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Spots open for babysitting class

The city of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Services Division will host a Babysitters Training Class on Wednesday, June 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins. Youth ages 12 and up are invited to participate in this free program. There is space for up to 30 participants.

Parents must check in their child upon arrival between 9-9:30 a.m. Light breakfast refreshments and afternoon snacks will be provided, but participants are asked to bring a lunch.

Representatives from the San Marcos Fire Department, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc., San Marcos Public Library, Texas State University, San Marcos Parks and Recreation and Corridor Primary Care will present on a variety of topics. While this class is not Red Cross certified, it will provide participants with knowledge and skills for effective babysitting.

To register, call 512-393-8400. For any questions, email Youth Services Coordinator Catherine Marler at

The Parks and Recreation Department works to provide the residents and visitors of San Marcos the highest level of programs, parks, facilities and services that will positively enhance our vision of the community. The Parks and Recreation Department has a history of providing not only diverse and continuous programs for residents and visitors alike, but also excels in providing maintained parks such as Rio Vista park, educational centers such as the Discovery Center, and many more activities and resources for everyone in San Marcos.

San Marcos Record

(512) 392-2458
P.O. Box 1109, San Marcos, TX 78666