More stories about FLORIDA

  • Misplaced Priorities

    Sometimes, in an effort to save energy, aquatics facilities create unhealthy pool environments.

  • The Case of the Invisible Swimmer

    How aquatics facilities can limit liability

  • ISHOF Contemplates a Move

    The International Swimming Hall of Fame is thinking of moving when its lease expires in 2015.

  • Natural Wonders

    Just like its counterpart in Orlando, Fla., SeaWorld’s Aquatica Waterpark in San Antonio combines the waterpark atmosphere with live animal experiences.

  • Florida Code May ‘Create Hazards’

    An entrapment last month at a public pool on Merritt Island, Fla., has safety advocates questioning the validity of a state code.

  • States Face New Laws

    Lawmakers in South Carolina and Florida have passed new pool regulations that will impact staffing and construction.

  • Lifeguard Firing Sparks Ellis Apology, Surprise Announcement

    Jeff Ellis Management has publically apologized for the firing of a Florida lifeguard earlier this month, which made national headlines and spurred worldwide dialogue

  • Florida Waterpark Negligent in Lifeguard Lightning Death

    Adventure Island waterpark has been found negligent in connection with the 2011 lightning strike death of a lifeguard, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • Keylime Cove

    With a Florida Keys theme, KeyLime Cove offers Midwesterners a convenient alternative to a tropical vacation within driving distance of their homes.

  • OSHA Investigating Rare Lightning Strike Death

    The Occupational Health and Safety Administration office in Tampa, Fla., is investigating the death of 21-year-old Justin Inversso, who was working as a lifeguard at Adventure Island when he was struck by lightning in September