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  • Summer Swim Season Makes Headlines

    Wasn’t it just yesterday that you were hiring guards for summer 2011? Now the year is fast becoming a memory. In case you forgot, here’s a look back at what made headlines, and how it might affect the new year.

  • International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo Expands Offerings

    The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo offers a range of new classes and events this year, along with a number of old favorites.

  • Red Cross Wants to Negotiate Prices

    In the wake of announcing new fees that have rankled many aquatics professionals, the American Red Cross held a special meeting with a group of California aquatics leaders to address concerns and assure them that the organization is willing to be flexible

  • Red Cross Fee Increases Create Anger, Confusio

    The American Red Cross abruptly rolled out a series of changes to its programs that include a new fee structure that many industry professionals say is unmanageable at a time of such economic uncertainty.

  • APSP Model Code Moves Toward Completion

    The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals and the International Code Council are continuing to move forward on development of a new model code.

  • USA Swimming Partners With Sex Abuse Educator

    USA Swimming is partnering with the firm Praesidium, a national leader in sex abuse risk management, to develop a comprehensive athlete protection education program.

  • NDPA Taps New Leader

    Less than a month after losing its executive director, a leading water safety organization has named a replacement.

  • New Aquatic Group Announces Trade Show

    Just weeks after its launch, the newly formed Association of Aquatic Professionals has announced plans to host its inaugural Conference & Trade Show.

  • NRPA Announces End of Stand Alone NAC

    Following the close of the 2011 National Recreation and Park Association’s National Aquatic Conference in San Diego February 19, NRPA has announced that it will no longer hold an annual, stand-alone NAC show. Instead, it will become part of the annu