Allo Bebe | YMCA DC

Allo Bebe

Welcome to Allo Bebe at the Y!

Allo Bebe is a fun, educational program that guides parents and caregivers through early childhood development. It is a 12-week program directed by Nathalie Machecler, infant and child specialist, postpartum doula, and mother of two.

Allo Bebe is inspired by and combines elements of French child-rearing techniques (as referenced in the popular book “Bringing Up Bebe”) and the Creche Daycare System used widely by parents in French and Montessori education systems.


Allo Bebe at the Y offers: 

  • Music & Dance
  • Cooking- Yummy Crepes
  • Swimming- Wet and Fun
  • Gardening- My plant and Me
  • Circle time in French
  • One-on-One postpartum consulting
  • Snack Time
  • Free Play
  • Gross and fine motor skills-oriented activities


For Who? For babies three months to two years old, their parents, and caregivers.

When? Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Next session starts January 20,2020. Join us for our FREE Open House on January 15. 

Where? YMCA Anthony Bowen 1325 W Street NW

For more information about the Alle Bebe program, please contact Nathalie Machecler at [email protected] or 202-699-0336.

YMCA membership is required for participation in the Allo Bebe program. To learn more about YMCA membership, please contact [email protected].

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