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We offer free classes and activities for families with children ages 0-6. All are invited! View our calendar or look at our full list of classes below. 

Playgroups

  • For Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers
  • For Children and Fathers/Father Figures
  • Language Specific (Polski, Espanol, Arabic)

Support Groups

  • For Mothers with Depression
  • For Breastfeeding Mothers
  • For New Immigrant Families

Parenting Classes

  • Caring for Babies
  • Child Development
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Parenting Education (Circle of Security) 

Children’s Activities

  • Art, Movement, and Music
  • Reading and Literacy
  • Hands-on Activities
  • Cooking Healthy Snacks
Arts Explorers

Explore the world of art in a fun and nurturing environment while helping your child develop fine motor skills and learn about colors, shapes, and so much more. Each class, families and their young ones will create a guided craft to take home and feel proud of! Check calendar for dates & times!

Bodyweight Bootcamp

Exercise your mind, body, and spirit with fun filled routines that incorporate your own body weight, fluid motions, and dumbbells. This is a motivational and judge free environment. Come as you are! 

Every Monday & Wednesday at the FWC (85 Lafayette St) from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. All are welcome!

Cantos y Cuentos En Español

Learn Spanish through music, dance, and imaginative play! Families with children ages 0 – 5, native Spanish speakers or not, are always welcome. Check calendar for dates & times!

Drums Alive!

A vibrant exercise drumming class for families.  The class is most suited for kids 3 and up, and their adults, but younger kids welcome to play with the Center’s toddler toys as parents drum.  Check calendar for dates & times!

Infant Massage

Come learn about the benefits of touch for infants with licensed massage therapist Maureen Nelson.
(Parents with infants -siblings welcome!) Check calendar for dates & times! 

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen encourages you and your child to prepare no-cook, easy to make, healthy food using fine motor skills (cutting and measuring), gross motor skills (mixing and serving), and all your senses. Each class is designed around a theme: colors, numbers, season, senses, holidays, or a country. Come have a snack or sample new seasonal foods. Check the calendar for dates!

Slider's Song Circle

A musical playtime for caregivers and kids birth through 5 (older siblings welcome)! Check the calendar for dates & times!

Power Yoga

Free your mind, stretch your body and renew your spirit. Learn to listen to your body as you move with the breath. All levels, ages 12 and up are welcome! Thursdays at the FWC (85 Lafayette St) from 5:30 -6:30 pm. 

Story Time

During this open playgroup, children of all ages will listen to a variety of stories each session, with play breaks in between. Each session will center on a theme. Check calendar for dates & times! 

Zumba

Dance away your stress in the company of great people. Refuel with energy boosting cardio and flexibility in a vibrant party while toning and scultping your body. No experience necessary and open to all ages 16 and up! 

Every Thursday from 6:45 – 7:45 pm at the FWC (85 Lafayette St). 

85 Lafayette Street
New Britain, CT

Connected to the Community Health Center, just across the street from the Boys and Girls Club!

Program Manager

Nat Holmes
(860) 347-6971 ext. 3662
holmesn@chc1.com