Safety Classes in The Woodlands Area This Month

By: Woodlands Online
| Published 02/06/2020



The Woodlands Family YMCA at Shadowbend will host free workshops to teach parents how to keep their kids safe online. The workshops are Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Families will learn how to teach their children to communicate responsibly, understand real from fake in the face of phishing and scams, build strong passwords, be positive and kind online, and how to discuss questionable content as a family.

The Annual Montgomery County SKYWARN Seminar is Feb. 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Taught by the National Weather Service, this class will teach attendees how to watch the skies during severe weather incidents and report significant events to local emergency management or National Weather Service office.

The Woodlands Township will offer a Wilderness First Aid Course for Ages 14 & Up Feb. 22 through Feb. 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This 16-hour Wilderness First Aid Course meets the requirements for organizations that require/recommend training in backcountry emergency response for almost any location. A two-year certification will be issued upon the successful completion of the class.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Pena will present a Civilian Response To Active Shooter course Feb. 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity to learn how to not become a victim, even if you don't carry a legal gun. There will be a Q&A at the end of the presentation to help clarify any questions on the legalities of responding in this type of situation.

Attend a Free CPR Class for Parents Feb. 22 at 9:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at Texas Children's Hospital. This class includes, a 3-hour CPR certification, life jacket safety/sizing, water watcher tag, and pool safety, plus mascots, giveaways, and refreshments.

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