Mommy & Daddy Time

Ah yes, “mommy time”, “daddy time” - music to our ears. But let’s face it, it doesn’t happen too often, especially with newborns. What DID we do with all that spare time we had before having children?!

Mommy & Daddy Time includes activities meant for YOU but allow little peanut to tag along without having to worry about tracking down a sitter or annoying other patrons or dare we say it...something for YOU to enjoy sans children.

Things To Do/Places To Go WITH Baby

ENTERTAINMENT

Reel Babies – Empire Cinemas (Crystal Palace) CURRENTLY ON HOLD AS EMPIRE CINEMAS WAS BOUGHT OUT

  • What: New release movies
  • When: CURRENTLY ON HOLD AS EMPIRE CINEMAS WAS BOUGHT OUT. HOPEFULLY IT WILL RETURN
  • Where: Crystal Palace Cinemas, Dieppe
  • Cost: Please contact for updated prices
  • Comments: See a new release while enjoying the comforts of your own home, with much better snacks. The theatre modifies the volumes and adjusts the lighting. Also available for use in the theatre is a change table, microwave, rocking chair, exersaucer and more. To receive notices on the program and to vote on movie selections simply send an email to reelbabies@empiretheatres.com with your name, email address and location. You may also visit their website here

Parent's Night Out

  • What: Parents can enjoy 3 hours sans children when they drop them off at My Gym Chidlren's Fitness Centre
  • Ages: For children aged 3 - 9 years
  • When: the third Friday night of every month from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Where: My Gym Greater Moncton 6 George Street
  • Cost (per child): $15; Add'l Siblings (each): $7 (CHECK WITH THEM TO VERIFY PRICES)
  • $10 non-refundable deposit is required
  • 24-hour cancellation policy
  • Contact: info@mygym-greatermoncton.ca or call (506) 855-Kids (5437)
  • Comment: Children have a blast as they participate in tons of games and activities with experienced and caring staff in a fun and clean gym. Snacks are also provided.

FITNESS

Baby & You

  • What: 8 week post-delivery fitness program
  • Who: moms and their babies *babies should be no more than 18 pounds or crawling.
  • Where: Riverview Parks & Recerational Studio, 55 Biggs Drive
  • Contact: 387-2024
  • Comment: Get a great post-delivery workout using your own body weight, your baby's body weight and resistance bands. Every class will have nutritional tips and end with 10 minutes of yoga for a little extra bonding with your baby. This is a very baby friendly class and a great time to meet other moms.

Strollin Mamas - Here At The Core Coaching

  • What: 6 week Mommy workout program
  • Age: Moms and their newborns or toddlers willing to remain is a stroller during the workout
  • When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30-10:30am - Rain or shine
  • Where: Centennial Park, meet at the water (by the ducks)
  • Cost: Please contact Louise.
  • Contact: Louise Cormier at 871-0766 or coach.louise@live.com or the Town of Riverview 387-2024.
  • Comment: The workout is 60 minutes and includes cardio, squats, lunges, ab work, and resistance training with tubing. Bring a yoga mat and some water.

Step It Up Mama - Here At The Core Coaching

  • When: 10-11am Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Where: Centennial Park
  • Contact: Louise Cormier at 871-0766 or coach.louise@live.com
  • Comment: This class baby is still in stroller but is a harder class for moms.It will give those moms that have been active for sometime get that extra push.= Same price as the Strollin mamas.

Baby, It's You - Here At The Core Coaching

  • When: 6:30pm for an hour Monday and Wednesday
  • Cost: Please contact Louise.
  • Where: Centennial Park
  • Contact: Louise Cormier at 871-0766 or coach.louise@live.com
  • Comment: This class is for moms,dads or caregivers that have gone back to work and would like to continue on working out. The class is with out baby "bootcamp" style class.

Parent & Baby Yoga

  • Time: Thursdays, 11:00 to 12 noon
  • Dates: Please contact for new schedule.
  • Location: Blue Lotus Yoga Space, 454 St. George Street. (At Respiro Dancewear – opposite Dance East Studio)
  • Cost: Please contact for updated prices.
  • Age: Babies four/six weeks to crawling are welcomed
  • Registration: Please pre-register with me. You can pay at the first class.
  • Contact: Joanna 386-6727; e-mail: yogabluelotus@gmail.com

In these classes the emphasis is on a gentle yoga practice for mothers, helping them get back in shape; re-aligning pelvic area, strengthening lower back and shoulders, toning abdominals, stretching and relaxing. Parents playfully bond with their new babies and the babies participate, enjoying massage and stimulation as well as being integrated into the breathing and asana practice. This develops babies' awareness and lays a foundation for good health and serenity.

Babies participate actively in classes. They may be on mothers’ tummies, laps, knees, held aloft to strengthen shoulders, given massages. Our baby yoga page on my website – www.bluelotusyogaspace.ca – shows you photos from recent classes. Babies are also free to lie on their blankets, interact with each other, sleep in their carriers or are held by me while mothers are in the postures.

Fairlanes Preschool & Tot Playtime

  • What: Bowling
  • Ages: toddler and preschool children
  • When: the first Friday of every month until April 9:00am-12 noon
  • Where: 936 Mountain Rd, Moncton
  • Contact: 858-8740
  • Cost: Please contact for updated prices.
  • Comment: Bowling for parents and children or they can play in the supervised playroom. Fairlanes is equipped with bumper lanes and a ball launcher for little ones. Fairlanes now has a new mini jumpers trampoline, as well as a new policy of NO FOOD in the playroom to protect those with food allergies. There will be a snack area set up outside the playroom, with Yogurt Tubes, cheese strings, fruit bars, juice boxes, and other items available for purchase at the canteen.

St Patrick’s Family Centre

  • What: On Site Babysitting
  • Age: Children 18 mths – 5 yrs (child must be toilet trained)
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-11:30pm September-June only
  • Where: 34 Providence St, Moncton
  • Contact: 857-2024
  • Cost: Please contact for updated prices.
  • Comment: Parents must remain in the building.

YMCA of Greater Moncton

  • What: Infant Friendly Wellness Centre
  • Hours: Daily 10am-3pm
  • Where: 30 War Veterans Avenue, Moncton
  • Contact: 857-0606 or visit: www.ymcamoncton
  • Cost: Please contact for updated prices.
  • Comment: Parents or guardians can bring infants in car seats up to the Wellness Centre, excluding the free weight area.

YMCA of Greater Moncton

  • What: On Site Babysitting
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-1:30pm; Saturday 8:30am-10:30am
  • Where: 30 War Veterans Avenue, Moncton
  • Contact: 857-0606 or visit: www.ymcamoncton
  • Cost: Please contact for updated prices.
  • Comment: Parents must remain in the building.

Things To Do/Places To Go WithOUT Baby

Families of Multiple Births

  • What: Mom's Night Out
  • When: the last Thursday of every month (except July)
  • Where: a new location is TBA, check their site for details
  • Contact: 869-6743 (leave a message), email or visit: www.monctonmuliples.com or their Facebook group.
  • Comment: Again this is a Mom's night out (sans kids!) for Members of Families of Multiple Births.