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Opinion of Probable Construction Cost

I receive phone calls and emails just about every day from universities, municipal planning committees, swimming coaches, and architects asking for “ballpark” construction costs for a proposed swimming pool. While there are literally thousands of items that would need to be researched and priced to develop a true construction cost estimate, there are just a […]

Next Step Marketing- Effectively Crafting and Communicating Your Message

News here, get it while it’s hot! We are constantly bombarded with sales pitches, marketing, and advertisements suggesting that we spend our disposable income on a particular product. What compels us to choose one product or service over another? Sometimes it is the quality or price, but what if the products are comparable? Subconsciously, we […]

Natatorium Design

When designing an indoor swimming pool, it must be understood that the room – the natatorium – is a unique space, which will require a number of special design considerations. First of all, the natatorium is a special room containing a large volume of water that must be continually heated, chemically treated and cleaned 24 […]

Maintenance

A regular program of preventive maintenance will curb depreciation and improve both the appearance and performance of the various components in every facility. Preventive maintenance consists of three elements: Inspection of the items. This can help detect or give indications of substandard performance that can be corrected before costly repairs are needed. Scheduled maintenance and […]

Moveable Floors

Moveable floors enable an otherwise deep pool to operate at multiple water depths all the way up to zero inches to allow for flexible program opportunities. This often proves to be cheaper than having a separate body of water, especially indoors. Typically, three different types of floors are on the market: hydraulic ram floors, scissor […]