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AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course March 15-16, 2017 Derby

  • 15 Mar 2017
  • 16 Mar 2017
  • Derby, KS
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AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course
March 15-16, 2017

Derby Recreation Commission
801 E. Market
Derby, KS

Registration Fees:
$260 - Member
$285 - Non Member
*Fees go up after January 24, 2017
Scroll down on the left side to Register.

Another AFO is being offered in Lawrence on 
April 26-27, 2017.

Click here to register for Lawrence

CEU's:  1.5

Sleep Inn & Suites
651 E 71st St. South
Haysville KS  67060
(316) 425-6077
Group:  Kansas Rec & Parks
Rate:  $83.00 + 14.5% Tax
2 Queen Beds, No Smoking

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.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 (Derby)


    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)



Thursday, March 16, 2017 (Derby)

   NOTE:  Training is 7:00am-5:00pm on March 16th.
   7:00am       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


    11:30           Lunch (Provided)


    12:30pm      Review Training Material

    2:00pm        Final Exam

    5:00pm       End of Course


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