How to Prime a Pool Pump

Priming a pool pump is an essential task for any pool owner or operator. Here’s how to prime your pool pump in ten easy steps.  Shut Off the Power: Always turn off the power to the pool pump at the circuit breaker to ensure safety during the priming process. Check the Water Level: Ensure that […]

Swimming Pool Wish List – The Latest Pool Technology for your Capital Budget

Ready for an aquatic upgrade?  Technological advancements at aquatic facilities can improve your guest experience, bolster your bottom line, and deliver safer swimming environments,  all while making your life as a pool operator much easier.  Here’s what should be on your wish list when it comes time to prep your capital budget.  1. Automated Water […]

The Importance of Routine Pool Maintenance and Inspections

At your pool, routine maintenance and inspections are not just tasks; they are essential practices that play a significant role in ensuring the safety, functionality, and longevity of your pool.  Neglecting proper maintenance and inspections can lead to costly repairs, unscheduled closures, and even safety hazards. Here’s why routine pool maintenance and inspections are of […]

Crowd Control – Managing Busy Days at Your Pool

It’s a good problem to have… attendance is up and your pool is packed. Now how do you safely manage the poolside rush? Handling large crowds at busy pool facilities requires careful planning and diligent supervision. Brush up on your crown control strategies now so you’re prepared for your next busy day.  Lifeguard Staffing Ensure […]

Let’s go Swimming – Driving Pool Usage and Attracting More Guests

In the competitive world of hospitality and recreation, marketing your pool effectively is essential to attract guests, build a loyal customer base, and ensure a thriving business. Whether you run a hotel, resort, fitness center, or standalone pool facility, we’ve got some key strategies to help you market your pool successfully. Define Your Unique Selling […]

Aquatic Essentials: Training and Certifications for Lifeguards and Pool Staff

Are you managing an aquatic team? Make sure they are up to date when it comes to certifications and poolside trainings.  Here’s what you need to consider… Lifeguard Certification: Ensure lifeguards are certified by accredited organizations. The American Red Cross, YMCA, Ellis and Associates and StarGuard Elite are nationally recognized programs.  Keep a nearly organized […]

Dealing with Common Pool Water Issues: Prevention and Solutions

Maintaining a commercial swimming pool to ensure crystal-clear water and a safe environment for patrons is a top priority for pool maintenance professionals. Common pool water issues, such as cloudiness, algae growth, and imbalanced water chemistry, can be challenging to tackle. In this article, we’ll explore preventive measures and solutions for dealing with these common […]

10 Essential Safety Measures for Commercial Pool Operators

Operating a commercial swimming pool comes with a significant responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of all pool users. Commercial pool operators must be diligent in implementing safety measures to prevent accidents and emergencies. In this article, we will discuss ten essential safety measures that every commercial pool operator should prioritize to create a […]

Back to Basics – Easy Pool Operations for New Aquatic Professionals

New to the job? You’re not alone. With a major shift in the job market many new professionals have hit pool decks and pump rooms around the country. If you need a crash course on basic pool operations, you’ve come to the right place.  Mechanical – Your swimming pool isn’t too complex. A handful of […]

Aquatic Trade Magazines

With tight budgets an aquatic trade show or industry conference may not be on your calendar this year. Not to worry – there’s a convenient and inexpensive way to stay up to date on everything you need to know as a pool pro. Check out the top aquatic trade magazines supporting our industry below. Most […]