Ontario Regulation 565/90 Public Pools (external link) requires every operator of a public pool or public spa to be trained in public pool/ spa operation and maintenance, filtration systems, water chemistry and all relevant safety and emergency procedures. The Halton Region Health Department offers training sessions for public pool, spa, wading pool, spray/splash pad and receiving basin (Class C facility) operators.
The training covers the following topics:
- Public health legislation and how it applies to recreational water facilities
- Prevention of illness, accident and injury at your facility
- Water facility operation and maintenance
- Water facility chemistry
- Safety equipment
- Emergency procedures
- Safety supervision
- Increase your knowledge on the safe operation and maintenance of recreational water facilities
- Prevent illness and injuries associated with recreational water facilities
- To learn more about recreational water facility regulations and guidance documents to ensure bather safety
Upon completion of the session, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.
- 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Public Pools
- 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Public Spas, Class C Facilities (e.g. wading pools, spray/splash pads and receiving basins)
- Attendees have the option of attending the half day or full day session.
- Deadline for registration is 4 p.m. May 14th.
- Registration can only be completed online with payment information.
- Please allow a few days for processing. You will receive an email to confirm registration.
- Please let us know as soon as possible if you have any accessibility or accommodation requirements at the course.
Scented products can aggravate health problems in some people, especially those with asthma, allergies and other medical conditions. Please avoid using scented products, such as perfumes and scented grooming products.