- 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.
- A New Wave of Aquatics Products
by Heather Peavey March 2007
Pools are a thing of beauty. They can have disappearing edges, intricate tile work and interesting shapes.
- 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.
- Swimsuit Issues
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.
- Splash Register
by Michael Popke July 2005
Swimming has become a lucrative programming option for facility operators who know to position themselves in the marketplace.
- Air Apparent
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
- Remote Control
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
- Pool Operators Adapt to Evolving Safety Standards
by Michael Popke July 2004
This article originally appeared in the July 2004 issue of Athletic Business with the headline "Under Water"
Pool operators must keep a keen eye on evolving standards and guidelines regarding suction entrapment, pool depth and water quality
- Sound Barriers
by Michael Popke August 2002
Gymnasiums, natatoriums and lobbies can be notorious echo chambers, but panels, baffles, banners and blocks can help turn down the volume