Part I: Getting Back in the Pool: How to Safely Reopen Your Aquatics Facility

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While facilities of all types navigate reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, aquatics professionals are wrestling with their own unique set of challenges. From disparate local, state and federal guidelines to a new set of staffing concerns, COVID-19 has made getting back in the water a monumental challenge. Join Athletic Business, 7 Star Service and a panel of aquatics professionals as we discuss the intricacies of getting your aquatics facility back up and running.

In this free session, you will learn:

  • Proper distancing and virus mitigation protocols on deck and in the water
  • Strategies for safely training staff on how to enforce new policies at your facility 
  • Reservation systems and other tools that can help streamline operations and keep staff and visitors safe at all times 


  • Justin Caron | Principal, Aquatic Design Group, Carlsbad, Calif.
  • Shawn DeRosa, JD | Owner, DeRosa Aquatic Consulting, Orlando
  • Megan Pleli, M.S., RN | Aquatic Program Administrator, Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Rec District

Hosted by: Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP | Guest Experience Expert, 7 Star Service

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