Keys to Growing Kids

The Keys to Growing Kids Program offers support for all families in the Keys including childbirth and lactation group education classes, educational resources along with a variety of parent and child development groups.

Nurture Your Newborn* (Ages 36 weeks pregnant - crawling)

Nurture Your Newborn is a free support group for parents with babies 0-4 months old. Come talk about the new joy in your life. Learn & listen from other moms and know that you are not alone in this journey. Light snacks will be provided. Alanna Dixon (IBCLC, MA) will be there to facilitate and answer questions.

Topics covered include: 

  • Support

  • Encouragement

  • Reassurance

  • Inspiration



*Currently in the Upper Keys.


Tot Time


Tot Time playgroups offered by FKHSC are for parents, caregivers, and children in both the Upper Keys and Lower Keys.

Children will enjoy crafts, games, snacks, stories, music, guest speakers and more. Activities will be adaptable, so any children ages 0-5 are welcome to attend with their adults. Parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to meet new friends with young children, ask questions of other parents and professionals, and spend quality time with their little ones. Join a playgroup at one of the following locations:

  • Key West: 1st Thursday of each month, 10:30 am, Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St, Key West

  • Key West: 3rd Thursday of each month at an off-site location announced in advance

  • Stock Island: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am Bernstein Park playground

  • Big Pine: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am, Keys Vineyard Community Church, 100 County Rd, Big Pine Key, FL

  • Key Largo: 3rd Monday of each month, 10:30 am, First Baptist Church, 99001 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL

  • Islamorada: 4th Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am, Founders Park Community Room, 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada: (park fees waived for attendees during playgroup)

  • Upper Keys Field Trip, 2nd Wednesday of every month at an offsite location, the time and location is announced in advance.


Please check our Facebook page for field trip announcements, and to verify times and date. 

United Way of the Florida Keys is helping to fund these playgroups.

Wiggles and Giggles


Wiggles & Giggles is a program to get the kids moving! This program is geared at children 1-4 & is so much fun! Come ready to jump, tumble, run, dance, do downward dog, and have FUN! We encourage parents/caregivers to tie up hair and wear attire appropriate for tumbling and yoga (i.e. no dresses/skirts). We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • 1st & 3rd: Wednesdays at 10:30 am, Dance Journey Performing Arts Studio, 105950 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL

  • 1st & 3rd: Thursdays at 10:30 am First Baptist Church of Islamorada, 81201 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada FL, 2nd-floor fellowship hall

  • 2nd & 4th: Thursdays at 10:30 am On Your Toes Dance Studio, 92451 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, FL

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