Pool News

Fall Flight – Are You Short Staffed Heading into August?

In a summer full of new issues, an old challenge is still going to test aquatic managers  and you can sense it coming… August always presents a major staffing challenge at outdoor pools, and 2021 may be even worse. If … Read more


Too High, Too Low – Easy Pool Chemical Balance

Pool chemical balance is essential to your successful operator Below, we explore all of the common (and in some cases, less common) chemical values you’re tasked with quantifying.  Read further to find out just what happens when those values are … Read more


It’s June – Delegate These Tasks!

Running an outdoor pool? Your life just got busy. Save your summer by spreading the workload. Here are some tasks that are easy to share…   Scheduling – Managers love to be in charge of the schedule. At big pools, … Read more


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

With a couple quick changes to your record keeping, you can 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 these reports … Read more


Basic First Aid Checklist for Pools

Every pool should have a basic first aid checklist. Don’t respond empty handed. All too often, we audit safety equipment poolside and come up short. What good is a bottle of Aspirin and a few Band-Aid’s when tasked with a real emergency? … Read more


Countdown to Summer – A Week by Week Pool Opening Checklist

Running a seasonal pool? Don’t wait until May to start your summer season prep work. Follow our week by week pool opening checklist and you’ll be ahead of the summer crowds. Ten Weeks Out – Early Season Considerations Begin your … Read more


Aquatic Trade Magazines

With tight budgets and travel restrictions, an aquatic trade show or industry conference may not be on your 2021 calendar. Not to worry – there’s a safe, convenient and inexpensive way to stay up to date on everything you need … Read more


Swimming Pool Codes by State

Looking for your state swimming pool code? We’ve compiled the list below to help. For a more complete list of aquatic codes, standards and regulations check out our Aquatic Resource Guide. Swimming Pool Codes by State and County Alaska Anchorage … 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 … Read more


Running the Numbers – How to Save on Pool Chemicals

Swimming pool chemicals are expensive, and simple adjustments now can save you thousands each year. Below we offer the basic chemical arguments every operator considers. Choose wisely and you’ll save big on pool chemicals while your pool sparkles.   Big Picture … Read more