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Clean Up the Swamp
Handling Algae in your Pool

Guest Column - September 2017

In the height of summer, when the weather gets hot and wet and bather loads are on the rise, your pool's water needs careful attention. If you find algae is a problem, here's how to handle it.

Grow Pool Attendance

Problem Solver - August 2017

Safe, modular inflatables are a great way to boost your programming potential. They are simple to set up and will allow you to provide more variety in the programming you offer at your pool for a relatively small investment.

Save Energy & Money at the Pool

Problem Solver - August 2017

Pool covers are another simple way to reduce energy consumption. A pool cover reduces the cost of heating your pool, and also reduces evaporation, which saves water. This means you use less energy to heat and treat water, making a pool cover a cost-efficient way to conserve resources and dollars.

Proper Procedures for Painting a Pool

Problem Solver - August 2017

If your pool has already been painted, you need to use the same kind again. If you're not sure about what type of paint was used, you can send a paint chip to the pool paint manufacturer, and they will test it to determine compatibility.

Renovate Your Pool

Problem Solver - August 2017

The PVC membrane spans cracks, has an aesthetically pleasing look and offers the added benefit of providing a softer surface and more secure footing for users, especially those doing water aerobics classes.

Heat Your Pool Efficiently

Problem Solver - August 2017

The job of a heat exchanger is to capture the heat from burning gas and transfer it to the pool's water. The more efficiently it does this, the better. But the combination of operating heat and pool chemicals can be very tough on heat exchangers, potentially leading to corrosion and failure.

Need Fun? Just Add Water!

Outfitting Your Pool

Feature Article - July 2017

If you want to bring more people to your pool to take part in programs and more, think about what you're offering. Simple additions can make all the difference.

State of the INDUSTRY

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

Feature Article - June 2017

More than 1,700 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, budgets, construction plans, operations, programming, staffing and more. Here, we summarize their responses.


A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

Feature Article - June 2017

This section covers trends in facilities that include indoor or outdoor pools, splash play areas, waterparks and spas, including a look at aquatics-specific features and programs.

Evolving Aquatics

Trends in Municipal Aquatic Facility Design

Feature Article - May 2017

Building on a base of swim lessons, municipal aquatic facilities have grown their offerings to provide far more. Here's how design teams have innovated to bring more to community pools and aquatic centers.