• Restored to Life

    Operators are holding facilities together with the barest resources. It’s time to rebuild, renew and redefine aquatics for the new economy.

     
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    Perfect Timing

    When it comes to renovation, today’s aquatics facilities are in a bind.

     
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    Natural Wonders

    Just like its counterpart in Orlando, Fla., SeaWorld’s Aquatica Waterpark in San Antonio combines the waterpark atmosphere with live animal experiences.

     
  • Save Yourself

    There’s a great scene in the movie “As Good as it Gets” in which a neurotic Jack Nicholson pours his heart out, only to then attack the person offering help.

     
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    Neptune-Benson Acquires UV Maker

    Neptune-Benson, a manufacturer of commercial pool filtration systems based in Coventry, R.I., has announced the acquisition of Engineered Treatment Systems, a maker of ultraviolet disinfection systems.

     
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    Sold! Waterparks Under New Ownership

    In what may be a sign that the economy is improving, two U.S. waterpark acquisitions were finalized last month.

     
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    Accident-Prone Waterpark Sued, Investigated

    Calypso Waterpark in Limoges, Ontario, Canada, is under investigation following a chlorine leak that sent 13 children to the hospital in August, according to local news reports.

     
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    ‘Lifeguards Gone Wild’ Video Gets 14 Fired

    At least a dozen California lifeguards are receiving more attention than they anticipated, and so is their employer, the city of El Monte, Calif.

     
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    Olympic Promos Strike Gold

    USA Swimming reports initial success with its SwimToday campaign, launched in May to promote swimming and build on Olympic-inspired interest.

     
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    SWB Drowning Victim’s Family Sues NYC

    Relatives of a Navy SEAL hopeful who drowned last year in a Staten Island pool have filed a lawsuit against the city of New York.

     
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    CPSC Swim Safely Campaign Looks Ahead

    With the 2012 swim season behind them, officials at one leading drowning prevention effort are looking ahead.

     
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    Key MAHC Modules Up for Review

    Experts are now seeking input from operators on three key pieces of the Model Aquatic Health Code.

     
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    Will MAHC Kill Competitive Swimming?

    Concern has arisen over a provision in one section of the Model Aquatic Health Code that’s now up for public comment.

     
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    Neptune-Benson Acquires UV Maker

    Neptune-Benson, a manufacturer of commercial pool filtration systems based in Coventry, R.I., has announced the acquisition of Engineered Treatment Systems, a maker of ultraviolet disinfection systems.

     
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    Excitement Abounds for New Orleans Expo

    The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo is seeing a strong uptick in exhibitor and attendee registration.

     
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    More Facilities Get Mini Facelifts

    As interest in renovation projects remains high and budgets low, operators and designers are finding creative ways to expand possibilities and meet project goals.

     
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    Florida Code May ‘Create Hazards’

    An entrapment last month at a public pool on Merritt Island, Fla., has safety advocates questioning the validity of a state code.

     
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    CPSC: Nearly 100 Child Drownings Since Memorial Day

    Nearly 100 children under 15 have drowned in swimming pools this summer, according to analysis from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

     
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    Recent Entrapment Raises Installation Issues

    Crucial questions are surfacing about an entrapment that took place at a public pool in Nashville.

     
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    Industry Expo Goes Mobile With New App

    The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo has released a new mobile app available for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry.

     
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    Crypto Closes Minnesota Aquatics Center

    Minnesota heath officials are reporting a record number of cryptosporidium cases this year, and the recreational water illness has prompted at least one pool closure.

     
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    Researchers’ Crystal Ball Indicates Olympic Anomaly

    There were an impressive number of record-breaking performances at the London Olympic Games, but researchers say that was something of an anomaly.

     
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    USA Swimming Suspends Curl for Life

    Former Curl-Burke Coach Rick Curl, has been suspended for life from USA Swimming, and the organization has added his name to the public list of banned individuals, it was announced Sept. 19.

     
  • Preparing for the Worst

    In aquatics one simple truth remains paramount: The difference between success and failure is preparation.

     
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    Former Olympic Coach Suspended in Sex Scandal

    The USA Swimming sexual abuse scandal has escalated further, as allegations about another respected coach prompted a new investigation.

     
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    PlayCore Acquires Colorado Time Systems

    PlayCore Holdings has announced its acquisition of Colorado Time Systems

     
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    AI Honors Best of Aquatics Facilities

    magazine is honoring 12 outstanding aquatics facilities this year, in its 14th annual Best of Aquatics issue.

     
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    Headline

    The USA Swimming sexual abuse scandal has escalated further, as allegations about another respected coach prompted a new investigation.

     
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    View products from some of the industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers

    AQUASALT Loves the Pool & Spa Industry!

     
  • Driving Down Costs

    We can all agree the cost of electricity is not coming down

     
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    Slide Face-Lifts

    Does it seem strange to talk about water slides and park attraction maintenance during the off season?

     
  • You’re So Vain

    I was a young college graduate and had enthusiastically accepted my first full-time job in a state thousands of miles away

     
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    Where It’s @

    Long gone are the days when you could slap up a basic, static Website and call it a day.