First Aid & Safety

BLS Healthcare Providers CPR Classes
Taught by the Park Forest Fire Department
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Currently, to meet COVID guidelines, we will only be able to teach a maximum of 5 students per class.

The BLS Healthcare Providers CPR class is intended for Healthcare Professionals who may require a completion card for their job, but anyone can register for the class. Topics include CPR and AED, Basic or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Stroke training, and more. Classes are taught by the Park Forest Fire Department. 

Ages 18 & Older               $65                       1 Day                           
Park Forest Fire Department, 156 Indianwood Blvd., Park Forest, IL


14106-01   Saturday   9 a.m.-12 p.m.       Jan. 21, 2023                  (Registration deadline: Jan. 13, 2023, at noon)

14106-02   Saturday   9 a.m.-12 p.m.       March 18, 2023              (Registration deadline: March 10, 2023, at noon)

14106-03   Saturday   9 a.m.-12 p.m.       May 20, 2023                 (Registration deadline: May 12, 2023, at noon)

24106-01   Saturday   9 a.m.-12 p.m.       July 15, 2023                  (Registration deadline: July 7, 2023, at noon)

24106-02   Saturday   9 a.m.-12 p.m.       Sep. 16, 2023                  (Registration deadline: Sept. 8, 2023, at noon)

34106-03   Saturday   9 a.m.-12 p.m.       Nov. 18, 2023                 (Registration deadline: Nov. 10, 2023, at noon)


Three ways to register:  

  • Register in person at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health, 350 Victory Dr., Park Forest, IL 60466
  • Contact: Recreation, Parks & Community Health at 708-748-2005 to register over the phone with a credit card.
  • Online Registration Available at:

    Refunds - Refund requests made prior to the start date of a program will be given less than a 5% refund fee. Cancellations made by the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health are not subject to the 5% refund fee. Online registration fees are non-refundable. Refunds for purchases made by cash, check, or credit card, are processed with a check (within ten business days) through the Village of Park Forest Finance Department.

CPR Classes - (Basic Heartsaver CPR Class & BLS Healthcare Providers CPR Class)

Why Learn CPR? 
Cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death. Each year, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests
occur in the United States. When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately getting CPR from someone nearby. Almost 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. CPR, especially if performed in the first few minutes of cardiac arrest, can double or triple a person’s chance of survival.  

Be the Difference for Someone You Love
If you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a child, a spouse, a parent, or a friend. 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. Unfortunately, only about 46% of people who experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest get the immediate help they need before professional help arrives.