Virtual Aquatic Technician Workshop
Friday, March 26
9:00 am - 3:15 pm

  Members Non-Members
Cost $25 per person $35 per person


Registration is now closed. Please reach out to the WPRA Office at [email protected] if you have any additional questions.

Brought to you by the Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association Aquatic Section, this workshop is ideal for any aquatic professional who is responsible for the maintenance and/or operation of indoor or outdoor pools/aquatic facilities.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the technical side of pool operations, you will be sure to gain valuable insight and leave with great information you can apply back at your facility.

Need Continuing Education Credit for CPRP or AFO Group A? This is a great opportunity to get .4 CEUs in one day!

The registration deadline has been extended! Registration now closes Thursday, March 25th at 8:00am!

Schedule for March 26th: 

9:00 - 10:15 am

Spring Start-up and Pool Chemistry
Speaker: Carrico Aquatic Resources, Inc.
(.1 CEU for CPRP or Group A AFO)

The key to a successful season is in the preparation. This session will discuss what steps you should take to ensure your pool is prepared and the water is balanced in order to protect your swimmers, facility and sanity.

10:30 - 11:45 am

How has COVID-19 Affected your Pool
Speaker: Carrico Aquatic Resources, Inc.
(.1 CEU or Group A AFO)

Your pool has been empty for an extended period of time. This session will discuss what affects a dry pool may have had on surfaces and mechanicals.

11:45 am - 12:30 pm Break

12:30 - 1:45 pm

Code Updates

Speaker: Mary Ellen Bruesch MS, REHS/RS
(.1 CEU for CPRP or Group A AFO)

Mary Ellen will review DATCP code and policy updates and also give a progress report on the code revision process.

Additional Links from Session

2:00 - 3:15 pm
New & Trending Technology

Speaker: Carrico Aquatic Resources, Inc.
(.1 CEU or Group A AFO)

Carrico will highlight some of the latest technology trends in controlling alkalinity and the main drain valve automatically. You will not only learn all about this new, available technology and how it works, you will also discover its importance in helping prevent water loss, protecting the pump in the event of a power outage and how it can modulate the main drain valve during high bather loads so that more water from the gutter/surface goes to the filters.