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    Best Adult Programming

    While looking to increase its daytime lifeguard staff levels and increase programming options, the Aquatic Unit for the city of Burlington, Ontario, Canada, achieved both in one bold, creative stroke.

  • Best Adult Programming

    Adolph Kiefer, founder and owner of Adolph Kiefer and Associates, Zion, Ill., won a gold medal in the backstroke at the 1936 Olympics. Since then, he has dedicated his life to improving swim programs, aquatic safety and pool equipment.

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    Best Programming for Special Populations

    Evaluating the abilities, needs and achievements of disabled swimmers is essential to developing their confidence in and around water.

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    Best Special Event Programming.

    Successful special events can be as easy as ABC. Just ask the staff at the Rancho Simi Recreation District in Simi Valley, Calif., who put that simple formula to work when creating the “ABCs of a Safe Summer.”

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    Best In-Service Training

    Facility managers looking for a program on which to model their own in-service training program need look no farther than Summit on the Park in Canton, Mich.

  • 2001 Best of Aquatics

    Few can make such a claim, but those who reach that pinnacle set a standard toward which all can strive, and the industry is made better for it

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    Best Children's Programming

    Christmas shopping can be hectic enough without having to drag several children around from mall to mall.