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Bay Area 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.

AVAC Swim School


AVAC Swim School is celebrating 50 years of teaching students to be comfortable and confident in the water. Year-round, small group lessons are held in our heated 89-degree indoor pool. Classes are grouped by age and ability—8-week-olds to adults. Come see everything AVAC Swim School has to offer!

Mommy Deal: Mention The Bump and receive $75 off of your newborn session.

Bay Area Discovery Museum


The mission of the Bay Area Discovery Museum is to ignite and advance creative thinking for all children. Framed by the backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge, families engage in the curated details of the Museum’s exhibits that bring creative thinking to life for all stages of childhood.

Mommy Deal: Let your first trip to the Bay Area Discovery Museum be on us! We will send a free voucher for you and your new baby to visit and see our exhibit designed especially for infants and toddlers.

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose


At the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, learning springs to life as you engage with hands-on experiences that inspire a sense of wonder, ignite questions and invite exploration. With over 150 interactive exhibits and programs, the Museum invites you to let your curiosity soar!



Diddalidoo is an indoor play center created for babies, infants and toddlers ages 0-4 years where parents and young children explore, learn and socialize through interactive play. It’s a great place for a play date or to meet new friends! Available for private parties and events as well!

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!

Mommy Deal: Get the two of you for $22 for your first month! Plus, there’s no new member fee, and enjoy a free class on us! The offer is valid through 2/28/15. You must enroll by your child’s first birthday. Other restrictions may apply.

Sutton Swim School


Our staff of friendly, outgoing individuals with uplifting personalities strives to provide the best possible customer experience through high-quality, compassionate swimming instruction for most all ages.