About Kids Place

Our Centre

Ranch Park Kids Place is owned by Susan Lane and managed by Vicky Lane and Jen Gordon. We are located in the portables in the lower parking lot of Ranch Park Elementary School and we service both Ranch Park Elementary, Baker Drive Elementary and Hillcrest Middle School.

Ranch Park Kids Place is a family owned and operated business and has been open since 1985. Kids Place began in a classroom at Ranch Park Elementary School and expanded to accommodate our growing community and now serves over 100 families.

Our hours of operation are 6:45am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday, with the exception of all Statutory holidays and the last 2 weeks of August each year (please call the centre for dates). We are open during Christmas Break, Spring Break, Summers, and on Professional Days.

Our Staff

All of our staff have had criminal background checks, have 1st Aid certification and have experience working with children.In addition our Group Care and Pre School staff hold valid ECE licenses. Our current breakdown of staff is as follows:

  • A Full Time Manager and ECE Manager
  • Before & After School Care has 10 part time staff
  • Pre-School has 4 ECE part time staff
  • Group Care has 2 ECE staff & 2 ECE assistants

Ranch Park Kids Place


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Sue Lane
- Owner
Sue started Ranch Park Kids Place in 1985 and has been actively involved in the center community.
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Vicky Lane
- Center Manager
Vicky has been the manager since 1997 and has completed the school and childcare program. Vicky works within the out-of-school care program and oversees the daily management of the center.
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Jen Gordon
- ECE Manager
Jen has worked for Kids Place since 1996. Jen began in our out-of-school program and has now completed her ECE training. Jen teaches the 4-year-old pre-school classes.