More stories about Demographics

  • Serving Hard-to-Reach Minorities: A Case Study

    How a YMCA partnered with drowning prevention and water safety groups to help boost awareness and swimming skills in its Minneapolis community.

  • Climbing Higher

    When I started writing this column, I did so out of my love for aquatics, the growing need to increase awareness within our industry, and to inspire aquatics managers to improve minority participation.

  • University Hosts First Aquatics Diversity Conference

    Hampton University hosted what appears to be the first conference focused specifically on improving diversity in aquatics.

  • Call to Action

    As aquatics management professionals, we constantly work to prevent injuries and drowning by participating in frequent trainings, practicing our rescue skills and response, and reviewing emergency preparedness procedures and action plans with our staffs.

  • Statistically Significant

    Math, numbers and statistics were never my forte

  • Tara Eggleston

    Leading by example, Tara Eggleston is on her way to becoming a key player in efforts to reduce drownings and improve water safety among minority communities

  • The Color of Victory

    By the time you read this, I know some of your excitement about the 2012 Olympic Games may have fizzled out

  • Follow the Leaders

    We know that engaging minority groups in aquatics programs is a national issue, but how can we help reduce the drowning and water-related injury statistics among these groups?

  • The Right Mix

    We have worked very hard to provide aquatic leadership that is reflective of our diverse community.

  • Home Team

    The last column highlighted the use of national programs and partnerships to increase minority participation in your aquatics programs.