5 Tips to Cool Your Pool in the Summer Heat

5 Tips to Cool Your Pool in the Summer Heat

August is of one the hottest summer months, which is great for swimming, but it’s not so awesome – or cool – when your pool water temperature starts creeping up. How are you supposed to cool off when your pool water is as warm as your bath? These handy tricks can help...
Are There Alligators in Your Swimming Pool?

Are There Alligators in Your Swimming Pool?

Shark Week, an annual summer event that reminds us of our worst swimming fears, is celebrating its 30th season this July. Of course, we rarely have to worry about sharks in backyard swimming pools, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t likely to come across some wildlife...
8 Fun Games for your Next Pool Party

8 Fun Games for your Next Pool Party

What’s a pool party without some fun water games? Rather than leave your guests to swim and splash on their own, it’s easy to have games at the ready to make the most of your day at the pool.  These pool party games need very little in terms of equipment, but do...
Avoid Summer Tragedy – Prevent Drownings

Avoid Summer Tragedy – Prevent Drownings

May is National Drowning Prevention Month, and it’s the perfect time to address a topic that gathers the most attention during the summer months. Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under, but it is...
5 Reasons Everyone Should Swim

5 Reasons Everyone Should Swim

Everyone should swim! Whether you enjoy the pool in your backyard or you make your way to one of the great community pools in Northeast Ohio, swimming is more than just an enjoyable way to pass the time and stay cool in the summer. Swimming offers lasting benefits for...
Hastings CEO Quoted In Wall Street Journal Article

Hastings CEO Quoted In Wall Street Journal Article

Hastings Water Works CEO, Dave Hastings, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article discussing social media tips for business owners. Dave discussed how social media can be a low-cost way for a small firm to staff up quickly. Read the full article You can follow...
Is Your Lifeguard Paying Attention?

Is Your Lifeguard Paying Attention?

(CBS) Just seeing a lifeguard instills a sense of security. But having a lifeguard at water’s edge — doesn’t always mean your pool is safe. The statistics are sobering. On average, 10 people a day die from unintentional drowning. More than one in 5...
Drowning Prevention & Pool Safety

Drowning Prevention & Pool Safety

AAP GIVES UPDATED ADVICE ON DROWNING PREVENTION Before families head to the beach or pool this Memorial Day, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated guidance on water safety and drowning prevention. In its updated policy, the AAP has revised its guidance...
Hastings To Manage Aquatics Center

Hastings To Manage Aquatics Center

By GAIL MARTINEAU ThisWeek Staff Writer After seven years with the same company, the Plain Township trustees Dec. 28 unanimously voted to use Brecksville-based Hastings Water Works to operate and manage the Plain Township Aquatic Center. Township officials previously...