Baby-sitting class offered in Ravenna

Donna Alexander Published:

Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department is offering baby sitter Training class for 11- to 15-year-olds. Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and confidence to care for infants to school-age children.

Training addresses safety issues, preventing injuries and illness, basic childcare, first aid, decision-making skills, and age-appropriate behavior and play. The student will be required to demonstrate several first-aid skills.

Classes are held from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 22 and March 1 at the American Red Cross building (parking available across the street) in Ravenna. Cost for this class is $40 (checks made payable to American Red Cross). Payment should be dropped off or mailed to Ravenna Parks and Recreation, 220 W. Spruce Street, Ravenna. Class size is limited.

For more information or to register, call Ravenna Recreation Department at (330) 296-2864.

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