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  • Aquatic Facility Operator Course | MPRA

    PROGRAM DETAILS REGISTRATION LODGING SCHEDULE HEALTH & SAFETY OCTOBER 19-20, 2022 >> Jefferson City, MO << The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) program is a state-of-the-art five-year certification for professionals managing and operating aquatic facilities. Individuals who obtain the AFO credential are knowledgeable in the systematic approach to pool operations including pool chemistry, management, pool safety, and risk reduction. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. PROGRAM DETAILS PREPARATION You will receive your course materials approximately three weeks prior to the first day of the course. It is extremely important that you read the course materials prior to attending the class. Failure to study the materials before the course commonly leads to failure of the exam. CEU’s Earn 1.5 CEU’s while participating in this seminar. NRPA will forward you a transcript of your attendance 6-8 weeks after the course is finished. ​ COURSE & EXAM This course will take place in person with a live AFO instructor. At the end of the course, you will take the open-book exam in the classroom. ​ CERTIFICATION You will receive a notification with your exam results at the completion of the exam directly from the instructor. If you pass the exam you will be certified as an AFO for a period of five years. At the end of your certification cycle, you can elect to attend the course again (recommended) or elect to take the exam only. Due to changes in regulations and content, it is highly recommended your repeat the course work prior to renewing your certification. ​ QUESTIONS? Contact Sarah Veile at the Missouri Park & Recreation Association at or by calling 573-636-3828. REGISTRATION WHY SHOULD I ATTEND NRPA’s AFO program is a state-of-the-art educational training program for pool operations and management staff. The program is specifically designed to meet the needs of those working in public, semi-public, and municipal pools or waterparks, and to provide training and information for both supervisory and operations staff. The AFO instructor team is comprised of top aquatic professionals who have diverse backgrounds in aquatic facility operations and management. The instructors are consistently rated as excellent speakers and trainers by the AFO students. The AFO program creates better aquatic operators, who in turn make safer and increasingly efficient programs for aquatic venues. ​ ​ Early Registration Deadline: 9/23/22 Late Fee: $50.00 after the deadline MPRA Members are eligible for certification reimbursement. MORE DETAILS ​ MPRA Member Full Course $315.00 Non-Member Full Course $365.00 Exam Only MPRA Member $125.00 Exam Only Non-Member $150.00 ​ ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED - CALL 573-634-3828 TO CHECK AVAILABILITY ONLINE REGISTRATION PAPER REG FORM PROGRAM DETAILS LODGING A HOTEL BLOCK IS SET UP AT: Courtyard by Marriott 610 Boliver St., Jefferson City, MO (573) 761-1400 | Group: Missouri Park & Recreation Association A group rate of $131++ is good until 9/18/22 SCHEDULE Day 1: 8:00 am - Noon Welcome & Introduction, Foundation & Health Concerns, Circulation, Filters & Chemistry Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch 1:00 - 5:00 pm Breakpoint Chlorination, Stabilization & Balance, Dosages & Testing, Automation & Controls, Deck Equipment Day 2: 8:00 am - Noon Heaters & Heating, Disinfection, Spas & Special Pools, Design & Maintenance Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch 1:00 - 2:30 pm Human Resource Management, Programming, Fiscal Management 2:30 - 3:00 pm Exam Review HEALTH & SAFETY Participants of this course must: 1. Stay home if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are showing symptoms. 2. Stay home and monitor your health if you have had contact with a person who has symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days prior to the course date. 3. Masks will only be required if the hosting county has more than 100 new cases per 100,000 persons within the seven days leading up to the course or exceeds the CDC’s High Transmission Risk rate. 4. All participants will be required to complete a Participant Health Liability Form prior to entering the classroom. Top of Page Program Details Registration Lodging Schedule Health & Safety

  • Career Center | MPRA

    Featured Job Listings Featured Listings CAREER CENTER POST A JOB Program Supervisor Shrewsbury, MO Posted: 8/26/22 Expires: 9/27/22 View More Recreation Supervisor Grain Valley, MO Posted: 9/15/22 Expires: 10/15/22 View More Recreation/Fitness Manager Harrisonville, MO Posted: 9/22/22 Expires: 10/22/22 View More Assistant Aquatics Supervisor Gladstone, MO Posted: 8/17/22 Expires: 11/17/22 View More Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics & Fitness O'Fallon, MO Posted: 8/31/22 Expires: 9/31/22 View More Community Recreation Supervisor - Tennis Springfield, MO Posted: 9/16/22 Expires: 10/16/22 View More Administrative Specialist II Clayton, MO Posted: 9/22/22 Expires: 10/22/22 View More Recreation Specialist - Sports Brentwood , MO Posted: 9/6/22 Expires: 10/6/22 View More Community Recreation Supervisor - Family Centers Springfield, MO Posted: 9/16/22 Expires: 10/16/22 View More Concessions Coordinator Johnson County, KS Posted: 9/23/22 Expires: 10/23/22 View More Recreation Specialist - Sports Columbia, MO Posted: 9/23/22 Expires: 10/11/22 View More Superintendent of Parks Leawood, KS Posted: 9/20/22 Expires: 10/17/22 View More Recreation Supervisor Rolla, MO Posted: 7/28/22 Expires: 10/28/22 View More Sports and Recreation Supervisor Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed, MO Posted: 9/12/22 Expires: 10/12/22 View More Recreation Coordinator Smithville, MO Posted: 9/20/22 Expires: 10/20/22 View More Recreation Supervisor - Aquatics Gladstone, MO Posted: 8/17/22 Expires: 11/17/22 View More POST AN INTERNSHIP INTERNSHIPS Your Internship Your City, MO Posted: Expires: View More Share

  • Home | MPRA

    Home Education Join MPRA Legislative Action MPRA EVENTS MPRA CAREER CENTER MPRA MEMBERSHIP EDUCATION & EVENTS UPCOMING EVENTS: ​ September 16 | Moberly, MO Region 2 Lunch & Learn ​ September 20-22 | Phoenix, AZ NRPA Conference ​ October 4-6 | Lake Ozark State Park, MO Leadership Development Institute ​ October 12 | Sedalia, MO Aquatics Meeting ​ October 19-20 | Jefferson City, MO AFO Course & Exam ​ October 26-27 | Leawood, KS Executive Forum ​ November 1-3 | Gladstone, MO CPSI Course & Exam ​ November 9 | Columbia, MO Maintenance Workshop ​ November 17 | Wentzville, MO Region 4 Conference ​ February 14-17, 2023 | Lake Ozark, MO 2023 MPRA Conference & Expo ​ ​ ​ CONFERENCE CPSI AFO LDI EF CPRP CPRE CPRP/E DISCOUNT MPRA MEMBERSHIP JOIN NOW Agency Membership Any public agency on the municipal, county, or state level providing parks and recreation services. Individual Membership Any full-time employee holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or a professional certification. Associate Membership Individuals employed part-time, retired from the field, or not principally employed in the field who are interested in the advancement of parks and recreation. VIEW BENEFITS Corporate Membership Corporations, partnerships, and firms that support and encourage the purposes of the Association. Organizational Membership Academic institutions, military installations, hospitals, nonprofit agencies, and other organizations providing parks, recreation, and leisure services. Student Membership Individuals pursuing a degree in parks and recreation or a related field. 2224 Practitioners 113 Parks & Rec Agencies 36​ Partners 21 Students LEGISLATIVE ACTION Important Dates: 12/02/21 MPRA Legislative Workshop 1/5/22 Session Begins 1/17/22 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday 1/25/22 Legislative Action Day 3/10 - 3/20 Spring Break 04/18/22 Easter Break 5/13/22 Session Ends Contacting your Legislators: List of Missouri Senators List of Missouri Representatives Sample Letter to Your Legislator Useful Links: 2022 MPRA Legislative Platform MPRA Legislative Brochure MO House of Representatives MO Senate US House of Representatives US Senate NRPA Advocacy Insider List of Communities with Parks & Storm Water Sales Tax ​ Leave behind Legislative Action Day Brochure

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