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City of Mustang receives AOAP Life Jackets

By Juliene Hefter - June 30, 2021

First and foremost I want to say a huge THANK YOU to The Association of Aquatic Professionals for considering and then choosing The Mustang Aquatic Center in the City of…

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YMCA of Southwestern Indiana receives AOAP Life Jackets

By Juliene Hefter - June 15, 2021

We were thrilled to receive the lifejacket grant this year from AOAP! Our lifejackets were getting a little ragged and we didn’t have enough to do whole group safety days.…

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Daldorado signs exclusive agreement with Serapool® porcelain tile and strengthens its leadership in the aquatics industry.

By Juliene Hefter - June 8, 2021

NAPLES, FL—Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 — Daldorado, LLC, a leading provider of main drains, sumps and perimeter gratinghas entered into a definitive agreement to become the exclusive North American distributor for…

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AOAP Member Benefit: Discounted Insurance through our partner group

By Juliene Hefter - May 7, 2021

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12th Annual World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™, June 17, 2021

By Juliene Hefter - March 31, 2021

SAVE THE DATE! AOAP Will Join TEAM WLSL™ In Its #21in21 Campaign as a Gold level Supporting Organization To Share The Message That Swimming Lessons Save Lives™ Now in its…

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Mother May I Swim Study

By Juliene Hefter - January 25, 2021

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 is conducting a study to explore…

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

By Juliene Hefter - January 21, 2021

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 the introduction of the Defender…

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

By Juliene Hefter - September 8, 2020

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 suit accusing two park districts…

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

By Juliene Hefter - September 8, 2020

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 of mental, emotional, and physical…

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New Manikin Allows Start to Finish Lifeguard Training

By Juliene Hefter - July 29, 2020

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 communities all over the world.…

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