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Health clinics, training, groups, and advice

The City of Vancouver hosts community health clinics and professional first aid training certificate courses taught members of Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services.

The following pages provide more information about these services.

Help yourself and others

AEDs in public facilities

AEDs (automatic external defibrillators) help restart the hearts of cardiac arrest victims. There are 38 AEDs in City facilities, 80 by the end of 2014. Find AED locations. Learn how easy and safe AEDs are to use.

Free blood pressure clinics

Have your blood pressure checked at public health and safety awareness clinics conducted by professional firefighters.

Happy Hearts program

Get the support you need to fight and prevent heart disease with the Happy Hearts program offered at Kensington and Dunbar community centres.

Health-related support groups

Find health-related support groups at community centres in Vancouver.

Register for recreational lessons and classes

Find and register for recreation and leisure programs, classes, and lessons offered at Vancouver recreation facilities....

The ABC Fitness Group - Healthiest Winner

Get encouragement and support as you pursue a healthy lifestyle with ABC Fitness Group - Healthiest Winner, an inclusive lifestyle management program at select Vancouver community centres. All genders, shapes, sizes, and abilities are welcome.

Professional CPR & First Aid certification

Earn your CPR and First Aid certification through courses taught by professional firefighters. Sign yourself or a group up for training.

Staying safe in hot weather

Even in temperate, coastal BC, heat can be harmful. Find out how to stay cool during the summer in Vancouver.

CPR and firefighter training for students

Youth Outreach Academy auto extrication

Youth Outreach Academy

Select Vancouver students in grades 10 through 12 can train as firefighters and earn CPR-C certification at this exciting Fire and Rescue Services youth program.

AEDs in public facilitiesFree blood pressure clinicsHappy Hearts programHealth-related support groupsProfessional CPR & First Aid certificationStaying safe in hot weatherThe ABC Fitness Group - Healthiest Winner