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  • Can You Match This Lifeguard's Level of Awareness?

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    A lifeguard’s quick reaction to a child struggling to swim in a crowded wave pool potentially saved the child’s life when no one else seemed to see him unable to stay above the water.

  • 2015 Showcase by the Numbers

    by AB Staff June 2015

    Wondering what the spread of this year's submissions looks like? Projects in the college market dominated, offering a healthy array of athletic, fitness and recreation endeavors. As far as design, an overarching theme across all markets was creating a sense of place through the use of grand and welcoming entrances and atriums, often featuring abundant glass and skylights.

  • Exposure to Pool Chemicals Sickens 40

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    Dozens of people at a California water park became sick last Thursday afternoon, forcing the water park to close.

  • Public Pool Drained by Vandals Who Knew What They Were Doing

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    Police in Boone County, West Virginia are searching for a group of teenagers who they say drained a public pool on Monday night.

  • Historic Pool Reopens, Rebranding Efforts Continue

    by Jessica Parks; Inquirer Staff Writer June 2015

    A Norristown neighborhood is to be awash in music, splashing, cheers, and laughter Saturday as the historic George Washington Carver Community Center pool is resurrected.

  • Georgia On Track for Record Number of Drownings

    by Helena Oliviero, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution June 2015

    For the second straight year, Georgia is on track to have a high number of pool and spa drownings --- among the highest in the country.

  • Colorado Springs Pools Thrive Under Y Management

    by Ellie Mulder, The Gazette June 2015

    At the city-owned, YMCA-managed pools in Colorado Springs, summer attendance has been so high that the YMCA developed a waiting list program similar to those at restaurants.

  • The AB Extra: June 12

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    This week's AB Extra features a smelly situation at Dodger Stadium, an NFL football star with plans to become a chicken farmer following his retirement, and the emergence of virtual reality technology in both football and general exercise. 

  • Four Cited After Fight at Community Pool

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    A fight at a public pool in Ohio led to the citation of two adults and two juveniles after the altercation got out of control.

  • Pool Won't Open, as Filters Shipped to Middle East

    by Bob Bauder, Pittsburgh Tribune Review June 2015

    A company shipped critical water filtration equipment destined for the Ammon pool in the Hill District to the Middle East by mistake, and now the pool can't open this summer, city officials said Friday.