Posts with the tag “swimming”
Quality Control: Should Pool Owners do their Own Dirty Work?
April 20th, 2016
If a pool owner chooses to work with a service company on a regular basis, you can bet they don't have the time, desire or wherewithal to take care of their own pool in its entirety. From this, you ...
Drought - Is it Conflicting With Your Pool Opening?
April 5th, 2016
The last thing any community wants to hear as the weather starts to warm up again for Spring and Summer is that their local public pool will not be opening for the season - due to water shortage caus...
The Holy Grail of Fitness: Swimming and Hydro-Therapy
July 19th, 2013
Dating back to 2500 BCE, swimming and pools have been preserved on Egyptian walls and in ancient scrolls. It is always associated with summer, and the sport is blanketed across the television during t...
New Trend: Swim To Work Week?
January 14th, 2013
While flipping through Aqua Magazine I came across the most interesting article titled "The Liquid Commute." Apparently, London is considering converting the history Regnets Canal into a swimming "lan...
Fix My Facility - Aquatics Int'l Contest Winner
January 9th, 2013
The New Year is upon us all, and it is a great time for reflection, motivation and resolutions. One way to improve upon successes and failures of previous years, is to adapt to current situations stra...
Who is Stepping Into Swim at Your Facility?
October 30th, 2012
You may or may not have heard of the "Step Into Swim" campaign that is currently sweeping the Pool & Spa Industry. If you have, that is fantastic news. If you have not, you may be interested in this s...
Does Your Pool Need to Gain More Heat?
June 12th, 2012
Recently I have been receiving quite a few inquiries about Heatsavr's affect on solar gain.Many people understand that by using our liquid pool cover, their pool will retain up to 50% of the heat that...
Understanding Evaporative Loss in Swimming Pools
June 1st, 2012
On occasion, I get customers who are't wholly satisficed with the results they have seen using our EcosavrTM liquid pool cover. As you can imagine I hate to hear these sentiments and I immediately hav...
Spring Pool Heating Options
May 10th, 2012
In May, one of the most common questions posed to professionals within the pool industry is related to pool heating. Swimming is newly in demand, but getting the pool water up to temperature can be qu...
The Diplomacy of Selling a Pool
April 12th, 2012
Pool Builders must have superior presentation skills. It requires incredible talent to adequately inform a pool-owner-to-be about the responsibility that comes with owning a swimming pool, without tal...
How to Sell Convenience in a Retail Store
April 12th, 2012
As a retailer, you have the joyous responsibility of showing options to your customers, and you may or may not have the opportunity to actually talk about these options. How can you sell convenience t...
The Hidden Benefits of Aquatics Centers
April 3rd, 2012
While reading Prevention Magazine a few days ago, (I know I can hear your chuckles, but I like it!), I came across an interesting statistic. This is not a direct quote, but I am fairly certain the num...
Avoiding a World Without Water
March 28th, 2012
I heard about World Water Day for the first time yesterday. I realize that I learned about it too late to participate for 2012 - it is the 22nd of March every year - but I can still educate myself on ...
Therapeutic Swimming Environments
February 21st, 2012
Success During Hard Times - Realistic? Absolutely!
February 16th, 2012
How are Seniors, American Indians and Entertainment Centers Important to Your Facility?
February 14th, 2012
Given up hope of making money at your pool? Here's why you should stay optimistic.
October 26th, 2010
Fitness Center Lowered Fuel Cost by 34%
June 4th, 2010