Pool News

In-Service Topics for Aquatic Teams

12 Essential Lifeguard Training Topics for a Successful Summer Ready for a great summer? Start by planning the lifeguard training’s that your team needs to perform their best all season long. Here are 12 in-service topics to help you organize … Read more


Seven Secrets to Summer Hiring

Want to a smooth swim season? Hire better this spring. Make your summer more manageable with these proactive strategies for hiring a better seasonal staff.   Step 1 – Start Early – Seasonal staff hiring is a long process. To … Read more


Health Inspections – Is Your Pool Ready?

Operate a seasonal pool? Summer planning starts now. Your first visit from your county health department may be just a few months away. No need to panic. Your health inspector is on your side. You share a common goal – … Read more


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