• 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

  • Under Water

    by Michael Popke July 2004

    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

  • MAC Attack

    by Roy V. Viklund April 1998

    Need to accommodate new recreational activities and increase the flexibility of your facility? Multipurpose activities courts may be the solution