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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Findings and Learnings from Fernie Incident Investigation

The Okanagan Zone has scheduled a session for November 14th.       

Click here for further details


WorkSafeBC is offering two presentations addressing the hazards associated with the operation of ammonia systems

Click here for further details 


 Statistics Canada Survey Findings 

Canada's Core Public Infrastructure Survey: Culture, recreation and sports facilities, and public social and affordable housing, 2016​ Click here for the survey results.


Natural Gas Shortage 

Can we do our part?  Turn down the heat a bit  in the pool, arena and low use areas

https://globalnews.ca/news/4535457/bc-natural-gas-conservation-explosion/


Cannabis in the Workplace

As a resource, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities has developed an information booklet:  

https://fcm.ca/Documents/issues/Cannabis-Guide-EN.pdf

September 2018: WorkSafeBC has not identified a need to amend occupational health and safety requirements in the province. Cannabis impairment in the workplace is not a new issue, and B.C. has one of the most robust regulatory frameworks for workplace impairment in the country.

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2018 Supplier and Education Guide

2018 Suppliers Guide Cover
 


2018 Courses

Please go to the course tab for up to date listings. Courses in the guide are subject to change. 

For course inquiries, call:

Dan, Business and Marketing Manager 1-877-285-3421 or

Dwayne, Executive Director 1-250-514-7518

 Technical Safety BC Manual for Owners and Operators of Special Status Plants (Arenas)

Technical Safety BC - Understanding and Preventing the Dangers of Ammonia Exposure 

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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

We are currently planning courses for the 2019 calendar.

Please call Dan at 250 532 0160 for more info

ICE SKATING INSTRUCTOR COURSE

TBA

REFRIGERATION SAFETY AWARENESS (RSA)

TBA

ICE FACILITY OPERATOR (week 1 of 3 week RO)OUT

Delta - October 29th - November 2nd SOLD OUT

Delta - November 2nd (EXAM Rewrite)

CLASSES ARE FILLING QUICKLY.

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

Delta - November 26th - December 7th 50% FULL 

To avoid disappointment register now !

SWIMMING POOL OPERATOR I

Prince George - October 13/14 50% Full

Kelowna - October 18/19 SOLD  OUT

Coquitlam - November 3/4 NEW

SWIMMING POOL OPERATOR II

Kelowna - October 22/23  SOLD OUT

Victoria - November 3/4  70% Full

Coquitlam - November 17/18 (NEW)

BUILDING SERVICE WORKER I 

Surrey - November 6/7  SOLD OUT

BUILDING SERVICE WORKER II

TBA

 This course is offered on a limited basis.

ARENA ICE MAKER
We are currently revising the program , more info call Dan

250 532 0160

To register, click on the COURSES tab above!

 

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