National Water Safety Month – 2012

The month of May is National Water Safety Month: “an annual awareness campaign coordinated by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals with support from the National Recreation & Parks Association, the American Red Cross, and the World Waterpark Association.” Chapter 14 of our Pool & Spa Operator Handbook is entitled, “Facility Safety.”  Many safety topics are covered:  Training, Access, Entrapment, The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa […]

National Water Safety Month - 2012

Water Safety Month

Did you know that May is Water Safety Month?   One full chapter in our CPO Handbook (Chapter 14) is dedicated to Water Safety.   As an introduction to the class, I cite the statistics of drownings in Orange County: “Between the years of 2005-2007, on average, over 8 children each year drown in Orange County, California, alone.  Folks–that’s a pre-school class!” (OC Report) A pre-school class […]

Water Safety Month

Drowning – A Tragic Statistic

Spring and sunshine are here!  And our class in Anaheim, March 25-26 2010, was “a buzz’n” with guys from all over California:  Palmdale, Palm Springs, Warner Springs, Pomona and all over Orange County.  Many of them came as strangers, but left as buddies, friends, and colleagues in the pool industry.  One student had a background very similar to mine:  he came from the corporate world of computer […]

Drowning - A Tragic Statistic

Our Children are Drowning

Thanks for hosting us E.J. Wamsley!         We were at the Riverside SCP facility just six months ago and were reminded again this weekend what a truly nice facility it is!  E.J. and his staff are committed to excellence–and it shows in every corner of the facility and in the friendly atmosphere within. More good news! – Our classroom in their upstairs […]

Our Children are Drowning

Summer is Here — Let the FUN BEGIN!

Its Memorial Day weekend.  Traditionally it is the start of the swimming season.  We at AnotherPerfectPool want you to thoroughly enjoy your swimming pool – and be SAFE! Did you know: That drowning is one of the major causes of accidents resulting in serious injury and death in children. Each year, about 260 children under 5 drown in swimming pools In 2004, there were 3,308 […]

Summer is Here -- Let the FUN BEGIN!