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Keeping Pools in Tiptop Shape

Automation and More to Boost Pool Maintenance

Feature Article - April 2014

While human intervention is still critical, as swimming pool maintenance becomes more automated, pools also have become safer and more likely to stay in working order regularly.


Spa Solutions
UV Water Treatment Gaining Ground

Guest Column - March 2014

Managing spa water is much simpler when UV treatment is part of your mix. Learn more about how UV works, and how it is a much more effective weapon in the battle against RWIs.

Fresher Waters

Boost Attendance With Aquatic Play Features

Supplement Feature - February 2014

For more than a decade, the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, Texas, has worn the title of World's Best Water Park with pride. The 70-acre park features more than 100 slides and attractions, making it a popular tourist attraction and the unrivaled darling of travel writers worldwide.

Follow the Rules

A Regulatory Update

Supplement Feature - February 2014

Mandates enacted by Congress to open up jobs, as well as access to public accommodations and transportation to the disabled, have been on the books since the 1990 passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. But it wasn't until recently that swimming pools and recreational facilities came under ADA scrutiny.

Buoyed by Innovation

The Latest Trends in Aquatic Staffing

Supplement Feature - February 2014

As recreation managers consider how they staff their facilities and train their lifeguards and pool operators, new approaches are buoying them toward more efficient operations and enhanced patron safety. A growing recognition of the weaknesses in staffing approaches today is helping to define this new direction.

Fun & Functional

Aquatic Design Trends

Supplement Feature - February 2014

Cutting-edge technology and sophisticated play features continue to propel the aquatic industry to new heights, giving aquatic facilities the opportunity not only to offer patrons more breathtaking rides, but boost long-term profitability.


Improve Efficiency, Save Money

Guest Column - February 2014

Going green has gone beyond a simple environmentally friendly maneuver as facilities realize the many financial benefits of conserving energy, water and other resources.

On the Safe Side

Make Your Aquatic Center Safe (and Fun!) From the Ground Up

Feature Article - January 2014

From tight control over water quality to staff and visitor education, there are many ways to improve the safety of your aquatic facility.

Programming: Aquatics

Water for Everyone
Build Out Your Core Aquatic Programs

Feature Article - November 2013

Successful—and revenue-generating—aquatic facilities take a smart approach to pool programming. Ensuring you're offering what patrons are looking for will help get them into your doors, and into the pool.

Splash Play

Designing for Discovery
Effective Aquatic Play Design

Guest Column - November 2013

Well-designed splash play areas take all users' needs into account, from the youngest tots to teens, parents and more. Here, the experts lead the way through successful design.