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POOLaide Webinar: Writing Techniques for Aquatic Professionals

POOLaide Webinar: Writing Techniques for Aquatic Professionals

Coherent, compelling, and correct writing is now more important than ever. This session geared towards aquatic professionals will give you tips & tricks to improve your communication via emails, presentations, reports, etc. 
POOLaide Webinar: Adapted Aquatics with Swim Angelfish

POOLaide Webinar: Adapted Aquatics with Swim Angelfish

Swim Angelfish creates educational resources for the world’s adaptive swim lessons needs and advocates for the necessity of having specifically trained instructors for this growing population.  For 20 years we have provided both free and paid online training materials for all aspects of adaptive aquatics. The Swim Whisperers® methodology stands above the rest by educating instructors not by disability but by roadblocks and easily integrates with any existing swim curricula.
POOLaide Webinar: Making Aquatic Inservice Realistic: Foam & More!

POOLaide Webinar: Making Aquatic Inservice Realistic: Foam & More!

We owe it to our staff to prepare them for realistic situations. Did you know that foam is present during many drowning (submersion) rescues? Are your lifeguards prepared to deal with GROSS?  This session will include simple strategies using basic supplies from the grocery store to take your staff training to the next level. 
POOLaide Webinar: Teaching - Not Just At a Pool: Starting Your Side Gig

POOLaide Webinar: Teaching - Not Just At a Pool: Starting Your Side Gig

Many aquatic staff are accomplished teachers and leadership instructors, but they only think to use those skills at the pool. With the economic recession from COVID-19 coming, there's no better time to start a side gig using your aquatic skills. Learn from someone who captured untapped audiences and built a successful and sustainable business. 
POOLaide Webinar: Fun & Motivating Your Aquatic Team

POOLaide Webinar: Fun & Motivating Your Aquatic Team

An enjoyable workplace experiences less staff turnover, greater financial success, and high levels of employee engagement. Replicating the approaches used by top brands and employers, it's possible to motivate and recognize aquatic staff on a budget. 
POOLaide Webinar: Preparing for Summer Startup: Are you Ready?

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

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. 
POOLaide Webinar: Promoting Aquatics on Instagram

POOLaide Webinar: Promoting Aquatics on Instagram

If you're not using Instagram to promote your aquatic facility and programming, now is the time to start! Follow along for tips & strategies how to grow engagement and enthusiasm in your community through this easy, innovative, and FREE social media platform. 
POOLaide Webinar: Stop Accomodating, Start Seeking: Accessibility in Aquatics

POOLaide Webinar: Stop Accomodating, Start Seeking: Accessibility in Aquatics

Accessibility is about more than just a universal change room or a pool lift. Accessibility is about ensuring aquatic staff can provide dignity to all bathers at our aquatic facilities. Understand your own able-bodied bias and how to provide basic training to junior staff.
CEUs for POOLaide Webinars

CEUs for POOLaide Webinars

We are pleased to announce that Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available from a few different organizations for qualifying POOLaide Webinars.
POOLaide Webinar: Better Water Testing Techniques, Lifeguard Edition

POOLaide Webinar: Better Water Testing Techniques, Lifeguard Edition

Pool operations is important enough that we don't let *just* anyone do it. Yet, lifeguards are completing important water chemistry tests without any training, and their test results are guiding chemical changes. Learn basic tips & strategies to improve water testing - and water quality - at your aquatic facility.
POOLaide Webinar: Long-term Inservice Planning for Your Pool

POOLaide Webinar: Long-term Inservice Planning for Your Pool

Presentation by Natalie Livingstone & Ashley Wolfe, ALIVE Solutions Inc. aka Aquatics TribeOriginally aired April 1, 2020  Join us as we talk ...
POOLaide Webinar: Planning for Uncertainty: Aquatic Programming on the Fly

POOLaide Webinar: Planning for Uncertainty: Aquatic Programming on the Fly

Swimming lessons, aquafit classes, and leadership courses (lifeguarding, first aid, etc.)  how do you plan your programming when we're taking life week-by-week? Learn from someone who's spent 18+ years updating programs based on changing schedules.