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The Association of Aquatic Professionals is a Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization.  You are among many who have chosen to be  involved with a cutting edge professional membership based organization. It is our goal to bring together professionals from all aspects of aquatics to network, educate, advocate, enrich, and improve the aquatics industry across the United States and internationally.

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Ayanna Rakhu is a doctoral candidate in the College of Education and Human Development in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota. She…

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Evoqua’s Neptune Benson Makes Waves with Advanced Regenerative Media Technology

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New High-Performance Defender® FP-Series Filter Unveiled for Small Aquatic Venues PITTSBURGH, PA – December 15, 2020 – Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE: AQUA) today announced…

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Panel Upholds $21.5M Verdict Over 6-Year-Old’s Drowning

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By Y. Peter Kang Law360 (September 4, 2020, 9:01 PM EDT) — An Illinois appellate panel has affirmed a jury’s $21.5 million award in a…

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Keeping Your “Cup Full” in Today’s Crazy World

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Juliene Hefter, Executive Director/CEO, Association of Aquatic Professionals What does it mean to fill your cup? To fill your cup means to replenish those stores…

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New Manikin Allows Start to Finish Lifeguard Training

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From an idea came a solution Back at the beginning of 2020, no one could have foreseen the massive impact that COVID-19 would have on…

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Three Steps to Increasing African American Participation in Learn to Swim Classes

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By Ebony Rosemond, Executive Director of Black Kids Swim Black Kids Swim is a Maryland-based non-profit charity dedicated to increasing Black participation in the sport…

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THE ASSOCIATION OF AQUATICS PROFESSIONALS (AOAP) RECEIVES CERTIFICATION OF ITS AQUATICS PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION (AQP) BY THE COUNCIL FOR THE MODEL AQUATIC HEALTH CODE

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AOAP’S Aquatics Professional designation meets or exceeds the relevant standards outlined in CDC’s Model Aquatic Health Code The Association of Aquatics Professionals (AOAP) and the…

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THE ASSOCIATION OF AQUATIC PROFESSIONALS (AOAP) GOES LIVE WITH AqP ON WWW.SPLASH-EDU.ORG

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JUNE 15, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe educational partnership between the Association of AquaticProfessionals (“AOAP”) and the Starfish Center for Aquatic SafetyResearch, Education and Leadership (the “Center”),…

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Association of Aquatic Professionals Statement

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Dear Association of Aquatic Professionals Community, Our hearts are heavy with our nation’s tragic history of violence and racism that continues to target the Black…

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Association of Aquatic Professionals and Counsilman-Hunsaker announce new partnership

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Date: 1 June 2020 The partnership seeks to further promote aquatic safety and sustainability throughout the industry St. Louis, MO – June 1, 2020 –…

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