Embracing Accessibility & Inclusion in Recreation
Don't miss out on the groundbreaking webinar that's set to revolutionize your understanding of accessibility and inclusion! Join us on September 26th, 2023, from 9:30-11:30am for an eye-opening two-hour online workshop led by the esteemed instructor, Melissa Lyon.
Invest in yourself, learn from the best, and emerge with a certificate that proves your commitment to continuous learning. 
*NEW* Parks and Sport Fields Operator Levels 1 and 2
Take your passion for parks and sport fields to the next level with our Parks and Sport Fields Operator Courses! Led by industry experts, these comprehensive courses cover the essential skills needed to excel in the field.

Become a master of green spaces. Enroll in one or both of these pilot courses at a discounted rate in Victoria this October 3-6, 2023!

Parks & Sport Fields Level 1
October 3-4, 2023

Parks & Sport Fields Level 2
October 5-6, 2023
Read the Facility 2 Facility Summer Issue
Check out the 2023 Summer Facility 2 Facility Magazine featuring:

"One Man's Legacy. A Timeless Triumph"
Read the story of Chris Nelson's unwavering advocacy for continuing his Leisure Development Course, now in it's 48th year!

"The Future of Cleaning in Recreation Facilities"
Learn how sustainable practices like green cleaning can spearhead the wave of sustainable change and improve operational efficiency for recreational facilities.
Applicants can now book and complete their Technical Safety BC exam after providing evidence that they have successfully completed an approved training program (RFABC IFO & RO). This proof will allow applicants to enter and work within a plant room to obtain the required experience for their certificate of qualification. Once the required experience has been obtained, the applicant can submit an Experience Form 1026 to finalize the certificate of qualification issuance process.
Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc. - Ice...

The Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA) continues to monitor the trend of ice user demands for untraditional ice season schedule extensions. It is extremely important to remind and warn ice surface facility owners that not all ice...

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Worksafe BC

In April 2023, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved amendments to Part 3 of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation, relating to the provision of occupational first aid. These amendments will take effect November 1, 2024...

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B.C. developing new outdoor recreation strategy

With nearly 70% of BC adults recreating outdoors in 2022, the Ministry of Environment is developing a shared vision of outdoor recreation service delivery.

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2023 ONLINE Course Schedule
Pool Operator Level 1
  • Sept 3-17 (FULL)
  • Oct 1-15
  • Oct 29 - Nov 12
  • Nov 26 - Dec 10

Pool Operator Level 2
  • Sept 17 - Oct 1
  • Oct 15-29
  • Nov 12-26
  • Dec 10 - Dec 24
2023 IN-PERSON Course Schedule
Kamloops, BC

Pool Operator Level 1
  • September 16-17

Pool Operator Level 2
  • November 18-19
Refrigeration Safety Awareness

Williams Lake
  • September 9

  • September 29

Arena Ice Maker

  • September 16-17
Building Service Worker Level 1

North Vancouver
  • September 22-23

New Westminster
  • October 21-22
Victoria, BC

Parks & Sport Fields Level 1
  • October 3-4

Parks & Sport Fields Level 2
  • October 5-6
Municipal Asset Management Program

Federation of Canadian Municipalities offers funding, training and resources to help you strengthen your asset management practices.
Take the lead on enhancing safety in ice arenas and recreational facilities with Technical Safety BC's FREE Ammonia Safety Awareness Program.
Recreation Facility Asset Management

Improve Asset Tracking, Operation Management & Lifecycle Planning
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