Register For Weekend Babysitter Training By 5 p.m. Today

YMCA News:

There is still room in the American Red Cross Babysitters Training Course this weekend at The Family YMCA.

The course is designed by the American Red Cross to prepare youth with training in babysitter safety, basic child care, safe play, first aid and critical emergency skills, essential professional, leadership and care-giving skills, and how to manage real-life problems.

The session is 4-8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7 and 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8 at the Y Express, 140 Central Park Square.

Participants must be aged 11 through 17 and complete both days of the session they register for in order to receive certification.  

Preregister by 5 p.m. today. Cost is $110. The prices are set by Red Cross.  

For more information, visit, or call 505.662.3100. Financial assistance is available, thanks to United Way of Northern New Mexico, “Strong Kids” Annual Campaign and other contributors.