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Pool Party Games and Activities

Take your summer bash to the next level with these easy to do pool party games and activities. The plan is simple. Pick a main event, add some stations to support it, then consider few add-on activities to make your … Read more

Stronger Records, Better Pools – How Detailed Reporting Supports the Best Pool Operators

Start this season off on the right foot with stronger records. You’ll save time, money and frustration, all while documenting your best practices poolside.   Incident and Accident Reports Why You’re Doing It – You may be prompted to complete … Read more

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

In-Service Topics for Maintenance Teams

12 Essential Aquatic Maintenance Training Topics for a Successful Summer Well-trained maintenance teams are essential to summer pool successes. Here are 12 in-service topics to help you organize your weekly meetings and ensure your teams success.   Safety Data Sheet Training – We all keep … Read more

Front of the House, Back of the House

Separating the front of the house from the back of the house is an essential task for every aquatic manager. Some actions, areas and activities should be considered strictly behind the scenes.  Quickly improve your pools professional image by closely … Read more

Seasonal Pool Opening Checklist – A Successful Summer Starts Now

Seasonal Pool Opening Checklist Summer is coming, and if you run a seasonal pool, it’s time to get ready. Follow our seasonal pool opening checklist and you’ll prepare for summer success. We’ve broken down pool management into three categories – … Read more

Risk Reduction Strategies for Public Swimming Pools

Risk reduction strategies are an important consideration for all aquatic facilities. Swimming pools carry inherent risks for patrons and employees alike. Reviewing risk reduction strategies should be a regular occurrence for all aquatic facility managers.   Step 1 – Identify … Read more

Swimming Pool Operator Resource Guide – Quick Access to Swimming Pool Codes, Standards and Regulations

Chances are, if you’ve got a swimming pool question, the answer exists below. We’ve compiled the most up to date swimming pool codes, standards, regulations and resources from around the country. The links and phone numbers will help you access … Read more

2018 Resolutions, Part II – A Good Time for Better Pool

Resolutions abound in January – and for good reason. The cyclical process of closing out an old year and ringing in the new presents us with boundless possibilities. If you’ve found yourself with greater gusto, increased optimism and a hope … Read more

Aquatic Director Goals – Commit to a Better You

Something is in the air in January. Change seems easier at the start of a new year. Utilize that energy to make great things happen in 2018. This month we’ll release our best ideas on how to improve your job – … Read more