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Senior Safety Academy

For older adults 55 and older and for residents and friends of the Drexel Heights Fire District!

The academy meets for two sessions and each session is 3 1/2 hours. To start the program off, participants will take a tour of a station and apparatus, and learn about the services DHFD has been providing since 1954. Throughout the program, participants will also learn the latest in fire safety techniques (including using a fire extinguisher), fall prevention and balance assessments and community programs available to seniors. The program will conclude with a graduation ceremony!

Drexel Heights Training Classroom at the Prince Administration Center, located at 5950 S. Cardinal.

Sessions are offered in the winter months, typically in January and February.


  • Meet the local emergency responders.
  • Learn safety information specifically related to seniors.
  • Receive FREE safety supplies.


  • To register, complete the APPLICATION and waivers and then click submit.
  • There is limited space in each session, so register soon!
  • There is NO fee to participate in this program.
  • For more program information, call us (520) 571-8700.
Senior Safety Academy 1
Senior Safety Academy 2
Senior Safety Academy 3