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Build A Pool Conference Schedule

2015 Regional Build-A-Pool Conference Schedule – Confirmed dates and locations below:

 

 Dates of Regional BAP Location/State In conjunction with:
February 14-15, 2015 San Diego, CA AOAP Conference
April 16-17, 2015 Colorado Springs, CO
May 8-9, 2015 Sarasota, FL Co-host Myrtha Pools
June 13-14, 2015 West Hartford, CT
September 12-13, 2015 Cleveland, OH ASCA World Clinic
October 7-9, 2015
Scottsdale, AZ
WAHC Conference
November 7-9, 2015 Atlanta, GA Co-host SERG Buildings

Coach Owned Seminar- Coaches Education

Dates  Location/State  In conjunction with:
April 17-19, 2015 Colorado Springs, CO USA Swimming at the Olympic Training Center

San Diego, CA - February 14-15, 2015 in conjunction with the AOAP Conference

Hotel Information   
Information and Registration   

Who Attends the Build a Pool Conference?

The average attendance for the Build a Pool Conferences is 25 to 30 attendees. 

 

People who attend are coaches, parent boards, city council, architects and engineers who want to start developing a plan for their dream pool.   


Attendees will get ideas on how to program facilities for sustainability plus learn about innovative ideas and examples for new buildings and renovations.  

 

ASCA Certified Coaches will receive 10 credit hours for attending. 

What Others are Saying?

Q: What did you like best about the course?

"Very helpful resources, visuals and insights, good balance – very optimistic and realistic." 


"Enjoyed the training – opened my eyes to programming and the needs necessary."


"I love that you address each individual’s needs – The flash drive is an amazing gift!"


"Great examples, real world problem identification  - I feel better about the tasks ahead!"

workshop objectives

Attendees will be able to...

 

1.Plan and Build your Facility for TOTAL AQUATIC PROGRAMMING

2.Validate the needs to explore possibilities for aquatic centers

3.Understand and identify adversaries and advocates for project 

4.Figure cost to operate - programming income potential 

5.Have a better understanding pool and building size options & cost to build

6.Learn about other management options and value received pricing 

7.Learn about new building technologies 

REGIONAL BUILD A POOL CONFERENCES

In an effort to make attendance at the conferences more economical, we have scheduled six regional Build-a-Pool Conferences with a variety of dates and locations to choose from. These one day (or 1 & ½ day) workshop style events are conducted by our Facilities Development staff. To date we estimate these conferences have been an important part of over 65 new facilities being commissioned. They have also played a supporting role in over 100 additional projects. Our professional providers have played a major part in these successes. Attendees receive a 4 gig flash drive with all materials presented plus lots of supporting information.

 

The format offers information about:

  • Programming pools for financial sustainability
  • Renovating and upgrading/changing existing pools
  • Expanding or adding on to pools
  • Designing and building new facilities

WHAT TO EXPECT

USA Swimming conducts three  versions of the Regional Build a Pool Workshop – see below for the descriptions.

#1 - The 12 hour version with eight hours on one day and four hours the following morning. This conference format covers programming, basis business planning, and cost to build, cost to operate, and three actual examples of different sized facilities. New industry products and methods are also presented along with ideas for expanding and renovating. Day two will cover the Enterprise Plan for new projects. These conferences/workshops feature the most up-to-date information in an easy to understand entertaining presentation. Each attendee will receive a flash drive at registration with all of the information in electronic form.

#2 - The eight hour one day version. This conference format covers programming, planning, and cost to build, cost to operate, and three actual examples of different sized facilities. Building and design methods are also presented along with ideas for phasing and renovating. These conferences/workshops feature the most up-to-date information in an easy to understand entertaining presentation. Each attendee will receive a flash drive at registration with all of the information in electronic form.

#3 - The four hour condensed version This conference format briefly covers programming, and cost to build, cost to operate, and two actual examples of different sized facilities. New building methods are also presented. These conferences/workshops feature the most up-to-date information in an easy to understand entertaining presentation. Each attendee will receive a flash drive at registration with all of theinformation in electronic form.

 

• The first ½ of day 1 concentrates on PROGRAMMING PRECEEDING DESIGN and the business of aquatics.
• The second ½ of day 1 focuses on 3 case studies and modern design options for efficiency and effectiveness.
• The second day morning is all about making pools sustainable and developing an Enterprise Plan as the precursor to the business plan and feasibility study.

 

In 2014, USA Swimming will host six Regional Build a Pool Workshops in conjunction with other aquatic industry conferences. See the schedule above for dates and locations as well as a link to be able to register.

 

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