Pool News

Earning Your CPO in One Day – 2019 CPO Fusion Updates

Recent adjustments to the CPO Fusion Program have made earning your certification more convenient than ever. Fusion Students start their CPO program online and complete their training with a single day in-class, cutting out-of-office time in half. Below, we answer … Read more


Not at My Pool – Avoiding Illness and Infection Poolside

Recreational Water Illnesses (RWI’s) are bacteria, viruses and protozoa that can spread through swimming pool environments. This happens when contaminated water is swallowed, contaminated water droplets are inhaled, or through contact between skin and an aquatic surface at a pool. … Read more


Make More, Spend Less – Advancing the Bottom Line at Your Pool

It’s tough to run a financially solvent pool. Pools that make more money than they spend are a rarity. Simple changes and considerations can help you become one of the few. Below, we pair easy cost-reduction techniques with proven revenue … Read more


What’s Your Backup Plan?

Enter 2019 with a plan. Consider the situations that can cost you money, slow down your work flow, or even worse… those scenarios that can shut down your pool. Now consider the simple preventative actions you can take to make … Read more


Working Smarter – Predicting Tools, Trends and Techniques in Aquatics

We’ve got some pool predictions to make. Skip the crystal ball, we’ve just seen a lot of forward-thinking aquatic actions this past year. Smart operators around the country are looking ahead and are using new tools and techniques to drive … Read more


Why Your Pool Smells… Like a Pool…

It’s an issue we all face – you don’t want your indoor pool to smell like, well…  a pool. A great swimming environment has to have great air quality. Here’s how you achieve both.   The Problem – Indoor pools … Read more


Reducing Drowning Risk at Your Pool – A Comprehensive Approach

Reducing drowning risk at your pool is a task that requires considering many layers of protection. A comprehensive analysis of your aquatic facility can identify opportunities for safety improvements In the United States drowning is the leading cause of injury … Read more


Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pool Operators

We’re fortunate to work with great operators at great pools around the country. Each has their own unique background and skill set, but some regular habits are consistently met by all great operators. Does your pool make the grade?   … Read more


9 Poolside Risks that are Easy to Miss

When pool season is in full swing don’t get so caught up in the action that you pass over these poolside risks that are easy to miss. Here’s what we’ve been catching at facility surveys and poolside audits and quick … Read more


The Complete Aquatics Manual – What Topics to Cover With Your Team

What’s in your aquatics manual? Great staff guides are easy to understand, but thorough enough to cover expectations for most poolside scenarios. Below, we suggest the outline for a great training document. Detail your team directives, discuss them with your … Read more