Owl - John Sweeney

Owl - John Sweeney

Opened in 2003, this school-based centre is located in the Williamsburg neighbourhood of southwest Kitchener and offers toddler, preschool, and school-age programs. Please call or email the Supervisor, Joanne Neeb, or Assistant Supervisor, Jen Schiedel, to arrange a tour of Owl - John Sweeney.

185 Activa Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario, N2E 4A1
(519) 742-6291, johnsweeney@owlchildcare.org

Hours of Operation: 6:30 am to 6:00 pm
Ages Served: 18 months to 12 years

Mandatory Online COVID-19 Screening Form:

school-age children playing under a tarp

Program Spaces Available When? Notes
Toddler P/t and F/t Sept
Preschool P/t and F/t Sept
Before School P/t and F/t Sept
After School P/t and F/t Sept

Learning Stories & Documentation

We love sharing all the learning that is taking place in our programs with Owl familes. Learning stories from each program are shared through our monthly e-news. Learning and project documentation is also on display throughout the classroom, including photos, direct quotes from the children and much more.

Two children playing with plastic farm animals and farm blocks


Old McToddler’s Had a Farm
November 2020

A child and an educator holiding a spider in their hands

Preschool 1

Analyzing Anthropods
November 2020

A boy smiling with a plate of pumpkin seeds in front of him on a table

Preschool 2

Learning Through Celebrations
November 2020

A girl laying on the floor writing on a paper

School-age 1

Needing Time Alone
November 2020

Two boys riding a bike down a hill

School-age 2

Going Beyond The Limit
November 2020

Two children at a table playing with beads

School-age 3

We Love To Help
November 2020

Children sitting at a table making paper airplanes

School-age 4

Pilots of School-age 4
November 2020

Owl - John Sweeney Projects

butterfly flying around a child

Butterfly Project

Preschool 1

boys observing a guitar

Musical Instruments Project

Preschool 1

homemade pretend IV

Hospital Project

Preschool 2

girl with handmade mouth

Little Chomper Project

Preschool 1

children in their handmade garbage truck

Garbage Trucks Project

Preschool 1

charting the weather on a window

Little Cloud Project

Preschool 1

MP visit to our classroom

Symbols of Canada Project

Preschool 2

playing on different types of objects like a drums

Drum Project

Preschool 2

Contact Us

185 Activa Avenue
Kitchener, Ontario
N2E 4A1

Hours of Operation
6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

(519) 742-6291
Email: johnsweeney@owlchildcare.org


portrait of jo

Joanne Neeb, RECE 

Headshot of Michelle Hiebert

Michelle Hiebert, RECE
Assistant Supervisor