Registration for the 2017 World Aquatic Health Conference is open. The event is October 18 to 20 at the Omni Interlocken in Broomfield, Colorado. The early registration rate is $445 if purchased by May 31. To register visit thewahc.org.
The National Swimming Pool Foundation’s newest course is a blend of online and in-class work. The Advanced Service Technician Course provides information on equipment installation, maintenance, repair and more. Students must complete seven online courses, a classroom session and pass an examination to receive the AST Certification.
The Master Pools Guild has donated $40,000 to the National Swimming Pool Foundation’s Step Into Swim Campaign, bringing its total donations to the program to $80,000. Step Into Swim provides swim lessons to underprivileged children and adults across the United States.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals has formed a coalition to help protect the J-1 Summer Work Travel Program, which many pool management companies depend on to open, close and staff commercial swimming pools. The APSP J-1 Coalition, which is made up of 15 companies and associations, will be
Pinch A Penny Pool Patio and Spa, a swimming pool retail, service and repair franchise, has added its fourth Texas location in Cypress. It opened three franchises in 2016. “Texas’s large population of pool owners combined with its ideal climate for poolside living makes Pinch A Penny a strong investment