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Hayward Announces “Pass The Salt” Contest

Elizabeth, NJ — Hayward Pool Products is challenging their Hayward Salt Chlorination fans to make a splash for cash this spring by entering its “Pass the Salt” Video Testimonial Contest with cash prizes totaling more than $1,500.  Entries are being accepted now through April 27, 2014, at Hayward’s Facebook page: or at  Each 30-second-or-less video submitted must embody one of three themes: the Comfort of the soft water, the Convenience of automating chlorination, or the Cost savings salt … Continue reading

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Guarantee Animal Encounters

Photo Courtesy of Quinta Mazatlan

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to visit Tanzania in East Africa and view the famous Serengeti annual migration, the largest and longest overland migration on earth. In earlier times, visitors brought home trophies of the “Big 5,” but fortunately today most leave with only photographs of the beautiful African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros, and lion.  The first stop in Tanzania was an inner-city park designed to educate the local children and families on the importance of protecting … Continue reading

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The Difference Diversity Makes–Guest Editor

When I was nine years old, my mother accepted a summer job as a camp counselor. Since she would be working full-time, my sister and I were allowed to attend the summer camp for free! My sister and I were very excited to have the opportunity to participate in all of the activities. We learned how to swim, make friendship bracelets, and even performed dance routines. We made life-long friends that I am still in contact with today. The camp … Continue reading

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Learn How To Design Sustainable Splashpads

Vortex Aquatic Structures will be hosting a webinar, in collaboration with the International Federation of Landscape Architects (, on Designing Sustainable Splashpads on May 28th, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EDT. Register here: Mr. Scott Stefanc ASLA, will explore: The innovative Capture & Repurpose Water Management      System Traditional Water Management Systems options The factors that affect Splashpad sustainability Over the past 15 plus years, the Splashpad has become an increasingly important element in the design of community parks, … Continue reading

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Native Vs. Non-Native App Extra

Here’s an App Extra about some of the projects featured in our article Native Vs. Non-Native:  App Extras

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