The Children's Indoor Play Society is a non-profit organization (35 years running!) created by Moms and Dads to give preschool kids a place to play and interact during the long winter months. It is run by a board of directors chosen by election from the general membership.
CHIPS is a parent supervised playgroup. There are a variety of toys, bikes, slides and climbing structures, blocks and parties. Your child can move from one area to another freely. It is a safe, fun environment for burning off lots of kid energy!
WHERE IS CHIPS?
We are located inside the Wetaskiwin Mall. The easiest access is through the entrance by Pet Valu.
WHEN IS CHIPS?
Monday, Wednesday,Thursday and every other Friday from 9:15 to 11:30am, September to May except for stat holidays and some no school days. For most up to date information check us out at CHIPS Wetaskiwin on Facebook.
WHO CAN COME TO OUR PARTIES?
Everyone can come!! Members are free and non-members pay $10.
WHO CAN COME TO CHIPS?
Children aged 0-10 years are welcome. Dayhomes are also welcome.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
You can drop in to check out CHIPS for $5/child to a maximum of fifteen visits were family will have to volunteer to do a toy wash and sign up for a food tray on a party day. Membership is $40.00 per year for the first child to a maximum of $120 per family. Or an option of $300/child with no fundraising obligation. Day homes must have all children register as individuals or as members of their family. All prices are subject to change.
WHO SPONSORS CHIPS?
CHIPS relies on the membership fees, fundraisers and our signature Children's Sale Events to run CHIPS. All funds go to operating costs, rent, renovations, cleaning supplies, toys - all to provide the joy that we give to our wonderful children who grace us with their smiling faces.
WHO WE ARE
2019-2020 Board of Directors
President & Fundraising Coordinator: Lacy Fontaine
Vice President: Ashley Anderson
Secretary & Supply Coordinator: Carmen Roberge
Treasurer: Terrilynn Crawford
Party & Children's Sale Coordinator: Melissa Richardson
Birthday Party Coordinator: Alison Sherrer
Advertising Coordinator: Tasha Weatherill
Casino Coordinator: Kathryn Weremey
Toy Wash Co-ordinators: Cheryl Zamzow, Shannon Elgie, Kathleen Newman
"Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity."