Marshall Recreation Center to provide American Red Cross CPR/AED and first aid classes


The Recreation Center is providing American Red Cross CPR/AED (CardioPulmonary Resuscitation and Automatic External Defibrillator) and first aid classes open to the public in October.

The CPR/AED classes are being offered from 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5; and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19.

The price for Rec members to attend a CPR/AED class is $65 and $90 for non-members.

The CPR/AED classes are for individuals who need to respond to emergencies. The program consists of video and hands-on training, discussions and real-life rescue scenarios that will help decision-making skills. The course will teach participants how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for not only adults, but children and infants as well.

First aid classes are offered from from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.7, and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13.

The cost for Rec members to attend a first aid class is $25 and $30 for non-members.

The first aid classes are for individuals who need to respond to emergencies. This program also consists of video and hands-on training, discussions, and real-life rescue scenarios. The course will cover first aid topics like: heat- and cold-related emergencies, diabetic emergencies, sprains and broken bones, severe bleeding and more.

To register for classes visit the Welcome Desk at the Rec Center or go to www.marshallcampusrec.com.

For more information, contact Dan Belcher at ext.6-4691.