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  • Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences and JW Marriott at LA Live

    The pool and spas at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences and JW Marriott at the LA Live are designed to complement the overall entertainment experience at the LA Live entertainment complex in downtown Los Angeles.

  • Citrus Community Park Splashpad

    Opened last year, the Citrus Community Park Splashpad in Corona,Calif

  • Industry Advocate Launches Campaign to Fight Detrimental Legislation

    The California Spa & Pool Industry Education Council (SPEC), kicked off its 2009-2010 membership campaign last week at the Pool Industry Expo in Monterey, Calif. The SHARK Campaign, described so because of its hard-hitting message…

  • Green Solutions

    On practically a daily basis during summer 2003, major newspapers in California carried articles citing closures of public swimming pools due to an inability to afford the utility costs, or justify keeping pools open.

  • Profiles in Reinvention

    Before a city was even built, there existed a Recreation & Park District in the Conejo Valley north of Los Angeles.

  • California Moves Forward on VGB Legislation

    California’s legislature has passed a highly anticipated bill to address the Pool and Spa Safety Act, and is moving forward on other legislation likely to impact the aquatics industry.

  • Raging Waters

    Nestled in the desert community of San Dimas, Calif., east of Los Angeles, is Raging Waters waterpark.

  • Killer Cutbacks?

    The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Brevard County, Fla.; the city of Great Falls, Mont.; City of San Diego Lifeguard Services: across the nation, recreation agencies like these have lost significant funding due to…

  • They Called Him Boy: Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton, One of Our Best-Loved Swimming Champions

    The life and story of Andrew Murray ‘Boy’ Charlton is a fascinating look at a true Olympic champion and a most remarkable man.

  • Fed Authority Challenged in Calif.

    A leading lobbyist for California’s aquatics industry is questioning whether the state or its attorney general is authorized to enforce the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.