The 2017 Best Practices in Aquatics Workshop will feature Jim Reiser, world-renowned speaker, author and executive director of Swim Lessons University. The conference will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 8th and 9th with an optional post conference CPO course beginning on March 9th in the afternoon and ending on the evening of March 10th.
Mr. Reiser’s presentation—YOU CAN TEACH LIKE A PRO—will be from 9:30 AM-10:15 AM on Thursday, March 9th. The conference will be held at the Mahlon Adams Pavilion at Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland Ave., Charlotte, NC. The post conference CPO course on March 9-10 will be held at a different location (see below).
- The cost of the conference is just $60.00 and the deadline is February 24th!
- You can also attend for just $35.00 if you would like to participate on just one day!
- What an amazing deal! Click here to register!
The 2017 Best Practices in Aquatics Workshop is hosted by the North Carolina State Recreation Resources Service—though the event will be held in Charlotte this year.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8TH
8:30 – 9:00 AM – Registration/Coffee
9:00 – 10:00 AM – Welcome & Session One: Advocating for Aquatics with Decision Makers
10:00 – 11:45 AM – How Can I Do My Job Better – Panel Discussion with Terri Stroupe, Dalace Inman, Laura Crumpler, & Michael Johnson
11:45 – 12:45 PM – Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 PM – Creative Ways to Provide Swimming Lessons
1:45 – 2:45 PM – Providing Equal Access to Aquatic Facility Locker Rooms
2:45 – 3:00 PM – Break
3:00 – 5:30 PM – Swimming Outside the Box – A Mecklenburg County Aquatics Tour
6:30 PM – Social
THURSDAY, MARCH 9TH
8:00 – 8:30 AM – Coffee/Danishes
8:30 – 9:30 AM – Getting Baby Boomers in Pools, Bill Brennen, Chief Operating Officer – U.S. Master’s Swimming
9:30 – 10:15 AM – You Can Teach Like a Pro! Secrets to More Effective Teaching
Jim Reiser, Executive Director – Swim Lessons University
10:15 – 10:30 AM – Break
10:30 – 12:00 PM – Best Practices in Aquatic & Pool Operations
12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch
CERTIFIED POOL OPERATOR COURSE – REGISTRATION
1:00 – 1:30 PM – Registration (Optional – $200)
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM – CPO Class begins
FRIDAY, MARCH 10TH
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – CPO Class resumes
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch
1:00 PM -5:00 PM – CPO Certification Exam
PLEASE REMEMBER: The 2017 BEST IN AQUTICS WORKSHOP will be held at Mahlon Adams Pavilion at Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland Ave., Charlotte, NC.
The CPO Course will be held at the Mecklenberg County Aquatic Center, 800 Martin Luther King Blvd. in Charlotte.
If you are going to stay the night, the Conference Hotel is the Best Western Plus Sterling Hotel & Suites, 242 East Woodlawn Road, Charlotte, NC
The International Swimming Hall of Fame has named Jim Reiser the recipient of the 2015 Virginia Hunt Newman Award for his curriculum and approach in teaching infants, toddlers, and children to swim. Jim was the first American to win the award in 10 years.
If you would like to learn more about the Swim Lessons University certification program and curriculum, make sure to visit us at www.SwimLessonsUniversity.com
We have training and certification programs designed for both private instructors as well as organizations like YMCAs, Recreation Departments, Athletic Clubs, and more.
Swim Lessons University is currently being utilized by recreation departments, YMCAs, America Camp Association swim lessons programs, as well as by private swimming instructors in 45 states and over 30 countries!
You can also call us toll free at 1-866-498-SWIM (7946).