AOAP Weekly Newsletter - February 2, 2022
February 2022 Aquatic Professional of the Month - Kirsten Barnes
Starting at the age of one, Kirsten’s school teacher parents ran the local swimming pool – a monster competitive pool with 3M board and a rocking juke box. By the age of five she was on the swim team, and by the age of eight she was acting as the “victim” for lifeguard classes. She taught her first swim lesson at the age of 12, started lifeguarding at 16, and took her first full-time aquatics job at the age of 23 overseeing seven pools and about one hundred qualified staff. Read More
Congratulations to one of our newest AqP's John Roche, Recreation and Parks, Aquatics Director – Crystal Springs Family Waterpark, Township of East Brunswick. The Aquatic Professional Designation, AqP, sets you apart and brings you into an exclusive network. Check out the designation and how to apply and obtain it today!
Aquatics in the News
Leadership, Mentoring, New Partnerships & Recognition
Parker Parks, Recreation and Open Space
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Adapted Aquatics & Fitness Program Coordinator - The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (Continuous)
City of Fort Lauderdale (2/4/22 )

YMCA of Central Ohio (2/28/22 )

Borough of Chambersburg (2/11/22 )
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