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  • Drowning Prevention Around the World

    Starfish Aquatics Institute partners to promote water safety

  • Cultural Approaches to Aquatics

    Integrating local culture into design can provide a cultural bridge in aquatics facilities

  • Showtime’s “The Affair” Brings Secondary Drowning Into the Mainstream

    Will the cable network's reference to the silent killer in a recent episode help to increase awareness?

  • Multiple Victims Can Mean Hard Choices

    In cases where more than one person needs to be recsued, who do you help first, second and last?

  • Tips for Designing Equipment Rooms

    A pool pro urges builders to consider the needs of the end user when designing equipment rooms

  • Poolside CPR

    How one city's lifeguards and firefighters joined forces to launch a successful outreach program

  • On the Same Page

    During the past few years, the aquatics industry has promoted professionalism and attention to detail in a number of areas, including lifesaving.

  • Deadly ‘Fun’

    When I was a young boy I repeatedly heard warnings from my mother, such as “Look both ways before crossing the street” and “Don’t get in a car with a stranger.

  • Smart Water

    In the past few years the aquatics industry has experienced an aggressive use of mandates (Virginia Graeme Baker Act, ADA compliance, APSP codes).

  • Changing Red Cross 

    The American Red Cross is making a number of changes to update its health and safety offerings, and to transform its aquatics and other life-saving programs to deliver stronger courses more consistently across the country.