World Restart A Heart Event | Oct 16

At UBC Recreation, we believe that learning CPR is not just a valuable skill; it’s a lifesaving one. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Heart and Stroke Canada and the AMS Heart and Stroke Club to bring you “World Restart A Heart”. This free event on Monday, October 16th, 2023, offers hands-only CPR and AED training to the community. Join us to gain the knowledge and confidence needed to potentially save a life!

*Walk-in’s are welcome, but subject to capacity!

Event Details:

  • Date: Monday, October 16th, 2023
  • Session Times: Choose from multiple sessions throughout the day to fit your schedule (sessions are 45 minutes long):
    • 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
    • 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
    • 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
    • 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
    • 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Life Building – Conversation Pit (Across from Starbucks)
  • Cost: Free!
  • Who can attend: This event is open to anyone over the age of 12, including students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • What to Bring: Comfortable clothing to allow for easy movement during the training (all equipment will be provided).

Why Attend:

  • CPR is more than just a skill; it’s a lifesaving skill. By attending “World Restart a Heart,” you will:
    • Learn how to perform hands-only CPR.
    • Gain proficiency in using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
    • Understand how to activate emergency services when needed.

Benefits of Attending:

  • By participating in this event, you’ll leave with:
    • The experience of hands-on CPR and AED training.
    • Confidence in your ability to potentially save someone’s life in an emergency.
  • Please note this is not a certification granting course. 

For any questions or inquiries, please email: