August 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Pools should never be listed as non-essential

I recently read that pools are on the chopping block because they are non-esstenial compared to the other services cities need to offer the community. USA Swimming feels this mind set needs to change.  Do you know of pools that might close because of budget cuts?  If so let them know USA Swimming has success stories to share.  Want to know more?




Added by Sue Nelson on August 22, 2011 at 9:18am — No Comments

Your Swim Instructors can "make or break" your LTS Program

How can your swim instructors take your lessons program to another level?  This email exchange demonstrates how Swim Lessons University training can help your Learn to Swim program experience the same success, not only in the pool, but on making an impression on your customers–the parents.   Your Swim Teachers are the lifeblood of your program.   Make sure they are representing you well.


Dear  Coach Reiser:

I want you to know how much we have enjoyed having Ms.…


Added by Jim Reiser on August 12, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments

92 year old woman teaches generation of swimmers to swim

Here' s terrific story that will really warm your heart. Not only that, but this woman is a model for all of as to how to age beautifully! And all because she's in the water, and giving a great foundation of water safety to families for over 50 years.


Enjoy this video, and share it around! Let's get this to go viral, fast and wide!

Added by Laurie Batter on August 11, 2011 at 9:24am — 2 Comments

You're the Top

It's been a hot summer for many parts of the nation and so there's no doubt that's meant big business for pools and waterparks. Recently TripAdvisor released their list of America's Top 10 Waterparks, as indicated by TripAdvisor travelers. Winners included properties of varying sizes, at least one publicly owned.

For a look at the top properties in the U.S. and around the world as…


Added by AIsrEditor on August 10, 2011 at 9:57am — No Comments

National Swimming Pool Foundation helps 15 students with higher education costs

In these challenging times, any little bit helps to fund higher education. Here's a great news story about NSPF's Scholarship/Fellowship program. Let's give a real big congratulation to the students who have been awarded., If you or a family member are CPO certification graduate you can qualify to apply for next year. LB


National Swimming Pool Foundation®

Awards $20,000 in Scholarships & Fellowships to Fifteen…


Added by Laurie Batter on August 4, 2011 at 2:21pm — No Comments

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