Spraygrounds Are Low Maintenance, But Still Require Oversight
by Paul Steinbach August 2007
A low-maintenance alternative to pools, spraygrounds still require operators to keep close tabs on mechanical systems and even end users.
Making Waves for Fun and Fitness
by Anne B. McDonnell August 2007
Need to attract more people to your pool? Looking for some new aquatics programming ideas? Find out the basics of creating aquatics programs, and get some ideas from other fitness centers on how to bring life to your pool.
East River Floater
by Nicholas Brown July 2007
A new barge-mounted pool will serve more than one New York borough.
Staging Successful Swimming Events Requires Savvy Strategy and a Host of Volunteers
by Michael Popke April 2007
Staging successful swimming events requires savvy strategy and a host of volunteers.
Don't Hold Your Breath
by Paul Steinbach January 2007
Prolonged breath-holding and underwater activities can prove deadly.
Trade-Offs Required in Getting an Outdoor Pool Built Within Budget
by Andrew Cohen August 2006
Getting an outdoor aquatic facility built within budget often means making some pretty big tradeoffs.
by Paul Steinbach December 2005
Drag, buoyancy, water-repellence -- they all affect how an athlete moves through water, but money too influences what the world's top swimmers choose to wear in competition.
by Michael Popke July 2005
Swimming has become a lucrative programming option for facility operators who know to position themselves in the marketplace.
by Christopher Chivetta October 2004
Temperature and relative-humidity data collected at natatoriums suggests that water in motion may impart a greater demand on HVAC systems than initially thought
by Marvin Bynum August 2004
Computerized automatic controllers serve as an aquatic center's onsite eyes, ears and, yes, brains, allowing facility operators to monitor mechanical systems from near and far