The Great Bend Recreation Commission and the Cottonwood Extension District Office will offer a Babysitting 101 class on Monday, March 11, from 1-5 p.m. at the Cottonwood Extension District Office, 1800 12th Street. This course gives participants the knowledge, skills and confidence to care for toddlers through school-aged children.
Topics include safety issues, preventing injuries and illness, basic child care and age-appropriate activities to do with children. Students will also learn how to make a snack for kids. Each student will receive a wealth of information.
Pre-registration is required by March 6. Children must be 11 by the class date. The instructor for this class is Berny Unruh, Cottonwood Extension District 4-H & Youth Development Agent. The entry fee is $10.
A complete list of programs and class details can be found at the GBRC website at www.greatbendrec.com. Online enrollment is now available on the website. Contact the Recreation Commission office, 793-3755, ext. 110, or stop by the office located at 1214 Stone St. for more information or with any questions.