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  • ADA Lift Ruling Under Fire

    On the heels of a U.S. Department of Justice interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act restricting use of portable lifts, several industry organizations and manufacturers are banding together to challenge the decision

  • Government Grants ADA Compliance Extension

    Responding to concerns from pool industry experts and a hotel/ lodging industry coalition, the White House issued a 60-day extension for compliance with requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act

  • CPSC Takes Firmer Hand in VGB Testing

    With a new certification standard in place and swim season coming, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is instituting strict new drain cover testing procedures

  • NDPA Poised for Growth

    The National Drowning Prevention Alliance held its 2012 National Drowning Prevention Symposium last week, and organization leaders have announced big plans for continued expansion

  • Pricing, Service Still Vex Red Cross Providers

    Some Red Cross providers remain frustrated with costs and customer service despite lower learn-to-swim fees announced in February

  • Top Swimmers’ Lung Damage May Be Linked to Chlorine

    A new study shows competitive swimmers training at indoor chlorinated pools may have lungs similar to people with mild asthma

  • Industry Mourns Loss of an Innovator

    Joe Hunsaker, the industry icon who co-founded St. Louis-based consulting/design firm then known as Counsilman/Hunsaker & Associates has died

  • Creative Solutions

    Hiring and training staff members is a key responsibility for nearly three-quarters of those who responded to a December 2011 online

  • AOAP Looks to Grow Beyond Parks and Recreation

    When the National Recreation & Park Association announced that 2011 would be the last NRPA National Aquatic Conference, and that its National Aquatic Branch would be dismantled, many in the industry were left wondering what would fill the void

  • ADA Ruling: No Sharing Portable Lifts

    Ahead of the upcoming March 15 compliance deadline, the Department of Justice has issued an interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act revised 2010 standards that shoots down many facilities’ compliance plans involving portable lifts.