CPO Training

Aquatics Update (11-17-23):

The Aquatic Center is open and the hours are:  Monday – Friday 11:30pm – 2:00pm / 6:00pm – 8:30pm and Saturdays 12:00pm – 5:00pm.

High School Swimming Starts Monday, Oct. 30th.  There will be limited lane availability from 6:30pm – 8:30pm Monday – Friday.  Refer to the calendar when planning your visit.  There will be afternoons and evenings the pool will be closed for swim meets.  The season will continue through February 9th.

Keep an eye on the Aquatics Center & Keith Hill’s Pool Event Calendars.  We will do our best keeping it updated with upcoming closures or events that may limit pool access such as Holidays, Swim Meets, Parties, etc.

Dates the Aquatic Center will be closed for the Holidays:

Thanksgiving       Nov. 22 – 26

Christmas             Dec. 21 – Jan. 1

Keep an eye on this website for spring programming information. 

If there are any general questions, pool access questions, you want to be on our lesson distribution please feel free to get in touch with us.

Certified Pool Operator Training

The CPO Training Course is designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operation.  This course is approximately 14 – 16 hours in length and includes a written exam.
The cost for the CPO course is $350 and includes the CPO manual.  Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Register early to ensure your choice of class dates.
CPO Training Details ~ 2024
For more details concerning the dates, please contact Montz Burckhardt at burckhardt@campbell.edu

Course Objectives

Why a CPOSM Certification?  The PHTA Certified Pool & Spa Operator SM Certification is recognized by local and state authorities as the most widely accepted, verifiable pool and spa training credential.  Each year, more than 30,000 professionals learn how to more efficiently operate safer aquatic facilities with this program.  The CPOSM Certification is valid for five years.  This is an approved National Environmental Health Association course which will earn you 16 CEUs. 
The CPOSM Certification course will help you understand how to: 
  • Operate a pool more easily and efficiently — saving time and money
  • Reduce chemical, electrical, biological, and physical hazards — protecting users and employees
  • Comply to key safety regulations — reducing liability and risk of closure
Register for CPO Training


If you have any questions, please contact Montz Burckhardt at 919-810-1435 or e-mail burckhardt@campbell.edu