The City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Certified Pool Operator’s Course for all individuals that operate or own a commercial, public, semi-public or residential swimming pool. This course is required by the State of Texas for all commercial or public pools. Class dates are May 19-20, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Safety City, located in Clapp Park at 46th Street and Avenue U. Participants must attend both days. The cost is $325 which includes a book. The certification through the National Swimming Pool Foundation is good for five years. For more information or to register with the City of Lubbock, call 806-775-2670.