Training

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Protections for Staff

This is the fourth of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- This summer, lifeguards are adjusting to additional facility requirements so that pools can continue to operate during the pandemic. It’s only fitting that [...]

A Commitment to Continuous Improvement

As the 2019 calendar year came to a close, American Pool professionals from as far away as Texas and New York State assembled to participate in training sessions over the week of December 16 in Maryland and New Jersey. While the expansion of the organization poses logistical challenges for pulling all of the operating teams [...]

Signs of Drowning

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 [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:00:26+00:00May 13th, 2019|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|

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

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), [...]

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 [...]

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! [...]

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 [...]

Promoting Safety: CPO Training with Greystar

Recently our American Pool Pennsylvania Office had the pleasure of hosting a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) course for our valued Greystar clients. Brian Ward, President of American Pool Philadelphia, and Andrew Kanetsky, Regional Manager, supported their NSPF CPO Instructor with an overview of the Pennsylvania Bathing Codes and local requirements. American Pool is committed to [...]

American Pool Provides CPR and AED Community Training

At American Pool we have provided over 10,000 CPR and AED certifications over the years, and to this day we continue to stress the importance of emergency preparedness and safety training. On Thursday, March 30, our experienced Red Cross instructors from American Pool Edison and Berlin, NJ operations taught a CPR and AED class to [...]

By |2017-04-10T14:22:12+00:00April 10th, 2017|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|