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Niles mayor agrees to apply for grant that can re-open city pool | WKBN.com

Posted by | September 20, 2017 | Swimming Pool

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – The group looking to reopen the Niles pool today received some encouraging news. The mayor has agreed to apply for the grant to hopefully have the pool back in use by next summer.The Niles pool at Waddell Park has been closed since 2014.Last year, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded Niles a $67,000 grant to renovate the pool. But the 40-page application was never filled out.Now, Mayor Tom Scarnecchia has agreed to complete the application — and then look into reopening the pool.“He did not promise, but he is hope  Read more…

Source: Niles mayor agrees to apply for grant that can re-open city pool | WKBN.com

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 Racist sign at Swiss hotel’s swimming pool sparks outrage(news.com.au)

Posted by | August 17, 2017 | Swimming Pool

Staff writers with AP news.com.au

A SWISS hotel has come under fire for posting an antisemitic sign telling its Jewish guests to shower before swimming in the hotel pool.Under the headline “To our Jewish Guests,” the sign at the Paradies Arosa hotel read: “Please take a shower before you go swimming. If you break the rules, I am forced to close (sic) the swimming pool for you. Thank you for your understanding.”Swiss tourism officials have said the hotel in the eastern town of Arosa had apologised for the incident and taken the sign down. But anger in the Jewish community still remains.The Simon Wiesenthal Center demanded the closure of the Paradies Arosa hotel, and issued a statement calling on “the broader Jewish community and their Gentile friends to blacklist this horrific hotel.”  Read More

Source: http://www.news.com.au

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Pool Openings Delayed Due to J1 Visa Hang-Ups

Posted by | June 15, 2017 | Lifeguard Jobs, Lifeguards, Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools

Photo Credit: George Panton/Water Safety Products

Pool Openings Delayed Due to J1 Visa Hang-Ups Pool management companies say foreign lifeguards are being vetted more aggressively, slowing down the visa process. By Nate Taylor

Some pool management firms ran into a hiring hitch as foreign students seeking work as lifeguards have been subjected to increased scrutiny in the visa application process.As a result, some pools failed to open by Memorial Day.According to media reports out of Virginia, a sign at one pool informed guests that it was closed because lifeguards could not get their visas cleared.   READ MORE….

Source: http://www.aquaticsintl.com

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New York Build & Program a Pool Conference 

Posted by | June 2, 2017 | Aquatic Center, Swimming Pool

New York Build & Program a Pool Conference

Friday, June 16, 2017 7:30 AM -Saturday, June 17, 2017 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)Long Island Marriott  101 James Doolittle BlvdUniondale, New York 11553  United States Map and DirectionsThe Build A Pool Program will be in the Long Island University Room at the Marriott.     What ​is ​the Build ​& ​Program ​A ​Pool ​Conference? ​ USA ​Swimming’s ​Build ​& ​Program ​a ​Pool ​Conference ​has ​offered ​this ​workshop/conference since ​2006.  Over 1600 people have attended resulting in over 140  ​new aquatic facilities.  The information presented is cutting edge for the process ​of ​building ​and ​programming ​pools ​to ​be ​community centerpieces for safety and health and wellness while being financially​ sustainable.  ​One ​of ​the ​goals ​of ​the ​presentation ​is ​to ​provide ​​attendees ​with ​information ​that ​helps ​make ​the ​best ​choices for ​architects, ​engineers ​and ​other ​professionals to form your team of planners. ​ The right people involved with the best plan for programming and design gives the project the best chance for success.  Some topics ​that ​will ​be ​covered: ​(1) ​Developing ​your ​committee and professional team ​(2) ​Understanding ​programming ​for ​your ​community and the 4 pillars of aquatics ​(3) ​New ​technologies and build options ​(4) ​Facility design from Learn to Swim and therapy pools to large competition pools.  ​(5) ​How  ​the ​USA ​Swimming ​Professional ​Providers can ​help make your project real.  ​

 Register Now  Contact Information   Phone: 719-866-3594 Email UsPayment Instructions   Registration Fees: $89.00Paying with a Check: (must be received before the start of the conference)Payable to: USA Swimming BAP ConfMail to: USA Swimming 1 Olympic Plaza – Colorado Springs 80909  ATTENTION: SUE NELSON     Event Home   E\vent Contact

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Let’s Stop Peeing in the Pool

Posted by | October 12, 2016 | Swimming, Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools

Peeing in the pool is as natural for many of us as hitting streamline in a flip-turn or touching the wall with two hands in fly and breast.

Source: www.swimmingworldmagazine.com.

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Swimming at Hamilton Pool banned indefinitely 

Posted by | October 10, 2016 | Swimming Pool

Swimming at Hamilton Pool is banned indefinitely.The Travis County Parks Department said it plans to investigate the recent rash of swimming incidents at the natural swimming pool.A man drowned earlier this month while swimming and a teen died after being

Source: Swimming at Hamilton Pool banned indefinitely | KEYE

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Schoolgirls ‘forced to remove modesty vests by lifeguard at Cornwall swimming pool

Posted by | September 13, 2016 | Aquatic Center, Swimming Pool

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Manhattan’s Little-Known Swimming Oasis – WSJ

Posted by | August 24, 2016 | Aquatic Center, Swimming Pool

On Manhattan’s Upper East Side, John Jay Pool is a little-known swimming oasis.

Source: Manhattan’s Little-Known Swimming Oasis – WSJ

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More Than 100 Sickened By Parasite Present In 20 Arizona Swimming Pools 

Posted by | August 21, 2016 | Aquatic Center, Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools

The crypto parasite found in at least 20 Arizona swimming pools has sickened more than 100. Health authorities recommended measures to prevent spreading the diarrhea-causing disease.

Source: More Than 100 Sickened By Parasite Present In 20 Arizona Swimming Pools : HEALTH : Tech Times

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Ryan Lochte back in US; 3 swimming teammates staying in Brazil to aid robbery investigation 

Posted by | August 18, 2016 | Olympics, Rio, Swimming & Diving, Swimming Pool, USA Swimming

USOC says American swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from their flight to the US by Brazilian authorities.

Source: Read more here: www.wcpo.com

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Olympic pool ‘current’ may have skewed swimming results in Rio 2016 

Posted by | August 18, 2016 | Aquatic Center, Olympics, Paralympics, Rio, Summer Olympics, Swim Team, Swimming, Swimming & Diving, Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools

Analysis suggests that swimmers in high-numbered lanes had a performance boost in the 50m events over one length of the pool

Source: Olympic pool ‘current’ may have skewed swimming results in Rio 2016 | Sport | The Guardian

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Airway Heights eyes new rec center amid growing population | KREM.com

Posted by | July 21, 2016 | Swimming Pool

 A new recreation center could soon be coming to Airway Heights officials said Thursday, but only if they get enough votes on the August 2 ballot.

Source: Airway Heights eyes new rec center amid growing population | KREM.com

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Women’s-Only Swimming Hours: Accommodation Is Not Discrimination | Miriam Rosenbaum and Sajda Ouachtouki | First Things

Posted by | June 29, 2016 | Aquatic Center, Swimming, Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools

Institutions offering separate women-only swim hours demonstrate that they seek to include in their community people from many different cultures, faiths, and traditions, representing a range of values, beliefs, and experiences. They embrace pluralism rather than impose secularism.

Source: Women’s-Only Swimming Hours: Accommodation Is Not Discrimination | Miriam Rosenbaum and Sajda Ouachtouki | First Things

Comments Off on Danger in the Water: Swim Safely This Summer | Patient Advice | US News

Danger in the Water: Swim Safely This Summer | Patient Advice | US News

Posted by | June 29, 2016 | Drowning Prevention, Swim Lessons, Swimming, Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools

How to ensure this age-old pastime doesn’t end in illness or tragedy.

Source: Danger in the Water: Swim Safely This Summer | Patient Advice | US News

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Thousands of kids participate in ‘World’s Largest Swimming…

Posted by | June 24, 2016 | Drowning Prevention, Swim Lessons, Swim School, Swimming, Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools

Children in Central Florida participate in a world-wide swimming lesson at SeaWorld’s Aquatica.

Source: www.clickorlando.com

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