AOAP Weekly Newsletter - April 27, 2022
May 2022 Competitor Aquatic Professional of the Month - Jodi Layton - Program Coordinator - Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation.

Jodi's aquatics career is actually her third and hopefully, last, career she says! In her first career, she held various retail management positions out of college for 10 years. While raising her daughter, she owned and operated a fitness franchise for 13 years. Her daughter began swim lessons at age 3 and that is when our life at the pool started. Her daughter began swim lessons at age 3 and that is when their life at the pool started. She loved to swim and began to swim competitively at the local YMCA when she was 9.  Read More
Aquatics in the News
Aquatic Industry News, Opportunities & Products

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is seeking applications for its Pool Safely Grant Program to assist state and local governments in reducing deaths and injuries from drowning and drain entrapment incidents in pools and spas.

CPSC will award up to a total of $2 million in two-year grants to qualifying jurisdictions.
Grant applicants must be a state or local government or U. S. Territory that has an enacted or amended a law that meets the requirements of the VGB Act (15 U.S.C. 8001), sections 1405 and 1406.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on, under grant opportunity CPSC-22-001. Applications will be accepted through June 20, 2022.

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Educational Offerings
Assistant Director for Aquatics & Risk Management - University of Florida Department of Recreational Sports (Closes 5/22/22)

Coordinator – Aquatics Safety Staff - The Ohio State University (Closes 4/29/22)

Purdue University Recreation & Wellness
(Closes 5/30/22 – [or until filled] )

Recreation Coordinator-Aquatics - Metro Parks Tacoma (Closes 5/13/22)

(Closes 5/22/22)

Aquatic Leader - City of Portland – Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department (Open Until Filled – Closes on AOAP Website 5/13/22)
Aquatics Manager - UCSF Fitness and Recreation
(Open Until Filled, but, Closes on AOAP Website 5/15/22)

District Aquatics Director - YMCA of South Hampton Roads Closes 5/4/22)

Aquatics Manager -Cherokee Rec and Parks
(Open Until Filled but Closes on AOAP 5/1/22)

Aquatics Supervisor - Campbell County Parks and Recreation (Open Until Filled but Closes on AOAP 4/29/22)
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Submit Your Presentation Proposals for AOAP 2023!

Association of Aquatic Professionals 12th Annual Conference and Exposition February 13, 2023 - February 16, 2023
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO

Session submittals are due no later than Aug, 15, 2022. 

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