Red Cross Community Information

The Red Cross will again be offering FREE Swimming and youth safety programs in many Indigenous communities in Alberta.
 
  • Stay Safe – for children aged 9-13 to help them stay safe if they’re home alone
  • Babysitting – for youth aged 11-15 to help them care for other children safely
  • Swimming Lessons (aged 3-12 usually, but any age can take lessons, including adults)
  • Assistant Lifeguard course (precursor to being a lifeguard, must be 12 years old to take this
Dates Location Courses offered Contact for more information
July 3-5 Tallcree First Nation Swimming lessons  
July 8-11 Loon River First Nation Babysitting, Stay Safe   
July 8-12 Chateh Dene Tha’ Babysitting, Stay Safe  
July 22-26 Goodfish (Whitefish Lake First Nation) Swimming lessons, Babysitting, Stay Safe  
July 23-August 1 Fishing Lake Metis Settlement Swimming lessons, Assistant Lifeguard, Babysitting, Stay Safe Kayla Fayant : communityresources@flms.ca
July 30-August 1 East Prarie Metis Settlement Assistant Lifeguard, Babysitting, Stay Safe Quentin L’Hirondelle: quentin@epms.ca
August 6-8 Heart Lake First Nation Swimming lessons  
August 7-10 Gift Lake Metis Settlement, Loon River First Nation

Swimming lessons

 
August 12-15 Driftpile Cree Nation Swimming lessons, Standard First Aid, Babysitting and Stay Safe  
August 12-15 East Prairie Metis Settlement Swimming lessons, Standard First Aid, Assistant Lifeguard (continued) Quentin L’Hirondelle: quentin@epms.ca