Early Years Activities
Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby and are looking for some activities to keep yourself and your baby healthy? There are lots of activities tailored for you and your baby's needs from ante and post natal exercise to arts and culture classes.
Check the ACE Activities Timetable for days and times of classes, or download the Active Communities Early Years Programme here:
Download the ACE Early Years Programme overview.
Ante and Post Natal Exercise
Exercising ante and post-natally has many benefits for both you and your baby including:
- Strengthening heart and lungs
- Controlling and maintaining healthy weight
- Improving stamina, circulation and posture
- Reducing symptoms of pregnancy
- Improved sleep pattern
- Reduced anxiety and improved relaxation
- Aid faster post natal recovery
- Aqua natal: an aqua aerobics class specifically for ladies who are 17 weeks pregnant and onwards
- Baby Yoga: suitable for mothers and babies 12 weeks to crawling
- Toddler Yoga: suitable for mothers and babies from walking to pre-school - a fun, interactive class that follows on from Baby Yoga (no previous participation necessary)
- Fun Stroller Fitness/Strollers/Buggy Walk: A group exercise class delivered outside by a qualified exercise professional
- Weigh to Go: New Mum - 10 week FREE adult weight management programme delivered in partnership between SLLC and NHS Lanarkshire. It includes a 45 minute nutritional and behaviour change segment followed by 45 minutes of Fun Stroller Fitness.
Arts and Culture Classes
Our Arts Courses and Classes allow yourself and your little one to engage in a range of classes from dance to arts and crafts.
The Daisy Foundation Lanarkshire also offer a variety of Early Years Products, from birthing to toddler classes. To find out more about these classes simply click on the link http://thedaisyfoundation.com/antenatal-classes-in-lanarkshire-julie-keys/
South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture are interested in the health and wellbeing of all our users, so are proud to link with a Post Natal Depression peer support group running in South Lanarkshire, to find out more visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/LanarkshirePostNatalDepressionSupportandAwar