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Spring 2021 F2F Available Online

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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


Thank you for your participation in the conference.




Core Connections 2021


Join us on May 27 for Technical Safety BC’s virtual annual public meeting.

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RFABC 2021 Annual General Meeting

May 12, 2021

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: May 12, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Please click here for your agenda package.

Minutes for the 2020 AGM are available here.

Register in advance for this meeting:



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.

WorkSafeBC Protocols for Sport and Recreation

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Upcoming Courses

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

Class sizes are reduced and safety measures have been implemented foe students and staff.

ONLINE Pool Operator 1 & 2 COURSES

Pool Operator 1

  • July 4th
  • August 1st

Pool Operator 2

  • May16th
  • June 20th
  • July 18th
  • August 15th

 Please call Dwayne to register for online courses:  250-514-7518   

Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) 

  • New Westminster - April 16, 2021 (NEW)

Click here to register

Ice Facility Operator (week 1 of 3 week RO)  

  • New Westminster - May 10-14  SOLD OUT
  • New Westminster - May 14 ( Exam Rewrite)
  • Langley- June 21-25th (NEW)
  • Vernon - July 12-16 (NEW)

Click here to register.

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

  • Vernon-August 16 - 27th (NEW)
  • New Westminster - October 18 - 29th (NEW Date)

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Swimming Pool Operator 1

  • Kamloops May 1-2 SOLD OUT

Swimming Pool Operator II 

  • Oliver May 27-28 (NEW)

Click on course registration tab on top of home page to register

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

  •  Zamboni and Ice maintenance
  • Arena Ice Maker
  • Building Service Worker II
  • Chlorine Safe Handling for Pools  (Formerly delivered through BCMSA) : This one day course has been redesigned for public pools
  • 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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