Calling All Kids: Report for Duty at the Kids Safety Academy
The Pasadena Kids Safety Academy is sponsored by the Pasadena Police Department and the Pasadena Fire Department.
The Safety Academy is for elementary school students ages 6 to 12 and their parents. Academy sessions are held from 9 a.m. to noon on seven consecutive Saturdays at Pasadena Police Headquarters, or at other sites specific to the activity for the session. The classes are conducted three times a year.
Classes cover a wide variety of subjects:
Stranger danger and park safety
Fire safety and disaster preparedness
Environmental stewardship and recycling
Bike rules and safe practices
The 9-1-1 phone system
Water skills and safety
Proper diet and nutrition
Participants test their bicycle skills on an obstacle course set up and administered by Pasadena police officers.
Classes on safety are taught by:
The Pasadena Police Department
The Pasadena Fire Department
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
The Pasadena Public Health Department
The Eaton Canyon Nature Center
The Rose Bowl Aquatic Center, and
Space is limited to 30 children and their parents. Scheduling and reservation information can be obtained by calling 626-744-4551.