My Baby and Me

My Baby and Me runs social and educational activities for parents/caregivers with young children. A variety of free drop-in groups, classes and special events designed for families with children age 4 and under are Find us on Facebookoffered weekly. My Baby and Me staff support new families in their transition to parenthood and our programs offer opportunities for parents and caregivers to interact with one another while their children play and explore.

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Our Programs
Free drop-in programs include: Family Place Open Play Time, Sing and Schmooze-Baby Style, Sing and Schmooze-Toddler Style, and PJ Library Story and Schmooze. Our classes include: Kindermusik, Bring Your Baby to Yoga, Tot Yoga, and Go Go Gross Motor. One-time special events are offered regularly and include Kid Stuff Swap & Shop, Family Shabbat Dinners, PJ Adventureland, holiday programming, Swim Time @ Family Park and more. Advanced registration is required for all classes and special events, some of our drop-in groups and classes are open to the community.

To learn more or register for any My Baby and Me program, please browse the program listings below. Every listing contains a description, date, time, fee and more.



Drop-in Groups

Family Place Open Play Time
Mondays-Thursdays: 8:30 am-8:30 pm
Fridays: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Saturdays: 8:30 am-6:30 pm
Sundays: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
JCC members only

Sing and Schmooze, Baby Style
Newborn-12 months
The first 20 minutes of each session will be a shared experience for caregiver and child which will include singing, fingerplays, and sensory activities specifically designed to promote infant development. This will be followed by a topic based discussion session facilitated by a developmental specialist.

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
No fee, open to the community
Family Place

Sing and Schmooze, Toddler Style
1-3 years
The first 20 minutes of each session will be a shared experience for caregiver and child which will include singing, fingerplays, and activities specifically designed to promote toddler development. This will be followed by a topic based discussion session facilitated by a developmental specialist.
Thursdays, 9:30 and 11 am
(no class 9/25, 10/9, 10/16, 11/27)
No fee, open to the community
Family Place

PJ Library Story and Schmooze
3-5 years
Kiddos will enjoy stories and a craft with Miss Lauren, while the grownups “schmooze” about parenting a preschooler with a developmental specialist.
Thursdays, 3:30 pm
September 4, October 2, November 6,
December 4
No fee, open to the community
Family Place

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Classes
Advance registration is required for all classes and special events. Class fees are non-refundable.

Bring Your Baby to Yoga
For newborns-10 months (pre-crawling)
Thursdays, 10 am
November 6-December 4
$32; $41/community

Tot Yoga
For strong walkers ages14 months-3 years
Tuesdays, 10 am
November 4-December 2
$32; $41/community

Go Go Gross Motor
Play-based gross motor education for toddlers, taught by Coach Kelly Young. Children must attend class with a caregiver.
Wednesdays, 10:15-11 am
October 1-November 19. Kaufmann Gym
$80/JCC members only

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Kindermusik

Enrollment Procedures
Once enrolled, you stay enrolled for the school year, September through May. You can change classes any time (subject to availability). If you need to discontinue your enrollment, written notice is required prior to the 1st of the new month to avoid incurring charges for the new month.

Classes are 45 minutes long and take place in Room 307
$57/month/JCC member
$64/month/community
Siblings: $5 off per month
Enroll at www.kathysmusic.com or call 412-344-0535

Kindermusik Cuddle and Bounce
Newborn-12 months with a caregiver
Wednesdays, 11 am
September 10-May 20

Kindermusik Sing and Play
Newborn-24 months with a caregiver
Sundays, 9:30 am
September 7–May 17
Fridays, 9:30 am
September 12-May 22
No class 9/26, 10/10, 10/17

Kindermusik Wiggle and Grow
18 months-3 years with a caregiver
Sundays, 10:30 am
September 7–May 17
Mondays, 9:30 and 10:30 am
September 8 –May 18
Fridays, 10:30 am
September 12-May 22
No class 9/26, 10/10, 10/17

Kindermusik Laugh and Learn: ages 3-4
Mondays, 12:45 pm
September 8 –May 18
Wednesdays, 10 am
September 10-May 20

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Events

Family Shabbat Dinner
Celebrate Shabbat with food, Kabbalat Shabbat, songs and crafts.
Friday, September 12, December 12
5:45 pm
$10/JCC members, $14/community
Children under the age of 2 are free
Advance registration required; no walk-ins.

Kid Stuff Swap & Shop
Bring your gently used toys, books, clothes and kids’ gear to swap with other families who are looking for what you may have, OR just come and shop for gently used kids items.
Sunday November 16
10 -11:30 am, Levinson Hall
Open to the community
$5/dump your stuff; $5/shop
All proceeds will go to the Squirrel Hill Food
Pantry. This program is a partnership with
Shalom Pittsburgh and the Toy Lending Library

PJ Adventureland
Enjoy a superhero costume party complete with crafts, stories and other fun activities.
No fee.
Sunday, December 7
10-11:30 am, Levinson Hall