You both need opportunities to bond out there in the world — and you want Baby to love being out and about. There are lots of ways you can spend time together in our area from fitness to art and music-and-movement programs to local story times. Enjoy!
Baby & Me Outings: Fitness
Nurture Nashville Yoga 615-797-8064 • nurturenashville.com Pregnancy and postpartum classes with your baby; BYOB (bring your own baby) yoga classes; Kids, Music & Movement for ages 5 and younger and their grownup.
Let It Shine (Franklin) 615-369-3547 • letitshinegym.com Parent-and-child gymnastics (ages 12 – 36 months); preschool gymnastics; preschool trampoline & tumbling.
My Gym (Brentwood) 615-371-5437 • mygym.com/brentwood Assorted programs for little ones include Pay to Play for ages 4 mon – 9 years; Tiny Tykes for ages 6 – 13 months; Siblings & Friends for ages 6 mon – 5 years, 11 months; Waddlers and Gymsters. Preschool classes, too.
Nashville Gymnastics Training Center (Nashville) 615-298-2264 • nashvillegtc.com Little Peepers for children ages 18 – 36 months with their grownup.
Fit4Mom Franklin franklin.fitformom.com Offers Stroller Strides for moms with kids in tow. Currently strolling in Pinkerton and Jim Warren parks.
Baby & Me Outings: Art, Movement, Music
Barfield School of Dance (Murfreesboro) 615-615-896-3118 • barfieldschoolofdance.com Kindermusik classes for newborns to toddlers.
Histown (Franklin) 615-790-5719 Mommy & Me dance class on Mondays for ages 18 mos – 3 years old and a grownup. Creative movement ballet for ages 2 – 3.
Act Too Players Kindermusik, 1113 Murfreesboro Road, STE 119, Franklin; 615-294-0667. Music, movement and early socialization classes for newborns and older. Cuddle and Bounce is specific to babies ages 0 – 12 months. Instructor is Corrie Maxwell.
Vanderbilt Kindermusik, Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Ave., Nashville; 615-293-4181. Music, movement and early socialization classes for newborns and older. Cuddle and Bounce is specific to babies ages 0 – 12 months. Instructor is Amy Alley.
Little Art House 2106B Acklen Ave., Nashville + 338 46th Ave. North, Nashville, 615-933-9644. Mini Makers classes and Creative Play for little ones ages 1 and older and a parent.
Music City Music Together (Nashville & Franklin) A music programs for children ages birth to age 5 with their grownup that meets weekly.
MusicLab Nashville, 500 Wilson Pike Circle #014, Brentwood, 615-371-8086. Music for Mommy & Me Wednesdays and Saturday mornings at 11 a.m for ages infant – 16 months. Tunes for Toddlers on Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 10:15 and 11:45 a.m. for ages 16 months – 3 years (parent participation required). Music Makers on Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for ages 3 and 4 (parent participation required). Contact Ms. Kristi at 615-390-5685 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music with Mary Drop-in music classes for ages 9 mos through 5 years in the Nashville and Williamson County areas.
Sound Start Early Childhood Music (Brentwood, Nashville, Smyrna) 615-777-9314. Music Pups for ages birth – 4 years includes singing, dancing, movement and instrument play.
Tenn Little Birds , Two East Nashville locations (check website for information); 615-358-8544. Music classes for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grownup. Register now for programs beginning in January including a Musical Parenting Group with infants 0 – 9 months. Drop-in and holiday classes, too.
Nashville Ballet, the Martin Center for Nashville Ballet, 3630 Redmon St., Nashville; (615) 297-2966. The Dance with Me program is for little ones age 2 and older with a grownup.
Baby & Me Outings: Story Times
And keep the reading going by reading to your baby at home throughout the day!
Bellevue Public Library, 720 Baugh Road, Nashville, 615-862-5854. Babies & Books every Monday and Friday at 10:15 a.m.; Preschool Story Time every Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.
Donelson Library, 2315 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, 615-862-5859. Music & Movement every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for ages 2 – 6.
Edmonson Pike, 5501 Edmonson Pike, Nashville, 615-880-3957. Babies & Books for ages 0 – 3 years Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Music & Movement Thursdays at 10:30 ages 2 – 5, but all are welcome; Family Story Time, Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth – 12. “Starry Night” Story Time every Monday evening in November for ages birth – 8 at 6 p.m.
Green Hills Public Library, 3701 Benham Ave., Nashville, 615-862-5863. Toddler Tales (ages 1 & 2) every Monday at 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time (ages 3 – 5) every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.; “Wee Wigglers” Infant Story Time every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Hadley Park, 1039 28th Ave. N, Nashville, 615-862-5865. Family Story Time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for ages 0 – 5.
Hermitage Library, 3700 James Kay Lane, Hermitage, 615-880-3951. Babies & Books, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time, Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Inglewood Branch Library, 4312 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, 615-862-5866. Babies & Books, Mondays at 10 a.m.; Preschool Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Madison Library, 610 Gallatin Pike S., Madison, 615-862-5868. Lapsit Baby Story Time, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.; Family Story Time, every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 – 5 but all are welcome.
Main Library, 615 Church St., Nashville, 615-862-5800. Music and Movement at Church Street Park, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Richland Park Library, 4711 Charlotte Ave., Nashville 615-862-5870. Babies & Books every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. for ages birth – 24 months.
Southeast, 5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy., Nashville, 615-862-5871. Babies and Books, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Thompson Lane, 380 Thompson Lane, Nashville, 615-862-5873. Family Story Time every Tuesday at 11 a.m. for ages birth through 5.
La Vergne Public Library 5063 Murfreesboro Road, La Vergne 615-793-7303. Babies and Books (birth – 24 months) Story Time, every Thursday at 10 a.m.; Jammies and Stories every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.; Once Upon a Story Time every Wednesday for ages 2 and older;
Linebaugh Public Library 105 W. Vine St., Murfreesboro, 615-893-4131. Baby Time Tuesdays, every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for ages 0 – 24 months; Family Story Time every Wednesday at 10 a.m.; Itty Bitty Story Time every Thursday at 10 a.m. for ages 0 – 23 months.
Goodlettsville Public Library 205 RiverGate Pkwy., Goodlettsville, 615-862-5862. Babies & Books every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Hendersonville Public Library 116 Dunn St., Hendersonville, 615-824-0656. Toddler Tales every Tuesday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.; Pre-K Story Time Wednesdays at 10:30 amd 11:15 a.m.
Bethesda Branch, 4905 Bethesda Road, Thompson’s Station, 615-790-1887. Story Time every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Brentwood Public Library 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood, 615-371-0090. Pre-School Story Time every Wednesday at 10 and 11 a.m.; Saturday Story Time every Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Fairview Library, 2240 Fairview Blvd., Fairview, 615-224-6087. Story Time every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for ages 3 – 5.
Leiper’s Fork Library, 5333 Old Highway 96, Franklin, 615-794-7019. Preschool Story Time every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Nolensville Library, 915 Oldham Drive, Nolensville, 615-776-5490. Baby & Me Play Time every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for ages 0 – 18 mos (siblings welcome); Toddler Story Time every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time every Friday at 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Rocking Rhythms every Saturday at 10 a.m. (please sign up!)
Williamson County Public Library 1314 Columbia Ave., Franklin 615-595-1244. Toddler Time every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. for ages 18 months – 3 years ; Miss Liz’s Preschool Story Time every Thursday for ages 3 – 5 at 10 a.m.