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  • 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.

  • Inspections Reveal Unsafe Pools

    How clean is your pool? Most operators feel confident when asked that question, but local inspections have revealed some alarmingly unsafe pools, most often in places such as apartment complexes and hotels