Saturday Integrated Play Groups®

Saturday Integrated Play GroupsThe Friend 2 Friend Integrated Play Groups programs combine the award-winning Integrated Play Groups®, Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification® and SCERTS® models. Our programs focus on the development of the social, communication, emotional regulation and peer play competencies of all the children participating in the programs.


are offered once per week in 60-minute sessions, Saturdays from September to June each year. The sessions consist of small stable groups of children, 1-2 novice players (children with autism or related needs) and 2-3 expert players (typically developing peers). Under the guidance of highly trained professionals, each session is designed to meet the social, communication and play needs of the novice and expert players as they participate in mutually engaging weekly play themes and activities.

Registration Information

East Vancouver Play CentreAgesFees (Novice Players) Novice Player SpacesExpert Player Spaces
9:30-10:305-7 yrsSorry Program FullFullFull
11:00-12:005-7 yrsSept- Jun Full2 spaces
12:30-1:305-7 yrsSept- Jun 34 sessions $3700Full1 space
2:00-3:008-11 yrsSorry Program FullFullFull
3:30-4:308-11 yrsSorry Program FullFullFull
New Westminster Play Centre AgesFees (Novice Players)Novice Player Spaces Expert Player Spaces
9:30-10:305-7 yrsSorry Program FullFullFull
11:00-12:008-10 yrsSept- Jun1 space2 spaces
12:30-1:308-10 yrsSept- Jun Full1 space
2:00-3:007-9 yrsSept-JunFull1 space
3:30-4:3010-14 yrsSorry Program FullFullFull

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