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1) Wilderness First Aid Course in Algonquin Park (+ Wilderness Navigation & Survival options)
2) First Responder / EMR Course (with Victim Makeup Injury Simulations)
3) Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross Outdoor Courses

EXCLUSIVE - Wilderness First Aid in Algonquin Park!
Wilderness First Aid MAY-JUNE 2024

Professional Responders Start Here.

First Responder (FR) & Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Courses scheduled EVERY MONTH at Right Reaction!

SUMMER 24 Swim Registration
STARTS Feb 27, 2024 for Returning Clients | Mar 5, 2024 for New Clients

Lessons run Mar-May 2024 – Spring Swim Lessons 2024

PA Days & March Break Babysitting Courses & Stay Safe Youth Courses!

Host your friends for a course or join a course on Christmas Break, March Break or a PA Day!
See course dates and info.

Right Reaction BLENDED & IN PERSON first aid courses.
Select the course page from the menu for dates, information and to register online.
Additional Health & Safety precautions have been implemented for all courses to keep us all safe. See you soon!

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Right Reaction®

Right Reaction offers training and certification in a wide variety of first aid and water safety programs.

Our Mission

Right Reaction® promises to provide the best First Aid & Water Safety Training and Services at a fair price. We achieve this by offering internationally recognized first aid and swimming programs through the Red Cross and by using only the best instructors who have top-notch training and teaching skills. You’ll always learn the Right Reaction® with us!

What We Do

First Aid, CPR, AED, First Responder, EMR, Wilderness & Remote First Aid, Specialty First Aid Courses, First Aid Instructor Courses, Swimming Lessons, Event First Response Team, Party Lifeguard, First Aid Kit Auditing & Consulting, First Aid Kits & Equipment & More.

Right Reaction’s First Aid Training Programs

  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED
  • First Responder & EMR
  • First Aid Instructor Courses
  • Oxygen Administration & Airway Management
  • Marine Advanced & Marine Basic First Aid
  • Wilderness & Remote and Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid
  • Babysitting and StaySafe!
  • Standard & Emergency Child Care First Aid
  • Pet First Aid (Dog & Cat)
  • Preventing Disease Transmission (Infection Control)
  • Workshops

Lifesaving Society Swim For Life - Backyard Lessons - At Our Pool or Yours!

We offer Canada’s number one Learn-to-Swim Program: Lifesaving Society Swim For Life in your backyard pool or ours. Take Right Reaction private swim lessons for any age and any skill level.

  • Lifesaving Society Swim For Life Preschool (8 levels for preschoolers aged 3-5 and parent & tot)
  • Lifesaving Society Swim For Life Swimmer (9 levels for kids aged 5-12)
  • Lifesaving Society Swim Fitness (for teens & adults who want to develop or increase their personal fitness in water)
  • Lifesaving Society Swim Adult (3 levels for adults who want to improve their strokes and endurance)

First Aid Kits & Products

Right Reaction offers a wide variety of first aid kits and other products and services. Whether it’s a simple first aid kit for the home, a fully-stocked first aid station for the workplace or something in between, we are your source.

First Aid Kits, Products and Services

  • WSIB approved workplace first aid kits
  • Home & family first aid kits
  • Car & marine first aid kits
  • Zoll AED’s (Automated External Defibrillators) and accessories
  • Pet first aid kits
  • CPR barrier devices
  • First aid station signage
  • Event first aid services, lifeguard services and workplace services (consulting & auditing)
  • and much more…

Why Choose Right Reaction?

  • Flexible Course Schedules
  • Competitive Pricing
  • Professional Experienced Instruction
  • Interesting Classes with Hands-on Learning

CPR Fast Facts & Stats

  • 70% of cardiac arrests happen at home
  • In most Canadian cities, the average ambulance response time is more than 8 minutes
  • The heart stops beating within one minute after breathing stops
  • Permanent brain damage is likely to occur within 4 – 6 minutes after breathing stops
  • CPR helps maintain vital blood flow to the heart & brain
  • CPR increases the amount of time that a shock from a defibrillator (AED) can be effective
  • Less than 5% of people who have a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital survive without immediate resuscitation efforts
  • Few attempts at resuscitation are successful if CPR and defibrillation are not provided within a few minutes of collapse
  • If bystander CPR is not provided, a cardiac arrest victim’s chances of survival fall 7 – 10% for every minute defibrillation is delayed


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