The National Swimming Pool Foundation’s Step Into Swim campaign, which encourages disadvantaged children to learn how to swim by offering swim lessons across the country, has raised $65,790 in 2017. Bolstered by a $40,000 donation by Master Pools Guild, other donors include: The American Chemistry Council (ACC) donated $5,000. NSPF
Genesis/The National Swimming Pool Foundation will hold classes at the 2017 Canadian Pool & Spa Conference & Expo in December. It will offer five classes, including a paid, preconference class Construction 202: Reinforced Concrete Pools. The rest of the offerings will be part of the general conference program. Also, for
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.