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White Plains YMCA

Babysitters Training

Course description:

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. This training is designed for youths ages 11 to 15.


We are currently scheduling dates for our Babysitter’s Training classes. If you are interested in taking this class and you would like to propose a date please email Senior Program Director Zachary Swierat at