Pool Operations

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 [...]

Benefits of Hiring a Certified Pool Operator

A crystal clear pool is the key to an overall positive pool experience for residents and community managers alike. Delivering and maintaining a beautiful, healthy pool requires a combination of resources, experience, and training. At American Pool we recognize that once we’ve made the right hire, it’s essential that we support our staff with the [...]

By |2019-03-18T09:00:59+00:00March 18th, 2019|Pool Maintenance & Service, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

4 Ways to Boost Your Pool Profits

4 Ways to Increase Pool Profits Pools are a great source of exercise and entertainment for swimmers, but for those in pool management, it can be tricky to turn a profit. Fortunately, there are easy steps you can take to stop treading water — and increase your revenues. Consider these four surefire strategies: Expand [...]

Fundraising begins for floating pool in NYC’s East River

+POOL would not only serve as the city's second floating facility, but it would be the first to actively filter water from the notoriously dirty East River for swimming use and eventual recycling into the water supply.

By |2014-11-12T13:58:17+00:00November 12th, 2014|News & Insights, Pool Construction & Renovation|