How to Reopen Your Pool in 2021

“The harder the winter, the harder the spring.” That adage holds true for reopening your pool, especially if you live someplace with hard winters, or closed your pool without a thorough winterization. Fresh challenges are emerging as communities that never opened in 2020, due to the pandemic, are facing two seasons [...]

The Future of Aquatics Goes Beyond the “Smart Pool”

Renovation season begins in the fall and extends into the winter months. We like to plan out our remodels and maintenance schedules well in advance. This ensures your pool is ready for summer fun by Memorial Day. And if we learned anything from 2020, it’s that several changes will shape the [...]

The DOE’s pool pump regulations are changing. Here’s what you need to know.

The aquatics industry is getting some new swimming pool pump guidelines from the federal government. The new pool pump regulations will affect pumps of most sizes, especially in-ground pool pumps. But how much will it affect you? That depends — keep reading to find out more. What’s this all about, anyway? Beginning on July 19, [...]

American Pool Moves All Lifeguard Training and Licensing to Ellis & Associates

NEW YORK, NY — American Pool, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Amenity Collective, has moved all lifeguard training and licensing nationwide to Ellis & Associates (E&A), the recognized world leader in aquatic safety since 1983. This change is effective immediately. Dan Lawler, President of American Pool Commercial Aquatics, was adamant about his desire to [...]

American Pool expands U.S. presence with acquisition of Swim Club Management Group

The Amenity Collective, through its subsidiary American Pool, has acquired Swim Club Management Group, bringing the North Carolina based company into the nationwide American Pool family of companies. Mitch Friedlander, CEO of The Amenity Collective, the lead organization of American Pool, made the proud announcement - “We are thrilled to have Swim Club Management Group, [...]

By |2021-02-12T16:29:15-05:00January 5th, 2021|American Pool News, News & Insights, North Carolina|

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Swimming Pool Management

Even when the pool season starts to slow down, we’re working year-round to ensure your pool’s success. That’s because it takes 365 days to pull off a great pool season; whether that’s for the summer, or even longer in hotter climates and indoor facilities.  We take a holistic approach toward swimming pool management, which means [...]

Why You Should Shock Your Pool Regularly

Your commercial pool’s chlorinating system works hard to keep the water clean, but it can only do so much. That’s why shocking your pool should be less of an emergency maintenance service and more of an inevitable part of your sanitizing program. Your pool’s swim may not be as safe as you think if [...]

American Pools Welcomes Vic Valentine, President of Residential Aquatics

American Pool has always strived to provide better and more services to its customers. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that Vic Valentine will be our new Head of Residential Aquatics beginning Aug. 3. As Head of Residential Aquatics, Valentine will oversee over 10,000 residential pool operations and counting nationwide. Since 1984, American Pool’s high [...]

By |2020-08-03T14:07:00-04:00August 3rd, 2020|News & Insights|

5 Ways to Save More Energy for Your Swimming Pool

Nobody wants a green pool — unless you’re referring to energy efficiency. If that’s the case, then you’re reading the right blog! Reducing energy usage has become a big focus for the industry, but that doesn’t mean you need an extra arm and leg to make it affordable. Here are some simple ways for your [...]

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 |2020-03-09T15:28:20-04:00March 9th, 2020|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|
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