To the untrained eye, there is rarely any visible warning that someone is drowning. It doesn’t happen like it does in the movies. There’s rarely all the splashing around and yelling that Hollywood makes it out to be to maximize dramatic impact. But if you can take a few moments to learn the subtle signals [...]
Water safety education is important for every community pool to implement. While flyers and informational emails on water safety are great, swimming lessons dramatically decrease the risk of potential pool fatalities. Consider offering swimming lessons at your pool to implement confidence in patrons and instill lifelong skills. The bottom line is that swimming lessons save [...]
How many of us have already given up on that New Year’s resolution to get fit or are getting bored of the same old gym routine? Enter aquatic fitness! Aquatic fitness classes are a great way to freshen up workout routines and members will appreciate the exceptional health benefits that make pool workouts so amazing. [...]
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 [...]
There are times when you just have to go all in. Deciding whether or not to revamp your home is definitely one of those moments. Don’t let the hesitation of starting a new project stop you from starting at all. With a multitude of new innovations and resources flooding the swimming pool industry, taking the [...]
There is nothing better than relaxing in your backyard or neighborhood pool on a hot summer day. We love taking a dip in the cool blue water no matter where it is, but there are some pools we’ve come across that are out of this world. There are dozens of popular and lavish pools built [...]
Extend Your Outdoor Pool Season into Fall Labor Day weekend usually ushers in the end of outdoor pool season. However, in many parts of the country, you can keep your outdoor pool open into the early weeks of autumn, which doesn’t officially start until September 23. Temperatures can remain warm through October, prompting [...]
Physical activity can prove especially cathartic and therapeutic for people who survived life-threatening illnesses.
After a district council vote, the competition pool at the Water Meadows has been renamed the Hynd's and Henshaw Competition Pool.
Young people who take an interest in swimming often look up to competitive swimmers for inspiration.