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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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Hotel Room Block SOLD OUT

Contact Hotel Reservations at Harrison Hot Springs Resort for other room options. Dial 1-800-663-2266 Press 1 for Room Reservations.  Other accommodations available in the areas as well.

Get the latest on sessions, preconference session, social activities, and golf tournament  by clicking here 

Register Here

Delegate registration for the 2019 RFABC Conference in Harrison Hot Springs May 13th thru 16th now open.

Full registration $600 members. $650 non-members includes all meals; $25 for optional tours;

Golf tournament $125

For Hotel Reservations at Harrison Hot Springs Resort Dial 1-800-663-2266 Press 1 for Room Reservations and ask for the RFABC Conference block. Rates Main Hotel $134; West Tower $174; East Tower $184 


Ammonia Safety Training Institute (ASTI)

Ice Rink Ammonia Release Simulation and the Appropriate Response (first time offered in BC)

Sponsored by Accent Refrigeration

This newly developed course is offered by  the Ammonia Safety and Training Institute will cover the following:

à When to go into your compressor room

à When you evacuate your facility

à When you evacuate your neighborhood

à How to evacuate your facility

à The role of management, first responders, operators, and refrigeration mechanic

à Real life stories and a facility ammonia response simulation.

 Session Fees, including lunch:

  • Preconference workshop with conference registration $119
  • Pre-conference without conference registration $139

Space is Limited:  Register Here

Boiler Plant Operating Permit

Fee Consultation

Technical Safety BC is proposing new fees for boiler plant operating permits. We are seeking industry feedback on these proposed fees from March 19 through May 3, 2019.

click here for details 





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

Click here for a list of upcoming 2019 Courses 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


Victoria - August 10/11 (NEW)


Trail  - April 26 (NEW)

Langley - May 22 (NEW)

ICE FACILITY OPERATOR (week 1 of 3 week RO)

Whistler - April 15-19   80% FULL

Aldergrove - April 29- May 3rd  80% FULL

Aldergrove-  May 3rd  (IFO EXAM REWRITE)

Coquitlam - June 17- 21 (NEW)

More courses to be added ...stay tuned.


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

New Westminster - May 27 June 7   SOLD OUT

To avoid disappointment register now !


Coquitlam - April 19/20 

Kelowna - April 27/28  70% FULL

Port Alberni - April 27/28 (NEW)

Invermere - May 4/5 (NEW)

Whistler - May 10/11   60% FULL

Oliver - May 28/29  (NEW)

Victoria - June 1/2 (NEW)


Coquitlam - May 25/26 (NEW)

Dawson Creek - May 25/26 (NEW)

Whistler - June 1/2   70% FULL


Surrey - March 30/31 SOLD OUT

Coquitlam - April 27/28  SOLD OUT

Fernie- May 7/8  60% FULL

Trail - May 22/23  75% FULL



This course is offered on a limited basis.

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 above!


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