Dauphin Recreation Services will be offering a Red Cross Babysitting Course on Friday, April 20th (PD Day).

8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., please bring a bagged lunch (no warm-ups, please).
Parkland Rec Complex - Curler's Lounge
Cost: $60/person, manuals included

As a trained babysitter, your child will learn:

Þ Basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children

Þ How to care for himself/herself and siblings when home alone

Þ How to create a safe environment, and deal with phone calls and unexpected visitors

Þ How to react confidently in case of an emergency, such as choking, bleeding, poisoning, or burns

Þ How to cope with common problems, such as tantrums and crying

Þ Games and activities to keep kids of all ages entertained

Þ How to manage a babysitting business, including creating a resumé and a business card, and asking the right questions before accepting a babysitting job


To register for the course, please visit the Parkland Rec Complex - Front Desk.
For more information, please call 204-622-3150 or visit www.dauphinrec.com
Participants MUST be 11 years old by the course date to participate!
Participants are asked to pack a bagged lunch. No warm lunches, please.


¨ Participants receive the Canadian Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual, which includes key information on caring for kids of different ages, as well as an emergency contact form, sample resumés, business cards, glossary, and more

¨ Participants receive a wallet card that confirms they have completed the course


Contact Information

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200 1st St SE - Dauphin, MB
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Dauphin Recreation Services
PO Box 195
Dauphin, MB
R7N 2V1
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