When it comes to early learning for you child there is an overwhelming array of options available.  At Albany Community Preschool we provide quality care with an educational focus. 

Friendly, experienced, fully qualified teachers; excellent staff ratios, and a warm and welcoming environment lays an essential foundation for your child’s learning.
Albany Community Preschool is a not for profit preschool, providing a high quality early childhood service to children of the Albany area for over 50 years. 

Session Details

We are licenced for 40 children (ages 2 – 5 years) per session.  We offer 20 ECE hours for children three years and over.  There is the option of either morning, afternoon and/or full-day sessions.  The preschool remains open during the school holidays except for the Christmas break. 

  • Morning Sessions 8.30am to 1.00pm
  • Afternoon Sessions 1pm to 4.00pm
  • Full day from 8.30am to 4.00pm


Fees vary depending how many sessions your child is in care.

ECE funding up to 6 hours per day, 20 hours per week for children aged 3, 4 or 5.

  • $9.00 per morning session
  • $6.00 per afternoon session
  • $22.50 full day
  • 3 full days - $67.50
  • 4 full days - $130.00
  • 5 full days - $162.50

Fees outside ECE 20 hours

  • $31.50 per morning session
  • $21.00 per afternoon session
  • $52.50 full day

You may be eligible for work and income subsidies that will make a difference to your fees.

Visit www.workandincome.govt.nz or phone 0800 559 009 to talk to a local branch.