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AOAP Life Jackets at THPRD

By Juliene Hefter - March 12, 2020

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is a proud recipient of the Association of Aquatic Professionals Life Jacket Grant. The life jackets are being utilized in a variety of swim…

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Apply to Be On an AOAP Committee Today

By Juliene Hefter - February 24, 2020

Apply to be on an AOAP Committee today. The deadline to submit is February 29, 2020. https://aquaticpros.org/aoap-committee-application/

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A Pool of Thought to Resolve Your Seasonal Workforce Woes

By Juliene Hefter - February 11, 2020

The Great Depression was my Father’s era. You know the type: WWII vet, grizzled, fiercely patriotic, relentless work ethic, saving every penny for a rainy day. He was the kind…

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

By Juliene Hefter - December 16, 2019

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 States and internationally,” the Association…

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AOAP and Swim Angelfish Announce Partnership

By Juliene Hefter - November 12, 2019

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,…

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Drowning in a Sea of Misinformation

By Juliene Hefter - October 28, 2019

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…

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AOAP & DIA Partnership Announcement

By Juliene Hefter - October 22, 2019

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…

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EMBRACE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AS CULTURE CREATORS

By Juliene Hefter - October 18, 2019

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…

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Former Lifeguard Saves Stepfather On Land

By Juliene Hefter - August 30, 2019

Former Lifeguard Saves Stepfather On Land

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

By Juliene Hefter - June 10, 2019

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…

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