Pool Operator Training

Public pools in the State of Minnesota are required to have a certified pool operator. They are also required to post the operator's certification. A trained certified operator must successfully complete a recertification course at least once every five years.

The following are links to specific Pool Code that CPOs may find helpful:
Warning Signs Required:

Approved Pool Operator Training Courses

Aquatic Facility Operator Course

National Recreation and
Park Association

22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148-4501
Phone: 800-626-6772
Signature Aquatics Inc.
P.O. Box 679
Delano, Minnesota 55328
Phone: 763-267-7552


Certified Pool Operator Training

National Swimming
Pool Foundation

4775 Granby Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Phone: 719-540-9119
Olympic Pools - CPO Training
135 Atwood Street South
Shakopee, MN 55379
Phone: 952-224-2200, ext. 10
Certified Pool Trainers
of Iowa & Minnesota

65910 - 267th Street
St. Alden, MN 56009
Phone: 800-253-7235
MC & R Pools & Spas

2409 E. Benson Rd
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605-335-7381

Commercial Pool &
Spa Supplies, Inc.

1167 East Highway 36
Maplewood, Minnesota 55109
Phone: 651-766-6666
Thatcher Pools & Spas
2894 Eastwood Road SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: 507-288-2639
Toll-Free: 800-795-1250
Horizon Chemical Co.
2125 Energy Park Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 651-917-3075
Toll-Free: 800-969-0454

Pisces Pools Inc.
7600 West 27th St., #222
St. Louis Park, MN 55904
Phone: 763-545-6989


Online Only Aquatic Facility and Pool Operator Training

Online courses have the same accreditation as other courses.

Aquatic Training Institute
Phone: 800-385-0270
Human Kinetics Aquatic
Education Center

Updated Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 09:25AM