Certified Recreation Facilities Professional (CRFP)

Certified Recreation Facilities Professional (CRFP)

The CRFP credential is designed for those members seeking administrative/managerial professional recognition.

To qualify for the CRFP designation you must:

  • hold “Individual Membership” in the ORFA
  • have Grade 12 education
  • have five years full-time recreation industry work experience
  • have completed the following ORFA-approved courses with a minimum 60% passing grade:
      • Legal I
      • Legal II
      • Leadership Skills for Recreation Facility Professionals
      • Events Planning and Management
      • Advanced Recreation Facilities Business Management I
Topics include:

Module 1: Asset Management
Module 2: Strategic Planning
Module 3: Project Management
Module 4: Budgeting and Financial Management and Project Funding
Module 5: Policy and Procedure Development and Implementation

• Advanced Recreation Facilities Business Management II

Topics include:

Module 6: Social Media Strategy
Module 7: Supply Chain Management
Module 8: Public-Private Partnerships
Module 9: Customer Service and Patron Relations
Module 10: Human Resources Management: Union and Non-Union Work Environments

All CRFP holders are required to recertify every five years

CRFP Requisite Courses