American Pool News

Why You Should Winterize Your Pool (Even in 2020)

To paraphrase a certain popular television show, “Winterization is coming.” We can’t believe it’s time already, either. Due to the shortened pool season, it may feel like it’s sooner than ever to start thinking about winterizing your pool. But if you live in an area where the winters get below zero, now is the perfect [...]

By |2020-09-17T20:19:23+00:00September 17th, 2020|American Pool News, Pool Maintenance & Service, Uncategorized|

5 Ways to Keep Your Commercial Pool Safe and Secure

As your pool’s owner or operator, you love it when your guests are having a good time. But, to quote a certain famous superhero’s uncle, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Over 6,600 swimming-related accidents happen at pools annually. That doesn’t even account for non-swimming accidents. It’s your duty to keep the summer safe and [...]

Remember These 7 Pool Essentials This Year

As many seasonal pools reopened across the country, many of us were overjoyed to don our spiffiest swimsuits and dive in for a refreshing dip. If you are just making it out to the pool this August, it’s a good idea to make sure you have all your 2020 pool essentials ready because the contents [...]

By |2020-08-17T13:54:50+00:00August 17th, 2020|American Pool News, Uncategorized|

How to Prevent Drowning Incidents at Your Pool

To the untrained eye, there is rarely any visible warning that someone is drowning. It doesn’t happen like it does in the movies. There’s rarely all the splashing around and yelling that Hollywood makes it out to be to maximize dramatic impact. But if you can take a few moments to learn the subtle signals [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Protections for Staff

This is the fourth of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- This summer, lifeguards are adjusting to additional facility requirements so that pools can continue to operate during the pandemic. It’s only fitting that [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Social Distancing

This is the third of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- It’s true that the pool will look less crowded this year, but there are a number of good reasons for that. When done [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Disinfection

This is the second of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- In a COVID-19 world, your patrons are going to feel a lot like they’re dipping their toes into cold, untested waters. Decreased facility [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Prevention

This is the first of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- Summer is in full swing and people are growing increasingly restless as they want to get out and enjoy the great weather. As [...]

Now Offering Virtual Poolside Inspections

American Pool is closely monitoring developments around the coronavirus (COVID-19) and as always, safety is our first priority when we serve you. We want to make sure you are in the best position possible when it comes time to open your pool up for the season. In order to continue meeting the necessary deadlines, we [...]

American Pool Spotlight: Our 2019 Leadership Award Winners

Presidents Award We are proud to announce that our 2019 President’s Award goes to Phil Carter from American Pool Maryland. Each year our organization recognizes excellence through our Corporate Awards program and the President’s Award is the highest distinction of the program.  The President’s Award began in 1998 as a way to acknowledge staff members [...]

By |2020-03-09T15:28:20+00:00March 9th, 2020|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|