Mama and Baby Events and Programming

Get out into your community to bond with your baby, break up the day and meet other Mamas!

VCH Parent-Infant Drop-In

[Free] Provides parents with the chance to connect with and get support from other parents and health care professionals. Sessions include health and development related topics presented by a public health nurse or another health care expert. Topics include breastfeeding, nutrition, immunization, dental care, play and adjusting to parenthood.

Association of Neighbourhood Houses

[Free to nominal drop-in fee] Various programming throughout the nine houses in Vancouver. Programs include singing sessions, as well as some aboriginal parent-specific support programming

Swimming Lessons

[Roughly $60 for eight lessons] Four months old to three years old. Babies must be able to hold their heads up to participate

Fit 4 Two

[Various, reasonable rates] Pre and post natal fitness, often for Moms to attend with their babies, incuding Mom and baby: barre, bootcamp, spin, aquafit and yoga.

Coquitlam Library Babytime

[Free] Drop-in for a free story time full of song and games.

Juice Truck - Mama Mondays

[Free] Monday meet-ups for Moms (and Dads). on various topics like baby sign language, infant nutrition and kids physio. Bonus: get a discount on your favourite vegan snack or juice when you attend!

Music with Marnie

[$95 for six classes] Explore music through songs, chants, fingerplays, movement, instruments, sign language, bubbles and puppets galore! Marnie’s animated and easygoing personality will keep your baby captivated and giggling for the whole class.  

Fraser Valley Regional Library

[Free] Make language fun! Start early with Babytime. Help your baby develop speech and language skills - enjoy bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers.

Ridge Meadows Doula Services

[Free to nominal fees] Various pregnancy and postpartum information sessions. Topics include: optimal fetal position, breastfeeding 101, postpartum planning, baby safety, why is baby crying?, and a Sunday meditation for birthers. 

Strathcona Midwifery

[Free to $30-50 suggested donation for the prenatal class] Queer and trans pregnancy and parenting group, home birth information nights, prenatal in a day. 

Vancouver Public Library - Storytime

[Free] Storytime programs at Vancouver Public Library are for adults with young children of all ages and abilities to come and listen to stories, sing songs and learn fingerplays and movement rhymes in a group setting.

Signing Babies

[Drop in $16] Learn the basic signs for everyday life with baby to reduce frustration and increase communication, and have fun learning signs together, no registration necessary.

Port Moody Library - Babytime

[Free] Looking for a fun program for you and baby? Drop in to Babytime at the library for songs, rhymes, lullabies, bounces, a chance to meet other parents, and bond with your baby.   

City of Vancouver - Parent and Tot

[Free for non-crawler to nominal fee] Participate together in parent and tot/family gym sessions, where your child can run, jump, climb, and enjoy play gym equipment and toys and meet other families in your neighbourhood.



Have or know of a great program that should be on this list? Email info@imonetoughmother.com to be added.