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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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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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A Pool of Thought to Resolve Your Seasonal Workforce Woes

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By Eric Chester: The Great Depression was my Father’s era. You know the type: WWII vet, grizzled, fiercely patriotic, relentless work ethic, saving every penny…

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The AOAP supports the evaluation and adoption of all or part of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)

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Position Statement  December 10, 2019 “Bringing together professionals from all aspects of aquatics to educate, advocate, enrich, network and improve the aquatics industry across the United…

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AOAP and Swim Angelfish Announce Partnership

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The Association of Aquatic Professionals is proud to announce a partnership with Swim Angelfish.  This expands the efforts of both organizations to provide a number…

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Drowning in a Sea of Misinformation

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Earlier this month a young child died following days of vomiting. He had been in shallow water in a Texas dike about a week before…

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