• The Future Is Here

    When I was growing up, I used to love poring over the pages of Popular Science.

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    False Alarm

    It was the middle of summer season, and our swim lesson program was in full swing

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    Drill, Baby, Dril

    Winter is an excellent season to polish lifeguarding skills and to brush up on some of the more challenging aspects of the job.

  • Aquatic Entertainment is Going High-Tech

    What do video games have in common with aquatics? A lot more than you might think, given some of the latest developments in the industry.

  • WWA Announces New Insurance, Certification Programs

    The World Waterpark Association announced several new strategic partnerships at its recent trade show including a deal to offer industry insurance and another to provide certification.

  • Lifeguard Standards Are Up for Discussion

    The United States Lifeguard Standards Coalition, formed in 2006 “to research, identify and promote evidence-based standards for lifeguarding and water rescue,” has officially posted its initial draft outcomes for public review and comment

  • The House of Representatives applauds VGBA, condemns racial disparities.

    Further demonstrating the federal governments commitment to aquatic safety, the U.S. House of Representatives recently adopted a resolution applauding the passage of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act and encouraging “public and private fun

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    FINA Bans High-Tech Swim Suits

    The futuristic high-tech swimsuits that helped athletes break records at the Beijing Olympics and 2009 FINA Swimming World Championships now are a thing of the past.

  • Chemical Injuries Cause Mishaps, Shutdowns

    Several serious accidents involving chlorine hit public pools this swim season.

  • Aquatics Crimes Make Headlines

    Several aquatic-related crimes made headlines during the 2009 swim season

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    Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

    San Diego, 2019 — It’s a typical sunny Saturday, and tourists and locals are flocking to the new, state-of-the art indoor waterpark.

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    Rosy Future

    Our environment is changing! No, I am not espousing (nor denying) global warming. I’m speaking of the business environment for commercial pools.

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    Tools of the Trade

    Kickboards and peanuts can be used for so much more than swim training.

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    Cover Flow

    Lately, it seems the only news we hear involving facility construction and aquatics management relates to the enactment and enforcement of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.