Detailed coverage of aquatics program development and management
- Complete information about how to develop, manage, and promote effective aquatics programs - Ample reproducible forms for handling everything from program promotion and risk management to evaluation of staff and programs- Student-friendly textbook features- Information on industry standards, related organizations, equipment sources, and more
“Aquatic Facility Management” provides current and future aquatics professionals with a complete guide to running aquatics programs safely and effectively. This practical reference covers everything an aquatics director needs, including detailed information on- directing, promoting, and evaluating programs;- administering a budget and developing staff; - overseeing all aspects of lifeguarding and safety systems; and- managing risks, water chemistry and filtration systems, and facility operations.
Course instructors will appreciate the book's student-friendly features, including chapter objectives, key terms, and chapter summaries.
In addition to the extensive information on program development and management, the book offers lists of additional resources for each chapter; a variety of reproducible forms to use in promoting, running, and evaluating programs; and several appendixes that list aquatic-related agencies, equipment sources, and more.
With its complete coverage of relevant topics, “Aquatic Facility Management” provides aquatics professionals with an effective training resource and invaluable reference that they'll turn to again and again.
has over 10 years of experience in the aquatics field and has worked in a range of settings including YMCAs, water parks, community aquatics programmes, college recreation and physical education programmes. He has published over 40 articles and chapters on a variety of aquatic and safety topics in numerous journals and magazines.