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
FRI May 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019 5/3/2019 - 5/31/2019 15-0Register
M-W June 3-5, 2019 6/3/2019 - 6/5/2019 15-0Register
SAT August 17, 24, 31, 2019 8/17/2019 - 8/31/2019 15-0Register
SAT July 6, 13, 27, 2019 7/6/2019 - 7/27/2019 15-0Register
SAT June 8, 15, 22, 2019 6/8/2019 - 6/22/2019 15-0Register
SAT May 4, 11, 18, 2019 5/4/2019 - 5/18/2019 15-0Register
SUN June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019 6/9/2019 - 6/30/2019 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.  Includes a Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certification.

Session NameEvent DateAges
SAT July 13, 2019 7/13/2019 - 7/13/2019 11-15Register
SAT June 1, 2019 6/1/2019 - 6/1/2019 11-15Register
SAT May 11, 2019 5/11/2019 - 5/11/2019 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
MON June 17, 2019 6/17/2019 - 6/17/2019 15-0Register