Education Tracks

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Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification Course (Day 1 of 2)


This 2-day program is presented in conjunction with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). Demystify the science and art of water-quality maintenance and pool management while earning your AFO certification in this comprehensive program for pool and park managers. Participate in lectures, view audio-visual presentations and analyze a variety of technical and reference materials. […]

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification Course (Day 1 of 2)


The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance’s (formerly the National Swimming Pool Foundation’s) two-day workshop is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to operate and manage public pools and spas. The CPO class is widely accepted by health departments and fulfills the local and state requirements for certification for pool service technicians as defined in many […]

Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification Course (Day 2 of 2)


For more information, see Day 1 description.

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification Course (Day 2 of 2 & Blended Course)


For Day 1 of 2 In-Person CPO® Certification course information, click here. CPO CERTIFICATION BLENDED TRAINING The Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO®) Certification program is available as a blended training program.  The Course combines online curriculum with one day of classroom learning and testing that is also Day 2 of the 2 Day In-Person Course. Pool Operator […]

WWA Advanced Water Quality Certificate Course


Some have described the WWA’s Advanced Water Quality Certificate Course as an AFO or CPO course on “steroids,” as the information far exceeds the basic knowledge offered about operating typical swimming pools in the certification classes. Let’s face it, waterparks place a very high workload on most all of the water treatment systems including water […]

WWA University: Waterpark Maintenance School


The WWA University: Waterpark Maintenance Workshop will feature top industry experts presenting topics designed to help waterpark operators improve their maintenance programs. You will have the opportunity to challenge a panel of experts to help solve even your toughest operational issues. Whether you are experienced with waterpark operations and looking to up your technical knowledge or you […]

Chat With Committee Members – Education And Marketing


Stop by the WWA Booth and meet with WWA Committee leaders! They are looking forward to chatting with you on a variety of topics.

Food Quality – Don’t Be Intimidated By Made-From-Scratch Food


A lot of parks use only fully cooked items. Learn how significantly improving food quality can help increase guest satisfaction and your park’s bottom line. Discover how changing to more made-from-scratch food can seem intimidating, but is actually not as hard as it sounds. Guests will really notice a difference in the fresh new concept. […]

100 Maintenance Tips & Maintenance Roundtable In 60 Minutes


Discover 100 quick but useful maintenance tips that are typically outside the scope of an AFO or CPO course. Learn maintenance tips that are important, but are also less common knowledge. Get your questions about pool maintenance answered during an interactive panel discussion.