The Association of Aquatic Professionals is proud to announce a partnership with Swim Angelfish

This partnership expands the efforts of both organizations to provide a number of resources to aquatic professionals, enthusiasts, athletes, in the aquatics field. Read it.
Oakland man combines social justice with swimming

An Oakland man is merging social justice with swimming, through the Oaklantis swim team and swim school. Read it.
Would a swimming pool-sharing app make the same splash in Australia as it has in the US?

Australia is a nation of swimming pools; nearly 2.7 million of us live in a house with a pool – the largest number per capita in the world, according to Roy Morgan Research. Given that, you’d think some bright Aussie would have come up with this splashy idea first: a website and app on which home owners can list their backyard pools for rent on an hourly basis. Read it.
Sponsored Content: Remember Those Wobbly Wooden Starting Blocks?

Competitive swimming equipment has evolved significantly over the years - the addition of goggles for visual clarity, compression swimsuits for reduced drag and lane lines with specialized disks that quell waves are a few examples. Fortunately, starting blocks technology has also greatly improved over the years!  Read more
Kevin Post, a well known consultant to the swimming pool industry, has become Executive Vice President of Genesis Laboratories of America, Inc. Kevin will assist in placing the company in other markets. Genesis is the supplier of water testing products.
Tackling the national epidemic of childhood drowning head on, the International Swimming Hall of Fame- under the leadership of its Chairman, Dr. Bill Kent, will be a driving force behind Florida legislation to require swim lessons for all children before they are admitted into Kindergarten.

Suit filed in 5-year-old's drowning

The mother of a 5-year-old who drowned at Memorial Park Natatorium in July is suing the city of Jasper and the lifeguards who were on duty at the time of the incident. Read it.
How to Use Social Media to Diffuse a Crisis

If there's a crisis at your event, it is likely to surface on social media. Diffuse a potentially volatile situation with these tips. Read it.
Mom who lost daughter, sister-in-law in neighborhood pool drowning speaks out

A mother who lost her 5-year-old daughter and 17-year-old sister-in-law in a tragic drowning at a neighborhood pool is speaking out. Read it.
For a nominal fee, your agency can post a job opening on the AOAP website and in the AOAP Weekly. To learn more about this service click here.
OPEN AQUATIC POSITIONS -
Assistant Director of Aquatics Programs – Iowa City, Iowa
(Open Until 11/18/19)

Aquatics Manager – Sole Mia – North Miami, Florida
(Open Until 11/30/19)

Aquatics Manager – San Francisco, California
(Open Until filled, however, closes 11/30/19 on AOAP Website)
Back in the water for aqua fitness in Benitatxel

AQUA gym classes have got underway again at the El Poble Nou de Benitatxell municipal swimming pool with high levels of participation. Councillor for the Elderly Isa Garrido has encouraged local residents to sign up for the activity, which the council points out has many health benefits, especially for senior citizens. Read it.
38 incredible pools to swim in before you die

There are fun and unique pools to swim in scattered all over the globe, whether they're natural or man-made. View it.
3 Ways Your Leadership Will Improve When You Demonstrate More Respect

If you’ve worked for any length of time in a business environment, you’ve personally witnessed the good, bad and the ugly in the managers and leaders around you. “Leader” is an interesting term because it implies that as a “leader” you lead people well. But we all know that’s not necessarily true. Read it.
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L.A. City Councilwoman Stokes Effort to Create Youth Development Department

Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez Friday reiterated her intent to create a city youth development department. Read it.
A seasonal job can be a good career strategy

Seasonal job opportunities are in full swing as employers gear up for the holiday season that’s just right around the corner. While some find job searching during the holidays stressful, this could be a great opportunity to stay busy, earn additional income and keep active in the marketplace. Read it.
Pete DeQuincy, Aquatics Manager, East Bay Regional Park District, pdequincy@ebparks.org
(Content Manager)

Juliene R. Hefter, Executive Director/CEO, AOAP, 262-894-9772, juliene@aquaticpros.org
(Content Editor)