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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chris Brewster | United States Lifesaving Association

    From where he sits as president of the Huntington Beach, Calif.-based United Sates Lifesaving Association, Chris Brewster has concerns over how government cutbacks will hurt lifeguarding.

  • Calif. Mandates Life Vests at Wave Pools

    New safety requirements now in place for California wave pools are likely to create new demand for life vests and may set a precedent for the rest of the industry.

  • Aquatics Lawsuits Ongoing

    Lawsuits stemming from several high-profile incidents at aquatics facilities now are making their way through the nation?s court systems.

  • California Mandates Life Vests at Wave Pools

    New safety requirements now in place for California wave pools are likely to create new demand for life vests — and may set a precedent for the rest of the industry.

  • Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center

    Featuring a competition venue and an elaborate pirate-themed leisure area, Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center is a testament to the Southern California city’s growing desirability.