The Complete Swimming Pool Reference , having been a respected staple in libraries of many aquatic professionals for nearly a quarter century, has been improved with up-to-date, cutting-edge information. The third edition brings to you our best and most recent efforts in this new authoritative text. Rachel Griffiths and Tom Griffiths combine over 50 years of professional swimming pool experience in this country and abroad to bring you the newest swimming pool techlogies and information that will certainly improve the safety and enjoyment of your aquatic facility. New and exciting information includes The Americans with Disabilities Act, expanded Risk Management chapters, in-depth discussions on water safety, and much more.
Tom Griffiths, Ed.D. is the Director of Aquatics and Safety Officer for Intercollegiate Athletics at The Pennsylvania State University. He oversees four indoor swimming pools, a large 50-metre outdoor pool and a state-of -the-art fitness centre. As the Safety Officer for Intercollegiate Athletics, he is also responsible for safety for athletic and recreational sports on the University Park campus. Dr. Griffiths teaches the Aquatic Facility Operators (AFO) course and the Better Beach Management course for the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA). He is a prolific writer, speaker and designer who has written five textbooks and has published more than 300 articles.