Spin Master buys Swimways for $85 million

Spin Master Corp., a Toronto-based global toy and entertainment company has acquired Swimways Corp., a manufacturer of water and outdoor sports products, and has formed a new outdoor business segment.

LA 2024 unveils sustainable aquatics venues

Renderings of a modernized LA Memorial Coliseum and state-of-the-art temporary aquatics facility on USC’s Dedeaux Field were released by the Los Angeles 2024 (LA 2024) bid committee to demonstrate its commitment to delivering world-class sports facilities with minimal cost...

NSPF expands international efforts

The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) has increased its delivery of pool and spa education around the world to improve the health and safety of pools and patrons. Since 1984, 139 active NSPF instructors outside of the U.S. have...

Updated Model Aquatic Health Code now available

The second edition of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC), which includes important updates to the first edition that was released in 2014, is now available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Hayward acquires Kripsol Group

Hayward Industries Inc., has acquired Kripsol Group, a manufacturer of residential and commercial pool equipment and accessories, headquartered in Yuncos, Spain.

Canada’s swim team heads to Rio with lucky loonies

In preparation for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next month, each member of Canada’s national swim team will be leaving with a little luck on their side courtesy of the Chicken Farmers of Canada.