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  • Bi-Annual Construction Report Shows Recession Still A Factor

    In a clear indication of the impact of the recession, fewer than 20 hotel waterpark resorts opened in 2009, compared to 24 openings in 2008 and 34 in 2007

  • USA Swimming Experiences Membership Boom in ’09

    Colorado Springs, Colo.-based USA Swimming has reported its largest single-year member increase since its inception

  • Olympic Aquatics Center Embroiled in Controversy

    As fervor from the 2008 Beijing Olympics died down, focus in the past year has turned to the future competition site: London’s new aquatics center for the 2012 summer games

  • Aquatic Entertainment is Going High-Tech

    What do video games have in common with aquatics? A lot more than you might think, given some of the latest developments in the industry.

  • False Alarm

    It was the middle of summer season, and our swim lesson program was in full swing

  • The Future Is Here

    When I was growing up, I used to love poring over the pages of Popular Science.

  • Rosy Future

    Our environment is changing! No, I am not espousing (nor denying) global warming. I’m speaking of the business environment for commercial pools.

  • Cover Flow

    Lately, it seems the only news we hear involving facility construction and aquatics management relates to the enactment and enforcement of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Can Old Facilities Be Saved?

    Generating more money from your old facility might feel like squeezing blood from the proverbial stone, but it can be done. Here are three expert suggestions

  • Profiles in Reinvention

    In a community where child obesity, asthma and diabetes are on the rise, it’s no wonder citizens shunned the aging swimming pool and demanded a new one