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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Safety City Registration Opens March 1

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Incoming Waukee Community School District kindergarten students can participate in the Waukee Police Department's annual Safety City program! Attendees will learn about safety from officers and volunteers during this week-long course. Online-only registration is available beginning March 1 at 8 a.m. at!

A miniature city will be used to teach students correct street crossing techniques along with vehicle safety by using tricycles as automobiles. Safety City will also include lessons on:

  • Bullying                                          
  • Pedestrian rules                                 
  • Street crossing                                 
  • Traffic lights                                       
  • Waukee Safe House Program         
  • Window safety                                  
  • Poisons and drug abuse    
  • Bus rules
  • Calling 911
  • Fire safety
  • Respect for authority
  • Seatbelts
  • Bike safety

The cost of the program is $50 per student; participants receive a new bicycle helmet and a t-shirt. Students also get to ride a school bus and tour the Waukee Public Safety Building.

2019 Safety City Sessions:

  • Session #1: June 10-14, 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Session #2: June 10-14, 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Session #3: June 17-21, 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Session #4: June 17-21, 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Session #5: June 24-28, 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Session #6: June 24-28, 1-3:30 p.m.

Safety City is very popular, and sessions are limited to 45 participants. Early registration is encouraged. The cost is $50. Citizens can call 515-978-7979 with questions.

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