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  • Aquatics Industry Groups Promote Water Safety

    The APSP and others are preparing for National Water Safety Month, which kicks off May 1.

  • Dr. Tom Lachocki

    As CEO of the National Swimming Pool Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colo., Dr. Tom Lachocki would qualify as an industry notable due to his position alone.

  • Farhad Madani

    “Though he retired in 2010 after 27 years with the parks and recreation department of Austin, Texas, Farhad Madani isn’t spending much time lounging by the pool.

  • Jill White

    An alum of Ellis & Associates, Jill White has made her own name in the water safety field with Starfish Aquatics Institute, the Savannah, Ga.-based firm she founded with husband Robbin White in 1999.

  • Janet Evans

    Her 2012 Olympic comeback was unsuccessful — she failed to get beyond the Olympic Trials preliminaries in either the 400-meter or 800-meter distances — but distance swimmer Janet Evans still shines like her four golden medals.

  • Red Cross Changing Fee Structure

    The new year has seen a few changes come to the American Red Cross aquatics program.

  • New Initiative to Reduce Lightning Injuries, Deaths

    The United States Lifesaving Association, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service have launched a new lifeguard lightning safety initiative.

  • NSPF Launches Massive Campaign

    The National Swimming Pool Foundation has launched a 10-year campaign to expand swim lessons for children, adults, and minorities.

  • Red Cross Still Catching Heat

    The American Red Cross launched its lower-priced swim lessons last month. But a number of operators say the fees are still too high, while others report ongoing communication and customer service issues.

  • Agencies Sign Code Agreement

    The National Environmental Health Association, the International Code Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance collaboration and recognize the co-existence of the International Swimmi