Pool Management & Lifeguards

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 [...]

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, [...]