Child Care


Compass Early Learning and Care is a non-profit charitable corporation dedicated to providing excellence in early learning and care for children from 6 weeks to 12 years.

Compass Early Learning and Care - Apsley Program operates at the Apsley Central Public School.

Established in 1981, we have grown from a small home child care program in Peterborough City and County to a multi program corporation with 30 licensed programs caring for over 900 children daily in the City of Kawartha Lakes, the County and City of Peterborough and the Region of Durham. Our programs include full day child care, nursery school, and before and after school programs. Each program is unique with hours of service ranging from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. Our home child care program offers flexible hours of care, depending on the individual care provider.

Press Release, December 6, 2021, City of Peterborough supports access to reduced child care fees for Apsley families
Fee Reduction Project; effective January 1, 2022

Compass Early Learning and Care Brochure

Compass Early Learning and Care Postcard

Located at the Apsley Central Public School
238 Burleigh St. Apsley, ON K0L 1A0
Phone: (705) 656-3488

Play to Learn

Peterborough Child and Family Centres

Apsley Play to Learn Program

This EarlyON parent child interactive program offers an engaging environment to explore and create with your children and to connect with other families. Professional staff are available to support your learning as well as share resources and their expertise when needed. All families with children aged birth to six years are welcome at this drop in program.


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