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Plan a Flexible Aquatic Play Area

Problem Solver - August 2015

What might begin as an initially small sprayground installation can then be expanded in future years to include a wider variety of spray and play features.

Understand the Basics of Pool Painting

Problem Solver - August 2015

If your pool has already been painted, you need to find out what kind of paint was used so you can use the same type. Not sure about what type of paint was used? No problem! You can send a paint chip to the pool paint manufacturer, and they will test it to determine compatibility.

Maintain Consistent Water Quality

Problem Solver - August 2015

Develop a comprehensive water maintenance program designed specifically for your pool that uses either chlorination or bromination as a primary sanitization method. Then, make sure you understand how the system works, and what you need to do to keep it working at an optimal level.

Conserve Energy & Lower Costs

Problem Solver - August 2015

Pool covers are another option to help reduce your costs. Pool covers will reduce the cost of heating your pool and also decrease water loss through evaporation. Reducing your water needs helps reduce your energy consumption, making a pool cover a great way to conserve energy and water, all of which will cut your operating expenses.

Extend Your Pool's Season

Problem Solver - August 2015

In addition, these structures feature sound-absorbing covers and walls, which will reduce noise inside the facility, making for a peaceful indoor environment for swimmers.

Transform Your Nightmare Pool to a Dream

Problem Solver - August 2015

While you're fixing your pool's surface and supply piping, you also should consider making improvements to your pool deck. PVC recreational flooring can be installed to provide improved slip resistance around your pool area. In addition, PVC safety padding can be added around pool features, further boosting safety.

Day-to-Day Aquatics

Heed Warning Signs, Keep a Checklist to Maintain Your Aquatic Facility

Feature Article - July 2015

Aquatic facility maintenance requires careful attention to detail. Luckily, there are tools and strategies you can use to stay ahead of the game.

2015 State of the Industry

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2015

More than 2,300 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, operations, programming, staffing and more. . Here, we summarize their responses.


A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

Feature Article - June 2015

Aquatic facilities hold a unique place in the recreation, sports and fitness industry. This section covers trends in facilities that include indoor or outdoor pools, splash play areas, waterparks and spas.

Add 'Wow' to the Water

Trends in Aquatic Facility Design

Feature Article - May 2015

The rectangular pool of the past is long gone, replaced with aquatic centers that offer a big splash. Here, we discuss some of the latest trends with top aquatic designers to help you bring more "wow" to your pools.