Leaders of Recreation Facility Operations

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Welcome to the Recreation Facilities Association of BC!

The purpose of the Recreation Facilities Association of British Columbia (RFABC) is to promote general interest, education, safe operating standards, professionalism and support among recreation facility operators, Commission and Board members in the successful operations of arenas, auditoriums, community centres, swimming pools, stadiums, parks and other recreation facilities.

Make sure you check out our Job Board, sign up for one of our courses, or take in our conference.

If you have any questions, contact the RFABC office toll free at info@rfabc.com or 1-877-285-3421


RFABC is Hiring!

Education and Business Manager

The Recreation Facilities Association of British Columbia (RFABC) is seeking a dynamic and effective communicator with demonstrated leadership experience to support the growth and strategic priorities of the Association. 

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F2F Connections

RFABC will be hosting series of focused and timely sessions on challenges and opportunities facing the recreation sector. Many of the discussions will revisit the wealth of information presented through the webinars and allow members to hear from other members. Under the name of our Association's Magazine, the Facility to Facility initiative will connect members through forums, webinars, and meetings.

Fall Zone Meetings: (Click Zone Name for Registration)

2022 RFABC Conference

May 9-12, 2022

Tigh Na Mara Resort. Parksville, BC

Save the Dates

RFABC is looking forward to greeting its members and associates to Vancouver Island and the beautiful surroundings of Tigh Na Mara Resort. The conference committee is planning a great slate of sessions and speakers.Join us!

 Session Proposal Applications now open until September 30th..  Click here


Upcoming Courses

 Go to the Course Registration tab at the top and proceed. 

Safety measures have been implemented foe students and staff.

Building Service Worker 1 (BSW)

  • Saanich October 16 &17th
  • New Westminster Oct 23 & 24

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Building Service Worker 2

  • Saanich October 18 & 19th

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Ice Facility Operator (week 1 of 3 week RO) 

  • Victoria Nov 22nd to 26th
  • Squamish Nov 15 to 19th (sold out)

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 Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA)

  • Tumbler Ridge Nov 5th

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Refrigeration Operator (Formerly 5th class Refrigeration)(week 2 and 3 RO)

  • New Westminster - October 18 - 29th (NEW Date) (sold out)

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Swimming Pool Operator 1

  •  Online:
    • October 31st (sold out)
    • November 28th

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Swimming Pool Operator 2

  • Online
    • October 17th
    • November 14th
  • Victoria Oct 16 & 17, 2021 (cancelled)

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Chlorine Safe Handling for Pools 

(Formerly delivered through BCMSA) : This one day course has been redesigned for public pools

  • Salmon Arm Oct 23, 2021 (cancelled)

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The following course are offered periodically based on requests from our members:

  •  Zamboni and Ice maintenance
  • Arena Ice Maker
  • Building Service Worker II
  • Train the Trainer ( Recreational Ice skating Instructor course) This course is to certify people wanting to Train new instructors
  • Ice Skating Instructor Course



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