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AOAP and Swim Angelfish Announce Partnership

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 of resources to aquatic professionals, enthusiasts, athletes, in the aquatics field. Both organizations will provide professional development opportunities as well as important water safety and drowning prevention programs and initiatives.…

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Drowning in a Sea of Misinformation

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 his death. The story was picked up as an alleged case of a rare condition called dry drowning or secondary drowning. (CNN. June 9, 2017; http://cnn.it/2rECrOV.) The media accounts went viral,…

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AOAP & DIA Partnership Announcement

Diversity In Aquatics is proud to announce a partnership with the Association of Aquatic Professionals.  This expands the efforts of both organizations to provide a number of resources to aquatic professionals, enthusiasts, athletes, and diverse communities, often underrepresented in the aquatics field. Both organizations will provide professional development opportunities as well as important water safety…

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EMBRACE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AS CULTURE CREATORS

Published on October 17, 2019 Anthony Iracki, MS, CPRP Park and Rec Champion | Speaker | Author | Consultant | Mentor 1 article As a millennial, I am faced daily with a number of perceived truths about my generation, such as the things I have “killed”—credit cards, divorce, American cheese, print news, ESPN, Applebee’s. But…

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The Overbrook School for the Blind Kappen Aquatic Center is a proud recipient of the AOAP life jacket grant program

The Overbrook School for the Blind’s Kappen Aquatic Center is home to the first LEED Platinum certified natatorium in the United States. The Vision of Overbrook School for the Blind is to inspire individuals with visual impairment, including those with additional challenges, to achieve their highest potential; to share our culture that embraces their abilities; to…

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Greensboro Aquatic Center & Guilford County Schools receive AOAP Life Jacket Grant!

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The Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP) and Shallow Water Blackout Prevention (SWBP) Announce Partnership

                  AOAP and SWBP recently announced their partnership with the goal to support and advance each other’s mutual mission to increase water safety and prevent drownings. Both organizations are domestic 501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporations and are run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and a full-time Executive Director. AOAP exclusively promotes and advocates policies, practices and…

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Obtain Your AqP (Aquatic Professional) Designation Now!

Calling All Aquatic Professionals The Association of Aquatic Professionals is excited to announce the AOAP Designated Aquatic Professional (AqP) Program. As part of the mission of AOAP, the organization strives to provide and support quality aquatic education, and this new designation helps to provide a pathway for every aquatic professional to advance their career and…

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