swimming pool association

Central Florida Chapter

Central Florida
Chapter Coordinator:  Sonja Dickey

(941) 952-9293

The Chapter would like to welcome All American Bonds and Insurance, LLC as our newest Chapter member. We have a great year planned for 2019; we look forward to seeing you at the upcoming events.

Ben Evans, American Pools and Spas, represented the local Chapter during Legislative Days. he had the opportunity to meet and greet with local representatives to discuss pool industry hot topics.

Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 25! Baystone Tile presents our third annual Casino Night and Silent Auction benefiting Education and Safety Around the Water. The fun begins at 7:00 p.m. at Dubsdread Country Club. The cost is $25 per person, which includes food, two drink tickets and funny money. Thank you to our sponsors for making this evening fabulous! Title Sponsor: Baystone Tile. DJ Sponsor: Unicel. Hors D’oeuvres Sponsor: Red Rhino Leak Detection, Gorman Company and Pentair. Bar Sponsor: SCP. Blackjack Sponsors: LoChlor, StoneHardscapes, AquaCal and HornerXpress. Game Table Sponsors: Zodiac and Vak Pak. Without all of your help, this event wouldn’t be as successful as it is each year. If you’d like to donate an auction item for the silent auction please be in contact with Sonja. The auction will have pool and non pool-related items. The more, the better!

Save the date for June 19. The Chapter will be hosting a member appreciation night at the Drive Shack! Details will be available soon.

Our next Board meeting, which all members are encouraged to attend, will be Tuesday, April 2 at noon at All Pool Service and Supply.

Your 2019 Board of Directors are working on exciting and educational events. Please let us hear from you with any suggestions for speakers or events. If you haven’t already, please like our Facebook page at FSPA Central Florida Chapter to keep up with upcoming events and meetings.

Upcoming Events:


April 2: FSPA Central Florida Chapter Board Meeting

April 25: FSPA Central Florida Chapter 3rd Annual Casino Night

Find photos and more on our new Central Florida Chapter Facebook!



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