First Aid, CPR and AED Certification


University Recreation offers American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certification courses. In addition to Adult and Pediatric CPR, participants will learn First Aid; including bleeding emergencies, sudden illnesses, and muscle/bone/joint injuries. Participants will also learn how to operate an AED. Participants must be 15 years old on or before the date of the class.

This course is a Blended Learning course and will require completion of an online module before date of class. Online module information will be sent out six days before the course. 

Registration closes one week prior to the class date. Only U of A students and faculty/staff with active UREC memberships are able to register online and can be done through the UREC Member Portal. You may call the UREC Service Center, 479-575-6382, to register or come to the main office in the HPER Building. 

Class Dates:

  • There will be no classes during summer 2024. Check back mid-July for fall 2024 classes.


  • $85.00 for U of A students
  • $105.00 for non-U of A students


Cancellation Fee:

$25.00 until 2 weeks prior to class date; 50% of class cost until 1 week prior to class; 100% of class fee within one week of class.


Contact Us:

Need a class set up for your department? With a minimum of 8 participants, UREC can bring this class to your office, residence hall, or other venue.

Contact Erin Marks at for more information about offered classes, or to schedule a class for your organization.