Not Another New Year's Blog Post
January 4th, 2017
Let's not talk about the new year. I have a healthy respect for all those endeavoring to make a change in their lives at this time of year, don't get me wrong. But I'm sure you've heard more than you...
Setting 2017 Goals for Your Aquatic Facility
December 20th, 2016
Does anybody else feel like 2016 just rocketed by? It was probably because it was such an action-packed year. After a year like that, who can tell what 2017 will bring? It's exciting, isn't it? Let'...
Why Swimming Pool Exercise is Better than Land Based Exercise
December 13th, 2016
I'm sure you're already aware how beneficial swimming and other water-based exercises are for health. You've probably got programming in place to help your swimmers tone their midsections, enhance th...
Being a Winter Safe Haven for your Fair Weather Friends
December 6th, 2016
Where I live, we had our first snowfall last night. It was slushy and wet and left an awful icy mess this morning. The further we head into winter, the more I search for the elusive toastiness everyw...
De-Stress the Care and Maintenance of your Aquatics Facility
November 29th, 2016
Thanksgiving is over and the holiday season is, for most people, in full swing. And that can be stressful. But let's not talk about that for a moment. This, my friends, is a friendly reminder to tak...
The Case For and Against Indoor Swimming Pools
November 22nd, 2016
Indoor pools are great for a lot of reasons. They provide shelter from the elements, can be used at all times of the day and night, and aren't affected by drops in air temperature. But indoor pools d...
Peak Performance: Humans vs. Swimming Pools
October 25th, 2016
I'm always interested by the health habits of athletes. What do they eat before a race or a game? What kinds of recovery exercise do they do? How many hours of sleep do they get on a night? Unlike ...
Simple Steps to Reduce the Footprint of Your Swimming Pool
October 25th, 2016
Swimming pools are great luxuries to have and there’s a lot of reasons to own one. However, many consider pools to be a “waste of water” - especially in California where we are currently in a drought...
The Highest Fright Factor for Your Swimming Pool Doesn't Only Come Around on Halloween
October 18th, 2016
Halloween is just around the corner and things are getting spooky. What's the scariest thing in your pool? Is it the shark that lives in the deep end? The ghost in the whirlpool? What about the swamp...
Here Is A Product that is Helping Commercial Pool Operators Like Yourself Save Energy AND Reduce Their Stress Levels
October 11th, 2016
I always find that the period between the beginning of September and the end of December goes by in less time than it takes to say "Trick-or-treat-Happy-Thanksgiving-Merry-Christmas!" It's a rush of ...
Being in Control and Saving Money at Your Aquatic Center
October 4th, 2016
Being in control is the best. Even if you're not a control freak, I'm sure you can agree that it's nice to have a handle on things. Being able to turn up the thermostat on a chilly day is nice. Subst...
Make a Balanced Decision About Covering Your Pool
September 20th, 2016
Isn't choice a wonderful thing? The modern world is chok-a-blok full of options: colors, styles, materials, manufacturers. Each choice we make on a daily basis has the potential to go any number of w...