Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When does it run?
A:Approximately 3 Friday evenings per month. (Jan-Nov)
Q: What time?
A: Busses start pick-ups at about 5:30PM and finish drop-offs at about 10:30PM. The program itself runs from 7 – 9:00 PM.
Q: Where is it held?
A: The Metro Kids Program Center (#110 – 12332 Pattullo Place – by Scott Road & 110 Ave.)
Q: What does it cost?
A: In-house events are FREE 95% of the time. Outing (Waterslides/Swimming/Castle Fun Park/Etc) prices vary depending on the event. Information is on our calendar, given during the previous events, at the time of phone calls/visitation (Thursday/Friday) and is avaliable on the MKS Hotline (604-812-7178).
Q: Who can come?
A: The program is designed for pre-teens grades 5-8 but parents are welcome to come with their children if they so wish.
Q: How can I get my child picked up?
A: Call 604-812-7178 and leave your name, phone number and address. We’ll add you to our lists and pick your pre-teen(s) up for our next program.
Q: How do I know if I’m on the lists?
A: You’ll recieve a phone call or visit on the Thursday or Friday before each program.
Q: I understand ConnXion opens a concession stand before and after the program is over. What’s the deal with that?
A: We provide no money or coupons to your children. They will need to bring their own money for food.
Q: What does a typical program look like?
A: At 5:30PM the buses & vans go out, picking up youth for Fusion as well as Preteens for ConnXion. // After the teens are dropped off at their program, the preteens arrive at the program center at 7:00PM // At 7:00PM the rules are reviewed and then the games are played immediately following // At about 8:00PM a short time of live worship music starts // An interactive time of teaching from the Bible begins after that. // The pre-teens are released to play any number of games which are set up in and around the program center // At approximately 9:00PM the vehicles are loaded up again and drop-offs begin. // The last person is aimed to be dropped off by 10:30PM.