• New Product Roundup: Aquatic Safety, Fitness Equipment and More

    by AB Staff June 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the June 2017 issue.

  • Family Sues Waterpark Over Brain-Eating Amoeba

    by Jim Wilhelm June 2017

    The family of a Westerville woman who died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in Columbus against a North Carolina outdoor recreational park and the firm that designed and engineered it.

  • Residents Group Sues to Block Aquatics Complex

    by Courtney Cameron June 2017

    A Long Beach residents group filed suit on Wednesday in the Los Angeles County Superior Court in an attempt to prevent construction of an oceanfront competitive aquatics complex.

  • Heat On as Four of Area's Seven Pools Still Unavailable

    by Nick Jimenez June 2017

    Unexpected delays in other construction, breakdowns of equipment due to rain and maybe just bad karma sent the majority of Corpus Christi's pools into the opening days of summer on the sidelines.

  • New Projects: Mercedes-Benz Stadium | USI Physical Activities Center | Finley Center

    by Courtney Cameron June 2017

    Breaking Ground

    The University of Southern Indiana has broken ground on a $27 million expansion and renovation of the existing Physical Activities Center (PAC) that includes a new 4,200-seat multipurpose arena. The facility, by CannonDesign of St. Louis, will be home to the university's basketball and volleyball programs, while providing needed space for convocation, campus concerts and other events. Included in the initial phase of the project are a new kinesiology lab, a hall of fame, several classrooms, locker rooms and an athletic training room.

  • Two Florida LA Fitness Locations Tested for Legionella

    by Courtney Cameron June 2017

    Two separate LA Fitness locations in Orange County are undergoing investigation by the Florida Department of Health after four reported cases of Legionnaire’s disease cropped up among club members.

  • U. of Washington Rec Rolls Out Synthetic 'Logs' for Pool

    by Christine Clarridge June 2017

    The University of Washington bought four Key Logs as part of the recreation department's efforts to get non-traditional athletes involved in physical activities.

  • Funding for Aquatic Complex Debated

    by Earle Kimel June 2017

    Sarasota County commissioners gave the city of North Port's proposed $12 million aquatic complex at Butler Park a thumbs-up for style and substance at Tuesday's joint meeting with the North Port City Commission.

  • Health Officials Offer Waterborne Illness Prevention Tips

    by Kelly Gifford June 2017

    Ten years after Utah's worst outbreak of the water-borne cryptosporidiosis bacteria, health officials are still not taking chances with residents' safety during the summer outdoor swim season.

  • 6-Year-Old's Drowning Death Ruled Accidental

    by Mark Ferenchik May 2017

    A coroner has ruled that the death of 6-year-old Jude Kraft at Worthington Hills Country Club Friday was an accidental drowning. The boy's body was pulled from the deep end of the club's pool after a search by Perry and Sharon townships police and the Franklin County sheriff's office. Jude had been reported missing at the country club about 5 p.m.