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Water slides, spring boards and high dives – all staple members of the community swimming pool – won’t be the only pieces of poolside equipment around next summer. Starting May 15, 2012, all public swimming pools in the U.S. must be equipped … Continue reading
ADA article by CEO Mitchell B. Friedlander featured in the Community Associations Institute Quorum Magazine
CEO of American Pool Enterprises, Mitchell Friedlander, was invited to contribute an article to the Quorum Magazine. This magazine, published by the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute, invites expert contributors to supply their readers with timely information on industry related news.
Though the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed 20 years ago, there’s been a lot of talk about it recently.
New ADA rules have been published, which pose “a responsibility and an opportunity,” says John Caden, director of pool lifts for manufacturer S.R. Smith, based in Canby, Ore. “It’s a responsibility for pool operators to make their pools accessible … And it’s a financial opportunity for those in the commercial side of the pool and spa business to sell this equipment to [facilities]that need to come up to these standards.” Continue reading
Public swimming pools and spas that are on direct suction systems shall have a one year extension from
514.0315 Required safety features for public swimming pools and spas.
Public swimming pools and spas that are on direct suction systems shall have a one year extension from the initial compliance date to install a gravity drainage system, as required by department rule.
Recent changes to the American Disabilities Act (ADA) regarding recreational facilities—including swimming pools—have a lot of community and facilities managers asking the question: “Does my pool have to meet the new standards?” This webinar provides an overview of 2010 ADA swimming pool regulations and discusses how to determine if your community must comply with this new legislation. Continue reading
The Department of Justice has revised its regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This rule takes effect on March 15, 2011, clarifies issues that have arisen over the past 20 years, and contains new requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards). Continue reading
Mitch Friedlander of American Pool Enterprises, Inc. will present an informative Webinar on the legal requirements for ADA compliance at your swimming facility. Continue reading
Mitchell B. Friedlander, CEO and President, American Pool Enterprises, Inc. On July 26th 2010, the Department of Justice released updated Standards which provide specifications for the design of new and altered facilities to ensure that individuals with disabilities are able … Continue reading
Mitchell Friedlander, Chief Executive Officer of American Pool Enterprises, presents webinar on behalf of the National Apartment Association
In partnership with American Pool Enterprises, Inc., NAAEI hosted a Webinar on the legal requirements for ADA compliance at your swimming facility last week. American Pool Enterprises, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mitchell Friedlander, presented the webinar. Continue reading
On July 26, 2010, the US Department of Justice released updated ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Among the updates for a number of facility types were new requirements specifically for public swimming pools. The level of accessibility depends on the … Continue reading