Upcoming events

    • February 28, 2022
    • 08:30
    • March 04, 2022
    • 16:30
    • ONLINE
    Register

    Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities Course

    Level 1 (Online Delivery)


    Recreation Manitoba is pleased to offer the Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities course (formerly known as Arena /Curling Rink Operator Course) ONLINE this year. This course helps prepare students to successfully pass the Province of Manitoba Power Engineer Refrigeration Class exam.

    The course follows the SOPEEC (The Standardization of Power Engineer Examinations Committee) Syllabus, which includes chapters on welding, air conditioning and electricity. The  course syllabus  provides more detail on the course material.

    View Course Outline

    Students will receive 900 credit hours towards the required 1,800 hours to write the provincial exam, when they pass both Levels I & II course assessments.

    Course Materials

    In addition to the PanGlobal textbooks, the following items will be referenced throughout the course:

    Organizations are encouraged to purchase a set of books for their facility as they will be a good resource to have on hand and will be able to be used by other staff preparing to write the provincial exam

    Limited number of textbooks are available to rent for the duration of the course from Recreation Manitoba. These are available on a first come basis. The cost to rent from Recreation Manitoba is $50 for a complete package. Pan Global also provides ebooks for rent.

    Course manuals will be provided to each participant and are yours to keep.

    Course manuals and textbooks (if rented) are available for pickup free or shipping (at additional charge)

    Pre-requisite: 

    • Student will be sent some pre reading assignments that should be completed prior to the class.

    Recommended: 

    • Students should have a good understanding of Mathematics at the Grade 12 level
    • Familiarity with refrigeration plants

    Instructors:

    Marc Halford, David Jordan, Justin Gevoga

    Pricing:

    • $450 (member) and $545 (Non-member)
    • Book rental $50
    • Shipping $20

    Venue:

    • Online Delivery

    Cancellations

    • Cancellations, less a $35 admin fee, will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however a credit to a future course maybe considered on a case by case basis.
    • March 03, 2022
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Online
    Register

    Conference Registration for Virtual Sessions

    Registration provides attendee the opportunity to take part in virtual sessions on Zoom offered on Thursday, March 3rd from 9:00am to 1:30pm and on Wednesday, March 9th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

    For schedule information visit the following link

    Fee Options

    Member early bird, until January 15 and regular rate, after January 15

    Non-Member early bird, until January 15 and regular rate, after January 15

    * you must login to your account to access the member rates

    Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.

    CANCELLATIONS

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.



    • March 03, 2022
    • March 11, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • Canad Inns Polo Park 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5
    Register

    Full Conference registration provides attendees access to

    Thursday, March 3rd Virtual Sessions

    Wednesday, March 9th, Thursday, March 10th, Friday, March 11th in person conference

    RATES

    Member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    Non member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    * you must login to your account to access the member rates

    PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

    In person attendees are required to meet and follow all public health orders. These orders may change as conditions change. As of December 14th, 2021 all attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of full vaccination.

    CHANGES TO PROGRAM

    Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.

    CANCELLATIONS

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.

    • March 09, 2022
    • 13:00 - 17:00
    • Canad Inns Polo Park 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5
    Register

    2022 Conference WEDNESDAY registration provides attendees access to

    Wednesday, March 9th, in person conference

    RATES

    Member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    Non member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    * you must login to your account to access the member rates

    PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

    In person attendees are required to meet and follow all public health orders. These orders may change as conditions change. As of December 14th, 2021 all attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of full vaccination.

    CHANGES TO PROGRAM

    Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.

    CANCELLATIONS

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.

    • March 10, 2022
    • 08:00 - 17:00
    • Canad Inns Polo Park 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5
    Register

    2022 Conference THURSDAY registration provides attendees access to

    Thursday, March 10th in person conference

    RATES

    Member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    Non member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    * you must login to your account to access the member rates

    PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

    In person attendees are required to meet and follow all public health orders. These orders may change as conditions change. As of December 14th, 2021 all attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of full vaccination.

    CHANGES TO PROGRAM

    Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.

    CANCELLATIONS

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.

    • March 10, 2022
    • 14:30 - 15:30
    • Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5
    Register

    2022 Conference Keynote: Fotini Iconomopoulos registration provides attendees access to

    Thursday, March 10th keynote presentation

    RATES

    Member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    Non member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    * you must login to your account to access the member rates

    PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

    In person attendees are required to meet and follow all public health orders. These orders may change as conditions change. As of December 14th, 2021 all attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of full vaccination.

    CHANGES TO PROGRAM

    Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.

    CANCELLATIONS

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.

    • March 11, 2022
    • 08:00 - 17:00
    • Canad Inns Polo Park 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5
    Register

    FRIDAY Conference registration provides attendees access to

    Friday, March 11th in person conference

    RATES

    Member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    Non member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    * you must login to your account to access the member rates

    PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

    In person attendees are required to meet and follow all public health orders. These orders may change as conditions change. As of December 14th, 2021 all attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of full vaccination.

    CHANGES TO PROGRAM

    Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.

    CANCELLATIONS

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.

    • March 11, 2022
    • 08:00 - 17:00
    • Canad Inns Polo Park 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5
    Register

    PARKS, TRAILS and GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE registration provides attendees access to

    Thursday, March 3rd AFTERNOON Virtual Sessions

    Friday, March 11th in person conference

    RATES

    Member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    Non member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on

    * you must login to your account to access the member rates

    PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

    In person attendees are required to meet and follow all public health orders. These orders may change as conditions change. As of December 14th, 2021 all attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of full vaccination.

    CHANGES TO PROGRAM

    Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.

    CANCELLATIONS

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.

    • April 20, 2022
    • 08:30
    • April 22, 2022
    • 16:30
    • Winnipeg
    Register

    This 3-day certificate course will provide a comprehensive and rigorous in-class experience of those involved in aquatic facility operations.

    Areas Covered by the Course

    • Communicable disease prevention & control
    • Water circulation and filtration
    • Chlorine chemistry & water balance
    • Daily aquatic facility maintenance & operation
    • Troubleshooting and problem solving

    Instructor: Dan Repeta

    This is currently scheduled to be an in person class. Public health orders and facility rules may impact class size and other conditions. This may include masks and proof of vaccination. Please email info@recreationmb.ca if you have any questions or concerns.

    • October 03, 2022
    • 08:00
    • October 07, 2022
    • 17:00
    • 145 Pacific Avenue
    • 8
    Register

    Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities Course

    Level 2

    This course helps prepare students to successfully pass the Province of Manitoba Power Engineer Refrigeration Class exam.The course follows the SOPEEC (The Standardization of Power Engineer Examinations Committee) Syllabus, which includes chapters on welding, air conditioning and electricity have been added. The course syllabus provides more detail on the new course material.

    View course outline.

    Students will receive 900 credit hours towards the required 1,800 hours to write the provincial exam, when they pass both Levels I & II course assessments.

    Course Materials

    In addition to the PanGlobal textbooks, the following items will be referenced throughout the course:

    Organizations are encouraged to purchase a set of books for their facility as they will be a good resource to have on hand and will be able to be used by other staff preparing to write the provincial exam. E-Textbooks are available to rent from  PanGlobal.

    Limited number of textbooks are also available to rent for the duration of the course from Recreation Manitoba.

    Course manuals will be provided to each participant and are yours to keep.

    Pre-requisite: 

    • Successful completion of Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities – Level I
    • Minimum 900 working hours in a refrigeration class plant

    Recommended: 

    • Students should have a good understanding of Mathematics at the Grade 12 level
    • Familiarity with refrigeration plants

    Specific Course info

    Course to be held in person at the Sport for Life Building located at 145 Pacific Avenue in Winnipeg. Participants must have access to a vehicle as a visit to an arena is part of the course.

    Course is slated to be in person. Should a shift to virtual be required the first three days will be held October 3, 4, and 5, 2022 virtually with the in person portion taking place October 13 and 14, 2022

    Participants are given the option to write the provincial exam as part of the course. If you are writing the provincial refrigeration exam, upon registering for Level 2 with Recreation Manitoba, the following two documents must be completed and sent to back to the Recreation Manitoba Office (info@recreationmb.ca)  before September 1 in order to be eligible to write the refrigeration exam as. 

    Application for Power Engineering Examination

    Employer Verification of Experience

    Instructors:

    Marc Halford, David Jordan and Justin Gevoga

    Pricing:

    • $465 (member) and $560 (Non-member)
    • $50 to rent the text books
    • $20 for shipping
    • $60 for participants who wish to write the provincial refrigeration exam

    Venue:

    • Sport for Life, 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg.

    Cancellations

    Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however a credit to a future course maybe considered on a case by case basis.

    • October 14, 2022
    • 08:30 - 15:00
    • St Norbert Community Centre (3450 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg)
    • 20
    Register

    The Arena Ice Maintenance course is an excellent educational opportunity to both new and existing personnel that are responsible for the daily ice maintenance of an arena facility. Course will include classroom and on ice sessions.

    Areas Covered by the Course

    • Reading and solving ice problems
    • Flood patterns
    • Patching ice
    • Wavy ice
    • Crease maintenance
    • Corner maintenance
    • Shaving patterns

    Instructor

    Gary Vansickle - I.C.E Marketing


Past events

November 23, 2021 Budgeting 101 with Recreation Manitoba
November 17, 2021 Trails & Inclusive Spaces
November 09, 2021 The Law and Recreation: A roundtable discussion with Steven Indig
November 08, 2021 Refrigerator Operator Level 2
November 08, 2021 OFC Exam
November 05, 2021 Arena Ice Maintenance
November 03, 2021 Aquatic Operator Course
October 26, 2021 Social media strategy for recreation professionals
October 14, 2021 Therapeutic Recreation: Communities of Practice Meeting
October 14, 2021 Gender Equity in Recreational Sport – Who are the People in Your Neighbourhood?
October 05, 2021 What I Have Learned In 50 Years in this Field: Brian Johnston
October 04, 2021 Gender Equity in Recreational Sport – Creating a Strong Culture and Shared Commitment
September 28, 2021 Back in the Rink: An arena town hall
September 21, 2021 Creating Welcoming & Culturally Safe Places for Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity for Newcomers
August 17, 2021 Aquatics Community of Practice Meeting
May 31, 2021 Refrigerator Operator Level 1 - ONLINE DELIVERY
April 23, 2021 Information Session on CPRA Youth Employment Experience
March 12, 2021 25th Annual Provincial Conference - FRIDAY ONLY
March 12, 2021 25th Annual Provincial Conference - KEYNOTE ONLY
March 12, 2021 25th Annual Provincial Conference - PACM Keynotes
March 11, 2021 2021 Virtual Conference Trade Show Registration
March 11, 2021 25th Annual Provincial Conference - THURSDAY ONLY
March 10, 2021 25th Annual Provincial Conference - WEDNESDAY ONLY
March 09, 2021 TrueSport Lives Here Manitoba (Pre-Conference Event)
March 09, 2021 25th Annual Provincial Conference - FULL
March 09, 2021 Careers in Recreation (Panel Discussion)
January 20, 2021 Aquatic Operator Course - Online
December 15, 2020 2020 Professional Development Series
November 16, 2020 Refrigerator Operator Level 1
November 10, 2020 Arena Ice Maintenance
November 04, 2020 Aquatic Operator Course
November 03, 2020 Risk & Rinks Workshop
October 28, 2020 Managing Winter Risk
October 27, 2020 Free Asset Management Training
October 19, 2020 Refrigerator Operator Level 2
June 09, 2020 Town hall - Aquatics and Pools
May 13, 2020 Volunteer Management Primer (Webinar Program)
March 14, 2020 Aquatic Management Course
March 13, 2020 24th Annual Provincial Conference - Friday ONLY
March 12, 2020 2020 Conference Trade Show Registration
March 12, 2020 24th Annual Provincial Conference - Thursday ONLY
March 11, 2020 24th Annual Provincial Conference - Keynotes ONLY
March 11, 2020 24th Annual Provincial Conference - Full Conference
March 11, 2020 24th Annual Provincial Conference - Wednesday ONLY
March 10, 2020 2020 Parks & Trail Forum Tradeshow
March 10, 2020 2020 Municipal Parks and Trails Forum

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