Category Archives: Mar 05

Aquatic Safety Review, Part 2

What follows is the second part of a three-part guide to the important checkpoints in an aquatics facility, whether indoors or outdoors, to help ensure safety. Part 1, which ran in the February issue, focused on structures and the pool environment; Part 2 focuses on electrical and mechanical engineering; and Part 3 will focus on pool equipment and policy development. Compare these points to your own safety checklist and use this as an opportunity to review and update your list … Continue reading

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Technology 2.0

Unlike a plethora of other markets that experienced an influx of dot-coms that made some hay then vanished into thin air, the camp marketplace has provided and supported a bevy of healthy software and Web-based providers. Their success is due in large part to the fact that they’re selling products camps actually need. It’s the old supply-and-demand scenario. Earlier this year we sent out surveys to companies who provide technology products and services specifically to children’s camps. These companies run … Continue reading

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