Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Self Reliance with Classes at the Henderson Recreation Centers

Downtown Rec Center

Here are some great (low cost) classes offered by the City of Henderson!
  • Self-Expansion: Setting Goals (Various Saturdays from Feb-April) - This interactive workshop is for anyone interested in learning the process of goal setting.  We walk participants through creating visions boards, setting goals and how to overcome roadblocks, developing action plans, understanding balance and time management, and keeping ourselves motivated to keep it going.  Participants learn how to apply this process to all areas of their life. $5 for supplies is due to the instructor. (Location: BMRC)
  • Driver Safety (50+ years) (Various Thursdays or Fridays) - Learn to adjust your driving responses to age-related physical changes and declining perceptual skills.  Those successfully completing the course may qualify for auto insurance premium reductions.  You must register prior to attending.  Bring a check or money order for $12 payable to AARP (AARP Members) or $14 (non-members). (Location: Various)
  • CPR & First Aid (Various Saturdays from 1/7 to 6/9) - This combined CPR/AED and First Aid class introduces lifesaving skills until emergency care arrives.  Subjects include infant, child and adult CPR, cardiac arrest, choke saving, bleeding control, trauma, poisoning, seizures, and treatment for shock.  This two-year certification is accepted by CCSD Nevada adult care licensing, dental licensing and is approved for four credit hours by Nevada child care licensing. Cost $35 (Location: VVRC)
  • Pet CPR & First Aid (Various Saturdays from 1/21 to 6/2) - You love your pet.  But what happens if they become sick or injured?  Take this workshop and learn how to treat and bandage simple to complex wounds and injuries, and how to tell when it might be necessary to go to the vet.  CPR/First Aid Certifications is available at an additional cost. Cost $60 (Location: VVRC)
You can register (starting today!!)  for all classes at

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