Vanier Children’s Centre in London, ON

Over December 13th-15th, 2018, the Smilezone team transformed 3 NEW SMILEZONES at Vanier Children’s Centre in London, ON! The new Smilezones, located in the Centre’s Positive Choices room, include:

  • Sensory Corner
  • Physical Activity Station
  • Imagination/Cognition/Art Station

About Vanier Children’s Centre

Vanier serves children age 0 to 14 who have serious emotional, mental illness and behavioural problems, and their families. Vanier’s programs and services are flexible and responsive to the specific needs of each family, including Crisis intervention, Residential services, Day treatment, Early years programming and various attachment therapies, Family counseling, and more. Learn more at


Specific Features in the Smilezone Transformation Include:

  • Bubble Tube
  • Projector
  • Floor and Wall Mats
  • Bean Bag Chairs
  • Crash Mat
  • Underwater soothing sound machine
  • Weighted blanket and weighted animal toys
  • Bright Murals, including under the sea, nature and art themes
  • Custom Barn-style doors
  • Custom cabinetry and storage solutions
  • Hopscotch Game
  • Active Target Game
  • iPad
  • Distortion Mirror
  • WiiU and Physical Activity Video games
  • Art Table
  • White Board
  • and more!