POOLaide Webinar: Preparing for Summer Startup: Are you Ready?

POOLaide Webinar: Preparing for Summer Startup: Are you Ready?

Presentation by Tim Auerhahn, Aquatic Council
Originally aired April 10, 2020

Seasonal pools already require a lot of work to startup, and this year you have even less time due to COVID-19. Start planning now to maximize a very small window. 

Powerpoint Slides

Blog Post: Drain or Maintain? 

Blog Post: Countdown to Summer: a Week by Week Pool Opening Checklist

Defining Values Worksheet 

Tim Auerhahn
Tim is a five-time recipient of the Distinguished Instructor Award issued by the World Aquatic Health Conference. Since 2015 he has certified more operators worldwide than any other instructor. As an alumnus of The Ohio State University, Tim has served in various operations, education, risk-management and leadership capacities with nationally recognized brands, athletic facilities and universities.Tim combines over 15 years of aquatic operations expertise with adult education, business strategy and leadership principles.

Show Notes

00:00 early start - webinar hangout with Katie Crysdale, Lakeview Aquatic Consultants Ltd. 

28:33 Welcome

32:20 Introducing Tim Auerhahn, Aquatic Council

33:55 Presentation

1:04:02 End of Presentation

1:05:05 Q & A with Tim

1:49:35 Wrap Up

Links/Sources Discussed 

Wednesday, April 8 webinar recording & show notes 

POOLaide Webinar Networking List (Google Drive)

Farmers Branch Aquatic Center Instagram account (@fbh2o)

All previous POOLaide Webinar recordings (YouTube)

POOLaide Webinar Main Page 

If you have specific questions about about your pool after the COVID Pandemic, please go back and watch Brent Miller's POOLaide Webinar on March 27, 2020: Planning to Reopen: Pool Operations After an Emergency Closure

Sticker Mule 

Lakeview Aquatic Consultants (Facebook)

Lakeview Aquatic Consultants Newsletter Signup


Lakeview Aquatic Consultants (Instagram)

All CEU information for the POOLaide Webinars

YMCA Aquatics Director Group (Facebook Group) 

YMCA Staff Training Room (Facebook Group)

Dublin Aquatics (Instagram)

Rigby's Aquatic Team (Instagram)

Aquatic Directors and Managers (Facebook Group)

COVID on surfaces (New England Journal of Medicine)

Water & COVID-19 FAQs (CDC)

Shift Happens: Pool Etiquette video by City of Coquitlam, BC (YouTube)

Goldfish Swim Schools

Aqua-Tot Swim Schools

YMCA Virtual Membership Staff Only (Facebook Group)

Lifeguard Authority (Facebook Group)

Lifeguards Without Borders 

Aquatic Council (Instagram)

Aquatic Council (website)

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