Pool Management & Lifeguards

Managing Risk: A Commercial Pool’s Guide to Liability

There are many aspects to consider when operating a commercial pool, chief among them is safety. With so many other responsibilities to handle it can be easy for pool managers to feel overwhelmed, which can lead to responsibilities being overlooked. If this scenario sounds familiar it may be time to consider hiring a commercial pool [...]

After The Sale – Swimming Pool Management for HOA’s

The swimming pool construction industry has seen a healthy expansion growing 3.8% over the last five years.  Developers know that offering active amenities such as a fitness center and a community pool will not only meet today’s buyer expectations, when they are thoughtfully designed, they sell units faster. After the developer is gone, the management [...]

Leading Generation Z in the Workplace

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” — John C. Maxwell Last month we kicked off American Pool’s lifeguard recruiting season at our annual Recruiters Summit. Our Guard for Life program is responsible for hiring over 7,000 domestic lifeguards throughout the U.S. every summer. More than half [...]

By |2018-11-06T09:00:07+00:00November 6th, 2018|News & Insights, Pool Management & Lifeguards, Uncategorized|

American Red Cross Recognizes American Pool as Leader in Lifeguard Training

Owings Mills, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program trained 2,110 new American Red Cross Lifeguards in 2017. In recognition of this achievement and valued partnership with the American Red Cross, the company was presented with plaques for being in the top ten percent of lifeguard training providers. The Red Cross presented additional honors [...]

The Bold & the Recruitable

The 2018 Staffing & Recruiter Summit Baltimore, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program kicked off the 2018-2019 lifeguard recruitment season at our annual recruiting summit on October 2-3. Our lifeguard recruiters come from all over the country to learn how to seek out the “Bold and the Recruitable,” the outstanding lifeguards that make [...]

Swim For Success | Our Water Safety Program

You may have noticed us sharing the news about many of our American Pool community activities in recent months. As our organization continues to grow, we recognize that our industry leadership in aquatics can also translate to opportunities to benefit society. Our operating teams are passionate about finding ways to support local causes that can [...]

A New Face To Fitness

Knockout competition with a new take on fitness centers and gyms Americans are encouraged to exercise and eat healthy from all corners… they want to do better, to feel better. A multitude of surveys and studies show that personal health is very important to the general population. There’s nothing more motivating than having fitness-centric amenities [...]

The NSPF Certified Pool Operator Instructor Course

Training is a big part of managing swimming pools to the highest standards, and we make no exceptions with our staff. While state required training is a prerequisite for all operations, our company continues to invest in training and certifications to ensure our people are better equipped and prepared than our competition. Last month eight [...]

2017 Drivers Meeting

Recently our American Pool leaders came together for our annual Drivers Meeting, a conference where all of our offices’ presidents join forces to improve on the past year. Staying in Philadelphia at the Hilton in Penn’s Landing, they discussed last year’s successes and challenges, and how the company can move forward and progress for 2018. [...]

The 2017 Recruiter Summit : Recruit Like A Boss

Every fall our lifeguard recruiting teams from across the country come together for a two day collaboration focusing on all aspects of Lifeguard Recruiting and Management. Recruiting where they review the previous year, explore new strategies, and prepare for an amazing upcoming season. From all across the country -- Georgia, Ohio, New York, and more, [...]

By |2017-11-14T17:08:16+00:00November 14th, 2017|Pool Maintenance & Service, Pool Management & Lifeguards|