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Don't Slip!

Preventing Slips & Falls

Web Exclusive - January 2017

Park and recreation managers interested in pool safety need to pay close attention to surfaces around pools. Tiles can become slippery, leading to accidents. But solutions are available to prevent slips and falls.

Affordable Pool Renovations

Web Exclusive - January 2017

Pools are often the center of attention at recreation centers and health clubs, and if your pool is lackluster, your facility's business may suffer. Here are some affordable ways to spruce things up.

Begin With the Basics & Build

Aquatic Programming 101

Feature Article - November 2016

When you want to create an effective aquatics program, you have to get the basics right first. Start by teaching everyone how to swim, and grow from there.

Shedding Some Light on UV

Web Exclusive - November 2016

An industry expert responds to a recent article about using UV to systems to treat water in swimming pools, with clarification about systems that work best in various contexts.


Cost Calculators: The First Step to Reducing Operating Costs

Guest Column - October 2016

If you want to lower the operating costs of your aquatic facility, it can be helpful to begin with cost calculators, which can help determine areas of potential savings.

Troubleshooting Tips for Automatic Pool Cleaners

Web Exclusive - October 2016

Automatic pool cleaners are a big part of keeping pools running properly. But things can go wrong. Here are some troubleshooting tips to keep your automatic pool cleaner doing its very important job.


The Latest (Surprising) News on UV Technology

Guest Column - September 2016

UV can be a useful tool for keeping your pool's water safe for swimmers, but there's more to this technology than meets the eye.

The 5 W's of Enzymes

Enjoy Crystal Clear Water

Web Exclusive - September 2016

Enzyme products have evolved over the years to suit many needs for every body of water. Learn more about the ins and outs of enzymes.

Maximize Pool Deck Space

Problem Solver - August 2016

Luckily, there is a new innovation in lane line storage that prevents tangles and clumping. This simple, easy-to-reel product uses a proprietary lead-screw technology that provides a traversing guide block that slides from side-to-side, keeping lane lines properly aligned while reeling. The unit is made of lightweight, rugged stainless steel with a 1-inch, easy-to-grip captains' wheel at each end to make reeling and transporting simple. Not only will the unit free up space on your deck, but it will also keep your facility looking clean and organized. What's more, it helps lane lines last longer, as it helps you avoid the damage that can be caused by poor storage.

Improve Air & Water Quality

Problem Solver - August 2016

Not only do chloramines emit an unpleasant smell, which is particularly strong within indoor facilities, but these chloramine gases are also harmful to swimmers' lungs, if exposed over a long period of time.