Tag Archives: AtoZAquatics


Teach your lifeguards where to look. Lifeguards need to know their zone of protection for each stand they cover like the back of their hand. They need to know where their zone begins and ends; where any blind spots may be; how the glare on the surface changes from stand to stand depending on the […]


Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) uses established and innovative practices, standards, and technologies to provide a voluntary consensus-based national standard for green building. With operations impacted by rising costs of utilities, chemicals, and maintenance, Owners & Designers are looking for innovative ways to recycle hundreds of thousands of gallons of water at aquatic […]

Keeping Records

One of the most important, yet tedious, responsibilities of a pool operator or manager is maintaining proper records. Accurate records are essential to reducing costs, increasing safety, and reducing facility liability. It is imperative for pool operators and facility managers to know what records to keep and how long to keep them. Follow these guidelines […]

Kids Attractions

Kids of all ages like to play so what opportunities are there for kids who are truly kids to play in water?   The simplest form of interactive play with water is the ubiquitous puddle.  A kid with a puddle of rain water will stomp, splash and play until they are happily soaked and their parents […]

Job Placement/Recruiting

Do you find yourself understaffed and experiencing high turnover every summer?  Do you hire then fire consistently?  Evaluating your hiring practices can assist in reducing the amount of time, and ultimately, the impact of human resources on your bottom line. Lifeguard Shortage? There is a misconception in the industry that there are not enough qualified […]