BrightPath LEAP is located in Waterdown Village Plaza on Hamilton Street North near Dundas Street and is conveniently right down the road from their sister centre BrightPath Hamilton Street. They are dedicated to before and after school care and have a licensed capacity of 30 kindergarten and 30 school-aged children. The centre services a number of schools which include Allan A. Greenleaf, Flamborough Centre, Guardian Angels Catholic, Guy B. Brown, and Mary Hopkins Elementary Schools and they transport the children to and from school via commercial vans.
BrightPath LEAP is a member of Affiliated Services for Children and Youth (ASCY) whose mandate is facilitating a range of quality services that contribute to the development and well-being of children and youth in the city of Hamilton. This unique centre offers an interactive space for the children to participate in games, like foosball, play in the indoor play structure or sit and do homework.
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Aimee graduated from Mohawk College where she completed the Registered Early Childhood Education Program in 1995. She has been a part of the BrightPath family since 2005, she has been serving as the Assistant Centre Director for 3 years and is now serving as the Centre Director for BrightPath Waterdown LEAP.
Her favourite part about being a Centre Director is being able to provide quality childcare to families in the community. She loves to interact closely with the families and staff. She enjoys seeing how happy the families are with the program and seeing the children’s excitement for what they get to take away from the centre.
Aimee loves spending time with her family, including spending summers outdoors together. She is a mom to a daughter, who is the apple of her eye. In her spare time, she loves to scrapbook, needlepoint, and spend time playing with her pet cat and hamster.
What our families think about BrightPath LEAP
"My eldest son (sk)did camp here and loved it! All the staff are so full of energy and really kept him going. Love that I don't need to pack a lunch as it's all provided!! They went to Memorial park everyday. They are constantly doing art and crafts. They hosted a magician a dance teacher and a few over cool activities too. Ms. Sam is exceptionally sweet with the kids! They are full days with flexible drop off pick up too so no need to do the camp pick up run around. Definitely recommend."
"We have used LEAP since my son was 2 years old. He is now 11 and we continue to use it. The staff are amazing! They have been so caring with my son and with us! They understand and respect your time and work commitments and different scheduling issues and have always been willing to accommodate and work with us. Although we have changed jobs and added various commitments to our lives over the last 9 years, LEAP has always been a reliable constant for us. We really love this centre!"
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We are happy to be able to provide Zoom and limited in centre tours during this time. Please select from the drop down below which type of tour you would like to book.
Our director will reach out prior to your tour time to provide you with the Zoom meeting link.
In Centre Tours
There will be a simple health questionnaire when arriving and we ask that parents wear masks while in the centre.