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Safety Town Program

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Safety Town
Safety Town is an interactive educational program that is designed to educate children on a variety of safety topics and techniques that can be utilized in real life situations.  The program is designed for children entering kindergarten in the fall.
A daily theme can include but is not limited to traffic and pedestrian safety, stranger and drug safety, bicycle and animal awareness, home safety and emergency telephone use, police interaction, fire safety, school bus and seatbelt safety, and outdoor and water safety.
Safety Town takes place at Westview Elementary School located at 155 Moore Rd.  This safety education program is offered to children entering kindergarten.  One important goal is for each child to be able to state their full name, address and phone number. Participants will receive instruction on how to protect themselves from strangers, and meet the people who provide safety services to our city.  They will ride on an actual school bus, and receive instruction on school bus safety.
A staff consisting of two certified teachers and several youth volunteers from our community will be present daily to help the children learn about important safety issues.  The children will spend part of their day outdoors (weather permitting) learning how to stay safe in a miniature town that includes crosswalks, traffic signals, and sidewalks. They will ride around their town on kit cars with supervision from our staff. The other part of their day will be spent indoors.  Safety Town sessions will go on as scheduled rain or shine.
Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14          
8:30-10:30 AM
11:15 AM-1:15 PM
5:15-7:15 PM    
Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21          
8:30-10:30 AM
11:15 AM-1:15 PM
5:15-7:15 PM 
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28
8:30-10:30 AM
11:15 AM-1:15 PM

Registration begins Monday, March 4th at 9am
Non-resident registration begins Monday, April 15th at 9am
Registration Deadline Wednesday, May 8th at 11:59pm

IMPORTANT:  Please check your child's account to make sure their grade is listed as "PreK".  If it is not, please email ALREC@avonlake.org in order to have it changed so that you may register for the program.

We cannot allow late registration due to program preparation time so please be sure to register on time. 

Registration Resident Fee: $60.00 per child per week session. 
Registration Non-Resident Fee: $70.00 per child per week session. 

Classes are restricted to a maximum of 27 participants.  The strict class size limitations have been set in order to safely and efficiently run Safety Town so that each child benefits from the training. Each safety town session runs for 5 days, two hours per day.

Cancellations:  All cancellations must be received in writing to ALRec@AvonLake.org.  Cancellations received more than 4 weeks prior to the start of your session will qualify for a 100% refund.  Cancellations received less than 4 weeks prior, but before your session begins, qualify for a 50% refund.  Cancellations received the week of your program or after will not be refunded.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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