Top New Parent's Groups in the Northern Beaches
Never fear new parents! The exhausting, exciting and ultimately joyous first foray into parenthood isn’t a lonely one. Countless playgroups, programs and meet-ups are available throughout the northern beaches, making it super easy for locals to find new friends and have a whole lot of fun.
It’s easy to network nearby with Manly Mums, a like-minded group of mums living in the Northern Beaches. Despite the name, mums and dads are both invited to join the non-profit support group. They’re all about helping out new and expecting parents with the ups and downs of first-time parenthood, so why not hop over to one of their weekly meet-ups? You’re sure to have a great time!
In between juggling family life and other commitments, finding time for a surf is often a struggle for the new mum. Surfing Mums is the answer for those avid surfers out there, yearning for the waves! The non-profit organisation, with the help of passionate volunteers, features regular surfing groups designed to let you catch some waves, meet new mothers and have some relaxing time on the beach with your bub.
Northern Beaches Mums needn’t go far to find a few new friends in the area. Hop onto Facebook and connect with other new parents on the group, featuring over 8000 members. Lively discussions encourage members to ask questions, share advice and provide support. First mothers will love the abundance of helpful links and phone numbers available for free medical advice and other services.
Fun-oriented learning is the very best in educational playtime for your baby. Avalon playgroup, a community-run, non-profit organisation, features a range of crafts, activities and musical experiences for your kids, aged between zero and four years old. Sessions run on Tuesday and Thursday mornings throughout the school term.
First-time fathers fear not! There’s something for you too. The Northern Beaches Dads Groups is a Facebook based group with connections to several other local dads groups in the area. Designed as a way to network, new and expecting dads can join or start a Fathers Group with the help of the Facebook community. Scheduled meet-ups also offer a chance for hanging out, sharing stories and finding the answers to all your questions about parenthood.
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