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Pros and Cons of Salt Water Pools

According to some, swimming in a mild saline solution can be "much like taking a shower in soft water." 2 One of the draws of salt water pools is the idea they are more natural, and better for you and your skin. The smell of chlorine can be a draw to other alternatives of pool filtration systems as well. One of the common misconceptions of a salt w...
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Advertisement for Bids: Chippewa Falls Middle School

USAquatics has a new Advertisement for Bids for Chippewa Falls Middle School Pool Equipment Room Remodel project.  All bids will be opened and tabulated at 2:00 P.M. local time; May 31, 2018 and shall be considered by the Owner no later than June 8, 2018 for possible contract award. For more information, please contact  jeff@usa...
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Finding The Ideal Aquatic Accessories

With so many new and upcoming aquatic accessories and fitness equipment, it's hard to know which ones will best suit you and your aquatic center's needs. We have compiled a list of what we think can be a good start to helping you decide which equipment and activities to incorporate to your pool.  Wibits: Durable, and removeable, inflating...
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USAquatics Involvement in the New Downtown YMCA

Opening this Friday, the new Downtown YMCA facility was recently featured in the Star Tribune Minneapolis. Included in the $30 million renovations, 105,000-square-foot on five-levels, the Dayton YMCA will feature "140 cardio machines, free weights, weight machines and an Italian-designed modular training system that uses the bod...
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Escape the Winter Chill

The best way to beat the winter cold is indoors, and what better way to spend your days than relaxing at a lodge or playing in an indoor water park. The Delano Herald Journal (DHJ) came up with their "eight indoor water parks to try in Minnesota this winter". Among the eight selected,  Arrowhead Lodge at Brainerd Lake and The Lagoon at Tr...
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Hays Wellness Center

Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, just 40 miles south of the Canadian border in northern Montana, is homeland to the Gros Ventre (Aaniih) and the Assiniboine (Nakoda) Tribes. Hays, which is located in the southwest area of the Reservation, has been working closely with USAquatics, Inc. and DSGW Architecture to create a brand-new community center for...
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"World Waterpark Magazine" Oct/Nov 2017 Issue Featuring USAquatics, Inc.

The City of Hutchinson and USAquatics, Inc. was featured in the October/November 2017 issue of World Waterpark - The Official Magazine of the World Waterpark Association and our involvement on The Hutchinson Family Aquatic Center. USAquatics, Inc. was involved in the Development, Design and Consulting for The Hutchinson Family Aquati...
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Grand Opening at New Prague Aquatic Center

On October 8 th , 2017 New Prague Central Education Campus held its Grand Opening for their newly renovated community center including a brand new Aquatic Center. New Prague wanted a facility that would be able to help people in their community and surrounding communities with health programs, activities, and swim meets. USAquatics was hired to des...
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Grand Casino Hinckley Hotel, “Time to be cool by the brand new pool!”

USAquatics was hired by Cuningham Group to provide aquatic design and engineering for a new spa and pool at Grand Casino Hinckley Hotel in Hinkley, Minnesota. The previous pool was accessible only from the hotel through the casino, which was not ideal. The new pool is now in its own building that is attached to the hotel. The natatorium features an...
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“Just Keep Swimming” with Velocity Aquatics & USAquatics!

​ Velocity Aquatics is a year-round competitive swim team, committed to providing all ages with professional coaching, technique instruction, and an opportunity to improve swimming skills. This year, Velocity Aquatics wanted to participate in the Delano 4 th of July parade, to give the swimmers an opportunity to bond as a team, as well as providing...
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Parkers Prairie Welcomes You To Join In The Celebration Of The Success Of Community!

Working closely with the city of Parkers Prairie, USAquatics teamed up with Hay Dobbs Architects, to help complete the Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center. Astoundingly, in the construction of the Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center, no public funds or tax money was used, 100% of the $2.2 million facility was made possible by donations from individuals and b...
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Hutchinson Family Aquatic Center “Has Something Exciting for Everyone!”

USAquatics , Inc. was hired by the City of Hutchinson to assess the existing outdoor pool facility. The City of Hutchinson had seen a major drop in attendance to the aquatic facility in the last few years and were wanting to update their existing pool in hope to attract existing and new patrons to the pool. After a thorough assessment of the facili...
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