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Daycare Logo_50 Years_colourUPDATE for July 23, 2020 – We are excited to announce that Martin Luther Daycare is reopening on Monday, July 27, 2020. We can see hope for the future in daycare staff who are back on site getting everything ready to safely serve families in our community again.

Call ahead. Hours will differ.

The daycare was closed on March 16, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Martin Luther Daycare: A Non-Profit Service to the Community Since 1970

5 Superior Ave., Etobicoke,  Ontario M8V 2M1
Tel: (416) 259-2861  Fax: (416) 259-2889,
Visit the new Daycare website:

Hours of operation: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Breakfast and afternoon snack will be provided.

Drop-off and pick-up available at: St. Leo’s Catholic School, John English Public School, and David Hornell Public School.

Martin Luther Daycare is a small centre which offers familial and personalised care, with full-day programs for children from 18 months to 4 years old and from 6 to 12 years old. In September 2002, the Nursery was licensed to open a Before-and-After School Program. Currently, there are 56 spots.

2011 Martin Luther Daycare yard

Martin Luther Day Care yard

We deliberately chose to remain a small facility to create a comfortable and warm environment to which children can adjust quickly and where they feel safe, secure and happy. We invite parental participation.

We believe that a child learns through play. Therefore, we provide a child-centred program with a “learning by doing” approach. Each program is run by an ECE staff member (Early Childhood Education (R.E.C.E.) diploma registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators ). Our staff members guide children through the stages of physical, emotional, cognitive and social growth by exposing them to physical exercise, arts and crafts, story reading, supervised naps, singing, educational toys, etc.

We provide an understanding, loving, challenging and intriguing place for your child to learn and grow. Hot nutritional lunches and snacks are prepared by Choice Children’s Catering, including peanut-free meals and special diets.

For openings, please contact the Day Care office at (416) 259-2861 or

To read more about our activities, go to our blog postings:

New parking spots and play areas in the backyard, August 10, 2018
Join in! Enjoy life! Celebrate a party for kids and parents in the neighborhood!, May 24, 2018
We congratulate the Martin Luther Daycare for reopening at 5 Superior, September 30, 2016
Day Care: Furniture is set up, May 5, 2016
$130,000 is needed to reopen the Martin Luther Church Day Care!, September 6, 2015
A Benefit Concert and an Open House for the daycare, September 6, 2015
Successful Cleanup in the yard around 5 Superior Avenue and the Day Care, August 23, 2015

Read about our history:
Day Care at 5 Superior Avenue: Standing Firm on Shifting Grounds, August 18, 2015
Day Care at 5 Superior Avenue: Welcoming Diversity, August 11, 2015
Day Care at 5 Superior Avenue: Then and Now, August 4, 2015

Come and Visit our Centre

Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church inaugurated this non-profit Child Care Service to the community at large in 1970. It has remained a non-profit service with a special emphasis on a caring home for the young among us. The atmosphere in our day care reflects our concept of building the foundations for a sound society. Children of all denominations and backgrounds are welcome.

The Day Care is fully licensed and regularly inspected by various governmental agencies under whose supervision the Child Care Centre functions. For government subsidy information call the City of Toronto Children’s Services (416) 392-5437 or have a look at the official website

The daycare is non-profit. Your generosity in supporting the daycare is greatly appreciated by the children, parents and teachers of the daycare.

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