• YMCA Denies Claim Girl Was Injured at Aquatic Center

    by Steven Matthews February 2015

    The YMCA of Greater Dayton is denying all allegations made against it in a lawsuit that was filed last month and says the case should be dismissed, according to the organization's response filed in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

  • The 2015 Aquatic Design Portfolio

    by AB Staff February 2015

    Building on the reputation of our Architectural Showcase and Facility of Merit program, Athletic Business is proud to introduce the latest aquatic trends and design concepts in our new Aquatic Design Portfolio.

  • Officials Vote to Pour $495K into Wave Pool Fix

    by Mike Hricik, Staff writer January 2015

    Putnam County officials took the first steps Tuesday morning to save thousands of dollars lost annually to cover temporary repairs at Hurricane's Valley Park wave pool.

  • Schools Ready for Aquatic Center Proposals

    by January 2015

    More than two years after voters approved $7.5 million for an aquatics center, Dorchester District 2 could decide next month who will run the center and where it will be located.

  • Boy Who Fell Through Public Pool's Ice Has Died

    by Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City) January 2015

    The boy, identified by family members as Jacques Bushman, had remained in critical condition since he was pulled from the water Tuesday, according to Unified police. He was believed to have been in the water for 15 to 20 minutes.

  • YMCA Sued Over Injuries Caused by Water Play Feature

    by Steven Matthews January 2015

    The YMCA of Greater Dayton has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit after a female minor suffered injuries while visiting the Kroger Aquatic Center at The Heights in Huber Heights last summer.

  • Boy Critical After Fall Through Ice at Closed Public Pool

    by McKenzie Romero January 2015

    A 12-year-old boy remained in critical condition Tuesday night after falling through the ice on a frozen swimming pool at the closed Magna Recreation Center.

  • Six-Figure Repair Costs Could Doom Wave Pool

    by KARA MOORE, For the Daily Mail January 2015

    Repairs to the basin of the wave pool at Valley Park in Putnam County could cost three times more than officials expected.

  • How to Design a World-Class Diving Venue

    by Doug Cook January 2015

    The design of a world-class diving venue requires understanding diving facility guidelines, diving competition rules, and the intricate interactions between divers and their environment.

  • Improving Pool Safety with Model Aquatic Health Code

    by Dennis Van Milligen October 2014

    The movie "Jaws" made you afraid to go into the water, but it was the inclusion of the "Jaws" theme music in another "scary" water scene five years later that likely resonated more with moviegoers. But instead of a shark, the object of fear was a Baby Ruth candy bar. Harold Ramis' classic comedy "Caddyshack" — virtually impossible not to quote while golfing nearly 35 years after its release — makes light of the pool safety nightmare known as a Code Brown, but that subject is certainly no laughing matter to pool operators tasked with keeping their aquatic facilities safe and clean.