Other stories by Rin-rin Yu

  • Let's Talk Money

    Money is one of those things you don’t talk about in polite conversation, especially when it comes to the question of how much of it people make.

  • Let's Play

    Then Carolyn Hamilton was shopping for play structures, she was bombarded with numerous options.

  • Key Play Structure Considerations

    Demographics. Who will use the structure? Young children or teens? Knowing the answer to that question will help you decide which type is right for you.

  • On Guard

    Alot of chaos can occur around a play structure.

  • Emerging Markets: Residential Sprayparks

    In summers past, kids would drag out the long, green garden hose and attach a sprinkler of their choice.

  • UNICEF, European Aquatics Promote Safe Water

    Hoping to reduce by half the number of people lacking safe water, the Swimming League of Europe and UNICEF have joined forces to raise awareness about clean water practices.

  • N.Y. County to Require UV on Pools

    In a move that could be a harbinger for the state, Westchester County, N.Y., has adopted the state’s ultraviolet sanitation system requirement for commercial pools with waterfeatures.

  • Six Flags Sells Major Waterparks

    Six Flags Inc. (NYSE: SIX) has sold three of its waterparks and four theme parks in a $312 million deal designed to reduce debt.

  • Getting with the Program

    When the Silliman Family Aquatic Center in Newark, Calif., opened in 2004, senior recreation supervisor Peter Beireis had no idea if the pool would be mobbed or empty.

  • Lifeguard Standards Coalition Kicks Off First Meeting

    A coalition of aquatics and government organizations and agencies took its first steps toward developing universal lifeguard standards and practices.