Pool Management & Lifeguards

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 [...]

Lifeguard Appreciation Week

At American Pool, WE APPRECIATE OUR GUARDS! Our lifeguards work hard all season and deserve to be celebrated. Long hours spent under the sun patrolling the pool calls for much needed recognition. Every year at American Pool, we host Lifeguard Appreciation Week in celebration of our lifeguards. This year the celebrations will begin on July [...]

Community Pool Parties: Safety First!

Pool parties are a great way to utilize community pools after hours. However, it’s still important to establish a few restrictions to ensure patrons and their guests have a safe swimming experience. With the weather heating up, patrons will want to enjoy the pool with family and friends. Pool parties are a highlight of the [...]

Guard for Life: Our Lifeguard Management Program

For over 30 years, American Pool has been your one-stop-shop for pool repairs, renovations, and maintenance. But did you know that we also specialize in lifeguard management? Guard for Life is the segment of American Pool that handles all of your lifeguard needs. This national program hires over 7,000 lifeguards each season! We recruit, train, [...]

Preparing for Peak Pool Season

Get ready for peak pool season! Before you know it, swimmers will be eager to regularly enjoy your pool. To ensure the best and safest experience for guests, make sure that you properly prepare your facility’s pool for peak season. Assemble your Team One of the most important steps in preparing for peak pool season [...]

American Pool Takes on the Dominican Republic! – International Lifeguard Training

At American Pool, we take pool safety and lifeguard training seriously! This past February, our very own Corporate Safety Director, Sabraya Isaacs and four American Red Cross lifeguard instructors traveled to the Dominican Republic to train lifeguards for the upcoming 2019 summer season. Together, Sabraya Isaacs, Michael Scheetz, Nicholas Vaccarello (American Pool President's Award winner), [...]

American Pool Announces Partnership with Langley and Taylor

Owings Mills, MD (March 18, 2019) - American Pool is pleased to announce a new partnership with Langley and Taylor. Since 1995, Taylor White has operated Langley and Taylor Pool Corporation, a pool management, maintenance, repair, and renovation company in Nashville, Tennessee. On March 8, 2019, American Pool acquired the assets of Langley and Taylor [...]

Hiring and Retaining the Best Lifeguards

Having the right lifeguards is important for every pool environment. But let’s face it, the hiring process can be stressful! Let the pool management experts at American Pool help! We have the right tools and knowledge to successfully hire the best candidates.  Plus, once we find the right candidates we know how to keep them! [...]