More stories about Management

  • Bad Reports

    Everyone has left for the day and you are doing the last of the paperwork and filing.

  • Fun Factor

    Welcome to the mid-season hump.

  • Beating Traffic

    Our facility is the largest aquatics facility in North Carolina with 72,000 square feet and 1.1 million gallons of water covering three pools. It also boasts a classroom, conference area, stadium seating and a dry-land workout space.

  • Opening Up

    If you’re a seasonal aquatics operator, opening day is probably only a few weeks away; and for many in the industry that opening day may be as stress-inducing as the first day of classes is for most high school or college freshmen.

  • Staying on Schedule

    Perhaps one of the most important and least enjoyable responsibilities in aquatics management is developing the weekly, biweekly or monthly schedule.

  • Hometown Heroes

    Five years ago, the local Red Cross asked me to assist a lifeguard class with a special focus

  • Things to Think About Now

    Fall is the time of the year that operational budgets should be completed for the upcoming year

  • Standard for Technical Rescue

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) establishes standards for the Fire and Rescue industry. In February 2004, they published NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.

  • Blaming the Victim

    It was early in my aquatics career, and I was guarding at a well-known resort on a beautiful, hot, sunny day.

  • Power Points

    Just when you think things are going great, something happens to bring it all down