Check out the upcoming Red Cross Babysitting, First Aid, CPR and Re Certification Courses scheduled to take place at the Deep River Community Pool
Red Cross Babysitting Course
($42.15) HST will apply for individuals over 15 years of age
Your child will learn from a first aid instructor: the basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. To care for themselves and siblings when home alone as well as strategies to create a safe and positive environment and prevent injuries through problem-solving and decision-making skills. This will build confidence so that your child can handle emergencies and provide basic first aid. Age appropriate activities, communication and basic business skills will be discussed to assist with acquiring babysitting jobs.
The course focuses on five main areas: child care giving, first aid, injury prevention,
leadership, and business skills, fun activities, including discussion, problem-solving scenarios and hands-on, practice, help participants learn and make the session's enjoyable.
Participants receive the Canadian Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual, which includes key information on caring for kids of different ages, as well as an emergency contact form, sample resumes, business cards, glossary, and more.
All classes will be held upstairs of the Deep River Community Pool and is usually scheduled on school P.A. days
Next Courses are scheduled for:
- Friday, April 27th, 2018 - 9:00 - 6:00 pm (½ hr. lunch break)
- Friday, June 8th, 2018 - 9:00 - 6:00 pm (½ hr. lunch break)
- Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 - 9:00-6:00 pm (1/2 hr. lunch break)
The Red Cross Standard First Aid course covers
CPR, choking sequences, splinting and the treatment of other types of injuries.
This is a comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
Certification - 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED
Recertification - 6–9 hours; includes CPR Level A, C, or HCP and AED; adheres to local legislation
This course is a prerequisite for the National Lifeguard course and an asset in any workplace.
Recommended for individuals 14 years of age and older.
These courses are scheduled to take place
at the Deep River Community Pool (upstaires program room)
Standard First Aid
$169.05 Price include HST
Min. 6 Max. 12
This 2 day course is a prerequisite for the National Lifeguarding course. The Red Cross Standard First Aid course covers CPR, chocking sequences, splinting and the treatment of other types of injuries. This certificate is valid for 3 years and is an asset to have in any work place.
Aug 14 & 15, 2018 - 9:00am-4:30pm (w/ lunch break)
Standard First Aid Recertification
$125.95 Price includes HST
Min. 6 Max. 12
This course is to update your recently expired Red Cross Standard First Aid certificate.
- Saturday, April 14, 2018 (9:00 am-5:00 pm) 8 hours
- Saturday, June 2, 2019 (9:00 am-5:00 pm)
- Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 (9:00am -5:00pm)
CPR Level "C" Recertification"
$84.50 Price include HST
Min. 6 Max. 12
This 4 hours course is to update your recently expired Red Cross CPR Level “C” certificate.
Thursday April 19, 2018 (6:00 PM-10:00 PM)
- Thursday, June 14, 2018 (6:00 PM-10:00 PM)
Please register at Town Hall or online at
(under leadership courses)