My Baby and Me

A Community of Young Families

My Baby and Me, based at the JCC’s Family Place in Squirrel Hill, 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 offered 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.

Free drop-in programs as well as Kindermusik and other classes and events are offered for members; some programs also are open to the community.

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 30 minutes of each session will be a topic-based discussion session facilitated by Ada Maria Mezzich, developmental specialist. The second 30 minutes will be a shared experience for caregiver and child that includes singing, fingerplays and sensory activities specifically designed to promote infant development.
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
No fee for members; $5/community
Family Place

Sing and Schmooze, Shabbat Style

Newborn-5 years
Shabbat stories, songs and prayers.

Sing and Schmooze, Toddler Style

Ages 1-3
The first 30 minutes of each session will be a topic-based discussion session facilitated by Ada Maria Mezzich, developmental specialist. The second 30 minutes will be a shared experience for caregiver and child which will include singing, fingerplays, and activities specifically designed to promote
toddler development.
Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 am and 11 am-noon
No fee for members; $5/community
Family Place

Preschool Schmooze

Caregivers of children ages 3-6
Enjoy a topic based schmooze session about
caring for this age group.
Tuesdays, 2-2:45 pm
September 6, October 11, November 1, December 6.
No fee, open to the community
Family Place

Classes:

Sports

Your toddler will learn some basic sports skills, while using lots of energy and making new friends! Tot sports classes are with a caregiver, take place in the Kaufmann Gym, and are for strong walkers through age 3.

Tiny Tot Soccer

Mondays •11am
September 11-November 13
$75/JCC member; $90/community

Tiny Tot Gym Sampler

Each week includes a different gross motor activity such as tumbling, obstacle courses and ball play! Wednesdays • 11 am
September 13-November 15
$75/JCC member; $90/community

YOGA

Participating in a yoga class with your baby/ toddler is the perfect way to get great exercise, while bonding with your child! Jennifer FerrisGlick has been teaching baby/toddler yoga at the JCC since 2015.

Baby Yoga

For babies not yet walking and a caregiver. This class will encourage relaxation and child-caregiver bonding through mindful and repetitive movements.
Thursdays
10:30-11:15 am
October 19-November 30
Robinson Dance Studio
$64/JCC member; $83/community

Tot Yoga

For strong walkers through age 3. Explore breathing techniques and the body through yoga postures (5 to 10 poses per class). Both storytelling and playful inquiry will guide us.
Tuesdays 10:30-11:15 am
October 17-November 28
(no class November 23)
Room 202
$64/JCC member; $83/community

Kindermusik

Please check the JCC schedule for holiday closings.

Kindermusik Sing and Play

Newborn-24 months with a caregiver
Sundays, 9:30 am
Mondays, 9:15 am and 11:15 am
Wednesdays, 11:15 am
Fridays, 9:30 am

Kindermusik Wiggle and Grow

2-3 years with a caregiver
Sundays, 10:30 am
Mondays, 10:15 am
Wednesdays, 9:15 am
Fridays, 10:30 am

Kindermusik Laugh and Learn

ages 3-4
Sundays, 11:30 am
Mondays, 12:45 pm
Wednesdays, 12:45 pm
Fridays, 11:30 am

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.
$59/month/JCC member; $66/month/community
Siblings: $5 off per month
Enroll at www.kathysmusic.com or call 412-344-0535

 

Contact Us

Ada Maria Mezzich

Director of Outreach and Family Engagement

412-339-5417


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