Aquatic F
acility Operator (AFO) - The National Recreation and Park Association NRPA) offers the premier certification program in swimming pool operations, the Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification.  The AFO program provides the most comprehensive and up-to date training for pool operators and includes information on water chemistry, disinfection, mechanical systems, operations, healthy pools and safety.

Important Information

  • Candidates planning to become AFO certified should be 18 years of age.

  • There are no education or experience prerequisites for taking the AFO Course and Exam.

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