My Safe Life – Personal Safety for Kids

7-10 years

My Safe Life is a personal safety program that uses traditional gaming, digital media, video, role play and repetition are used to educate and engage children in a fun and interactive manner. Children learn life skills that empower them to make safe, caring and respectful decisions in their everyday lives both online and offline.

Location: Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca St.

DAYTIMESESSION# OF CLASSESMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmOct 151$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmJan 151$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmMar 51$60$65Register Online

Home Alone Safety for Kids

9-12 years

This course is aimed at empowering children with confidence and skills to care for themselves when home alone. Participants learn strategies to create a safe and positive environment, how to look after themselves for short periods of time, how to handle an injury, injury prevention and basic First Aid.

Location: Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca St.

DAYTIMESESSION# OF CLASSESMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmJuly 161$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmAugust 201$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmSeptember 101$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmOctober 221$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmNovember 121$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmDecember 101$60$65Register Online

Babysitter Training

11-13 years

Empower youth 11-13 years with confidence and skills to care for themselves when home alone and for other children! Through age-appropriate activities and games, this course teaches youth:

  • How to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children.
  • Strategies to create a safe and positive environment and prevent injuries.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills to handle emergencies and give First Aid
  • Communication and basic business skills

Location: Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca St.

DAYTIMESESSION# OF CLASSESMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmJuly 231$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmAugust 271$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmSeptember 171$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmOct 291$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmNov 191$60$65Register Online
Sun9:00 am-4:00 pmDec 171$60$65Register Online

Self Defense for Women

16+ years

In Self Defense for Women you will learn practical techniques on how to protect yourself in various situations. Dan Poirier, 7th degree Black Belt Chief Instructor Chimo Ryu Jiu-Jitsu will teach you variety of ways on how to defend yourself. This program will not only give you confidence, it’s a great workout and guaranteed to be fun and interactive.

Location: Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca St.

DAYTIMESESSION# OF CLASSESMEMBERNON-MEMBERREGISTRATION
Tues9:30-10:30 amTBD6$50$60Register Online