Best of Aquatics

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    January 01, 2008

    SIX FLAGS WHITE WATER

    It’s not just the sizzling Georgia summer that drove approximately 469,000 people to Six Flags White Water Atlanta in summer 2007.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    GYPSUM RECREATION CENTER LEISURE POOL

    Located in a town of just 5,500 and boasting a membership of 3,600, the Gypsum Recreation Center has truly become a community gathering place.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    SPLASH! LA MIRADA REGIONAL AQUATIC CENTER

    Just opened last November, La Mirada Regional Aquatic Center, or Splash! for short, is the latest addition to Southern California’s roster of grade-A aquatics centers and waterparks.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    NORTH COUNTY AQUATICS CENTER

    Bigger isn’t always better. Case in point: the ambitious North County Aquatics Center. Working against budget cuts and hiring freezes, the facility’s amenities are modest, but its goals large.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    CITY OF CLAYTON DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATIONS

    With a population just under 16,000, Clayton may be a relatively small town, but that hasn’t stopped this St. Louis suburb from becoming an aquatics powerhouse. With a mission of improving residents’ quality of life, the city’s two aquatics facilities offRead More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    TRIANGLE AQUATICS CENTER

    If you need a reminder of the extraordinary things that ordinary folks can accomplish, look no further than Triangle Aquatics Center. Five years ago, the citizens of Cary, N.C., were frustrated by the lack of year-round aquatics facilities. Several competRead More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    WEINSTEIN JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

    Who would’ve guessed that a Jewish community center would have one of the best indoor aquatics facilities in the nation? Possibly Francis A. Lewis or Mark and Anne Sternheimer, whose financial contributions made all the pools, water slides and underwaterRead More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    Lifecenter Plus -- Best Wellness Center, Best of Aquatics 2006

    Operators of the LifeCenter Plus health and fitness center know how to get attention.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    THE VILLAGE OF WELLINGTON AQUATIC COMPLEX

    When the village of Wellington, Fla., first took over an aquatics facility that had been abandoned by its previous owners, it was in rough shape. Leaks, cracks and algae growth in the pool were just the beginning of the troubles. Back-to-back hurricanes iRead More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    TROY FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER AND TROY COMMUNITY CENTER INDOOR POOL

    While troubled big-city neighbor Detroit struggles to keep its head above water, Troy, Mich., is content to dive in deep — literally. Named the Wolverine State’s “Sportstown” by Sports Illustrated in 2003, it is home to the Troy Family Aquatic Center, a vRead More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    B-T AQUATICS AT THE BROWNELL-TALBOT THEISEN POOL

    A pirate theme is what ties together the educational aquatics curriculum at B-T Aquatics, operating at the Brownell-Talbot Theisen Day School.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    ATLANTIC COAST ATHLETIC CLUB

    Wouldn’t it be great to have a team of health experts guiding your fitness and nutrition? Well, that’s exactly what members get at the Atlantic Coast Athletic Club.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    GOLD MEDAL SWIM SCHOOL

    It doesn’t have many fancy bells and whistles — no giant play structures, slides or wave pools — but Gold Medal Swim School is meeting its mission to “promote healthy and lasting lifestyle choices” through a commitment to quality instruction.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    SIX FLAGS WHITE WATER

    It’s not just the sizzling Georgia summer that drove approximately 469,000 people to Six Flags White Water Atlanta in summer 2007. A commitment to the guest experience, community involvement and “green” operation all lift this facility to the top of the cRead More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    THE WAVE WATERPARK

    The word “superhero” conjures images of Spiderman saving the world from calamity or Batman foiling the latest evildoer. But at The Wave Waterpark, superheroes are concerned with something more basic, though just as hard to come by: excellent customer servRead More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    KALAHARI RESORT

    Families can take a passport-free vacation to an exotic destination thanks to the African-themed Kalahari Resort.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2008

    2008 Best Of Aquatics

    In 1989, Aquatics International ran its first Best of Aquatics contest. Ten years later, we continue to set the bar high.Read More

     
     
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    2008 Best Of Aquatics Judges

    Corry Cloward is a principal of Provo, Utah-based ClowardH20, a division of Cloward & Associates, which provides engineering and design services for water-related projects.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2007

    2007 Best of Aquatics

    Greenville County Recreation District, Taylors, S.C.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2006

    2006 Best of Aquatics

    The winners of our eighth annual compeition showcasing the industry's finest facilities.Read More

     
     
 
 
 
 

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