Other stories by Jessy Goodman

  • Full Access?

    It was good news for the aquatics industry when the U.S. Department of Justice ruled to allow portable pool lifts this spring, but that turnaround represents only a fraction of the most recent Americans with Disabilities Act requirements

  • NDPA Director Steps Down

    Kristin Goffman, a founding board member of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance, has resigned as its executive director.

  • Ellis Expands Offerings to Nonclient Facilities 

    Jeff Ellis & Associates is growing its portfolio of services, making its International Lifeguard Training Program available to nonclient aquatics facilities, resorts, individual lifeguard instructors and more.

  • Sneak Peek: Free Online MAHC Conference 

    For the second consecutive year, Aquatics International is hosting a virtual conference. This year’s conference will tackle the CDC’s Model Aquatic Health Code and its potential impact on the aquatics industry

  • July Is Park and Recreation Month

    July marks official Park and Recreation Month. This year, the theme is “Celebrate, Advocate, Recreate!” The National Recreation and Park Association will support local agencies as they plan special events to remind communities of the important

  • Swim Lesson Breaks World Record

    More than 50 aquatics facilities on four continents joined forces last month to create the record-breaking lesson attempt.

  • Racial Divide Persists in Swimming

    In a recent report,USA Swimming stressed that 70 percent of African-American children and 58 percent of Hispanic children have little or no ability to swim, despite many recent advocacy efforts to increase awareness of its importance.

  • Judge Dismisses Industry Lawsuit

    A federal judge has dismissed TYR’s anti-trust civil lawsuit against Speedo,USA Swimming and Mark Schubert, USA Swimming’s head coach and national team general manager.

  • Amusement Merger Terminated

    Despite previously announcing a definitive merger agreement,Apollo Global Management and Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. have mutually decided to call off the transaction.

  • New Jersey Kids Will Learn to Swim, For Free

    Thanks to USA Swimming, thousands New Jersey kids in Asbury Park, Bayonne, Jersey City, Newark and Plainfield will enjoy free swimming lessons this fall as part of the organization’s efforts to curb drowning amongst minority children.