Safety Education

Family Wellness offers safety education training year round. Below are classes offered. Click on the button at the bottom to view upcoming dates.

Red Cross CPR, First Aid and AED Combo Class

Prepare for the unexpected and gain the knowledge and skills needed for effective leadership in the event of an emergency! This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving infants, children, and adults. Topics include how to recognize and manage an emergency situation, basic first aid, standard emergency care procedures and administration, CPR, AED, and more. After completion of this class, you will be certified for two years in Red Cross CPR, AED, and First Aid for adults, children, and infants.

We offer Community Level Red Cross CPR/AED/1st Aid training. If you are looking for American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) classes, please contact FM Ambulance at Sanford.

Red Cross Babysitting Training

This nine-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. Included in the course is American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification that is valid for two years. This course will teach you to be safe on the job, how to recognize an emergency and how to handle it as well. Lunch is provided and will be cooked by the class with the help of a healthy cooking instructor. This class is for ages 10+.

Pool Safety Day

Each summer, Family Wellness hosts a pool safety day. With the hot weather comes time at the pool and lake. Make sure to stay educated by attending this free class to keep you and your family safe in and around the water. Experienced Aquatics Staff will teach the following skills:

  • Life jacket safety
  • “Throw Don’t Go” strategy
  • Getting back to safety after a fall into the water
  • Back floating
  • General water safety guidelines

This is a community-wide initiative! In addition to the skills listed above, each pool may teach additional skills they feel are necessary to staying safe at their pool. 

View Upcoming Safety Education Classes

Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Training