1416 Berwyn-Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA 19312
Make a splash with the aquatics enrichment classes at the Upper Main Line YMCA (UMLY). The massive facility features two indoor pools, three outdoor pools and three swimming programs where mama fish and baby fish get water time together. The Parent/Tot class introduces children ages six to 18 months to the water via songs and games. The Perch & Parent class, for tots ages 18 months to three years, kicks the song and game approach up a notch so that kids learn basic swimming movements. Finally, keeping with the fish theme, the Pike & Parent program gives intermediate instruction to kids up to age four.
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903 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Mom can join youngsters ages three and older for a family yoga fest at Yoga Garden in Philadelphia or Narbeth. Sessions are held on the second Sunday of each month for three months, with the next session starting in the summer. Take care of your postpartum body while spending time with your child. Programs promote increased vitality and inner peace through interactive yoga songs, games, asana stories and meditations. All classes culminate with a final relaxation pose complete with snuggly blankets and soft pillows.
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339-345 W. Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA 19041
Mommy and future Margot Fonteyns may dance the day away at mother/child ballet classes. Philadelphia Studio Ballet offers a special program for moms with children ages 18 months to age three. Through ballet stories and fairytales, family units are introduced to the basic exercises and movements of this graceful dance form. After a short course, tiny dancers are dressed by mom in delightful costumes to daintily strut their stuff.
15 Chester Road
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Kids from birth through age six may enjoy learning Spanish with mom at The Creative Living Room in Swarthmore. From day one, la madre y el niño are immersed in the Spanish language via an imaginary trip to a Spanish-speaking country. Classes are held on Thursdays and feature weekly themes, vocabulary and homework booklets. Games, songs and movements add to the educational fun.
4336 Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
For mommies and tikes who sing to a different tune, Jay Sand and his All Around This World music classes deliver a great way to spend quality time together. Classes are held out of Jay’s home in West Philadelphia and at additional locations in Chestnut Hill and Great Valley. Infants to youngsters up to age eight explore international children’s music, stories and games in weekly 45-minute sessions with mom. Once you start singing, dancing and experimenting different cultures and languages, you’ll understand why this magical music program was voted “Best Date Night with Your Kids” by Philadelphia Magazine in 2010.