The Family YMCA’s American Red Cross Babysitters Course is set for 4-8:30 p.m., June 14 and 1-5:30 p.m., June 15.
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.
Participants must be 11 to 17 years of age and complete both days of the session they register for in order to receive certification. Participants must pre-register by close of business Wednesday, June 12. Cost is $110. Prices are set by Red Cross. The class will meet at the Y Express, 140 Central Park Square.
For more information, go to The Family YMCA website, www.laymca.org, or call 662-3100. Financial assistance is available, thanks to United Way of Northern New Mexico, “Strong Kids” Annual Campaign and other contributors.