More stories about Management

  • 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

  • Josef Haas

    I have the distinct responsibility of driving revenue and overseeing expenses

  • Things to Think About Now

    To maximize time, save indoor repairs and projects for inclement weather days

  • Flooded Fiasco

    I was the supervisor of a new family aquatics center that was ending construction and readying for its grand opening.