Other stories by Kendra Kozen

  • 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.

  • Water Safety Campaigns Catching Fire

    Several annual water safety programs are heating up, and there’s at least one new event. Here’s a look at what’s going on.

  • Respected Swim Coach Under Investigation

    Respected Swim Coach Under Investigation

  • Is Aquatics Out of Economic Woods?

    Is that … ? Could it be … light at the end of what has been a long and gloomy economic tunnel?

  • Dangerous Maneuvers

    Chances are, you’ve heard of the Heimlich maneuver. Since Dr. Henry Heimlich first introduced it in 1974, the abdominal thrust technique known as the “Heimlich maneuver” has become part of the popular lexicon, synonymous with saving lives.