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  • Smoky Conditions Force Pool Closures

    by Kip Hill and Rebecca White August 2018

    Smoky conditions closed Spokane's free swimming pools Wednesday as temperatures climbed and wildfires continued to burn around the region. The Spokane Parks Department issued a notification to users of the municipal aquatics centers Wednesday morning that the city's six pools would be closed until air quality conditions returned to healthy levels. Readings at monitoring stations in north Spokane were in the unhealthy category Wednesday, with choking conditions expected to persist until Friday. Due to air quality improvements later in the day, A.M. Cannon, Hillyard, Shadle and Liberty pools re-opened for evening swim, but not lessons. The Comstock and Witter pools remained closed due to lack of available staff, according to a Spokane Parks Department tweet.

  • Water Line Break Forces Splash Pad Closure

    by Jodie Wagner August 2018

    The splash pad at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park has been closed for repair of a break in a water line, the village announced Tuesday.

  • How to Paint Your Facility's Pool (Sponsored)

    by AB Staff August 2018

    This content was provided for by Ramuc Specialty Pool Coatings. What is sponsored content?

    Painting is one of the best ways to protect and beautify your pool. In addition to adding a vibrant, fresh color, a new coat of paint can be a cost-efficient way to give new life to your concrete, plaster, or fiberglass surfaces.

  • City Set to Break Ground on New Aquatics Center

    by Brenda Rindge August 2018

    North Charleston will soon be home to the largest aquatics center in the Lowcountry. Officials from the city and Dorchester School District 2 are set to break ground on the new center Wednesday.

  • Tips for Designing an Outdoor Pool

    by Michael Popke August 2018

    One of the three outdoor pool options presented to the Boulder City (Nev.) Parks and Recreation Commission earlier this year included a $27.3 million plan to build three bodies of water — including a competition pool and a recreation pool with extensive play features — that would anchor space for indoor racquetball courts and multiple fitness areas.

  • Splash Pad Replaces Unpopular Pool, Becomes Hot Spot

    by Doug Alden July 2018

    The City of Dupont replaced the aging Dupont Swimming Pool last summer, filling it in and creating a more family-friendly zone where kids are doused with water.

  • New Projects: Nelson Park | Hope Fieldhouse | Long Reach Tennis Club

    by Courtney Cameron July 2018

    Grand Openings

  • Opinion: Years-Long Pool Closure is Too Much

    by Newsday July 2018

    The pool at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood is still closed four years after it was scheduled to be renovated and reopened,

  • New Products: Cardio Equipment | Pool Heater | Sport Surfacing

    by Courtney Cameron July 2018

    Check out the newest products as seen in the July|August 2018 issue.

  • Upgraded Splash Pad Part of $16M Renovation

    by Lilly Nguyen June 2018

    At 2,400 square feet, the newly installed splash pad in Ponderosa Park is already a welcome refuge for Anaheim residents as school ends and summer begins.