All Blog Posts Tagged 'NSPF' (19)

Swimming Shapes the Future

In the center of almost every community is something that brings us closer as a people, a crystal blue swimming pool, the heart of the neighborhood.  This place is more than just a fancy amenity to these folks; it’s one of the few places where people can exercise in a way that connects them with their neighbors. Pools create unity, friendships, recreation and a whole lot of fun.  This face-to-face contact with those who live close to us, takes us away from our computers and cellular phones…

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Added by Christopher Sawyer on August 22, 2013 at 10:39am — No Comments

Together we can make a difference - watch how!

Together we can make a difference

Watch this brief, compelling video.

Step Into Swim Video Contest Has a Winner

A winning video encourages donations to bring…

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Added by Laurie Batter on October 31, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Step Into Swim Video Contest - we need creative industry people to submit a video!Step In to Swim Video Contest – $1,500 – Over 18 yo – EXTENDED to AUGUST 31, 2012

Your creativity is needed to produce short videos to touch people’s emotions to encourage people to learn to swim. The Winning videos will be used to promote the Step Into Swim™ Campaign to raise funds to donate to organizations that create more swimmers.

EXTENDED TO AUGUST 31ST

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Added by Laurie Batter on July 18, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Will you give a little to create a lot?

That's what industry members are urged to do by National Swimming Pool Foundation CEO Tom Lachocki - We're asking everyone in industry to Step Up and Give $10 to Step Into Swim Campaign. Ten dollars is not a lot to ask -- and if you take that one step, NSFP will take the next step up to $20.

Here's the news release announcing the campaign today; please, take a moment, and step together with NSPF on this initiative.

Step Up and Give $10 to Step…

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Added by Laurie Batter on July 10, 2012 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Do you have a plan in place to prevent RWIs this season and beyond?

Summer time is unfortunately when we see uptick in RWIs around the country. And also it is unfortunate that RWIs are on the rise in general. For this reason, the National Swimming Pool Foundation invested a great deal of time to produce the first ever online course and handbook to help professionals understand and prevent these illnesses, with the goal of ensuring a safer summer of fun for pool goers. And it goes without saying, that's…

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Added by Laurie Batter on June 22, 2012 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Today, an exciting new initiative was announced by National Swimming Pool Foundation. A 10-year campaign, Step Into Swim, was launched, in an effort to improve health, reduce healthcare costs, and re…

Today, an exciting new initiative was announced by National Swimming Pool Foundation. A 10-year campaign, Step Into Swim, was launched, in an effort to improve health, reduce healthcare costs, and reduce drowning. The campaign will initially partner with nine organizations that teach children, adults, and minority populations to swim. Step Into Swim seeks donations and sponsors. It’s first event , the Step Into Swim Congress will kick off on October 10, in Norfolk, Virginia, just prior…

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Added by Laurie Batter on May 31, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments

Spanish Speakers will like NSPF's Aquatic Risk Management Course, now available in Spanish!

Last week National Swimming Pool Foundation launched yet another course in Spanish, the Aquatic Risk Management online training.  This is one in a series of products available in Spanish from NSPF, in addition to the Spanish twin of it's website.

Here's the latest press release announcing the course (the release is in Spanish, then English, below)

Curso de capacitación virtual Control de Riesgos Acuáticos  …

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Added by Laurie Batter on May 7, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

Have you considered attending this year's WAHC? There's a whole lot of WaterWisdom to be shared!

Just sent out our the latest news on the 2012 World Aquatic Health Conference in Norfolk this October. We're excited about the lineup of seminars and have 27 new speakers this year. There is no other educational conference that offers the diversity of topics and thinking and exposes attendees to all aspects of research and subject matter affecting the aquatic industry. Now in it's ninth consecutive year, if you haven't made it to one, this is the year. And don't forget, if travel is an…

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Added by Laurie Batter on April 26, 2012 at 2:11pm — No Comments

NSPF on YouTube

If you haven't checked it out, National Swimming Pool Foundation has a YouTube channel.  We are posting seminars from past World Aquatic Health Conferences, including seminars on the MAHC, and a series of Healthy Body seminars from Dr. Bruce Becker's talks.

Check them out, subscribe to the channel, we are uploading new content all the time!

http://www.youtube.com/user/NSPFSwimPoolFnd?feature=watch

Added by Laurie Batter on April 13, 2012 at 1:51pm — No Comments

New and great news about swimming, blood pressure and vascular health. Share it!

There's good news about swimming, it's good for your blood pressure & vascular function. Time to get into the pool! A new study published by the American Journal of Cardiology (http://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(11)03445-X/abstract) shows, in summary that while systolic decreases were statistically significant and diastolic decreases were not at the same statistical…

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Added by Laurie Batter on February 5, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Attend an NSPF® Instructor Training School in the United States, Dominican Republic, Republic of Singapore, or Australia

Attend an NSPF® Instructor Training School

in the United States, Dominican Republic,

Republic of Singapore, or Australia

Register now to assure a space by contacting Silvia.Uribe@nspf.org

 

Colorado Springs, Colorado, January 3, 2012—The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) will offer six Instructor…

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Added by Laurie Batter on January 12, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments

The World Remains Bright for the Aquatic Field - read about new appointment at NSPF, Dr. Bruce Becker

Dr. Bruce E. Becker Appointed Director of Aquatic Health Benefit Research

by National Swimming Pool Foundation®

Becker will guide research investment and health benefit research presentation topics that serve the greatest public need.

 

Colorado Springs, Colorado, January 11, 2012 —The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) board of directors has…

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Added by Laurie Batter on January 12, 2012 at 5:37am — No Comments

Nine educators receive awards from NSPF for exceptional performance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

   

TOP INSTRUCTORS RECOGNIZED

by NATIONAL SWIMMING POOL FOUNDATION

Nine educators receive awards for exceptional performance.



COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO./October 24, 2011 — Nine instructors with non-profit National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) received awards for exceptional performance at the annual Instructor meeting held on October 12, just prior to the World Aquatic Health™ Conference in Seattle, Washington.

“We are proud to…

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Added by Laurie Batter on October 25, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Help us recognize Fontaine Piper's educational contributions

 

Chair of NSPF® Instructor Education Committee

Recognized by Truman State University

 

Fontaine C. Piper Movement Analysis Laboratory dedicated for extraordinary contributions

 

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, October 18, 2011—Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, dedicated the Fontaine C. Piper…

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Added by Laurie Batter on October 19, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Associated Press Reports on CPSC revokation of unblockable drain rule

This story has now been picked up by more than 135 news outlets since late yesterday.
NSPF was interviewed, you will see a slice of Tom Lachocki's comments.
We urged the reporter to amend her story and include the fact that there have been NO
deaths or injuries related to entrapment since 2008, and that conversely there were more than 1500 drownings this season alone. She did amend to inlude info on the entrapment, but had a word count…
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Added by Laurie Batter on September 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

News Alert & CALL TO ACTION re CPSC to vote on reversal of P&SSAct decisions



NEWS ALERT-CALL TO ACTION

From the National Swimming Pool Foundation
Contact Laurie Batter

760-438-9304…

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Added by Laurie Batter on September 23, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Is it okay to Brag about yourself?

Media relations, public relations, marketing folks we love to talk about our clients, but when it comes to highlighting ourselves we are often a bit shy. As was I when Spa Retailer magazine asked to write a feature on me.  In fact, it's a really nice piece, (blush), and yet I was feeling odd telling you all about it. Yet, all my colleagues insisted you would want to read. So please, here it is, tell me what you…

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Added by Laurie Batter on September 14, 2011 at 2:36pm — 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…

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

Our feedback on Associated Press story "Pools dry up after draining city budgets"

Here's our letter we wrote to Jeffrey Collins of the Associated Press in response to his pre-Memorial Day story which you can read at this link.  Tell us what you think!

http://ow.ly/5eopR

 

June 9, 2011



Jeffrey Collins

Associated Press

Delivered via Email to: jscollins@ap.org



Dear Jeffrey,



We read your Memorial Day pool story with interest, and wanted to take a few minutes to share some reflections. Your… Continue

Added by Laurie Batter on June 9, 2011 at 3:38pm — 2 Comments

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