News tagged “Pool Management”

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, […]

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Signs of Drowning

By Taja McNeal 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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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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Advanced Service Technician Training

This past February, 46 American Pool staff earned their Advanced Service Technician (AST) certificate. The National Pool and Spa Foundation (NPSF) provided training to our full-time staff through our in-house Learning and Development Program. The purpose of this training is to provide technicians with the knowledge and skills to service pools and spas including equipment […]

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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! […]

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Managing Risk: A Commercial Pool’s Guide to Liability

By Karen White January 8, 2019 ,

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 […]

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After The Sale – Swimming Pool Management for HOA’s

By Karen White December 27, 2018 ,

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 […]

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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 […]

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