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By Juliene Hefter - June 15, 2020

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”), has gone live. Announced last…

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Association of Aquatic Professionals Statement

By Juliene Hefter - June 3, 2020

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 community. So many are hurting,…

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Association of Aquatic Professionals and Counsilman-Hunsaker announce new partnership

By Juliene Hefter - June 1, 2020

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

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TEAM WLSL Announces New Date Options for 2020

By Juliene Hefter - May 21, 2020

Due to delayed opening dates for most aquatic venues brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the WLSL has issued the following statement: “We know that the last few weeks have…

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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.

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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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