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  • 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

  • College swimmers to benefit from new partnerships

    The All Swimmers Unite foundation is joining with Colorado Time Systems to raise funds to benefit struggling collegiate swim programs.

  • Study Shows Swimming Popularity Growing

    Interest in aquatics appears to be on the rise, according to an annual survey from the National Sporting Goods Association.

  • U.S. Masters Swimming to Establish National HQ

    U.S. Masters Swimming has opened its first national headquarters

  • ISHOF and Transpersonal Swimming Institute Team Up to Combat Drowning

    The International Swimming Hall of Fame and the Transpersonal Swimming Institute have teamed up to create a new generation of swim instructors who understand how to teach people with a fear of water.