News tagged “Water Safety”

4 causes of algae

The Top 4 Causes of Algae Outbreaks

By Keisha Rigby August 29, 2017 , ,

Summer algae outbreaks are every pool owner’s nightmare. Without proper care and maintenance, swimming pools and spas (especially ones in high demand over the summer), are prone to some form of algae. When it comes to mitigating algae growth, understanding what it thrives on is the first step in taking control over your pool’s health. […]

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A Saintly Service: Loyola Swim Team Teaches Water Safety to Elementary Students

By Julia Hanold June 1, 2017 , , , , , ,

For many, a summer without time at the local swimming pool doesn’t truly feel like summer at all. Unfortunately for many children attending Govans Elementary School of York Road in Towson, Maryland, a swimming pool has never been a part of their summer. Recently the USA Swimming Foundation conducted a survey and found that 79% […]

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American Pool Sponsors CAI Discussion on Community Pool Safety

By Julia Hanold May 23, 2017 , , , , ,

American Pool representatives Matt Silver from Heartline and Beth Barnett from American Pool Berlin, New Jersey. Last week representatives from American Pool Edison, New Jersey and Berlin, New Jersey led a discussion on community pool safety strategy at the CAI New Jersey Networking Reception. Our pool professionals aimed to raise awareness of pool hazards that community managers […]

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May is National Water Safety Month

By Julia Hanold May 4, 2017 , ,

Each May our nation recognizes the importance of understanding the dangers of swimming and the precautions needed to protect yourself. Swimming is a refreshing and exhilarating form of exercise, an aerobic activity that can increase endurance, decrease the risk of chronic illness, improve function for those with arthritis, and many other benefits. It is also […]

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Find out is water wings are safe

Pool Safety: Are Water Wings Safe?

By Keisha Rigby June 8, 2016 ,

It’s a question that is asked every summer: Are water wings safe? For many parents water wings are seen as a way to keep kids safe and protected at the pool, but water wings or arm floaties are not recognized as safe personal flotation devices (PFD). The CDC in particular doesn’t recommend the use of water wings […]

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American Pool New Jersey

Working Together to Make Communities Safer!

American Pool recently teamed up with RCP Management to provide CPR training to 11 of their associates. Located in Monroe, NJ, RCP Management provides Property Management Services throughout New Jersey. A long time customer, RCP  works with American Pool in numerous communities in the state. The working relationship has spanned over a dozen years which […]

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