April 2008 Table of Contents

Union Now! Editor's Desk Union Now!

I’ve used many of these columns to advocate for lifeguard pay Read more

Clearing the Air Lessons Learned Clearing the Air

It was a brand-new indoor facility, and running a pool untouched by age, corrosion or out-of-date construction standards seemed like a dream come true Read more

Pre-Season Favorites LifeSavers Pre-Season Favorites

Training of any kind can be referred to as a necessary evil Read more

Newsroom ISHOF to Receive Major Face-Lift by 2010

The International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will get a major overhaul in the next few years. Read more

Newsroom Aquatics Research Institute Created

In a bid to foster new and ongoing research on the health benefits and effects of aquatics, Washington State University researchers have announced the creation of the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute Read more

Newsroom Industry Beacon' Passes Away

Jules Field, former owner and publisher of Read more

Newsroom Family Sues for $100 Million in Drowning

The family of a 7-year-old girl who drowned in 2007 filed a notice of claim seeking $100 million in damages for wrongful death against the city of Schenectady, N.Y., the YWCA and two lifeguards, identified in the notice as John and Jane Doe Read more

Newsroom Economy: Going Strong

Falling house sales, creeping inflation, rising gas prices, seesawing stocks without a doubt, the economy is shaky Read more

POOLS, 2nd Edition Reviews POOLS, 2nd Edition

Fifteen years since its original, long since sold-out publication, Kelly Klein's masterful, artistic, historic and fanciful coffee table book “POOLS” was finally reissued in the spring of 2007 Read more

Letter of the Law Risk Management Letter of the Law

With the Dec. 19 signing of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act of 2007, President Bush approved incentives for states to adopt comprehensive pool safety laws that will protect children from life-threatening injuries and death from pool … Read more

Radical Treatment Techtalk Radical Treatment

Breakpoint chlorination is the established method taught in operator certification courses for removing combined chlorine in recreational water Read more

Find Your Zen Water Fitness Find Your Zen

One of the most powerful techniques used in aquatic therapy today owes its origins to a poet and massage therapist Read more

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