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NJ Mommy & Me Play Programs and Classes

Whatever your interests, you won't run out of fun and educational activities for you and your little one to enjoy together. In addition to those listed below, see listings under Enrichment for Mommy and Me programs in music, dance, art and more. Browse the Sports categories for infant and toddler swim lessons, tumbling, fitness, soccer and other sports. Outdoor Education Centers offer parent and child nature programs. Check Museum and Historic Site calendars for programs designed especially for their youngest visitors and stop in at the Library for storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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Black River Preschool Parent and Baby Class
2091 Black River Rd., Pottersville, 908-334-8210. Join us, make new friends, learn about your baby's development and grow in deeper relationship with your child. Come enhance your intuition and learn songs and movement to take home with you.

Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Rd., Branchburg, 908-203-1600.
       Sports and family entertainment center features three indoor turf fields, four batting cages, and a 31,000 square foot training center. Arcade, PlayMaze, multi-level laser tag arena, birthday parties.
Every Wednesday
Mommy & Me Meet Up, meet other moms for indoor play date at the PlayMaze. 10-1pm.

The Connection
79 Maple St., Summit, 908-273-4242.
       The Connection offers a wide variety of parent/child classes providing children and their caregivers a safe and nurturing environment where they can explore, learn and participate in fun activities. Drop in and play $5.

The Messy Artist
356 Rt. 10W, East Hanover, NJ 07936, 973-378-2425.
       Art is a platform for learning. Every activity serves a specific purpose in promoting social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Children learn the principles of art, color theory, and art history, as they create beautiful, original works of art. All the while paving the path for a life-long appreciation of art. Mommy & me classes, fine art classes, birthday parties, summer camps.

My Gym Children's Fitness Center
522 Broad St., Glen Rock, 201-444-4644
1330 Springfield Ave., New Providence, 908-665-2122
1100 South Ave. W., Westfield, 908-317-0888
                  235 Prospect Ave., West Orange, 973-731-2022
        Day, night, weekend classes and birthday parties. Children's fitness center, 6 wks.-9 yrs. Songs, dance, puppets, games, relays, sport skills, gymnastics and more. Birthday parties, Parent's Night Out, Summer, Spring and Winter Fun Days.

New Jersey Academy of Music
37 Stonehouse Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, 908-561-2700.
       World-class private instruction, group classes, drop-in play, artist store, and performance space. Lessons in violin, piano, viola, guitar, cello, and composition for beginner through advanced. Highly experienced faculty with extensive professional performance and teaching experience. Register online.

Starfish Aquatic Club, Inc.
973-953-7946. Email:
       Starfish Aquatic Club is a private lesson program that offers both private and small group swimming lessons to children and adults from the age of 6 months and older.

United Soccer Academy
       Soccer lessons, camps and classes for aged 2 to 5 in the spring, summer, fall and winter.

US Sports Institute
       Parent & Me Squirts classes in soccer, ­basketball and total sports for ages 2-5.

Westfield Area YMCA Parent/Child and Family Classes
220 Clark St.; 422 E. Broad St., Westfield, 908-317-9622 ext. 423.
       Parents or caregivers can connect, explore and learn along with their little ones. Classes for infants through age 7 include swim, music, art, yoga and more.

Wompy's World of Musical Play
Classes in Basking Ridge, Warren, Garwood, Morristown, and Summit, 908- 279-3030.
    Educate. Entertain. Love. Wompy's is an interactive musical playtime that teaches through art, puppets and instruments. Our weekly classes are for children 6 months- 4 years old with caregiver. Each week is a new lesson, encouraging learning and fun in a caring, loving atmosphere. Try it free!

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