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FSU Activities for Life to Offer Maryland Pool Operator Certification

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer a Maryland Certified Pool Operator certification and recertification class. The full certification class will be held on Saturday, May 17, and Sunday, May 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and the recertification class will be held May 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., both in Cordts Physical Education Center room 110-1.

This CPO course is approved by the state of Maryland. Participants must be 16 years old to participate and earn certification. Participants will learn about pool safety and management, filtration, circulation, disinfection, water chemistry and Maryland pool and spa regulations. After successfully completing the course and passing the written test, participants will be certified in Maryland to operate public and private swimming pools and spas.

Some counties in Maryland charge a fee to obtain the county license. This fee is not included in the cost of the course. (Allegany County does not charge a fee.)

Brian Vought is the instructor for this class.

The registration and payment deadline is Thursday, May 15. For information and registration, contact Amy Nazelrod, AFL coordinator, at 301-687-7934 or

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.


For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589