New Projects: United Airlines Memorial Coliseum | Mal Moore Athletic Facility | Banc of California Stadium
by Courtney Cameron April 2018
Chlorine Sickens Staff at King’s College
by Andy Berg March 2018
Eight employees from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., were taken to a local hospital after falling ill due to exposure to chlorine fumes inside the Scandlon Physical Education Center.
February Digital Focus on Aquatics
by AB Editors February 2018
During the month of February, AB is putting the spotlight on our coverage of aquatics and aquatics facilities. Click and scroll through the presentation below to view some of our best content, and get ready to make a splash in your own facility.
New Pool Space Solutions from Down Under (Sponsored)
by Karen Andrus-Hughes, S.R.Smith February 2018
This sponsored content is provided by S.R.Smith. What is sponsored content?
Swimming is a favorite Aussie pastime, so it’s no wonder a unique swimming pool separation system was developed in Australia. SwimWall Systems™ from S.R.Smith help maximize pool space and allow a variety of aquatic activities to take place simultaneously. Today there are close to two dozen aquatic facilities in Australia that are maximizing their pool space with SwimWall Systems.
New Projects: Union Bank & Trust Center | Morsani Football Practice Complex | Key Center
by Courtney Cameron January 2018
New Product Roundup: Core Roller | Aquatic Treadmill | Pool Heater
by AB Staff January 2018
Check out the newest products as seen in the January|February 2018 issue.
New Projects: Globe Life Field | Frank Erwin Center | Shakopee Community Center
by Courtney Cameron December 2017
Building a Pool Facility? Read This First
by Stephen Springs December 2017
What are the keys to successfully partnering with multiple design firms on an aquatics project? I like to use the analogy of an orchestra: Just as a conductor makes sure the brass, woodwinds and percussion all do their parts to make beautiful music together, it is the architect’s job to coordinate many disciplines together into a well-orchestrated composition.
Ensuring Inclusivity and Accessibility at Aquatics Facilities
by Andy Berg November 2017
In 2010, Congress added a provision to the Americans with Disabilities Act that mandated all public pools and spas — hotel, rec center, country club or otherwise — be accessible to individuals with disabilities by the end of 2012. In most cases, compliance could be accomplished by installing a lift chair or ramp — facility enhancements that likely cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $8,000 to $10,000, which was better than being slapped with a $55,000 fine.
Product Spotlight 2017: Aquatic Components
by Courtney Cameron November 2017