Babysitting Training

This eight-hour American Red Cross Babysitting Course is a hands-on way to learn everything you need to know about babysitting. Start your babysitting business on the right foot and learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter. This course will teach you to be safe on the job, how to recognize an emergency and how to handle it effectively.

Included in the course is American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification that is valid for two years. A pizza lunch is provided. After successful completion of the training, participants will have the opportunity to gain experience by volunteering up to 10 hours at a YMCA Child Care location. 

Fercho YMCA Ages 11+ 9:00am – 5:00pm Member: $65 Non-Member: $95
Upcoming Dates:
  • December 14
  • January 12
  • February 22
  • March 28
  • April 5
  • May 2

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Hold a Babysitting Training at your organization!
The YMCA will come to you! It’s great for Girl Scout groups, church groups, and so much more. Included in the course is American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification that is valid for two years. To set up a Babysitting Training at your organization or to learn about group rates, please contact Nicole Duncomb at 701.364.4126 or nicole.duncomb@ymcacassclay.org.

Organization will need to provide:
• Streaming internet
• Space for training
• Blank wall
• Minimum of 6 participants


For more information on Babysitting Trainings, please contact Max Ommen, Lifeguard and Safety Coordinator, at 701.364.4126 or safetyeducation@ymcacassclay.org