Community & School Programs

 

Book a School or Community Program or Event

The Township of Langley offers a variety of School and Community Programs & Events. 

To book a program or community event, read all requirements below and complete this form 

Have questions? Contact our Administrative Division at 604-532-7500, or fireadminsupport@tol.ca.

Requirements
  • The minimum number of children is 10 with a maximum of 25
  • We cannot accommodate children under the age of 3 years
  • We take bookings up to a year in advance. We recommend booking at least 3-4 months in advance for best availability
  • Our Daycare/Preschool & Kindergarten Programs are held from September - the end of February each year.
  • The Fire Safety House Program is held form March - June each year.

Fire Hall Programs are available at:

School Programs

Daycare/Preschool at the Fire Hall

3 – 5 years of age

Children and adults are involved in discussions using visual aids (our safe and not safe cards), learning Stop, Drop and Roll, learning to crawl low under smoke, 9-1-1, seeing what a firefighter looks like dressed in turn out gear and they will have a chance to sit in a fire truck. This program is 1.5 hours in length.

Kindergarten at the Fire Hall

5 – 6 years of age

This program is an extension of our daycare/preschool program. Children and adults are involved in discussions using visual aids (our Safe and Not Safe cards), we watch a Fire Safety Video (we even have one just for parents), play a Home Escape & Firefighter Activity, see what a Firefighter looks like dressed in turn out gear and have a chance to sit in a fire truck. This program is 2 hours in length.

Kindergarten at School

5 – 6 years of age

The kindergarten program is an extension of our preschool program. This program is designed to be interactive and engaging. Children are involved in discussions using visual aids (our Safe and Not Safe cards), learn about stop, drop and roll, learn about 9-1-1, and see what a Firefighter looks like dressed in gear. This program is 1 hour in length.

Community Workers at the Fire Hall or at School

6 – 8 years of age

We discuss what a firefighter does, the children are able to ask questions about our tools, our job, the fire hall (we suggest gathering these ahead of time). We would then see what a Firefighter looks like dressed in gear and have a chance to sit in a fire truck**.

**If done at school we cannot guarantee a fire truck will attend. This program is 1 hour in length at School and 1.5 hours in length at the Fire Hall. 

Fire Safety House

6 – 8 years of age / Grade 1 & 2

The Fire Safety House is a self sufficient and completely mobile. This program reinforces behaviours learned in the daycare/preschool & kindergarten programs and teaches children how to escape their home in the event of a fire. The program is sequential adding new skills each year.  This program is 1 hour in length per class up to 4 classes a day.

Fire Cracker

9 – 10 years of age / Grade 4 & 5

Children are involved in discussions about the fire triangle, type of fire crackers and fire works, how to prevent fires and personal injury. They will watch fire safety videos, participate in various activities designed to illustrate the dangers of using explosives in the form of fire crackers and fireworks. This program is 1 hour in length.

Fire & Explosives

11 – 18 years of age / Grade 6 – 12

Children are involved in discussions about the fire triangle, types of fire, explosives, how to prevent fires and serious injury, and the law with regards to arson and restitution. They will also watch fire safety videos, participate in various activities, and review the risks of experimenting with fire and explosives. This program is 1.5 hours in length.

Cooking Safety

14 – 18 years of age / Grade 9 – 12

High school students are involved in discussions about the fire triangle, types of cooking fire, burns, extinguishers, how to prevent fires, 9-1-1, and escape plans.  They will also watch fire safety videos, participate in various activities, review what preventative measures can be put into place to keep you safer in your home. This program is 1-1.5 hours in length.

Fire Extinguisher Program

When used properly, a portable fire extinguisher can save lives and property by putting out a small fire or containing it until the Fire Department arrives. Portable extinguishers are not designed to fight large or spreading fires. Our Fire Extinguisher Training Program is designed to give the necessary training in order to determine your ability to fight a fire, and potentially save lives.

Theory Session includes:

  • What you should do in case of a fire.
  • Should you fight the fire?
  • Basic fire science.
  • Classes and characteristics of fire.
  • Types of fire extinguishers.
  • How to use a fire extinguisher.
  • Installation & maintenance of fire extinguishers.

Practical Session includes:

  • Review of Live Fire safety procedures.
  • Description of fire extinguishers and where important information is located on the fire extinguisher.
  • Each student will have the opportunity to extinguish a live fire.

Training Options

  • Option A – Theory & Practical at the Township of Langley Fire Department Training Ground located at 4700 – 224 Street in Langley.
  • Option B – Theory Only at business site/facility

For more information & pricing, please contact 604-532-7500 or fireadminsupport@tol.ca

Community Programs

Youth Firesetter

Youth Fire Setters and their parents are involved in discussions about the fire triangle, types of fire, explosives, how to prevent fires and serious injury, and the law with regards to arson and restitution. They will also watch fire safety videos, involving students like themselves that have been badly burnt or killed from experimenting with fire and explosives. 

Youth Groups

Children and parents are involved in discussions using visual aids, we watch a fire safety video, see what a firefighter looks like dressed in turn out gear, tour around the truck bay and have a chance to sit in a fire truck. This program is 1.5 hours in length.

Girl Guides

Children are involved in discussions about the fire triangle, types of fire, extinguishers, how to prevent fires, 9-1-1, escape plans, how to become a firefighter and smoke alarms. They will also watch fire safety videos, participate in various activities, review what was learned by playing fire safety jeopardy, see and discuss firefighters turn out gear and have a chance to see the fire trucks. This program runs over two, two hour sessions.

Seniors

Seniors are involved in discussions about the fire triangle, types of fires, extinguishers, smoke alarms, how to prevent fires, 9-1-1, fall prevention, and home or facility escape plans.