The Facilities Development Department aims to assist member clubs and affiliated organizations. This includes developing and planning new aquatic facilities as well as renovating and upgrading existing facilities. We also assist in developing and designing complimentary aquatic programs. USA Swimming has taken a pro-active approach to develop the necessary “in-house” resources to facilitate aquatic development. We reach out to interested parties and combine services and resources to support community aquatics for generations. Our goal is to provide our members and the general public with access to safe, pleasant and functional aquatic environments. We believe that USA Swimming has the resources and experience to help you serve your clientele.
General Service Overview – USA Swimming will:
For facilities with an existing pool of any size or type, we offer planning assistance regarding repair, equipment upgrading, remodeling, additions, operations, environmental safety and functionality. Our planning in conjunction with our professional providers can include the water tank itself as well as the surrounding area, including the filter system, ultra-violet and air handling, and circulation system. Despite published information to the contrary, facilities can be improved and/or expanded without millions of dollars in investments! Additionally, programs can be added and developed to support and enhance existing aquatic offerings and income potential. Ultra Violet pool water treatment, main drain entrapment issues, ADA access and compliance are three of the more common challenges we help facilities with.
These conferences have set the industry standard for delivering new information on pool building, renovation, and programming for financial sustainability. These are 2 day regional conferences that are generally held in six different sites around the country. A brief overview:Planning & Building the Facility for Total Aquatic Programming:
For more information & registration for the Build a Pool Conferences click here.
A large part of what we offer includes guidelines, suggestions, and methodologies for development of aquatic programs. Examples include:
USA Swimming can assist with aquatic programming regarding what programs are offered, marketed and delivered.
Upper level programming can always have a value added benefit for the community and a positive impact on any budget. We can help with program pricing compared to national norms and proven ways to save on operational expenses.