More stories about Associations

  • Industry Pros Debut New Association

    Several long-time aquatics professionals have come together to announce the formation of a new industry association

  • U.S. Swimming Participation Down, UK Up

    The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association recently released its Single Sport Participation Studies and found that swimming, for competition or fitness decreased 8.5 percent last year

  • NRPA Shortens 2011 NAC; Volunteers Resign

    The National Recreation and Park Association has announced a shortened 2011 aquatics show and “blended” school

  • July Is Park and Recreation Month

    July marks official Park and Recreation Month. This year, the theme is “Celebrate, Advocate, Recreate!” The National Recreation and Park Association will support local agencies as they plan special events to remind communities of the important

  • NRPA Considers Scrapping Aquatic Branch

    The National Recreation and Park Association is considering structural changes that could fundamentally change how members associate.

  • Lifesaving Organization Honored

    The World Health Organization has recognized the International Lifesaving Federation for its role in global drowning prevention.

  • Industry Honors Aquatics International

    The Western Publishing Association honored Aquatics International with two Maggie awards for print and online journalism.

  • WHO Honors ILS

    The World Health Organization has recognized the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) for its role in global drowning prevention

  • Plans Shaping Up for National Water Safety Month, New Partners Announced

    The International Swimming Hall of Fame and the Independent Pool & Spa Service Association will join existing partners in their support of the second annual National Water Safety Month, which will take place in May 2010

  • Two Swim Studies Released

    The National Federation of State High School Associations recently reported that swimming and diving were the fastest-growing high school sports for the 2008-09 academic year. The sports combined grew by 29,967 students for an 11.5 percent increase.