School
  • Buchanan School
  • Cambrian Heights School
  • Highwood School
  • Hawkwood School
  • Kenneth D. Taylor School ​

Please visit the Latest News page for up to date information.


Our Mission Statement

Children Come First is driven by its mission to facilitate a program of excellence while promoting diversity, creativity and a positive social environment.

Our Philosophy

To provide a supplement to the home in terms of a loving, secure and stimulating environment where children can express themselves through creative activities
To provide the children with an environment that allows for freedom of choice and to accept responsibility for those choices.
To provide an environment in which children can learn to engage in positive social interactions with each other and the staff
To provide an environment in which parents and staff both feel comfortable and are able to work together in the children’s best interest



Out of School Care Accredited By Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services (AELCS)

Kids Come First Breakfast Club (Ranchlands Location) is now sponsored by Harvest Operations Corp.  They have generously donated 10 months of breakfasts for our children!!!!! A Huge thanks goes out to Harvest Operations Corp.