Opening hours

The UGent child care initiatives offer child care every working day between 7.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.

The opening hours for baby minders could deviate slightly from this, depending on the individual baby minder.

Holidays

Our day care centres are closed on legal holidays and official bank holidays.

The annual closing period coincides with the period of the Gentse Feesten (Ghent Festival) and has a maximum duration of 3 weeks.

The holiday schedule for the day care centres is announced each year during the month of January.

Closing Days 2022   Day care UGent C. Heymans & De Sterre

January 2022

  • Mo 3 January - Closing day

March 2022

  • Fri 18 March - Dies Natalis

April 2022

  • Mon 4 April - Study day 1
  • Mon 18 April - Easter Monday

May 2022

  • Thu 26 May -  O.L.H. Ascension
  • Fri 27 May -Closing day after O.L.H. Ascension

June 2022

  • Mon 6 June - Whit Monday

July 2022

  • Mon 11 July - Festival of the Flemish Community
  • Mon 18 July until Fri 29 July included - Collective closing

August 2022

  • Mo 1 August till Fri 5 august included- Collective closing
  • Mon 15 August - O.L.V. Assumption
  • Fri 19 August – study day 2

Ocyober 2022

  • Mo 31 October - Closing day before All Saints Day

November 2022

  • Tue 1 November - All Saints Day
  • Wed 2 November - All Souls' Day
  • Fri 11 November - Day of the Armistice

December 2022

  • Fri 16 December - Studyday 3
  • Mo 26 December till Fri 30 December  included  - collective closing

Closing Days 2022  Day care PPS Ghent University-Partena de Stadskabouter, de Boskabouter, het Koetshuis and de Parkkabouter

April 2022

  • Mo 18 April  – Easter Monday

May 2022

  • Thu 27 May -   O.L.H Ascension
  • Fri 28 May - Alternate holiday of 1 May

June 2022

  •  Mon 6 May - Whit Monday

July 2022

  • Mon 18 July t.e.m. Fri 29 July included– collective closing

August 2022

  • Mo 15 August - O.L.V. Assumption

October 2022

  • Mo 31 October - closing day before All Saints Day

November 2022

  • Tu 1 November - All Saints Day
  • Fri 11 November - Day of the Armstice

December 2022

  • Mo 26 December till Fri 30 December included– collective closing

The daycare centers will be closed for 1 day for a training day. This day will be communicated on time.