State of Aquatics

Each year in June, we host our State of Aquatics broadcast where we share the latest trends in aquatic safety and our findings from investigating drownings over the past year. As of today, that event is postposed and replaced with a monthly Zoom call.

Monthly State of Aquatics Zoom Calls

Past Recordings: 

November 2020 | Chat Transcript

October 2020 | Chat Transcript

September 2020 | Chat Transcript

The Importance of Lifeguard Placement

Defining the Area of Responsibility and How to Assess it

Interview with Summit Area YMCA’s Leadership

Identifying Invisible Sections of the Pool

Assessing Lifeguard Positions: Learnings from the Summit Area YMCA

Lifeguard Placement Maps: Learnings from the Summit Area YMCA

August 2020 | Chat Transcript

July 2020 | Chat Transcript

Discussing Aquatics in Uncertain Times

The COVID-19 pandemic created much uncertainty for pool operators. To support the aquatics movement, we met each Thursday, to discuss aquatics and answer your questions.

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Watch Past SOA Broadcasts