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    Picture this scene: A leisure pool manager is assessing his facility.

  • Plan Ahead: Prepare Your Budget

    Finding money for facility upgrades is easier if you plan ahead for them in the operating budget.

  • 5 Quick Fixes

    When you’re cash-strapped, you can get the creative juices flowing for improvements your guests will notice — without making a capital commitment, says Judith Leblein Josephs, CPRP, president of JLJ Enterprises, LLC, in Wayne, N.J.

  • Lessons in Lobbying

    When money’s tight and everyone is vying for a piece of the pie, operators have to be proactive in garnering support for improvement projects.

  • Cracking the Code 

    When officials in Charleston, S.C., heard that their state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control was going to start enforcing its lifeguard standard this year, they immediately closed half of the Martin Luther King Jr. Pool. 

  • Noah’s Ark Family Park:Three

    As soon as Tim Gantz recognized that people’s reluctance to spend money would impact his waterpark’s bottom line this year, he knew he wouldn’t be able to thrive alone. So he found a couple of willing partners to help him out