October 2022
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER
Welcome to the October 2022 e-news. Summer is done, but we are heading into the fun Fall season of ice-installation and programming. Don't forget that the RFABC is your leader in recreation facility operation. We look forward to connecting you every month with industry information and updates.
NEW RFABC WEBSITE LAUNCH!
We are excited to announce the launch of our new website that has been designed specifically with your needs in mind! You will find membership and course information easier to access along with upcoming events.

Don't worry, your favorites like the RFABC Job Board are still there. They are just easier to find!
SUMMER F2F MAGAZINE
The 2022 Summer Facility 2 Facility Magazine is available in print and online. This issues features:

  • 2022 RFABC Award Winners

  • Taking the Next Stride with CARHA Hockey

  • What is Disc Golf?

  • Structural Consideration for Roof Renewal Projects

  • Ice Resurfacer Asset Management
Want to contribute? we are looking for stories for the Fall issue! Anything from new installations of equipment, facility renovations, team or programming success stories. If you have something to share, drop us a line at info@rfabc.com.
ZONE MEETINGS
Island Zone:
  • September 29th (In-Person)
  • 10:00am

North, Skeena-Bulkley, & Cariboo Zone:
  • October 18th (Zoom)
  • Details to be Confirmed

Lower Mainland Zone:
  • October 19th (In-Person & Online)
  • 12:00pm In-Person | 1:00pm Online
2023 RFABC CONFERENCE
SAVE THE DATE for the 2023 RFABC Conference and Trade Show on April 24-27th in Penticton. This conference will knock your socks off with educational sessions, networking, and a trade show like you've never seen before. It is the 75th Anniversary after all! What are you waiting for? Put in it your calendar and your budget!
Call For Proposals
Interested in submitting a proposal to present at the 2023 Annual Conference? RFABC is working on the educational program and looking for experts or members with experience to present on hot industry topics. CLICK HERE for more information.
RFABC SERVICES
Memberships - Why Choose Us?
Membership in the RFABC provides access to a wealth of resources and connections:

  • Information from regulatory agencies
  • Networking
  • RFAM Access
  • Facility 2 Facility publication
  • Discounted rates
  • Free job postings + more

There are several types of memberships to meet your needs and budget; Individual, Facility, Platinum, Retirement, Student (FREE), and Associate.

Building a career network starts with an RFABC membership!
Job Board
Looking for a full-time or part-time position in the wonderful world of recreation and parks?

Or maybe you would like to post a Job Opportunity?
2022 UPDATED COURSE SCHEDULE
POOL OPERATOR
LEVEL 1
October 2-16 | Online Remote
November 6-20 | Online Remote
November 29-30 | Esquimalt
December 4-18 | Online Remote
POOL OPERATOR
LEVEL 2
October 15-16 | Colwood
November 16-30 | Online Remote
November 20-December 4 | Online Remote
ICE FACLITY OPERATOR
October 17-21 | New Westminster
October 31-November 4 | Cranbrook
BUILDING SERVICES WORKER 1
October 15-16 | Victoria
December 10-11 | Prince George
BUILDING SERVICES WORKER 2
October 18-19 | Victoria
RECREATIONAL ICE
SKATING INSTRUCTOR
October 15-16 | Richmond
JOINT OCCUPATIONAL
HEALTH & SAFETY
October 5 | Victoria
SUPERVISORY
RESPONSIBILITIES
October 13 | Victoria
CHLORINE HANDLING
October 22 | Delta
REFRIGERATION SAFETY AWARENESS
December 3 | Chetwynd
FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST
Thank-you to all RFABC Facebook followers that participated in our ice-installation photo contest. Heidi from the City of Fort St. John was the winner of a $25.00 Gift card with her photo of the oval at the Pomeroy Sport Centre!

To see all the great photos submitted, visit our Facebook Page and don't forget to follow us for more updates.
PARTNERS
Lifesaving Society BC & Yukon E.D Announces Retirement
Dale Miller has announced his retirement from the position of Executive Director of the Lifesaving Society after 30 years with the organization.
Truth and Reconciliation Day
September 30th

RFABC recognizes the impact that the residential school system has had and continues to have on Indigenous populations.

To learn more and to discover activities to honour the day, click the button below
UPDATED CONTACT INFORMATION
We realize that life happens and things change. Please take moment to update you profile through the link below if your email address has changed. If you have any questions or concerns about the contents of this e-news, please email communications@rfabc.com
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