Red Cross Sessions for Families

Families are invited to join Canadian Red Cross volunteers for virtual, interactive, game gased learning sessions highlighting the importance of first aid and water safety knowledge.  Sessions are free of charge and open to everyone!

These 15 minute online sessions cover a variety of topics that will test participants’ knowledge and provide helpful tips and safe practices to incorporate into daily life

Join the Red Cross for a fun, interactive, kid-friendly activity that also promotes safety – it’s the best 15 minutes you will spend online this summer!



Wednesday, July 8 1:00pm Backyard Pool Safety – Supervision is key!
Friday, July 10 1:00pm First Aid Fridays!  Heat Related Injuries
Monday, July 13 1:00pm Lifejackets – how to choose the right lifejacket, fit it, and keep it in good condition
Wednesday, July 15 3:00pm Lifejackets – the best one is the one you wear!
Friday, July 17 12:00pm First Aid Fridays! HELP and Huddle – Keep everyone warm!
Monday, July 20 1:00pm Prepare for Your Boating Trip
Wednesday, July 22 1:00pm Stay Safe During Your Boating Trip
Friday, July 24 1:00pm First Aid Fridays! Scrapes, cuts and other wounds
Monday, July 27 1:00pm Know your limits!  Know what to do if you see someone in distress
Wednesday, July 29 1:00pm Dangers of Open Water – Know the risks and the fun wherever you swim this summer
Friday, July 31 12:00pm First Aid Fridays!  Bee stings, animal bites and knowing what to do!
Wednesday, August 5 1:00pm Lifejackets and other buoyant vests – are they safe?  What you should know about staying safe in, on and around the water
Friday, August 7 4:00pm First Aid Fridays!  Prevention of choking – know the danger
Monday, August 10 1:00pm Summer fun around the water – how to enjoy spray parks, wading pools in your community
Wednesday, August 12 1:00pm Backyard Pool Safety!  Know the rules
Friday, August 14 1:00pm First Aid Fridays!  A choking demo for you and your family
Monday, August 17 2:00pm Next steps – you can be a Water Safety Instructor or a Lifeguard
Wednesday, August 19 4:00pm Water Safety Reminders from Buckles!
Friday, August 21 2:00pm First Aid Fridays!  A CPR demo for you and your family
Monday, August 24 1:00pm Stop! Ask! Go Slow! A slogan for all ages!
Wednesday, August 26 1:00pm Next steps – you can be a Water Safety Instructor or a Lifeguard
Friday, August 28 12:00pm First Aid Fridays!  Debunking first aid myths
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