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  • 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.

  • Built on Evidence

    The goal of the Model Aquatic Health Code is to codify scientifically proven data in the aquatics industry.

  • Rx for Aquatic Health

    As a physician and aquatic researcher, I have seen firsthand the absolutely amazing effects that water can have in recovering and promoting health across the age span and across many, many clinical situations.

  • Nothing But Air

    Have you ever calculated how much urine and sweat are in the average pool? The number might surprise you.

  • Training Required

    Operators are the heart of any aquatics facility.