Nurturing Responsibility, Safety, and Leadership

Welcome to the Babysitting course at the Westlake Recreation Department! Aimed at young teens aged 11-14, this course is designed to equip aspiring babysitters with the essential skills and knowledge to provide safe, responsible, and caring supervision for children.

Course Highlights:

  • Comprehensive Training: The course covers all aspects of babysitting, including leadership, professionalism, basic care, safety, and first aid. It's an excellent opportunity for young teens to learn valuable life skills that go beyond babysitting.
  • Hands-On Learning: Participants are encouraged to bring a doll to class for practical, hands-on learning. This interactive approach helps to solidify the concepts taught and provides a more engaging experience.
  • Expert Instruction: Led by Ann Hollows, an experienced instructor, the course ensures that students receive guidance and support from a knowledgeable and caring professional.

What to Expect:

  • Course Duration: The training is conducted from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The extended hours provide ample time for both theoretical learning and practical exercises.
  • What to Bring: Students should bring their lunch, a pen, and a doll to the class. These items will help make the most of the learning experience.
  • Class Size: The course maintains a small class size with a maximum of 12 students, ensuring personalized attention and a conducive learning environment.

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  • Building Confidence: Participants will gain confidence in their ability to care for children, making them a reliable choice for parents in need of babysitting services.
  • Developing Important Skills: The course fosters leadership, responsibility, and first aid skills, which are valuable in many aspects of life.
  • Community Contribution: By becoming competent babysitters, participants contribute positively to their community, providing a trusted service to families.

Join Our Babysitting Course:

Embrace the opportunity to become a skilled and responsible caregiver. Register today and take the first step toward becoming a trusted babysitter in your community. For more information or to enroll, click here.