Upcoming events

    • June 05, 2024
    • 12:00 - 12:45

    Event professionals from Side Door access will be presenting a story of how communities can connect in new ways to create memorable experiences. They will be sharing the story of how partnering with Kitchener Public Library they were able to bring a winter long community concert series to life.

    KPL is a community hub that welcomes more than 1.2 million visitors per year. Central Library at 85 Queen Street North is home to versatile venue spaces — including the light-filled Reading Lounge — that have successfully hosted community events featuring engaging speakers, performers and musicians.

    Side Door works with facilities and artists to create unique experiences and deepen relationships with your community through live performance.

    Meeting link will be shared in advance of event.

    • June 10, 2024
    • 08:30
    • June 14, 2024
    • 16:30
    • Roy H. Johnston Arena, 523 Smith Avenue, The Pas, Manitoba
    • 27

    Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities Course Level 1 

    This course is designed to help 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. The Student Syllabus.pdf  provides more detail on the course material and includes a copy of the daily schedule. 

    The following items will be referenced throughout the course:

    • Pan Global Refrigeration Operator 4th Edition Books 1-4 - ebook provided. 
    • Pan Global Academic Supplement 2.0 - employer should provide, limited copies available on loan from Recreation Manitoba. 
    • CSA Standards B51/B52 - employer should provide, limited copies available on loan from Recreation Manitoba.
    • Manitoba Power Engineers Act – provided in course binder – also available online
    • Manitoba Steam and Pressure Plants Act – provided in course binder – also available online
    • Manitoba Workplace Health and Safety Act – provided in course binder – also available online

    New this year: Students will be provided with an ebook (Pan Global Refrigeration Operator 4th edition books 1-4) and additional online learning resources. Participants should come to class with a laptop or smartphone to utilize this important resource. 

    Organizations are encouraged to purchase a copy of Pan Global's Academic Supplement 2.0 and CSA Standards B51/B52for their facility, and should be provided to your staff attending this course. A limited number are available for loan during courses, but must be reserved upon registration. 


    • Participants will be sent a pre-course assignment which must be completed in advance of the first day of classes. 


    • To be successful in this course it is advised that students have an understanding of basic mathematics and physics. 
    • Familiarity with refrigeration plants
    Instructor: Marcello D'Ottavio, Stephen Toth, Shelley-Marie Olivier


    • $570 (member) 
    • $695 (Non-member)

    Venue: Roy H. Johnston Arena, 523 Smith Avenue, The Pas, Manitoba

    • October 22, 2024
    • 08:00
    • October 24, 2024
    • 16:30
    • 90 Sinclair St.
    • 9

    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

    Registration now open for MEMBERS ONLY. Non member registration opens June 30th.


    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.

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