Wednesday, March, 08, 2017
NSPF Responds to Urine Health Risk Study
In a press release yesterday, the National Swimming Pool Foundation responded to a recent report from the University of Alberta, Edmonton about the urine content of public pools.
Tuesday, March, 07, 2017
Michigan YMCAs Join to Offer Traveling Membership
On Monday, the YMCA announced that local club associations in Michigan will be extending benefits to members of more than 60 independent locations in the state. As of March 1, any member of a Michigan YMCA will have access to any of the participating locations, free of additional charge as part of a new statewide reciprocity agreement.
Monday, March, 06, 2017
Are Padded Numbers Masking Title IX Violations?
An investigation into federal roster reporting at the University of Washington has unearthed some discrepancy between the women’s rowing team participation totals as reported to the Department of Education compared to the roster published by the school online.
Friday, March, 03, 2017
Study: There Is a ‘P’ in Pool (75 Liters of It)
A recent study from the University of Alberta, Edmonton offers definitive proof that a significant volume of urine is present in public pools – suggesting not only the occasional accident, but the regular practice of using the water to disguise bodily function.
Thursday, March, 02, 2017
Overnight Fire Causes Fitness Club $2M in Damages
On Wednesday, an overnight fire devastated the Cedardale Health and Fitness Center, destroying a quarter of the building and causing approximately $2 million in damages.
Wednesday, March, 01, 2017
Political Arguments Lead YMCA to Ban 24-Hour News
On Tuesday, the Greater Scranton YMCA posted a ban notice at the front desk: no more 24-hour news shows will be permitted to play on the clubs dozen or so televisions.
Tuesday, February, 28, 2017
NC Bill Would Let Parents Clear Kids for Play
A bill supported by lawmakers in North Carolina would give parents the power to determine when a child who has suffered a concussion is fit to return to play, without the input of a qualified medical professional.
Monday, February, 27, 2017
Coaches Suspended Under Alleged Visa Violations
On Friday, the Paterson (N.J.) School District announced the suspension of athletic supervisor Gregory Cooper along with girls’ basketball coach Ray Lyde Jr., and track coach Natalie Jordan from Eastside High School.
Friday, February, 24, 2017
Study: Private School AT Services Lag Behind Public
A new study released by the National Athletic Trainers Association shows that private secondary schools are falling well behind public schools in providing adequate athletic training services to meet the needs of student-athletes.
Thursday, February, 23, 2017
Texas Policy on Transgender Participation Sees Scrutiny
The University Interscholastic League, a Texas governing body that regulates public school athletics, has been drawn into controversy regarding a policy enacted roughly a year ago through the popular vote of the state’s superintendents and athletic directors.