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  • 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.

  • Industry Leaders Join Forces for Conference

    In an effort to provide stronger industry education and networking opportunities, the National Recreation and Park Association has teamed with Human Kinetics and Aquatics International to present the 2010 National Aquatic Conference, scheduled for March 2

  • WWA Announces New Insurance, Certification Programs

    The World Waterpark Association announced several new strategic partnerships at its recent trade show including a deal to offer industry insurance and another to provide certification.

  • Lifeguard Standards Are Up for Discussion

    The United States Lifeguard Standards Coalition, formed in 2006 “to research, identify and promote evidence-based standards for lifeguarding and water rescue,” has officially posted its initial draft outcomes for public review and comment

  • IALEI, IAAPA to Merge

    Required approvals are in place and officials from the International Association for the Leisure and Entertainment Industry (IALEI) and the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) are moving forward to dissolve IALEI and merge..

  • NRPA National Aquatics Branch Inaugurates New Leadership

    The National Recreation and Parks Association National Aquatics Branch welcomes a new president this week. Clay Shuck has been elected the 2010 president and will serve a one-year term