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Aquatic Educational Programs

Tom continues to lead the way with aquatic risk management, research and education programs. His work is first class and beyond reproach. I recommend Tom, his research and aquatic risk management procedures to be used in all pools and water parks throughout the world, we have adopted a range of his programs and have experienced a dramatic drop in both incidents and an increase in standards.

--Stan Wall
Lifeguarding Services Australia

Aquatic Safety Research Group is dedicated to providing swimming pool operators with the level of training needed to help ensure that all patrons have a safe and enjoyable experience at the pool, beach or waterpark.

The Aquatic Risk Management Series of workshops are one-day training programs designed to provide aquatic managers information and resources not generally found in other programs. No other comprehensive approach to managing pools and beaches is available nationwide! Certification is provided by Aquatic Safety Research Group.

Practical Pool Management and Practical Pool Management Plus are nationally-recognized pool operator training programs dComplete Swimming Pool Referenceeveloped for Aquatic Safety Research Group by aquatic safety expert Shawn P. DeRosa of DeRosa Aquatic Consulting. The textbook, included with the course, is the Complete Swimming Pool Reference, Second Edition, by Tom Griffiths, Ed.D. Don't be confused . . .by other pool operator programs that use this text! Only Practical Pool Management and Practical Pool Management Plus are taught by textbook author Dr. Tom Griffiths and editor/contributing author Attorney Shawn DeRosa! Certification is provided by Aquatic Safety Research Group.

We offer a wide variety of lectures and presentations which can be custom tailored to meet the needs of your particular audience. We believe we can address just about every water safety concern you may have. If you have a specific topic which you need addressed, contact us to see how we can develop a program to help meet your needs!

ARM Series

ARMThe nation's only risk management workshops for pool, waterpark and beach managers. Learn to minimize risks that could lead to large jury verdicts. Now includes an interactive on-site walk-through pool audit.

The ARM Series “arms” you with an understanding of the applicable standards of care. Our risk management workshops offer unparalleled insight into the operation of swimming facilities. Participants receive a certificate. Choose the one-day seminar that meets your specific needs:

  • Hotel / Motel Pools
  • School pools (high school, private, and college)
  • Public Swimming Pools
  • Beaches

Topics include:

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Safe Swimming Beaches

Safe Swimming Beaches is the only national education and training program designed for beach and waterfront managers. The text, written by Dr. Griffiths  is the authoritative publication on beach management.

Safe Swimming BeachesOur Safe Swimming Beaches seminar offers beach managers the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of beach management by comparing industry standards against daily operations of beaches from around the world.

Topics include:

  • Design
  • Operation and management
  • Water quality
  • ater safety
  • Lifeguarding techniques
  • Cutting-edge signage
  • Adopt-a-beach programs
  • Risk management and liability.

Upon completion of the course, each participant will receive a certificate upon completion of the program.

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Lifeguarding

Lifeguarding

We offer a variety of educational sessions on topics. We provide lifeguards, trainers, operators, managers, and all those involved in the Water field useful and up-to-date research, information and practical tips.

 Much of the information provided is based on scientific and medical research not readily available and not found in traditional lifeguarding courses.

The Aquatic Safety Research Group actively participates in these cutting edge research areas to provide you timely and useful information.

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Practical Pool Management

The Practical Pool Management (PPM) workshop is a fast-paced one-day pool operator course which highlights the most important topics in pool operations, maintenance and safety including circulation, filtration, chemistry, safety and risk management.

Participants receive a certificate upon passing the written exam. Certification must be renewed every five years.

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PPM+

The Practical Pool Management Plus workshop is a fast-paced two-day pool operator course, providing an in-depth analysis of the most important topics in pool operations, maintenance and safety including circulation, filtration, chemistry, safety and risk management.

Participants receive a certificate upon passing the written exam. Certification must be renewed every five years.

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A Great Resource!

Risk Management for Your Aquatic Safety Program by Markel Insurance Company

Thank you to Markel Insurance Company for allowing ASRG to make this valuable resource available online.

Free Forms...

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