Press Release: East Providence Rec offers “How to Be a Great Babysitter” class



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        

April 13, 2023                                                                        


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Patricia Resende                                                                                                                 
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East Providence Rec offers “How to Be a Great Babysitter” class


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of East Providence Recreation Department will host “How to be a Great Babysitter!” on Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 9 AM -3:30 PM at the East Providence Recreation Center, located at 610 Waterman Ave. This six-hour course is recommended for youth ages 11-16.


Youth are invited to participate in a fast-paced, interactive, and FUN babysitting course. Students will have lots of hands-on experience learning the American Heart Association CPR, choking and AED techniques for saving a life. Students will learn elements of FIRST AID, child safety, changing and feeding a baby, how to handle an emergency, getting your babysitting business started and secrets to being known as the best babysitter on the block!


The class is taught by Emma Alexander, a certified American Heart Association CPR and FIRST AID instructor. She has been working at Mobile Medical Training for five years plus teaching life-saving skills. Come join us and be one of only 4 percent of the population who knows how to effectively save a life!


The class fee is $75 per person and includes a certificate of completion and a T-shirt. Pre-registration is required. Registration is available online at


Students should bring a bagged lunch, water bottle and snacks.


For more information, please call the Recreation Center at 401-433-6360.