Press Release: East Providence Recreation offers 2024 “How To Be A Great Babysitter Certification”

City of East Providence

145 Taunton Ave.

East Providence, RI 02914



January 3, 2023


Office of the Mayor

Patricia Resende Dir. of Communications & Project Mgt.

(401) 435-7500 Ext 11013

East Providence Recreation offers “How To Be A Great Babysitter Certification”

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of East Providence Recreation Department will host “How to be a Great Babysitter!” on Tuesday, February 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 Ryan Alexander, a certified American Heart Association CPR and FIRST AID instructor. He 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 $80 per person and includes a certificate of completion and a T-shirt. Pre-registration is required. Registration is available online @

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

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