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B.Y.O.Baby: Places to Go with Baby in Tow

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Here are the best things to do around town — from the newborns to walkers, this guide has it all.

Story Time, Meet-Ups & Groups: 

Baby Bunch Support Group for New Moms by AdventHealth for Women
Join this weekly virtual support group for new moms to share parenting tips, milestones and joys.

Baby & Me at The REP
With sensory fun, circle time and songs, this mommy and me class has it all for ages 0–2. 

Bouncing Babies at Winter Park Library
Gather for storytime with your infant in your lap. The library offers classes for wobbly walkers and toddlers as well. 

Fables on the Farm at Wildflower Farm Orlando
Read a storybook in the pasture pavilion, then meet some animal friends. 

Mommy and Me Circle Time at Downtown Baptist Orlando
Each Tuesday, gather with fellow mamas for songs, support and socialization.

Support Groups at Winnie Palmer Hospital
Get postpartum advice and support from the pros. 

Mr. Richard’s Teatime Dance Party at Infusion Tea
The queen would not approve of tea with this rowdy bunch, but Orlando area parents love Infusion Tea’s monthly Teatime Dance Party at 10 a.m. on the first Friday of the month (excluding May).

Orange County Library System
Check out your local branch for a variety of class offerings aimed at babies such as Tiny Tales and Zero to Five Storytime.

Orlando Mommy & Me Adventure Meet-up Group
Daily meet-ups across Central Florida for moms and tots (ages 3 and under). A monthly schedule is posted in their private Facebook group.

Storytime at the Zoo
Enjoy animal stories at the zoo along with a special visit from an animal ambassador. This free program is designed for preschoolers.


Gymnastics & Fitness:

Muscle Minds Program at A Kids Gym
Parents and kids ages 4 months–3.5 years are guided through exercises that build coordination, motor functions and social skills. 

Bella Boppers at Bella Ballerina
This intro dance class is aimed for little ones ages 18 months–2.5 years. 

Brown’s Gym Orbit
Walking tots (and their parents) will improve balance, strength and coordination at the gym. 

Legacy Gymnastics Giggling Guppies 
An hour for kids ages 18 months–2 years to climb, move and run around. 

Orlando Metro Gymnastics
The open preschool gym lets littles explore freely.

Soccer Tots at XL Soccer World
A program designed to teach the fundamentals of soccer to players ages 18 months–3 years old.

The Little Gym
With locations in Lake Nona and Ocoee, the parent/child classes for kids ages 4 months–3 years focus on movement and early development. 


Free Play:

District Kids!
Indoor playground that includes a construction house, diner, grocery store, pet vet, gas station, science lab and inflatable obstacle course exhibits.

Kidiverse
Pay as you play at this indoor playground and gym for children, crawlers to 12 years old.

KIDZ Play & Party Club
In addition to free play and socialization for parents and children, they offer classes such as Zumbini music, infant massage, early childhood stimulation and more.

ToddlerTown & KidsTown at Orlando Science Center
ToddlerTown is a separate area just for babies. Splash, climb, tinker and explore KidsTown’s hands-on experiences designed especially for kids up to age 7! 

Mille Moo’s
This indoor play café is a curious child’s dream with plenty to explore, from playhouses to slides. 

Monkey Joe’s
The Mini Monkey Zone lets toddlers have a safe space to run, bounce and play.

My Little Town
Indoor playground designed to look like a mini town with roads and buildings, for kids ages 6 months–7 years old.

O2B Kids
Membership includes hundreds of weekly classes for kids, plus unlimited visits to their epic indoor playground that includes a café for parents. Locations in Oviedo and Altamonte Springs.

Princesses & Princes
From the castle to the train table to the play market, this place is an all-out fantasy playground. Daily programming for babies includes sing-a-longs, crafts and storytime. 


Art & Music:

Bushel & Peck Musikgarten Studio
These weekly classes introduce kids ages 0–5 to music-making through songs, movement and instruments. 

Creative Jane Toddler Art Play
Get creative (and messy!) through sensory activities and hands-on craft stations.

Creative Jane – Toddler Art Play

Kindermusik Classes with Grow & Sing Studios
Feel the beat with your babe at several locations in Central Florida.

Little Music Makers
This virtual class is led by a music therapist targeting developmental goals while keeping the experiences fun and engaging! 

Mini Music by Winter Park Music Academy
Instill an early appreciation of music by booking a private class in-studio or in the comfort of your own house. Mini Music is sampler for little kids to sing, dance and play music-based activities.

Stroller Tours at Orlando Museum of Art
On select Wednesdays, get cultured while touring the galleries with your little ones.

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