Aquatics Resource Group

Current Events


                                                     

To develop and facilitate educational and professional development opportunities statewide to; prevent fatal and non-fatal drowning and promote adherence to aquatic industry standards and best practices.

Need Training or Services?

Let us know what type of training or services you would like to see in your area by contacting the Chair: Jimmy Lyon.  

In the News

VRPS on BlogSpot 

2018 NRPA Conference Video:

2019 Board Members

Chair
Jimmy Lyon
Fauquier County Parks & Recreation

Chair Elect
Kristin Lam
City of Harrisonburg Parks & Recreation

Communications
Tammy Yelmgren
Fairfax County Park Authority

Member At-Large (Communications)
Brandon Ware
Town of Leesburg Parks & Recreation

Treasurer
Kendal Evans
City of Norfolk Recreation, Parks & Open Space

Professional Development Coordinator 

Member At-Large (Professional Development)
Sandy Kellogg
Fairfax County Park Authority

Member At-Large (Professional Development)
Sean Sepela
George Mason University

Member At-Large (Meeting Logistics)
Eric Nielsen
Fairfax County Park Authority

Past Chair
Joshua Schmidt
Kids First Swim School

VRPS Board Liaison
Kat Fish
Prince William County Parks & Recreation


Resources

Center for Disease Control

Model Aquatic Health Code

Association of Aquatic Professionals

www.aquaticpros.org

501c3 run by volunteer Board of Directors and Executive Director. Promotes and advocates policies, practices and procedures that contribute to safer and improved aquatic education, aquatic recreation activities, programs, and facilities. 


Association of Pool and Spa Professionals

www.apsp.org

The oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, spa, and hot tub manufacturers, manufacturers’ agents, builders, designers, distributors, suppliers, installers, retailers, and service technicians.  The sole industry organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute to develop and promote national standards for pools, hot tubs, and spas.


National Swimming Pool Foundation

www.nspf.org

Encouraging healthier living by increasing aquatic activity through education and research.


USA Swimming

www.usaswimming.org

National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education.