Cash-Strapped High Schools Struggle to Keep Pools Open
by Michael Popke July 2009
As aging high school pools fall into disrepair, cash-strapped districts either are partnering with other entities to keep facilities afloat or deciding to shut them down.
Green Becomes Welcome Adjective in Aquatics Industry
by Michael Popke June 2009
Once used only to describe algae contamination, green has become a welcome adjective in the aquatics industry.
How to Prevent and Remove Scale from Swimming Pools
by Nicholas Brown May 2009
Four methods for the prevention and removal of calcium-based scale and deposits in pool shells.
Pool Water Chlorination Mitigates Potential for Recreational Waterborne Illness
by Randy Mendioroz February 2009
Sensible and informed pool-water chlorination is the most cost-effective and user-friendly way to mitigate the potential for recreational water illnesses.
Muslim Community Raises Money for Retractable Shade System at Pool
by Nicholas Brown February 2009
Community raises money for a retractable shade system at local aquatics center
Technologically Advanced Suits Ignite Controversy in Swimming World
by Michael Popke December 2008
Technologically advanced suits have sparked discussion and controversy in the world of competitive swimming.
AS VGB Deadline Approaches, Aquatics Leaders Plead for More Time
by Paul Steinbach November 2008
Aquatics leaders plead for more time as the federal deadline to install unblockable drain covers approaches.
Handle With Care; Senior Moment
by Michael Popke August 2008
Reviews of Safe Chemical Handling For Lifeguards and Pool Operators: A Complete Training Program and Compliance Kit and The Senior: My Amazing Year as a 59-Year-Old College Football Linebacker.
New VGB Requirements Send Ripples Through the Aquatics Industry
by Nicholas Brown July 2008
New federal safety regulations send ripples through the aquatics industry, and more may follow.
Municipal Aquatics Providers Seek Right Mix of Competition and Leisure
by Nicholas Brown June 2008
In a stark economic climate, municipal aquatics providers strive to find the right mixture of sport and leisure.