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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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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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By Juliene Hefter - January 7, 2019

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

By Juliene Hefter - May 8, 2018

                  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…

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Three Steps to Increasing African American Participation in Learn to Swim Classes

By ewebscapes - July 16, 2020

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 of competitive swimming. In 2019,…

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