swimming pool association

Manasota Chapter

DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota Counties(941) 952-9293
www.FSPAManasota.com / FSPAManasota@FloridaPoolPro.com

The Chapter would like to welcome NY’s Finest Pool Service as our newest Chapter member.  We have a great year planned for 2018!  We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming events.
The Everything Under the Sunsm Expo is February 9-10 at the Orange County Convention Center, West Hall E. FSPA members, who are paid in full, enter education courses and the exhibit hall for FREE. We look forward to celebrating Sunny Florida Days with all our members!

We hope you were able to make it to Legislative Days in Tallahassee, FL on January 16-17.  If you attended, please send Sonja your pictures.  The Chapter would like to share your experience on social media outlets and in next month’s news. Thank you!

Save the date! Our annual Golf Tournament will take place at Legacy Golf and Country Club on April 21.  Watch for registration and sponsorship information soon.

Our next Board meeting, which all members are encouraged to attend, will be Tuesday, March 13 at 11:45 a.m. at the FSPA state office.  We will not have a Board meeting in February as we encourage our members to attend the Expo.

Your 2018 Board is working on exciting and educational events.  Please let us hear from you with any suggestions for speakers or events.


Upcoming Events


February 9-10: Everything Under the Sun Expo



Find photos and more on the FSPA FACEBOOK page and also be sure to “like” the Manasota Chapter Facebook page.

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