The following facilities got creative to ensure that their communities' aquatic needs were met — while staying mindful of budgets and other vital concerns:
- Shipwreck Cove, Duncan, S.C.
- Aquatic Center, Lindsay, Calif.
- Conejo Recreation & Park District, Thousand Oaks, Calif.
- Paul E. Bertrand Community Swimming Pool, Pittsfield, Maine
- Valley Aquatic Center, Yuma, Ariz.