• Welcome to Open Arms Early Childhood Centre

    Based in Barrie, Ontario, Open Arms Early Childhood Centre is a not-for-profit ministry of The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. We offer what is arguably the best childcare in Barrie.

    We are a licensed Christian childcare facility, governed by The Child Care and Early Years Act and Ministry of Education. Open Arms Early Childhood Centre is a member of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce, the Simcoe County Childcare Supervisors Network and the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE). We have also participated in the Raising the Bar Initiative with Simcoe County.

    Our Commitment

    Open Arms is committed to building a strong spiritual foundation in the lives of young children aged 4 weeks to 12 years. We strive to provide the best possible childcare in a loving, safe and nurturing environment. We meet the individual needs of all children and allow them to grow spiritually, cognitively, and physically.

    Open Arms Early Childhood Centre provides a nurturing and caring environment so that you can have peace of mind knowing your children are safe and happy in our care.

    Enroll your child today!

    Enroll your child today!

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    Proudly serving the Barrie area since 2003

    Contact Us

    460 Mapleview Drive West
    Barrie, ON L4N 9G4


    Business Hours
    Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 6:30pm

    Service Areas

    • Simcoe County
    • Angus
    • Innisfil
    • Thornton
    • Barrie
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