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Things to do and places to go with a baby!

May 28, 2024

Having a baby can be tough and isolating if everyone is at work and you don’t have a network available during the day when you are free. Discovering new things and meeting other parents can help.

We have a list of suggestions below that may suit you and your baby!

Dive into swim safety with Turtle Tots. Turtle tots lessons teach water safety and lifesaving skills at a pace that is right for child. They have classes available nationwide in some great locations.

What we do – Turtle Tots | Baby & Toddler Swimming Lessons

Parent and baby swim classes from 0-5 years old with Water babies Ireland. Water babies Ireland have a range of locations nationwide and focus on intimate swimming lessons and teaching your baby technique.

Baby swimming in Dublin, Kildare & Louth | Water Babies

For the older ones, from 18 months to 2 years Little Kicks is a weekly 45 minute class which introduces the basics of football. Classes are fun and physically assisting your childs development, cognitive and social skills. Classes are available nationwide.
Find Little Kickers® classes and venues near you for pre school and junior football coaching.

Meet new parents and learn a new skill at Clever Little Handies. Clever Little Handies is a baby sign language class using Irish Sign Language signs that pertain to the day to day with a baby, taught through nursery rhymes, songs and poems. The classes are for parents with babies from newborn up. 4 week terms are available in class or online.


Alternatively things you could do as a family or with other friends is connect at family friendly events.
Discovery Playtime hosts a range of events suitable for babies and toddlers including Baby Raves and Fun Family Festivals.
Upcoming Events — Discovery Playtime Adventures

Or for some well-deserved R&R you could visit a luxury hotel such as Cashel Palace Hotel. This is a magnificent regal manor located in Tipperary with views of the iconic Rock of Cashel. The hotel has stunning views, fantastic amenities, a luxury spa and delicious food options.