Join the San Fernando Valley
Metro Chapter






How do I qualify for membership?

Be self-employed in the pool and spa service and repair business and derive more than 50% of your income from it.

Attend as a pros pective member three consecutive meetings of the chapter you seek to join (the one in the closest proximity to your route).

Agree to and participate in sick route coverage pursuant to your chapter's Standing Rules.

 Maintain liability insurance. IPSSA members may obtain group liability insurance through an IPSSA-affliated company.

Pass IPSSA Water Chemistry Certification Examination. 

Meet any additional requirements as may be required by IPSSA Inc. or your chapter.

All IPSSA members are encouraged to maintain current business and professional licenses required in their geographic locations.

How do I apply for membership?

Contact the chapter nearest your route for specific information on it's requirements

This may include a written test or oral interview.

Membership applications are only available through the chapter.



San Fernando Valley Metro

Meets the first Tuesday of every month, 7:00 pm. Winnetka Convention Center 20122 Vanowen St. Canoga Park

Contact: Eric Nielson (President) (818) 710-1628  or Antonio Padilla Cortez (New Member Chairman) (818) 918-1508


What is the cost of joining IPSSA?

Full Members:

1. $150.00 payable to San Fernando Metro IPSSA (non-refundable application fee)

2. $170.00 payable to IPSSA Management (two months dues $160.00 plus $10.00 new member package fee).

Employee members:

1. $25.00 payable to San Fernando Metro IPSSA (non-refundable application fee)

2. $128.00 payable to IPSSA Management (two months dues)

Membership Benefits

By joining IPSSA, you will become professionally affiliated with the largest pool service industry organization in the United States!

IPSSA's 3,500 members....

Help each other in time of illness or injury by covering each other's routes,

Experience educational opportunities through chapter meetings where IPSSA's Associate Members (major manufacturers, distributors, service related companies) provide presentations and assistance to members,

Take advantage of many discount advantages and credit union privileges,

Gain free advertising through company and service area listing on our chapter website (full members only),

Receive excellent group liability insurance, hazmat coverage, and a life insurance policy through IPSSA Management Company,

Receive a $30,000 life insurance policy, with the ability to upgrade it to $100,000, depending on your age,

Enjoy the friendship, support and networking opportunities offered by fellow members.