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Aquatic Pros Talk Safety

Facility Audits, Staff Training, Swim Lessons & More

Supplement Feature - May 2020

Whether it's a community pool, a waterpark or a resort amenity, each aquatic facility has its own unique needs when it comes to safety. Find out more about how to improve safety at your facility.


Eye on Safety
>> New Standard Established for Aquatic Safety Surfaces

Guest Column - November 2019

To ensure you are doing all you can to promote safety and effective pool operations, it is wise to focus on standards for equipment, like the new NSF/ANSI 50 standard, which covers aquatic safety surfaces.

Understand Aquatic Surface Standards

Problem Solver - August 2019

Adhering to the NSF standards in terms of operational excellence and risk mitigation is always in your best interest. Meeting NSF standards for sanitation, health and safety can also provide protection from potential lawsuits.

Prevent Drowning at Lifeguarded Pools

Problem Solver - August 2019

To do a better job of protecting the public in lifeguarded pools, it is crucial to incorporate scientific testing for the positioning of lifeguards, on top of continuing to conduct thorough and ongoing lifeguard training.

Maintain a Safe Bathing Environment

Problem Solver - August 2019

Look for a surface that is watertight and features UV inhibitors to be sure it can withstand any sort of weather conditions and will be unaffected by pool and deck chemicals.

Keeping Summers Accident-Free

Web Exclusive - August 2019

An alarming number of water-related deaths and injuries occur in and around pools each year. Learn how building codes have added provisions to make pools and spas safer.

Aquatic Trends Report

Supplement Feature - February 2019

In our first summary report of Aquatic Trends, we surveyed nearly 1,000 aquatics professionals to find out more about the equipment and amenities found in their facilities, as well as programming, regulatory compliance, major challenges and issues, and much more.

General Trends
Systems & Resources
Outfitting the Aquatic Facility
Certification in Pool Operations
Water Safety & Drowning Prevention
ADA Awareness & Compliance
MAHC Awareness & Participation
Challenges & Issues

On the Front Lines, Making a Difference

Grassroots Efforts & Technology Aim to Prevent Drowning

Feature Article - January 2019

Drowning rates have been relatively flat for the past couple of decades, but grassroots organizations across the country, as well as innovative manufacturers, have been working toward solutions.

Advocating for Safer Swimming

Web Exclusive - October 2018

In recent years, more cities and parks have stepped up efforts to provide swimming education to all their residents.

Preventing Juvenile Drowning

A Look at Howard's Hope

Web Exclusive - July 2018

After experiencing the near-drowning of their own child, Steve and Stacy Reeves dedicated themselves to helping make a difference by preventing juvenile drownings.