Lysander Parks and Recreation

Red Cross babysitting classes

This course includes planning for a babysitting job, knowing what to expect of children, selecting toys and games, supervising children, preventing accidents, giving first aid, rescue breathing, caring for infants and children and feeding them. Students who complete the course will receive a resource book full of pertinent information and an Emergency Reference Guide. They will also receive a certificate of completion. Students MUST be 11 years old before the program starts and should bring a pencil and a lunch to the class. This course will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 16 in the health room at Baker High School.

Celtic dance

A 12-week introduction to folk dance styles in Ireland with an emphasis on proper alignment, music sensitivity and a repertoire of traditional routines, will be offered Wednesday evenings from Sept. 22 to Dec. 15. Featuring lots of jigs, reels, slip jigs and ceilis, this class is for both boys and girls 7 years old and up.

East Coast swing dance classes

Swing dates back to 1927 -- it's music descended from jazz music, and its style varies from country to country. It is a livelier version of the familiar fox-trot rhythm. Swing's bouncy dance steps have also been known as the jitterbug, jive, boogie, rock and roll, and lindy. Collectively, they are known as swing. Join us to learn this fun and lively dance step. Bring a partner or come alone and be partnered up for this four-week fun class held from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday nights from Sept. 28 to Oct. 26.

Pre-K bumper bowling league

Parents, are you looking to get out of the house and meet other parents with your pre-k child? Even better, you can expose them to a fun, lifetime sport. Come out and join our pre-k bumper bowling league. The five-week program includes two games of bumper bowling a week, ball and shoes. Parent(s) must stay and assist your child with the game. All bowlers will receive a participation award. This league is for children from 3 to 5 years old, and will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays from Oct. 6 to Nov. 3.

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