05 Apr

Sun Exposure Safety

While some exposure to sunlight can be enjoyable, too much can be dangerous. Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can result in painful sunburn. It can also lead to more serious health problems, including skin cancer, premature aging of the skin, cataracts and other eye damage, and immune

29 Mar

Kid’s Pool Safety

Cool Kids Know the Pool Rules A backyard pool can be beneficial for kids. Swimming is not only fun, it is terrific exercise. In addition, a pool can set the scene for hours of quality family time, as well as playtime with friends. However, having a pool is also a

22 Mar

Pool Maintenance and Safety

When maintaining your pool, it is always important to remember to be safe, especially when handling chemicals. You also want to be sure to safeguard your friends and family as well as protect your property, and using common sense is a key factor in pool safety. Here are a few

15 Mar

ADA Standards for Swimming Pools

There are over 50 million people with disabilities in the United States, which equates to 18% of the population – making persons with disabilities the largest minority group. To protect this population, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was designed to prevent discrimination against a person based on a disability.

08 Mar

Marketing Your Swim Club.

Credit : USA Swimming – So you want to bring in some new swimmers? Marketing to attract new members is more than posting a flyer, designing a new logo, or getting an article in the local paper; marketing for swim clubs is about communicating the benefits of your club

01 Mar


By communicating these pool tips effectively as well as using common sense, your backyard pool can be a safe and pleasurable experience for children as well as adults. Check local ordinances and codes for safety requirements. Use non-slip materials on the pool deck, diving board and ladders. The steps of

22 Feb

Why Swimming is the Best Sport

Swimming is the best sport ever. It could also be the worst sport ever. Swimming allows you to eat 8,000 calories a day. It also makes you smell as though you’ve bathed yourself in abrasive disinfectants and morphs you into a nap-crazed zombie with an insatiable appetite. Here are 10

15 Feb

How to spot symptoms of dry and delayed drowning

Swallowing even small amount of water into your lungs is serious, children have been known to have died up to 24 hours after getting water into their system. There might be some differentiation between ‘dry’ and ‘delayed’ drowning, but the symptoms are in both cases tiredness, coughing, paleness and trouble