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    Staying on Schedule

    Perhaps one of the most important and least enjoyable responsibilities in aquatics management is developing the weekly, biweekly or monthly schedule.

     
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    Canadian Calypso

    It’s official: Canada’s largest theme waterpark is now in business

     
  • The Green Gap

    I’m contemplating two April events that seemingly have nothing to do with each other, but are actually inexorably linked: the annual Aquatics International salary survey and Earth Day

     
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    Hometown Heroes

    Five years ago, the local Red Cross asked me to assist a lifeguard class with a special focus

     
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    One for the Team

    Lifeguards come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Once they’re part of your guard group, they may form new relationships, date each other, break up and make up.

     
  • CPSC Unveils New Programs

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has begun rolling out two final mandates of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

     
  • WHO Honors ILS

    The World Health Organization has recognized the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) for its role in global drowning prevention

     
  • USA Swimming Named In Far Reaching Sex Abuse Lawsuit

    A civil lawsuit has been filed against USA Swimming and other organizations on behalf of a 15-year-old girl who was abused by her swim coach

     
  • VGB Ruling: CPSC Oks Unblockable Drains

    After months of debate and public input, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has finalized three previously unresolved aspects of the VGB Act

     
  • Rip Current Book Deal Inked at Inaugural Symposium

    Experts gathered in Miami recently for the First International Symposium on Rip Currents, the No. 1 cause of beachfront drowning

     
  • National Swimming Pool Foundation Files Lawsuit

    TheNational Swimming Pool Foundation has filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, against three Nebraska health departments

     
  • Great Wolf Lodge Sets Record

    Great Wolf Resorts, Inc.®, has received official word from Guinness World Records that the company’s 11 Great Wolf Lodge® locations have set a new record for “longest distance watersliding in 24 hours in multiple venues

     
  • Where There's a Will Waterpark Developers are Finding a Way

    The newest CoCo Key Water Resort in Orlando, Fla., is scheduled to open this month

     
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    Things to Think About Now

    Fall is the time of the year that operational budgets should be completed for the upcoming year

     
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    Labor Pains

    When the General Motors plant in Moraine, Ohio, closed at the end of 2008, it was a significant blow to the community of roughly 7,000

     
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    Labor Pains

    Aquatics is a full-time job for the majority of Aquatics International salary survey respondents

     
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    Supplemental Coverage

    Since 1961, when the U.S. Public Health Service published a model ordinance governing the sanitation of public pools with chlorine, that has been the standard water treatment chemical

     
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    Noodle Know-How

    Noodles have become as commonplace as kickboards and pull buoys

     
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    Noodle Know-How

     
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    Cooking Up Changes

    Chef Wally Jurusz is proud of  his latest kitchen creations