Babysitting Course

The 1-day Red Cross Babysitter Course is an interactive, easy and fun program that will help prepare youth for their first job as a babysitter.  

You'll learn:

  • Basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children
  • How to care for yourself and siblings when home alone
  • How to create a safe environment, and deal with phone calls and unexpected visitors
  • How to react confidently in case of an emergency, such as choking, bleeding, poisoning, or burns
  • How to cope with common problems, such as tantrums and crying
  • Games and activities to keep kids of all ages entertained
  • How to manage a babysitting business, including creating a resume and a business card, and asking the right questions before accepting a babysitting job.

Upcoming Red Cross Babysitting Courses and Stay Safe Courses:

View all of our upcoming courses in our latest City Guide or call Guest Services at 780-980-7120 to register or for more information. Register online by clicking the link below:  

>> Register for Programs


Babysitter Referral Service

Are you a parent looking for a babysitter? We can help you find a youth between the ages of 12 and 15 who have completed the Babysitter Program. Please fill out the Babysitter Inquiry Form below. Your information will be forwarded to our babysitter list, and available youth will be free to contact you. For more information, call 780-980-8461. 



Please provide general information on the days and times that babysitter services are required by your family. Be sure to explain if this is a one-time requirement or if there is the possibility for ongoing babysitting jobs:

Collection and use of personal information

Personal information is collected in accordance with section 3 of the Municipal Government Act and section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and is protected by FOIP.  If you have any questions about the collection and use of the information, contact the City Clerk’s office at 780.980.7177 or at #1 Alexandra Park, Leduc, Alberta T9E 4C4.

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