Youth Programs

Babysitter and Child Care Training

Sat., January 14
9:00 -3:00pm
The American Red Cross is the nation’s leader in babysitting classes and child care training – and will prepare you to be the best sitter in your neighborhood. In fact, 8 in 10 surveyed parents said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who holds Red Cross babysitter certifications. Start your babysitting business on the right foot and learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter. You can also opt to get certified in First Aid and CPR/AED (good for two years). With online and classroom options for all ages, The American Red Cross offers child care education that’s not only convenient, but valuable to you, and the families you care for. Certification classes include a free digital certificate, valid for 2 years, plus free access to digital learning materials. Deadline to register is Jan 7.
Member $60 / Resident $70 / Non Resident $80

Minute to Win it Competition

Friday, Jan. 27
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Join us for some friendly competition as you will have one minute to successfully complete a challenge. 60 seconds on the clock… Kids cheering you on… Think you can do it? You’ve got a minute to win it!!! Pizza and swimming included. Ages 7-12. Deadline to register is Jan 21.
Member $5  /  Resident $9  /  Non Resident $11

Little Medical School

Wednesday, March 1 – April 12 (exclude March 29)
6:00-7:00pm
Little Medical School brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Children (ages 5-10) will have fun as they dress up like doctors, learn how to use instruments doctors use, and understand how the body works! Through hands-on demonstrations, crafts, and games, kids learn how the body and organs work, how to use instruments that real doctors use, and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Students receive a lab coat and stethoscope. Registration deadline is Feb. 22. Please register at the Macedonia Rec Center or follow the link to register online:  Little Medical School Webpage   ($5 processing fee added when registering online)
Fee: $130

Little Veterinarian School

Wednesday, April 19 – May 24
6:00-7:00pm
Encourages elementary school children (ages 5-10) to role play and  explore the exciting world of veterinarians. Using interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, kids learn how to take care of a pet and use instruments that real veterinarians  use. Little Veterinarian School brings medicine, science and the importance of health to
children in an entertaining and engaging way. Children adopt and take home a stuffed LVS school dog with water bowl and Frisbee. Registration deadline is April 12.  Please register at the Macedonia Rec Center or follow the link to register online: Little Veterinarian School   ($5 processing fee added when registering online).
Fee: $130