American Pool News

American Pool Takes on the Polar Bear Plunge

On January 24, 2020, American Pool Maryland braved the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay in support of Special Olympics Maryland with the annual Polar Bear Plunge. Each year, the Polar Bear Plunge event raises money in support of the 8,033+ athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. By participating in the plunge, the proceeds raised support [...]

A Commitment to Continuous Improvement

As the 2019 calendar year came to a close, American Pool professionals from as far away as Texas and New York State assembled to participate in training sessions over the week of December 16 in Maryland and New Jersey. While the expansion of the organization poses logistical challenges for pulling all of the operating teams [...]

We Have 2020 Vision When It Comes To Lifeguard Recruiting

American Pool’s Guard for Life recruiting and training programs celebrated the kick-off of the 2020 lifeguard season at our annual Recruiter Summit. Our lifeguard recruiters and leaders from all over the country gathered to review the summer of 2019 and bring their 2020 vision into better focus. During this two-day summit, our recruiters reflected on [...]

How Winter Pool Covers Prevent Staining

A winter pool cover is an important part of an annual pool maintenance program. After the pool season, an uncovered pool is an invitation for surface staining and other problems. An uncovered or improperly covered pool is more vulnerable to staining because there is no filtration or steady chemical treatment during the off-season. Prevent staining [...]

By |2020-01-22T15:15:45+00:00October 8th, 2019|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|

Tips on Keeping Your Pool Budget-Friendly

Maintaining a commercial pool requires an ongoing financial commitment, but it doesn’t have to be an overwhelming financial burden. There are steps that every facility can take to help manage operating pool costs. Being conscious and consistent with budget-friendly efforts will keep your pool’s expenses affordable all year long. Try these tips to maintain your [...]

By |2020-01-22T15:16:18+00:00September 9th, 2019|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|

9 Steps to Winterize Your Pool

When it’s finally time to close your pool for the season, it’s important to make sure that the proper steps are taken. Properly winterizing your pool protects it from any potential damage that harsh weather conditions could bring. Take these steps to ensure that your pool survives the winter! 1. Clean the Pool The first [...]

Extending Your Pool Season into Fall

Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean it has to be the end of pool season! There are ways for your facility to extend your pool season into the fall. Swimmers aren’t ready to say goodbye to pool days just yet. Take these steps so they don’t have to.  Heaters One way [...]

5 Reasons Why Fall is the Perfect Time For Pool Renovations and Repairs

Fall isn’t the best season for swimming, but it is the best season for pool repairs! Fall is often overlooked as a season to improve pools because people aren’t swimming as regularly. However, because the pool isn’t being used as often, cooler months are prime time for pool repairs and renovations. Here are five great [...]

5 Affordable Pool Remodeling Ideas

Remodeling your pool can seem like a big, expensive project, but it doesn’t have to be. There are small remodeling projects that can quickly revamp your pool without breaking the bank. If you’re looking for budget friendly ways to modernize your pool, try some of these simple remodeling ideas.  Saltwater System Upgrading your pool can [...]

Deck Renovation

Keeping your aquatic facility up to date, safe, and visually appealing is important. Guests come to your pool to have a fun, relaxing escape from their day-to-day lives. So why not create an environment that guests actually want to be? There are many ways to approach this, but one easy way to keep your pool [...]