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  • 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.

  • Drowning Prevention Efforts Are Expanding

    As drowning becomes a bigger focus nationwide, prevention efforts are beginning to stretch outside the bounds of aquatics.

  • Frustration Persists with Red Cross Pricing, Service

    Some Red Cross providers remain frustrated with costs and customer service despite lower swim fees announced earlier this month.

  • Outbreak Spawns Class Action Lawsuit

    A class action lawsuit has been filed in the state of New York,potentially involving as many as 2,700 people who allegedly weresickened from a 2008 norovirus outbreak at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterparkin Queensbury

  • Studies Linking Pools, Asthma ‘Flawed’

    The Belgian Superior Health Council has concluded that a series of studies published by a team of Belgian researchers does not provide clear evidence that swimming in chlorinated pools poses an asthma risk.

  • Study Shows Swimming Improves Vascular Function

    New research shows that regular swimming exercise can improve vascular health and lower blood pressure.

  • Red Cross Cuts Swim Fees

    Responding to months of criticism over increased learn-to-swim fees, the American Red Cross announced Tuesday it will significantly reduce those costs.

  • What Will It Cost You?