American Red Cross

Cherokee Recreation & Parks Agency understands the importance of patrons having a certain level of preparedness therefore we partner with the Red Cross to offer a variety of programs.

Red Cross Lifeguard Training

This class will provide you with an American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR for Professional Rescuer Nationally recognized Certification.

Requirements:

You must be 15 years of age by the last day of class and be able to complete the following skills on the first day of class:

Swim 300 yds. Continuously

Tread water for 2 minutes legs only

Retrieve 10 lb. brick from 7 ft of water

Other Information:

For this class you will need to come prepared to swim every day, and be on the floor for training. Please bring a packed lunch or you may purchase food at our concessions stand.

Session NameEvent DateAges
M-W Feb 18-20, 2018 2/18/2019 - 2/20/2019 15-0Register
SAT Feb 9, 16, 23, 2019 2/9/2019 - 2/23/2019 15-0Register
SUN Jan 6, 13, 20, 2019 1/6/2019 - 1/20/2019 15-0Register
W-F Dec 26-28, 2018 12/26/2018 - 12/28/2018 15-0Register
W-F Jan 2-4, 2019 1/2/2019 - 1/4/2019 15-0Register

Red Cross Babysitting + Pediatric CPR

Purpose: To provide youth (Ages 11-15) who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.

Session NameEvent DateAges
FRI Feb 22, 2019 2/22/2019 - 2/22/2019 11-15Register
SAT Feb 9, 2019 2/9/2019 - 2/9/2019 11-15Register
SAT Jan 5, 2019 1/5/2019 - 1/5/2019 11-15Register

Red Cross Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

These classes are taught to the Red Cross standard by Red Cross Instructors and Instructor Trainers. 

Link for online portion of class: http://redcrosslearning.com/course/f1d6cbd0-c610-11e6-8cb1-fd6cba7ba1e9

Online portion must be completed before coming to class.

Session NameEvent DateAges
SAT January 5, 2019 1/5/2019 - 1/5/2019 15-0Register