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 1-877-285-3421

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 TSBC State of Safety 2018 Report

Technical Safety BC recently released its State of Safety 2018 Report which gives a view of technical safety in British Columbia. Here are some of the highlights from 2018 detailed in the report:

·         558 incidents reported to Technical Safety BC – up 17% over 2017, reflecting more awareness among the public and contractor community about our role and the importance of reporting.

·         Located the highest number of hazards in the province’s history – indicating improvements in our ability to find risks.

·         51,292 physical assessments (inspections) of equipment.

·         545 compliance & enforcement actions undertaken by Technical Safety BC to address unsafe work and/or individuals and companies working without the proper permits or certifications.

·         72 investigations into incidents completed to understand root causes and assist prevention efforts.

You can view the whole report here. But you’ll probably want to focus on key statistics and related stories in the Boiler, Pressure Vessels & Refrigeration section.


June is Parks and Recreation Month!

https://www.cpra.ca/june-is-parks-and-recreation-month


Canada’s Volunteer Awards

Submit a nomination 

Deadline has been extended to July 31st.

Canada’s Volunteer Awards (CVA) recognizes the significant contributions of individual volunteers, non-profit organizations and businesses across the country in helping communities. 

See more here:  

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/volunteer-awards/nominate.html?utm_campaign=Canada_Volunteer_Awards-2019&utm_source=TargetStakeholders-Call4Noms&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=en

 

 

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 Our  mailing address is RFABC, PO Box 53590, RPO Broadmead, Victoria, BC, V8X 5K2. Please contact dan@rfabc.com  or 1-877-285-3421 (toll free) for assistance with courses and memberships. 

 

 

 

 

Take a Course

Please note:  This a partial listing of courses that are being offered in the next few months.  Click here for planned courses in 2019.  

Please check weekly as we add new courses, on a regular basis. (class dates and locations subject to change, please see listing below for confirmation)

Please call Dan at 1-877-285-3421 or dan@rfabc.com for more info

Train the Trainer ( Recreational Ice skating Instructor course)

*This course is to certify people wanting to Train new instructors

Surrey  -  June 22/23 (Cancelled)

ICE SKATING INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Comox - July 29/30 (NEW)

Victoria - August 10/11 (NEW)

Surrey - August 19 - 22 (NEW) 4 hrs/day

REFRIGERATION SAFETY AWARENESS (RSA)

Fort St. John - July 28th  90% full

ICE FACILITY OPERATOR (week 1 of 3 week RO)

Coquitlam - June 17- 21  80% Full

Coquitlam - June 21st  (IFO EXAM REWRITE)

New Westminster - September 9-13 (NEW)

More courses to be added ...stay tuned.

CLASSES ARE FILLING QUICKLY.

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

Fort St John - July 22 - August 2   80% Full

Delta -  November 18-29  (NEW)

 

To avoid disappointment register now !

SWIMMING POOL OPERATOR 1 

SWIMMING POOL OPERATOR II

Kelowna - June 29/30  (NEW)

BUILDING SERVICE WORKER I 

Surrey - September 13/14 (NEW)

BUILDING SERVICE WORKER II

This course is offered on a limited basis.

ARENA ICE MAKER (New format/course material)

 Victoria  - July 30, 31, 2019  

Trail - July 25,26 (Special guest Instructor)


We are currently taking bookings. For more information contact Dan 
1-877-285-3421 or dan@rfabc.com

To register, click on the COURSES tab on the right side of the home page or here.

 

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