In accordance with the State of Colorado’s Executive Order, PHTA’s physical office will be closed until April 11. Staff will be available during working hours via email and will be able to respond to your inquiries. Pending no further change, orders will be fulfilled beginning April 16 and courses and certifications will resume by April 17. Questions? Please view our staff list  or email

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PHTA Begins Operation

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, and Alexandria, VA, April 2, 2019­—The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) officially launched April 1, unifying the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF) and the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP).

WAHC 2019 and Model Aquatic Health Code

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, April 1, 2019­—Registration for the 16th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC) is now open. The WAHC will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia at the Williamsburg Lodge on October 16–18, 2019. Opening registration discounts end on May 31st.


Colorado Springs, COLORADO, and Alexandria, VA, January 22, 2019­—The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF) and the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) today announced that the organizations will unify to form the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance.  The unification was approved by the boards of directors of both organizations on January 18 and 19, respectively, and work is currently underway to establish and formalize governance, structure, and operations.  The unified organization is scheduled to officially begin operations on April 1.


Water Safety at WAHC 2019

There will be no shortage of opportunities at the World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) to dig in on the important collaborative, coalition-building work that is drowning prevention.

Prevention Advisor April 2019 | Aquatics & Autism

For Autism Awareness Month we've been promoting some amazing learn to swim initiatives that focus on spreading water competence to the whole community and on the therapeutic benefits of aquatic environments for people with autism. 

2019 Pool Safely Grant Application

Applications for the CPSC's Pool Safely Grant Program are being accepted until June 5, 2019.