We make sure parents know that they are not alone and that the Life With A Baby family including its volunteers are there to support, educate, and connect.
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Come out for the final outdoor session of Kungfu and Lion Dancing with Chung's Arts Academy. The class will involve Kung Fu Techniques, lion dancing moves and drumming/musical aspect of the dance.
Our energetic class is filled with lots of culture and education. Parents are invited to participate or watch at a distance. Any equipment used will be sanitized. Each household will have their own 8x8 window with 8 feet between each window for social distancing purposes.
Cost: $80 for the session (4 weeks), per child.Dates/Time: Sundays, Sept 6-27 - 10am, 11amAges: 4-12
We are back and running outdoor soccer classes for the little ones!Please read below the COVID-19 measures in place before registering. Each class is 30 minutes long and maximum 8 kids. Parents are required to participate and stay close to their child to help with social distancing as well as high fives and encouragement. Bring water and running shoes.
This class is a 4-week session.
Date: Saturday, Sept 12-Oct 3Class Times: 9:30am OR 12pm
Age range - 1.5 to 5
Cost & how to pay - $45 paid online (no refunds)
See you there .
Shirley (LWAB host & volunteer)
This registration is for single classes only. Please register for the date that you'd like. (See Little Kickers 4-week session if you'd like sign up for a month long session)
Date: Saturday, Sept 12, 19, 26Class Times: 12pm
Cost & how to pay - $10 paid online (no refunds)
Join Shirley for a pop-up baby music class! This class is suitable for ages 0 to 4, and each class involves rhythm exploration using percussion instruments, live music, and dance party with bubbles! The classes will be about 45-60 minutes including free outdoor play, music, and snacks/mingling time.
Health & Safety Measures
Date/Time: Monday, Sept 21, 12pm
Cost: $15 per parent-child duo. $6 for any additional family members. No refunds.
Location: Dunmurray Blvd (Warden/Sheppard/Finch). Exact location will be in the confirmation e-mail.
See you there!
Let's get out and enjoy the good weather while we can with a Stroller walk at the wonderful Lake Wilcox! Come prepared for a brisk walk and feel free to bring a blanket and snacks to hang out with other moms and babes afterwards! (There are also tables).
Registration is limited due to social distancing guidelines, if you can't make it please cancel ahead of time to give someone else a spot.
Paid parking is enforced until Sept 30th, however Richmond Hill residents can obtain a free permit online at https://parking.richmondhill.caThere are 2 dates: - Tuesday Sept 22 - 11:45-1:00pm
- Tuesday Sept 29 - 11:45-1:00pm
PLEASE CHECK you email before heading out to the event in case of rain.
See you there,
Roxy (LWAB volunteer & hostess)
Come for a workout with other parents after the kids go to bed (early)!
Zumba is a fun aerobic workout that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. No prior experience is required, and it caters to all fitness levels. Experience the joy of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Bollywood, Hip Hop, Belly Dancing and much more! Dance to great music, have fun, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it!
Date: Tues, Sept 22
Location: In your home!
Online class: Thursday September 24th 10:30 am
Cost: $5 per child. No refund.
Does your child love to dance?
Join us for a Happy Feet Dance Party! This class is suitable for ages 1.5 to 5. This fun filled hands on class will sample Dance games and activities from our weekly programs.
Get ready to dance, smile and have a great time!
For more information on Happy Feet Dance please visit www.happyfeetdanceandfitness.ca
JOIN US for a circle time lead by our community manger, Shirley!! We'll sing some songs, have a picnic and mingle to make new friends! This is suitable for ages 0-6.
Please note that this is a socially distanced event!!
THIS IS A FREE VOLUNTEER-RUN EVENT. DONATIONS ARE WELCOME TO CONTINUE PROGRAMMING IN OUR CHAPTER AREA & MAINTAIN SUPPLIES. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
Location: Simonston Park. 15 Simonston Blvd. (Don Mills/Steeles)
Location: Broadlands Park (Lawrence/DVP)
Join us for a Happy Feet Dance Party! This class is suitable for ages 1.5 to 5 with caregiver. This fun filled hands on class will sample dance games and activities from our weekly programs. The class has a limit of 8 children to allow social distancing.
Date/Time: Tuesday, Sep 29, 10:15am (if there's a bigger demand with a waitlist, an additional class will be added at 9:30am)
Cost: $10 per child.
Location: Parkway Forest Park (Don Mills/Sheppard)
Health & Safety Protocols
Class will be active, engaging and fun as always. However we will be doing our best to maintain our distance. Dance Ontario, in coordination with City and Provincial health officials, have released a set of guidelines to help direct dance studios. In it they state that masks are not necessary during the dance class. As such, we will not require them. We will be clearly marking our dance space and allowing the dancers adequate space to move and dance with minimal physical interaction with each other. All Hands on materials and equipment will be disinfected with a medical grade (child safe) product before the start of each class. A limit of 8 is capped for each class to allow for social distancing.
KAY GARDINER BELTLINE TRAIL STROLLER WALK
Join volunteer host Allison for a morning stroller walk! Bring your coffee, enjoy conversation with other mamas and soak up in the nature of the trail. See you there!
Meet up will be at Memorial Park (Bathurst/Eglinton)
Allison - LWAB Host and Volunteer
Self-Reg Parenting is an online course that shows parents how to apply Shanker Self-Reg® in their day-to-day parenting.
The Self-Reg Parenting Program, delivered through TMC’s e-School, explains the principles of Shanker Self-Reg®, and practical ways parents can use Self-Reg to:
This online group is for parents of infants born in 2020. We will be using the Self-Reg parenting course as our guide. Participants will get access to the course, and them meet weekly on Tuesdays at 10am for 10 weeks. We will check in with each other and our facilitator and parent practitioner (social worker) will be on hand for support.
If you have insurance you might be able to claim a portion of the group session towards your extend health benefits.
About the educational component of the course
@ TREETOP TREKKING STOUFFVILLE
Life With A Baby Toronto is hosting a field trip on Thanksgiving Day! The entire family is invited for a morning playdate at Treetop Trekking in Stouffville.
Climb from tree house to tree house through 8 ft tall hammocks, nets, and wood bridges! Descend to the ground on slides, play on our treewee obstacle courses and other forest games!
This is a 2 hour activity and open to all ages. Spaces are very limited
Date/Time: Monday, October 12 (Thanksgiving Day), 9am
Cost including taxes. Please register your entire party in your registration (babies and seniors included). Each party must be accompanied by at least 1 paying adult.
Adults - $10
Children between 3-17 - $20
Children under 3 - FREESeniors 65+ - FREE
*There is a 20 person minimum required. If you are interested in coming, please register and submit your payment 2 weeks before the event. There are no refunds so please make sure you can attend! Feel free to contact Shirley if you have any questions - email@example.com
- LWAB Community Manager
Reduced capacity in the villages
Walkways are now one directional
Hand sanitizer is readily available
Parents are asked to ensure kids are maintaining a 2-meter spacingSee website for complete protocol. https://treetoptrekking.com/covid-19-update/
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