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AQUA Launches National Conference and Trade Show
AQUA Magazine has begun preparations for a new educational conference and trade show to be held next fall at the Charlotte Convention Center, October 5-7, 2022. “AQUA Live” will bring together thousands of the most successful pool and spa professionals in North America for education, forums, exhibits and events, says AQUA Editor Scott Webb. But the show will have a distinctive flavor.
September 9, 2021
FSPA Announces the 2021-2022 Margaret M. Brown Scholarship Recipients
The Margaret M. Brown Scholarship Fund of the Florida Swimming Pool Association is available to dependents of owners and employees of FSPA member companies. This program helps members meet the high cost of college expenses for their children. The award is presented by the Florida Swims Foundation.
September 7, 2021
Fluidra Acquires S.R. Smith
Fluidra S.A. (BME: FDR), a Spanish listed global leader in pool and wellness equipment and connected solutions, announced it has acquired S.R. Smith, a U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial and residential pool deck equipment and accessories, from Champlain Capital, a private equity fund based in San Francisco and Boston.
September 2, 2021
Poolwerx Franchise Expands in North Texas
Poolwerx has added two new pool supply and service locations in North Texas, both owned and operated by female entrepreneurs. Darlene Childs opened Poolwerx Lantana and Melanie Earles has opened Poolwerx Haslet, each servicing their greater areas. After being disappointed with some of the options in their respective neighborhoods, they each saw an opportunity to bring the kind of pool supplies and services they sought to their communities. They took matters into their own hands.
August 31, 2021
Pleatco Perfect PoolGuy and Gal Search 2021 Now Open
Pleatco and longtime co-sponsors GENESIS / Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), along with media partner AQUA Magazine, are proud to launch the 2021 search for the best of the best pool and spa service technicians nationwide and extending as far as Canada and Europe.
August 26, 2021
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Meet HASA's Youngest Designer
One hardworking eighth grader is the creative force behind HASA’s new 3D-printed keychains.
August 24, 2021
Float Like a Duck: Family-Focused Water Safety
Float Like a Duck is bringing family-focused water safety to children throughout the country.
August 24, 2021
Paralympian Jessica Long to Deliver Keynote at WAHC
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is thrilled to announce that five-time Paralympian Jessica Long will be delivering the keynote presentation at this year's World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC), taking place October 13-15 in Houston, Texas. Long has won 23 Paralympic medals in swimming, 13 of them gold.
August 19, 2021
Olympic Hot Tub Everett Has a New Home
Olympic Hot Tub built their first Everett showroom in 1986, in the Nielsen Center on SE Everett Mall Way. For 35 years, Olympic has been the only hot tub company with a consistent presence in Everett. And now they have moved to a new home — just four minutes away — in Crown Plaza with Trader Joe’s and T-Mobile.
August 17, 2021
WAHC Conference Returns As In-Person Event
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance recently announced more details about the 2021 World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC). See the organization's statement below:
August 12, 2021
NPC Announces First Online Start-Up Certification Class for Pool Techs
The National Plasterers Council (NPC) is proud to announce the release of the online version of its Start-Up Technician Class for pool professionals. Since the 2021 Annual Conference held virtually in February, NPC has been working on an updated and professional version of its ever-popular Start-Up Class, and now it is available for pool start-up technicians to take online.
August 10, 2021
PHTA Launches New Apprenticeship Program
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) recently launched the Registered Pool Maintenance and Service Technician Apprenticeship Program to help build a more skilled and diverse workforce, and expand the workforce of service professionals in the aquatics industry. As a registered apprenticeship program, this program has been validated by the U.S. Department of Labor and provides employers access to larger talent pools.
August 5, 2021
Ocean Spray Hot Tubs and Saunas Opens Westhampton Beach Showroom
Ocean Spray Hot Tubs and Saunas marked the Grand Opening of their new Westhampton Beach Showroom in New York with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
August 3, 2021
PHTA Announces Newest Strategic Partner: Hayward
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is excited to announce its newest strategic partner, Hayward. The PHTA Strategic Partnership Program creates special opportunities for companies that promote the association’s initiatives, including education, advocacy and market outreach.
August 3, 2021
Step Into Swim and Every Child A Swimmer Combine Forces To Prevent Childhood Drowning
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance is pleased to announce that its philanthropic initiative Step Into Swim has combined forces with the International Swimming Hall of Fame's Every Child A Swimmer program to prevent childhood drowning.
August 3, 2021
WAHC Registration is Now Open
Pool & Hot Tub Alliance recently announced that registration for the 2021 World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) is now open. See the organization's statement below:
July 29, 2021
Cardinal Systems Exands/Improves Its Existing Mfg. Facilities
July 27, 2021
Ocean Spray Hot Tubs and Saunas Celebrates 40th Anniversary
July 27, 2021
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Chemical Incidents Up Across Nation
What is causing the increase in pool-related chemical incidents? CMAHC looks into a variety of factors that could be at fault.
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