Playgroups & Parent Support


Moms need other moms, and luckily, there are plenty of ways to network and make friends with other moms here in Yuma! These are also great opportunities for your kids to play and develop.  Whether you want to join an active Mom’s Club or maybe just connect with other local moms online, here is some information for you:

Baby Wearing Event

Baby Wearing Event

Come join this baby carrying crew at Friendship Park on Saturday, September 16.
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BrainBox Playgroup

BrainBox Playgroup

Toddler Brain Box Playgroup (18mos.-3 yrs) 10:30-11:30 Pre-school Brain Box playgroup (3-5 years) 1:00-2:00pm FRIDAYS in October:  10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28 Check out these super fun brainbox...
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Budget for Baby Program = Freebies!

Budget for Baby Program = Freebies!

2014 Dates:  Feb 5, 19, March 5, 19, April 9, 23, May 7, 21, June 11, 25, July 9, 23, Aug 6, 20, Sep 10, 24, Oct 8, 22, Nov 5, and Dec 10. 9:30am - 11:30am, building 645, MCAS Yuma The Budget...
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Carrying On

Carrying On

This is a great chance to learn more about carriers, and it's an opportunity to meet new friends.
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Details Regarding P.L.A.Y.

Socialization, language, self-expression, and movement are key to components to healthy child development.  P.L.A.Y. encourages all of these elements.  They will sing, dance, read, craft,...
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First Things First

First Things First

Do you have parenting questions or need advice? Are you looking for pregnancy support? Do you need information about your child's special needs? Then, First Things First could be a great...
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Foothills MOMS club meets

 Friday, August 26, 2011 10:00 am Gloria De Cristo Lutheran Church General meeting for MOMS club Participants must live east of Avenue 3E.
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Join MOMS Club!

    Have you been thinking about joining a local MOMS Club? Meeting other moms is totally crucial to getting through those early years with children! I have made such wonderful...
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La Leche League (breastfeeding support group) of Yuma

La Leche League (breastfeeding support group) of Yuma

La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. All women,...
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Little Steps Play Group

Little Steps Play Group

Parks & Recreation is having another Little Steps Play Group.  Mondays from 9am-10am from March 10-April 21st for those ages 7 months to 2 years. Click here to sign-up online.
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Little Steps Play Group

This program is designed for you and your child to play, socialize, and enjoy together through organized activities and free time. Tumbling mats will be placed on the floor for crawling. Each...
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Little Steps Play Group

Little Steps Play Group

Little Steps Play Group is designed for you and your child to play, socialize, and enjoy together through organized activities and free time. Tumbling mats will be placed on the floor for...
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Little Steps Play Group, Session II

Little Steps Play Group, Session II

This program is designed for you and your child to play, socialize, and enjoy together through organized activities and free time. Tumbling mats will be placed on the floor for crawling. Each...
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MCAS Library Storytimes

MCAS Library Storytimes

Station Library Storytimes The Station Library storytimes started back up on August 19, 2014.  Children must sign up for the storytime and often, the classes are full.  Even if the class...
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MCAS Yuma Moms & Tots Meet-Up Group

MCAS Yuma Moms & Tots Meet-Up Group

My friend Amanda has started a new Meet-Up group for MCAS Yuma Moms & Tots.Update: This group has MOVED.  You'll now find the MCAS Yuma Moms & Tots group at CafeMoms."Are you...
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Military Play & Support Groups

New Parent Support (on MCAS Yuma) offers a wide range of support services to military families with children from birth to five years of age. The following programs are available (all are...
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Military Play Groups: fun, free, and for ages 5 and under

Military Play Groups: fun, free, and for ages 5 and under

New Parent Support offers a wide range of support services to military families with children from birth through five years of age. Play morning is an interactive play group designed to teach...
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Mommy & Me Mondays at Back In Time Pie Shop

Mommy & Me Mondays at Back In Time Pie Shop

Mommy and Me Mondays at Back In Time Pie Shop Mondays from 11-12 PM Historic Quartermaster Depot We now have a selection of play tea dresses, boas, and hats for kids to dress up in. You can read...
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MOMS Club Meeting Date Change

  Due to the Easter holiday, the monthly General Meeting for MOMS Club of Yuma Southwest will be held on Monday, April 8th at the Main Library (conference room). Usually the meetings are...
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MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers

MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers

MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers, is a Christian-based support group from moms.The Yuma Proving Ground MOPS group meets at the YPG Chapel twice a month on Friday mornings from 9:00am - 11:30am....
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MOPS has moved…

The Yuma MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) has just moved locations. MOPS is a place to find friendship, community, resources and support for you as a woman and mother so you’re not alone!...
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MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers

MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers

The Yuma MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group is getting ready to start up again for this year. MOPS is a place to find friendship, community, resources and support for you as a woman and mother...
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Music and Movement Classes

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 7:00 pm  Music and Movement classes at the main library Classes for kids age 0-5 and their caregivers!
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New Playgroup for Yuma Moms & Tots

New Playgroup for Yuma Moms & Tots

A new playgroup in Yuma has emerged on MeetUp.  Their first meet-up is a pool party at a member's house scheduled for Thursday, September 5th at noon. We will do a variety of home playdates, park...
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Parent Awareness Classes

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 10:30am-noon six week class Sommerton Library The Yuma County Health Services District will offer weekly Parent Awareness classes to help parents prepare their...
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Play Day at Saddles of Joy

Play Day at Saddles of Joy

Do not forget Play Day at Saddles of Joy is EVERY Saturday, and it's FREE.
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Play-based Parenting Class

Tuesdays *Beginning Tuesday, October 25* 10:00 am to 11:30 am Building 645 aboard MCAS YUMA ** There were some flyers on base that have an incorrect date on them.  The correct start date is...
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Play-Based Parenting Class to start (military)

Play-Based Parenting Class to start (military)

A new Play-Based Parenting class is about to start.  This is a combination play group and parenting class for parents and children ages 1-4. The class will begin on Tuesday, January 14th and...
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Rally to Improve Birth this Labor Day

Rally to Improve Birth this Labor Day

The Rally to Improve Birth gives a whole new meaning to "Labor" Day.  Stop by the Big Curve this Monday for a chance to meet Yuma area doulas, visit information tables, enjoy music, win raffle...
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SW MOMS Club Meeting Update

There will not be a Southwest MOMS club meeting on Monday because of the holiday.  They will meet next Monday, September 12. Thanks Michelle for letting us know!    🙂
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Need support from other local moms but aren’t sure about joining a club? Check out these online resources that are up and coming. These Facebook groups are free to join and you might just make some great connections.

Stay At Home Mommies Facebook Page (for moms who choose to stay at home)

Proud Preemies Facebook Page (for parents of premature babies)

Yuma Twinkies Facebook Page (for moms of twins)

Cloth Diapering Moms of Yuma (for parents who choose to use cloth diapers)

Working Moms Of Yuma – IN PROGRESS