Ida Lee Recreation Center offers a variety of Emergency Preparedness classes:
- Babysitter's Training - The American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Course will teach young people the skills and confidence needed to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. Through hands-on activities, interactive video and lively discussions, the course teaches young people how to interview for a babysitting job, make responsible decisions, and keep the children they babysit and themselves safe. Skills taught include: first aid for choking, first aid for bleeding, and basic care (diapering, holding, feeding, and dressing) for infants and young children. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training certificate.
- American Red Cross First Aid Training - Participants are taught the necessary skills to provide care in an emergency, help sustain life, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives. The American Red Cross First Aid certification is valid for two years.
- American Red Cross CPR/AED Training - Participants are taught the skills needed to recognize emergency situations, and to care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies. Adult, child and infant CPR with an AED is taught. The American Red Cross CPR/AED Course certification is valid for two years.
- American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and Review - Participants of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Training course are taught the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies in and around the water. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified in Lifeguard Training/CPR/AED and First Aid for 2 years.
- Scout Skills Testing - Under the supervision of a certified lifeguard, participants are provided an opportunity to be tested for requirements towards a badge or readiness for summer camp swimming activities.
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