East Providence News

12/18/2012 - EP Recreation Department to offer Babysitting Certification
East Providence Parks & Recreation

MAIN OFFICE: (401) 435-7511 / FAX: (401) 435-1999
REC. CENTER: (401) 433-6360 / 433-6359

News Release Date: December 14, 2012

The EP Parks & Recreation dept. will offer a babysitter’s certification program for youth ages 11-16 during the holiday school break on:

Thursday December 27th, 9am-3pm.

The program will take place at the Recreation Center located at 100 Bullocks Point Ave.

Course instructors are registered nurses with over 30 years’ experience in the health care field and are American Heart Association certified CPR and First Aid instructors. Nurses Cathy & Donna will provide a fast paced, interactive and fun learning experience!

The first 3 hours of instruction focuses on CPR and choking for the adult, child and infant. Students will also learn how to use an AED.

The second half of the program will cover learning the elements of 1st aid and child safety, and stages of child development. Participants will also learn how to change and feed a baby and how to get their babysitting business started!

Program fee is $65 per person which includes a CPR book, reference materials, a certificate of completion and snacks.

Class size is limited. To register please call the Recreation Center at 401-433-6360.