Aquatic Intensive: But What If We Could... Aquatics Programming without Limits!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

0.35 CEUs

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Registration Fees:

By January 26, 2018
CPRS Member - $40
Nonmember - $50
Student - $20

After January 26, 2018
CPRS Members - $50
Nonmember - $63
Student - $20

Registration available at the Long Beach Convention Center Registration Counter the day of the event--come about 45 minutes prior to start time.

For information, Click here to download registration form

Lunch is on your own.

Intensive Schedule:

1:00pm - 1:15pm              Welcome & Thank you!  Introduction of CPRS Aquatic Section and Conference (Sermeno & Gunter)

1:15pm - 2:45pm              What if We Could Save Lives through Water Safety Education (Lori Thompson, City of La Mirada)

2:45pm - 3:00pm              BREAK

3:00pm - 4:00pm              But What if we Could see into the Future of Aquatics (Alexa Pritchard, City of Roseville)

4:00pm - 5:00pm              Have you Thought of This...  for In-service Training?  (Jerry Reid, Top Guard Aquatic Management)



Who Should Attend?

Aquatic employees (full time, part time and seasonal), managers, supervisors, landscape architects, park and planning staff.




This aquatics intensive will challenge you to think about programming your facilities without limits.  Develop programs that maximize your facility space, staff, and resources without limiting yourself to water based activities only!



Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss and share best practices in program development with the outcome as your starting point
  • Establish, promote, and discuss your partnerships
  • Examine how to connect with your staff despite infinite distractions
  • Identify how to create a staff that is focused on “The Moment” while understanding future impact




Lori Thompson, Community Services Director, City of La Mirada

Alexa Pritchard, Recreation Superintendent, City of Roseville

Jerry Reid, Top Guard Aquatic Management  

Intensive Coordinators:

Rebecca Sermeno, Aquatic Section President, Livermore Area Recreation & Park District

Chad Gunter, Aquatic Section President-Elect, City of Folsom, 916-355-8319,