Are you a new mom in Columbus, or new in Columbus, and also a mom? Listed below we’ve compiled a list of especially helpful Columbus GA mom groups. Some of these are mommy meet up groups, and others are for local informational needs.  Don’t see your group? Email us and we will gladly add you to our listing.

Mommy Meet ups

Hike it Baby – Hike It Baby is a national group with a local chapter in the Columbus, GA area. This mom (and dad) group meets at all different trails and parks in the Chattahoochee Valley.  Not a hiker? No worries, HIB set their walks at different paces, some are toddler-led, stroller-speed, or fast-paced. These ladies have created a welcoming group and exciting explorations.

Stroller Strong Moms -Stroller Strong Moms is a creative and fun total body workout for prenatal and postpartum moms with stroller age children. This unique and challenging workout is constantly on the move! It uses the entire park during class. Each fitness class will provide new and different exercises in order to maximize fitness results and prevent boredom.

MOPS / Moms Next – Offering both MOPS (for mothers of preschoolers) and MomsNext (for moms of children 6-18). MOPS encourages and supports one another on this journey of motherhood. They have breakfast, play games, host speakers, watch videos and have great discussion to help us be better moms. Outside of their regular meetings, they also host play dates and Moms Night Outs on a regular basis. They meet the 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month from 9:30-11am, with childcare drop off beginning at 9:15.

Cascade Hills Mom Group– This group was created to support all SAHM and their children. The group gathers in fellowship through motherly discussion, laughter and prayer. A devotional is a curriculum for Christian growth and encouragement. They meet every Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

LIGHT Home School Support Group– LIGHT is a Christian organization dedicated to the support of home school families in Columbus, Phenix City and surrounding areas. Their function is to provide encouragement, prayerful support and communication among all homeschooling families; information on education techniques and curriculum; coordination of group activities; and monitoring of legislation related to home schools. This group has been created to help aid in communication amongst LIGHT member families.

2nd Sunday Moms– Playdates for MOMs in Columbus, GA! Life is tough on us Moms & sometimes we need a little ME moment to make ourselves better! This is our chance to connect with other MOMs & have an afternoon just for us!

La Leche League– La Leche League’s mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

Ft. Benning Ladies: Get out & About– Created for the ladies of the Ft. Benning area, this group simply exists to make friends and get out of the house. We know PCSing to a new station every few years makes finding friends very challenging, and some of never get brave enough to leave the house. This group’s mission is to create a no drama zone and build lasting friendships.

Local Informational Groups for Mom

Sometimes it’s just nice to get some local input from parents in the area on the who, what, when, where and why. If you’re looking for a sounding board, join some of these wonderful local Facebook groups.