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Signs of Drowning

By Megan Price May 13, 2019 , , , , ,

May is National Water Safety Month! It’s time to focus on best water safety practices, and determine what we can do to ensure guests’ safety while in the pool. According to the World Health Organization, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional deaths. The first step to improving this statistic is to become educated […]

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Pool Maintenance Checklist

After opening your facility’s pool for the season, it is important to keep up with regular maintenance. Proper maintenance and upkeep of your pool is necessary to keep it clean and safe throughout the summer. During the pool season, there are semi-weekly, weekly, and monthly pool maintenance tasks required. Here’s a checklist of the important […]

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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 […]

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American Pool Spotlight – 2018 President’s Award Winner: Nick Vaccarello

By Megan Price April 25, 2019 , , ,

In this digital age, American Pool remains a people-intensive business. Our success over the last 35 years has always been dependent on the quality and dedication of our full time and seasonal teams. Each year our organization recognizes excellence through our Corporate Awards program and the President’s Award is the highest distinction of the program. […]

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Commercial Pools: Preparing for Opening Day

With pool weather around the corner, it’s time to begin preparing for opening day! Guests are looking forward to enjoying your pool, so make sure your facility’s pool is safe, clean, and ready to swim in. There are a few important necessary steps towards opening your pool, and our experts at American pool have got […]

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Increase Family Fun at your Aquatic Facility with Splash Pads!

Thinking about making your facility more family friendly? Consider adding a splash pad into your renovation plans! A splash pad is typically a zero depth water feature. It engages patrons through a variety of spouts. Depending on the design, the spouts can be located along the floor or incorporated into features. With many theme options […]

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

By Megan Price April 4, 2019 , , , , ,

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), […]

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The Importance of Site Evaluations

A site evaluation is an extremely important part of the opening process for commercial pools. During a site evaluation, our Certified Pool Operator will evaluate the pool’s overall condition, inventory equipment, and safety items. An experienced  pool professional can point out areas on the premise that will need to be addressed including plumbing, electrical, and […]

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5 Reasons You Should Invest in a Pool Shower

Outdoor showers largely increase convenience for swimmers. They can help preserve floors, prevent illness, keep pool water cleaner, and more! Most people know it’s important to shower before and after a swim. However, traveling from an inside shower to the pool is often a hassle. Tracking dirt inside and dripping water can be an inconvenience […]

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