Category Archives: Aquatics

Here To Spray

Known as a vacation destination to many, the city of St. Petersburg, Fla., is nestled on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. To those who call it home, the “Sunshine City” boasts a neighborhood gem–Dell Holmes Park. Known originally as Lakeview Park, it was renamed in 2003 to honor the city’s late parks director, Dell Holmes. For more than two decades, Holmes served the city and championed the park’s restoration. Shortly after the name change, funding … Continue reading

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Waves Of The Future

From Roman baths to modern water parks, from plunge pools of the early 20th century to the spray grounds of the early 21st, water has played a major role in civilization for well over 2,000 years. Here is a look at some future trends in the aquatic industry based on overall trends in American society: • Water-based exercise is recognized as one of the most beneficial ways for those with physical disabilities. It is used to treat arthritis, chronic pain, … Continue reading

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