GENESIS® Construction and Design Schools


GENESIS Solutions Center – Formerly known as The Lifestyle Booth, the GENESIS Solutions Center is powered by GENESIS, the most complete and comprehensive learning platform for pool professionals. Come visit the booth to gain knowledge from our expert faculty who will conduct cutting-edge sessions and small group discussions on the Expo floor. 

The Solutions Center is a place to learn, connect, network and gather to discuss construction, design, engineering, business, and leadership. The world has changed and so has GENESIS. Stop by the booth to meet the new GENESIS and see what we have to offer your business.
 

Admission to two or three-day courses also includes a Conference Super Pass and Expo Hall admission.


C201: GENESIS CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools


Saturday, November 13 – Monday, November 15 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily
Cost: $2,290 Member / $2,590 Non-Member | Includes Super Pass

This 3-day intensive school encompasses all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered within the school include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. The course concludes with an interactive walkthrough of a complex project from start to finish.

This program is designed to move each student through all phases of concrete pool construction in great detail, unlike anything else offered in the industry. This course fulfills a requirement to become a GENESIS® Associate member.


E211: Fluid Hydraulics for Pools & Spas


Saturday, November 13 – Sunday, November 14 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily
Cost: $1,890 Member / $2,090 Non-Member | Includes Super Pass

Develop a basic understanding of the hydraulic principles in order to design more efficient and serviceable hydraulic systems. This class is core course required for advancing through the GENESIS certification program.


D180: Drawing for Professionals
 

Sunday, November 14 – Monday, November 15 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily
Cost: $1,890 Member / $2,090 Non-Member | Includes Super Pass

In our business, drawing is a tool that you must have in order to effectively communicate with your clients. In this course we’ll teach you fundamental sketching, drawing and drafting skills, along with how to read and layout plans. No previous drawing experience needed.


D271: Architectural Styles 
 

Sunday, November 14 – Monday, November 15 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily
Cost: $1,890 Member / $2,090 Non-Member | Includes Super Pass

Understanding architectural styles will enable you to coordinate details and relate the water elements back to the surrounding environment in an appropriate way. When the pool is designed to match the home’s architecture, the effect can be breathtaking and add value to the property.


D231: Color Theory and Its Application 
 

Sunday, November 14 – Monday, November 15 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily
Cost: $1,890 Member / $2,090 Non-Member | Includes Super Pass

Looking through a magazine of pools, it is easy to find well-conceived plans that failed to unify the design with proper material and color selections.  Color is one of our basic means of communication and it influences our emotions so it must be understood and controlled.  This program introduces the basic dynamics of color, its principles, fundamentals, its psychology, and how to apply the science to project design.


GENESIS® is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). GENESIS® complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, GENESIS® is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.