City of East Providence Recreation Dept. offers babysitting certification class

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July 21, 2022                                                                          


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City of East Providence Recreation offers babysitting certification class


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of East Providence Recreation Dept. will host “How to be a Great Babysitter!” on Mon. August 1, 2022 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  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 American Heart Association CPR, choking and Automated External Defibrillator (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 to the next generation. Come join us and be one of only 4 percent of the population who knows how to effectively save a life!


Class fee is $75 per person and includes 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.