2017 Educational Programs

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Sandy City Fire Department’s Junior Firefighter Academy
Many children dream of becoming a firefighter when they grow up. To give kids a glimpse of what life as a firefighter is like and to teach kids about safety and injury prevention, Sandy Fire Department is offering the Junior Firefighter Academy’s Annual summer camp. The academy is a three day event for children 8 - 11 years old. The Academy includes hands-on activities about fire safety, using 9-1-1, basic first aid, the life of a firefighter, and much more. The final day of class is celebrated with a graduation ceremony, operating a real fire hose, and running through a combat challenge. For questions about the Junior Firefighter Academy or to register a child, contact Lenore Corey at 801-568-2944 or lcorey@sandy.utah.gov.

 Ages:  Children 8 - 11 years old
 Dates:  Session 2: August 1 - 3
 Times:  9 am - Noon
 Location:  Sandy Fire Station 31 - 9010 S. 150 E.
 Cost:  $30 per child for Sandy Residents
 $40 per child non-resident (residing outside Sandy Fire Department jurisdiction)


“Women’s Safety” Presentation - Sponsored by the Sandy Police Department
This training will educate females 12 and older on how to live safely by giving suggestions on ways to reduce your risk of being a victim. It will cover topics such as dating and social safety, rape, driving safety, walking safety, home safety, crime prevention, and what to do if you are the victim of a crime. Please call the Parks & Recreation office to register at 801.568.2900 or online at : www.sandy.utah.gov/registration.

 Ages:  12 & older
 Time:  7 to 8:30 pm
 Cost:  Free
 Session:  Wednesday, September 13
 Location:  Sandy Police Department - Training Room - 1st floor, East Entrance - 10000 S. Centennial Pkwy

Heartsaver First Aid / CPR & First Aid Classes
The Fire and Life Safety Division of Sandy City Fire Department teaches this course on a regular basis throughout the year. To register for a class call 801.568.2944. Please see our website for class dates & times: www.sandy.utah.gov/government/fire-department/cprfirstaidcert-classes.html

 Class Size:
 Min. 10 / Max 18
 Cost:  Cost: $30 / class
 Location:  Sandy Fire Station 31 - 9010 South 150 East North side lower entrance

Community Emergency Response Training (C.E.R.T.)
A seven week course designed to teach the community how to help themselves, their family, and neighbors in a major disaster. The last session of the course is a mock disaster where the skills learned are put into practice. To register call 801.568.2944 or in person at Fire Station 31. Classes are free for Sandy Residents! Classes fill up early.

 Ages:  16 & older with parent; 18 & older
 Day/Time:  Tuesdays from 7 pm - 9:30 pm
 Cost:  Sandy Residents - Free
 Non-Residents - $10 per person
 Location:  Sandy Fire Station 31 - 9010 South 150 East - North side lower entrance

A.S.A.P. Self Defense & Safety Awareness
Parents are welcome to join the class. Enhances confidence, discipline, and self esteem. Curriculum progresses from beginner to advanced as students advance in rank. Students learn defense against bullies and strangers. The class provides family fun and fitness in a safe and supportive
environment. A $10 material fee is charged each session (belt, certification, and handouts). For more information call 801.597.5707.

 Ages: 5 years & older  Location: Bicentennial Indoor Pavilion - 530 E. 8680 S.
 Session  Day  Cost
 July - September  Thursday  $6 per lesson
 September - December  Thursday  $6 per lesson
 January - March  Thursday  $6 per lesson
 Class  Time  
 New Student - White Belts  6:20 to 7:00 pm  
 Returning Students  7:00 to 7:40 pm  

Dog & Cat Clinics
Sandy City Animal Control is sponsoring clinics for your dog and/or cat. They are offering shots and licensing at a reduced rate. If you have any questions, please call Sandy Parks & Recreation at 801.568.2900 or Sandy Animal Control at 801.352.4450.

 Days: Thursdays  Time: 6 - 8 pm
 July 13  Storm Mountain Park Pavilion - 1000 East 11400 South
 August 10  Lone Peak Park - Southwest Pavilion - 10140 South 700 East

Ballroom, Latin, Swing and Salsa Lessons
Rhythm challenged? Got two left feet? Want a fun date-night activity? Need to get ready for upcoming weddings, cruises, parties, and social events? Get some exercise, improve your memory, and reduce stress, too, with these exciting new dance classes. Be prepared for any social dance event. Private lessons are also available if you prefer. You’ve always wanted to, so bring your friends and join the fun!

Get the party started! Dance lessons are a great ice breaker for family, church, and corporate parties. Group discounts are available. Call for details. Classes taught by Margene Anderson, a master teacher with over 30 years professional teaching experience. Call Margene at 801-544-1339 for registration information. Classes held at the Sandy Parks and Recreation Building, 440 East 8680 South, in Room 208.

New 4-week classes start monthly and are $40 per person. Couples and singles of all ages welcome. Class schedule is at: www.dance-scene.com. Call for new student special. Hit the dance floor with confidence and style! Enroll today!