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AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Program - April 21-22, 2016 PAST EVENT (Salina)

  • 21 Apr 2016
  • 7:45 AM
  • 22 Apr 2016
  • 6:00 PM
  • Salina, KS


  • AFO Exam Only Registrations are contingent on space in the AFO Exam Room. Contact Bonnie Simon at 785-235-6533 or bonnie@krpa.org

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AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course on 

April 21-22, 2016 in Salina, KS  

Salina Golf Course
2500 E Crawford
Salina, KS 

CEU's:  1.5

The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Course is a 2-day training program designed to meet the needs of those working in public and semi-public recreational pool or water park facilities.  The AFO Course offers unique discussions on risk management and pool management as well as training in proper water chemistry, water chemistry challenges and solutions. The current Aquatic Facility Operators Manual will be sent to each full course registrant prior to the course.

Upon successful completion of the AFO Course and 50 question open book exam, participants will be certified for 5 years by the National Certification Board in coordination with the National Recreation and Park Association.

Who Should Attend

Aquatic Directors, Recreation Directors, Water Park Directors, Pool Managers, Aquatic Supervisors, Resort/Hotel/Motel Staff, and any staff member responsible for the operation, maintenance and management of an aquatic facility.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites
755 W. Diamond Dr.
Salina, KS  67401
(785) 404-3300
Room Block Code:  Kansas Recreation and Parks
Rate:  $83.00 + Tax
Reservation Deadline:  March 30, 2016

CEU's:  1.5



Thursday, April 21, 2016 (Salina)


    7:45am        Check In

    8:00am        Training


                        Health Dept





    12:00           Lunch (provided)


    1:00pm        Training


                        Alkalinity         Pool Water Testing

                        Calcium           Special Pool Problems

                        TDS                 Chlorinators

                        Water Balance Automation     

                        Alternative Sanitizers

    6:00pm        End of Day One (this day could end early)



Friday, April 22, 2016


    7:45am        Check In

    8:00am        Training

                        Chemical Feeders       

                        Routine and Preventative Maintenance

                        Seasonally Operated Pools

                        Spas and Warm Water Pools

                        Pool Heating and Energy



                        Renovation, Modernization and

                        Designing the Pool of Tomorrow


                                    Liability                       Programming

                                    Accident Prevention   Budgeting

                                    Staffing                       Marketing


    12:00           Lunch (Provided)


    2:00pm        Review Training Material

    3:00pm        Final Exam

    6:00pm        End of Course


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