1. Did Ellis Go Too Far Firing Lifeguard Trying to
Save Drowning Victim?
Posted By: Gary Thill
A Florida guard has been booted from his lifeguard chair for
running to save a man who was floundering in the surf. The
lifeguard’s employer is not paid to patrol the zone where the
man had been in trouble. Read more..
2.Security Cameras and Alarms
Posted By: Elise
I have just been handed some money to improve our security cameras
and the alarm system in our aquatic facility. If you have
suggestions about a system that you like, ideas that might improve
our bid or pitfalls to avoid, please let me know.Read more..
3. Breastfeeding in the Water
Posted By: David Putziger
Any insight on this? I know you aren’t allowed to ask a woman
to stop breastfeeding ... but what if they’re in the water?
4.Colorado Springs Fires
Posted By:Laurie Batter
We want everyone to know that the team at National Swimming Pool
Foundation is safe, and has been working offsite all week after
being evacuated over the weekend. NSPF is operational. Read more..
5. Video: Drowning Prevention - Hollywood vs.
Posted By: Dave Cutler
This video from the Redwoods Group shows how dangerously fast and
unnoticeable a drowning can be.View video..
Orders, Judgments Levied in Sex Abuse
Cases; More Coaches Arrested
Three more coaches have been arrested on accusations that they
sexually abused their young female athletes. Read more..
States Face New
Lawmakers in South Carolina and Florida have passed new pool
regulations that will impact staffing and construction. Meanwhile,
another law is pending in Illinois.Read more..
Report: Crypto Education
A Centers for Disease Control analysis indicates potentially
successful strategies for preventing outbreaks of
New Waterpark Standards Are in Development
As the waterpark industry continues to develop and evolve, new
codes are in the works that will set new standards for design,
efficacy and safety. Read more..
Lifeguard Termination Ignites
A Florida lifeguard was fired earlier this month for rescuing a
swimmer outside of his zone, and the story has made headlines
worldwide. Read more..