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  • Red Cross Still Catching Heat

    The American Red Cross launched its lower-priced swim lessons last month. But a number of operators say the fees are still too high, while others report ongoing communication and customer service issues.

  • Cut the Web Tape

    The next time you walk out on your pool deck and it’s a busy day, take a look around.

  • Water parks to Debut New Attractions

    When the gates open for the summer later this month, several waterparks across the nation will debut new attractions.

  • Experts: Drain Deadline Extension Not Full Solution

    Most experts are applauding the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s yearlong deadline extension for mandated unblockable drain retrofits.

  • Massachusetts Closes Slides Following Drowning Review

    Massachusetts officials will not open slides at state-run pools this summer, following a policy review stemming from the June 2011 drowning of Marie Joseph.

  • DOJ OKs Portable Lifts, Relaxes Regs

    The Department of Justice on Thursday announced a dramatic about-face on disability regulations for swimming pools and spas.

  • Sex Abusers Trigger Tougher Legislation

    Legislation to ban confidential lawsuit settlements involving allegations of child sexual abuse, and lengthen the statute of limitations for victims to file civil actions, has been introduced in California.

  • ADA Occupies Congress, Hobbles Aquatics

    As aquatics professionals grapple with a deadline extension and proposed legislation that could change the Americans with Disabilities Act rules, a shortage of pool lifts, compliance confusion and cost concerns may force facility closures.

  • Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Act (CJS).

  • More ADA Road blocks Ahead

    As federal officials grapple with a deadline extension — and new legislation — that could change the rules regarding swimming pools and Americans with Disability Act requirements,other issues are further complicating the road to compliance.