Lysander Parks and Rec: Babysitting course, other programs

A babysitting course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday April 20 at the Lysander Town Hall auditorium.

The course will include: 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, as well as a certificate of completion. Students should bring a lunch and must be 11 years old before the program starts.

Pitch, Hit and Run skills competition

The Baldwinsville Annual Pitch, Hit and Run skills competition will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday April 30 at Diane Reeves Memorial Park on Downer Street. All registrations will be taken the day of the skill competition. Sponsored by the Town Lysander Parks & Recreation and the Baldwinsville Little League, this program is open to all boys and girls from 7 to 14 years old to showcase their baseball and softball skills. Visit townoflysander.org for more information and to print out this year's registration form.

Lysander Park now open

Lysander Park is now open from 9 a.m. to dusk daily, weather permitting. Pavilion rental and field use are also available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All summer programs will be posted on the website, townoflysander.org, and through the seasonal brochure. Summer registration begins May 2.

For more information on fees contact the Lysander Parks & Recreation Department at 635-5999. Registration forms are available online at townoflysander.org.

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