July 2009 Table of Contents

Buzz Mobile Madness

Have you jumped on the mobile marketing bandwagon? A number of agencies recently have tapped into the trend. Read more

Dream Teams Editor's Desk Dream Teams

Sometimes it takes awhile for things to sink in Read more

Water Gate Lessons Learned Water Gate

During a warm, sunny winter day, I heard a radio call from my guard at the top of the slide to the guard at the run-out. Read more

News Wave Machine Makers Face Off in Patent Dispute

A local judge has stayed Wave Loch Inc.’s patent infringement campaign against American Wave Machines, ordering that Wave Loch’s contested patents be re-examined. Read more

News College swimmers to benefit from new partnerships

The All Swimmers Unite foundation is joining with Colorado Time Systems to raise funds to benefit struggling collegiate swim programs. Read more

News Study Shows Swimming Popularity Growing

Interest in aquatics appears to be on the rise, according to an annual survey from the National Sporting Goods Association. Read more

News Alleged Racism Incident Evokes Strong Response

A lawsuit has been filed and an investigation is in response to a July incident alleging racism at The Valley Swim Club in Huntingdon Valley, Penn., and industry leaders have spoken out strongly on the matter Read more

News Schlitterbahn Celebrates Grand Opening of Kansas City Waterpark

They’re still adding the finishing touches, but operators opened the gates for a sneak peak at Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan., last week. Read more

News FINA Rules on Swimsuits

The International Swimming Federation, aka FINA, has decided which swimsuits are suitable for competition in its World Championship competitions this summer and through the end of 2009. Read more

News Killer Cutbacks?

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Brevard County, Fla.; the city of Great Falls, Mont.; City of San Diego Lifeguard Services: across the nation, recreation agencies like these have lost significant funding due to… Read more

They Called Him Boy: Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton, One of Our Best-Loved Swimming Champions Reviews They Called Him Boy: Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton, One of Our Best-Loved Swimming Champions

The life and story of Andrew Murray ‘Boy’ Charlton is a fascinating look at a true Olympic champion and a most remarkable man. Read more

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