• Local Incentives Flowing for Water Park Project

    by Thomas Prohaska October 2017

    The owners of the Sheraton at the Falls hotel in Niagara Falls have been shut out of state incentives for their $20 million water park project...

  • Why LEDs Are Taking Over the Indoor Athletics Market

    by Andy Berg October 2017

    It's a typical summer morning in Granville, Ohio. Temperatures hover in the low 80s, and humidity is pegged in the 70 to 80 percent range. Chris Crume, director of the Trumbull Aquatics Center at Denison University, is glad there are no scheduled events for the day. "Right now, we have a standard lighting setup. We use metal halide," Crume says. "It takes about 20 minutes for them to come up. They produce great light, don't get me wrong, but if we have a power outage — we're expecting some storms here today — we're 20 minutes down after the power comes back on."

  • New Projects: Burlington Aquatic Center | University of Idaho Arena | Ontario High School Football Stadium

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    Breaking Ground

  • New Product Roundup: Pool Dehumidifiers | Volleyball Equipment | Lighting

    by AB Staff September 2017

    New Product Roundup

  • How to Combine Community Use and Competition in Aquatic Centers

    by Ted Watson September 2017

    In developing a multi-use aquatic center, designers and operators are often met with a fundamental challenge — how to combine the demands of performance-based competition with those of community-based leisure offerings under one roof. To put it another way, how can your aquatic center train athletes, teach tots and entertain thrill-seeking bathers all at the same time?

  • New Product Roundup: Striping Machines | Exercise Bikes | Starting Blocks

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the October 2017 issue.

  • Vermont Aquatic Center Completes $4M Renovation

    by Valley News September 2017

    The Upper Valley Aquatic Center recently completed a $4 million dollar expansion and renovation that includes new space for activities such as yoga and physical therapy...

  • Officials Plan for New Aquatic Center

    by Liv Osby September 2017

    About 15 acres of land on the campus of Oconee Memorial Hospital are slated to become an aquatic center if the financing goes through.

  • Park District Hires Firms for $9M Indoor Pool Project

    by Chacour Koop August 2017

    Des Plaines Park District has hired firms to design and oversee construction of a $9 million indoor swimming pool, while plans are underway to close an aging outdoor pool on the city's south side. Park district commissioners last week approved a contract with architecture firm Cordogan, Clark & Associates to design the facility to be added onto the Prairie Lakes Community Center. Downers Grove-based Corporate Construction Services will be the construction manager.

  • AQUA Mag: Ozone Vs. Cryptosporidium: Fighting a Wave of Outbreaks

    by Eric Herman August 2017

    Despite widespread efforts to eradicate water-related illnesses, outbreaks of cryptosporidium in public pools, splash pads and waterparks doubled between 2014 and 2016, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.