YMCA Babysitting Training Course

Have you ever thought about becoming a babysitter but just don’t know where to begin?

If you are between the ages of 11 and 15, join us at the YMCA of Sequim for our Babysitting Course that will go over topics such as Basic First Aid, babysitting as a business, leadership skills, safety, injury prevention and basic care-giving skills.


You will learn skills for providing basic care, safe play, and first aid while developing your leadership techniques and professionalism. Successful completion will result in your Babysitting Certification.

Babysitting Course

This babysitting course features "blended" learning with online videos to watch before attending an in-person 2-hour class at the Y. The fee is $30 per student with scholarship assistance available.  We want to be sure that every student who wants to take this class, can.

In-class training at the YMCA of Sequim will be limited to 4 students per class to comply with social distancing guidelines. All students will be required to wear a face mask for in-class training (if class can be held outside and 6 feet spacing maintained, masks will not be required).

AGES:                      11-15 years old


                                 Saturday, October 24 from 10 a.m.-noon.

WHERE:                  Combination of online and in-class training at the YMCA of Sequim, 610 N. 5th Avenue, Sequim.

COST:                     $30 per student

REGISTRATION: Register by calling the YMCA of Sequim at 360-477-4381 or email Gail Sumpter, at gail@olympicpeninsulaymca.org. Please sign up at least 10 days prior to the in-class training you choose so you have time to finish the online training. 

For more information, please contact Gail Sumpter at Gail@olympicpeninsulaymca.org or 360.477.4381 ext. 390