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Orange County Play & Parties

Whether you’re looking for mommy-and-me classes or places to hold a birthday party, we’ve got the best local spots for family fun.

Australian Swim School


With over 35 years of experience, the objective of the Australian Swim School is to instill a lifelong relationship with the water, build confidence in aquatic skills and establish a secure foundation for water safety.

Mommy Deal: Come experience a Parent and Me class on us! When you decide you love our program and sign up for monthly classes, we will waive the registration fee ($25 value)!

Baby Boot Camp


Our unique outdoor boot camp helps mammas get fit without having to drop off the little one at the sitter. It’s fun for all fitness levels, including pregnant women and kids. Enjoy cardio drills, strength training and ab work at the end of class for a total body workout in a supportive environment.

Mommy Deal: Mention The Bump to receive a one-week membership to our StrollFit program (a $90 value) for free!

Gymboree Play & Music


Gymboree Play & Music offers play, music and art classes for parents and children ages newborn to five years. We also offer quality toys and fabulous birthday parties. Come see why Gymboree is the global leader in classes for kids! Unlimited baby classes for Play & Learn levels 1 & 2 (ages 0-10 months).

Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program for young children and the adults who love them. First offered to the public in 1987, its research-based, developmentally appropriate curriculum strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement. Classes available throughout the Orange County area!

Mommy Deal: Receive free registration when you mention code: "BUMP" at any participating center in the Orange County area.

Oodles provides a world-class facility, which encompasses fitness, event parties, activities and tutoring, all under one roof! Our organized education, fitness and party programs provide a non-competitive but challenging environment that will enhance the lives of children as well as their families.

Mommy Deal: See what all the buzz is about! The Bump readers, mention this ad and get 10% off your first month. This offer can be used toward birthday parties, gym, dance, art, private tutoring, SAT boot camp or an after school program.

Pretend City Children’s Museum


Pretend City features a small, interconnected city designed to build better brains through purposeful play, hands-on learning experiences, role playing and educational programming. Pretend City provides a rich learning environment that stimulates children’s natural curiosity and creativity.

Mommy Deal: Pretend City is where imagination and education come to play! Mention The Bump to receive 10% off your admission to Pretend City or 15% off your baby’s first birthday party package (valid midweek only). Not valid with any other discounts.



Our baby swimming program is based on brain development. Not only do we work on drowning prevention, but also new research from Australia has proven that, on average, babies who swim actually reach their learning milestones faster than non-swimmers. Find the location nearest you on our website!

Mommy Deal: All children under 36 months of age in our Guppy Program get a free lesson to, and any new student over three years who enrolls for a two-week, eight-lesson session gets $25 off.

UltraStar Cinemas UltraLuxe Anaheim


Baby’s Night Out is an opportunity for new parents to enjoy a Hollywood film THEY want to see and they can BRING THE BABY! Special amenities include stroller parking, dimmed lights, reduced volume, and changing facilities in the auditorium. Admission is only $6! Four hours of FREE parking with validation.

Watersafe Swim School


We believe teaching with love and understanding within a structured, innovative environment will produce a safe, happy swimmer. Our loving teachers truly believe that each child is an individual. Therefore, we strive to personalize the instruction to fit each student’s special needs and abilities.

Mommy Deal: Sign up now and receive 50% off of your first month’s tuition (private, group, team and parent/tot) when you use the promo code: BUMP!

Waterworks Aquatics


We teach the skills needed to become a comfortable, proficient swimmer from the beginning. We are open year-round, with both indoor and outdoor pools. We also offer parent and me, private, semi-private, stroke clinic and adult swim lessons, swim team, lap swimming, water aerobics and more. Located in Irvine and Huntington Beach.

Mommy Deal: Purchase a package of 18 lessons or more to receive one free lesson of the same class type. Valid for new customers only and is not combined with any other promotion or discount. Mention The Bump upon registration and payment.

YMCA Of Orange County


The YMCA of Orange County is a nonprofit, charitable organization. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y serves Orange County through five family-friendly Health and Wellness Centers, 50 child care and camp locations, and programs for the whole family.

Mommy Deal: New Heath and Wellness members can get three personal training sessions for $99. Get one-on-one instruction with a certified personal trainer—perfect for a beginner to advanced exerciser. Restrictions may apply.