News tagged “Water Safety”

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 Taja McNeal 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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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 […]

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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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American Red Cross Recognizes American Pool as Leader in Lifeguard Training

By Karen White October 25, 2018 , ,

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 […]

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Swim For Success | Our Water Safety Program

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 […]

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