The Independent Pool and Spa Service Association (IPSSA) has expanded its education fund and is now subsidizing multiple classes throughout the industry to lower the overall cost of education for service professionals.
After talking to longtime swim instructor Kerri Russell for the first time in June 2017, and hearing the passion she had for the swim school she wanted to build, as well as the children she taught, it was obvious to this author the project was not going to be a typical commercial pool design. Nor should it have been.
The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) has announced the full line-up for the 15th annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC), which is being held in Charleston, SC, and broadcast to six WAHCity locations across North America.
Education and training are integral components for those in the pool industry who strive to be the best. For far too long, the approach most builders took was the in-house, transfer-of-knowledge style of teaching. While this may be an easy and effective method, it rarely explores new practices and methods.
Dealing with pool and hot tub water chemistry issues is sometimes confusing and occasionally frustrating because of the many critical components involved. A basic understanding of this topic is often not enough. Sometimes it requires gaining a better understanding of what it takes to maintain healthy, balanced water.