Life Safety Study Trips
We coordinate with DFW-area school districts, homeschools, virtual schools, private schools, and other organizations to schedule free Study Trips. These unique expeditions outside of the traditional classroom give students the opportunity to learn life safety lessons in a specialized, hands-on environment. If you are a teacher and would like to have your students visit Life Safety Park, find more information about registering by clicking the link under your class grade level.
If you are a parent and would like your child to visit Life Safety Park during the school year, please talk to your child's teacher about what Life Safety Park has to offer! Parents are also encouraged to register their children for our free safety classes offered during CISD breaks; check back or view our calendar for a list of all available class opportunities.
Safety is in our name. We remain committed to offering fun, safe, and interactive field trips for school-age students at our unique campus. Per current City of Coppell policy, face masks are encouraged for all visitors to indoor City of Coppell facilities. Social distancing measures will also continue to be encouraged, and extra sanitation of high-touch surfaces occurs between all programs. Class sizes and groups are adjusted as programming allows. We offer flexibility in programming and scheduling based on group needs. Please call us to discuss any questions or concerns!
For school study trips, specific curriculum is set for each grade level below:
- 1st Grade
- 2nd Grade
- 3rd Grade
- 4th Grade
- 5th Grade
- 6th to 8th Grade
- 9th to 12th Grade
Students in this class will learn about basic fire safety topics. Together with a firefighter, students read a fire safety book together, practicing fire safety skills as they are discussed in the book. After a short walk to the Safety Town Fire Station, the class will learn about firefighters and their equipment, and even get to explore a real fire engine and police car.
Students in this class will learn about Stop, Drop, and Roll, calling 911, and recognizing firefighters as community helpers, with hands-on time with firefighting gear. After learning some basic traffic laws, students will also get time to drive jeeps and practice safe pedestrian skills out around Safety Town.
Students in this class will learn about motor vehicle and pedestrian safety, including proper seat belt wear, booster seat requirements, and basic traffic laws. They will visit with a Coppell Firefighter and learn about his/her role as a community helper. Students will then be given time to drive jeeps and practice pedestrians skills around Safety Town.
Students in this class will get put through the rigor of a junior firefighter academy. These kids will learn about the importance of working smoke alarms, having a family fire escape plan, and speak with real-life firefighters about their roles as community helpers. Class will be capped with a fun Junior Firefighter activity!
Students in this class will learn about bicycle and pedestrian safety skills, including proper helmet wear, bike riding safety and etiquette, and safe pedestrian crossing skills. They will then put those learned skills to the test with bike time out on Safety Town.
Students in this class will learn about emergency preparedness, specifically for severe weather threats here in North Texas. Students will learn the difference between a 'watch' and a 'warning,' practice making their own emergency supply kits, and go through a realistic tornado drill.
Students in this class will learn basic home and life skills. They will learn about the importance of smoke alarms and family fire exit plans. Around the kitchen, students will explore home fire dangers and hazards, as well as learn safe cooking habits. Students will learn how to operate a fire extinguisher.
Students in this class will learn and practice some basic first aid skills, including the recognition and treatment of basic cuts, burns, bites, and stings, as well as how to help an unresponsive person. They will also learn how to operate a fire extinguisher.
Students in this class will learn essential life safety skills, including drug and alcohol awareness, dorm and residential fire safety, personal health and wellness, and even identity theft prevention. Basic lifesaving skills will also be covered, including CPR-AED application, and severe bleed control.