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Dec 2016

The fourteenth annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC), will be held October 18-20, 2017, at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Denver, Colorado.

Dec 2016

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, December 5, 2016 – The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) continues its 2012 mission to create 1 million more swimmers over the course of 10 years. Tax-free donations can be placed through NSPF’s Step Into SwimTM Campaign website: stepintoswim.org/donate.

Nov 2016

The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) recently honored the organization’s active instructors for their extraordinary performance over the past year. Many individuals and four companies received awards for their commitment to excellence in keeping pools safer and open.

Nov 2016

Thirteenth Annual Conference Increases Water's Value Among Professional Fields

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, November 9, 2016 - The 13th Annual World Aquatic HealthTM Conference (WAHC) saw a surge of attendees throughout the two and a half-day conference held in Nashville, Tennessee. The National Swimming Pool FoundationⓇ (NSPFⓇ) hosted the successful event at the Sheraton Music City Hotel from October 19-21, 2016.

Nov 2016

The 13th World Aquatic Health Conference saw an increase in sponsors and participation of niche groups -- and nearly matched its overall attendance record.

Sep 2016

Deserving Candidates Receive Funds To Continue Aquatic Work

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, September 14, 2016 - Six university students have been awarded scholarship and fellowship grants through the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) for the fall 2016 semester. 

Aug 2016

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, August 25, 2016 - The boards of The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) and the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) have hired AH, a leading professional services firm located in Mount Laurel, NJ and Washington, D.C., to lead the unification process for the two aquatic organizations.

Aug 2016

The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo works with World of Recreational Water launched by APSP, NSPF’s Step into Swim™, and Water for a Warrior.

August 24, 2016—(New Orleans, LA)—The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo has selected three non-profit organizations to help boost awareness and drive donations in their continued effort to give back to the industry. 

Aug 2016

CPO® Certifications are World Wide

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, August 2, 2016 - The National Swimming Pool FoundationⓇ (NSPFⓇ) has increased the delivery of pool and spa education around the world to improve the health and safety of pools and patrons. 

Jul 2016

CDC is pleased to announce release of the 2016 Model Aquatic Health Code. This second edition of the MAHC includes important updates to the first edition released in 2014. 

Jul 2016

Conference Will Provide New Outlets to Aquatic Professionals

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, July 20, 2016 - The World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC) is proud to announce this year’s keynote speakers: Blue Mind author, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, and professional waterman Bruckner Chase, both of whom will also moderate a unique health benefits track. 

Jul 2016

Expansion to Introduce and Teach Thousands of Children Across the State the Lifelong Skill of Swimming

Jul 2016

Index Will Lead to Growth of Aquatics Industry 

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, July 12, 2016 - The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) seeks proposal by August 31, 2016 to create a “Learn-to-Swim Index” (LTS Index) that tracks how many people complete formal swim lessons in the United States. 

Jul 2016

GLEN COVE, N.Y. – July 5, 2016 

Pleatco, LLC, a leader in the pool and spa filtration products and longtime co-sponsor Genesis, today announced the launch of their 2016 search for the best of the best pool and spa service technicians across the country and extending as far as Canada and Europe. 

Jun 2016

Below is a short, digestible page for both 2016 Submersion and Entrapment reports. To view the entire report, please feel free to download the Submersion PDF or the Entrapment PDF

Jun 2016

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, June 22, 2016 - Interactive training courses offered through the National Swimming Pool FoundationⓇ’s (NSPFⓇ) simplistic online platform can help protect a company’s workforce from injury, lawsuits, and loss of revenue. 

Jun 2016

Donation Will Help Create More Swimmers and Reduce the Risk of Drowning

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, June 09, 2016 - This past April, the Master Pools Guild kindly donated $40,000 to the National Swimming Pool FoundationⓇ’s (NSPFⓇ) Step Into SwimTM Campaign to help fund programs that teach the life-saving skill of swimming.​

May 2016

For America’s Most Fun Form of Summer Exercise, Experts Urge Swimmers to Use Senses to Stay Healthy at the Pool

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, May 23, 2016- As Americans jump into another fun-filled summer of swimming, a new survey finds that most don’t know the real reason why some pools have a strong chemical smell. 

May 2016

The week before Memorial Day has been designated National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2016 will take place May 23-29, marking the 12th anniversary of this observance.

May 2016

World Aquatic HealthTM Conference: Fostering Growth for the Industry

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, May 17, 2016 - The World Aquatic HealthTM Conference (WAHC), the leading educational and scientific conference in the aquatics industry, will be in Nashville, Tennessee from October 19-21, 2016.

May 2016

This week, a proposal was introduced in the California State Legislature to amend the Swimming Pool Safety Act. This measure, AB 470, was amended by Assembly Member Kansen Chu (D-Milpitas) in a process known as a “gut and amend”, where the original contents of a bill are stripped out and replaced with something entirely new.

May 2016

National Swimming Pool Foundation Aims to Improve Safety at Public Pools

The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) and SwimToday’s partnership comes to fruition as SwimToday’s website now highlights swimming facilities that employ four or more CPO® Certification holders on staff. 

May 2016

Water Safety USA Announces 2016’s Messaging

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, May 3, 2016 - Recently established Water Safety USA, a consortium of 13 national governmental and nongovernmental organizations, is excited to announce the group’s primary safety message for 2016; ‘Water Safety: it’s learning to swim and so much more.’

Apr 2016

Applications Accepted Until June 1

Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 26, 2016 – The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) is currently accepting applications for 24 scholarship and fellowship grants within the aquatics field, each between $1,000 - $2,000.

Apr 2016

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, April 12, 2016 - Water Safety USA has been established by a consortium of national governmental and nongovernmental organizations concerned with water safety and drowning prevention. 

Apr 2016

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, April 11, 2016 – The boards of the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) and National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®)  met last week and agreed in principle to merge the two organizations. Both boards believe that the merge will better support the present and future needs of the aquatics industry.

Mar 2016

Early Registration opens on Friday, April 1 for the 2016 World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) at thewahc.org. The three-day event, hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®), is taking place at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee this October 19-21.

Mar 2016

March 18, 2016 – The newly renovated website for the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) launched today, at the same URL of nspf.org

Feb 2016

World Aquatic Health™ Conference Now Accepting Sponsors

Colorado Springs, COLORADO February 22, 2016 – Exclusive,  year-long  benefits are offered to sponsors of the World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC). 

Jan 2016

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announced today a donation of $25,000 to The Step Into Swim™ Campaign, organized by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®), to create 1 million more swimmers through funds given directly to leading learn-to-swim organizations.