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SKU: 978-0-736-04500-1
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  • The Aquatic Facility Management Book addresses important information and safety concerns that aquatic facility managers need to know. 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.

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    • Student-friendly features with chapter objectives, key terms, and chapter summaries.
    • Lists additional resources for each chapter.
    • Has a variety of reproducible forms to use in promoting, running, and evaluating program.
    • Several appendixes that list aquatic-related agencies, equipment sources, and more.
    • Advice on how to develop and manage various aquatic programs at facilities.
    • Includes reproducible forms for use in staff evaluation, risk management and program promotion.
    • Tips on budget management.
    • How to oversee lifeguard management and safety programs.
    • Managing the facility operations, water systems and risks.
    • First edition hardback.
    • 296 pages.

    About The Author

    Paul A. Fawcett, MA, a lieutenant in the United States Coast Guard, led the development of and implemented the first aquatics majors program in the United States. Frequently published in aquatic journals and magazines, Fawcett received the Alex Haley Award in 2004 for writing on U.S. Coast Guard–related topics. He has more than 10 years of aquatics experience with a variety of organizations, including YMCAs, summer camps, community aquatics programs, college recreation programs, and college physical education programs. He holds numerous instructor and instructor trainer certifications, including American Red Cross water safety instructor, lifeguard instructor, and CPR and first aid instructor. Fawcett is also the former chair of the Aquatics Committee of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.

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Human Kinetics

Along with physically training for sport or exercise, studying theory and learning psychological technique is an integral part of progressing in your discipline. Human Kinetics provides in-depth literature for swimming exercise and fitness training, maternity swimming, learning how to swim, teaching water safety and lifeguard essentials. Human Kinetics recognizes that some people learn by reading words, while some prefer action and images; this line of illustrative and informative reading materials contains ample pictures and exercises, and is bound to be beneficial for all swimmers, no matter whether you are a novice or an advanced competitor.

Aquatic Facility Management Book

The Aquatic Facility Management Book addresses important information and safety concerns that aquatic facility managers need to know. 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.

Details

  • Student-friendly features with chapter objectives, key terms, and chapter summaries.
  • Lists additional resources for each chapter.
  • Has a variety of reproducible forms to use in promoting, running, and evaluating program.
  • Several appendixes that list aquatic-related agencies, equipment sources, and more.
  • Advice on how to develop and manage various aquatic programs at facilities.
  • Includes reproducible forms for use in staff evaluation, risk management and program promotion.
  • Tips on budget management.
  • How to oversee lifeguard management and safety programs.
  • Managing the facility operations, water systems and risks.
  • First edition hardback.
  • 296 pages.

About The Author

Paul A. Fawcett, MA, a lieutenant in the United States Coast Guard, led the development of and implemented the first aquatics majors program in the United States. Frequently published in aquatic journals and magazines, Fawcett received the Alex Haley Award in 2004 for writing on U.S. Coast Guard–related topics. He has more than 10 years of aquatics experience with a variety of organizations, including YMCAs, summer camps, community aquatics programs, college recreation programs, and college physical education programs. He holds numerous instructor and instructor trainer certifications, including American Red Cross water safety instructor, lifeguard instructor, and CPR and first aid instructor. Fawcett is also the former chair of the Aquatics Committee of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.

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