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Swim Pace Clocks – Swimmer’s Best Friend

October 14, 2019 - Recreonics

As any competitive swimmer knows, swim pace clocks are an essential piece of equipment for aquatic sports. Swim pace clocks allow a swimmer to monitor their training pace, create a target time that they want to achieve, and repeat swims or intervals. No swim practice is complete without a pace clock because they are key to improved endurance and speed.

When Competitor Swim redesigned their swim pace clocks two years ago, they paid extra attention to visibility and durability. With the best interest of swimmers in mind, Competitor Swim designed their new pace clock faces so the swimmer would be able to easily see the numbers - particularly the quarter numbers - for training, pace, and rest purposes. Quarter numbers on pace clocks are the primary numbers used in competitive swim training and are the most important for competition. Swimmers need easy and quick visibility of the numbers to enhance their training and lead to better times overall. Continue Reading about Swim Pace Clocks...

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Challenge Visitors with Kersplash Pool Climbing Walls

September 18, 2019 - Recreonics

Climbing increases fitness levels through the development of strength, coordination, and endurance. It also provides participants with opportunities for positive risk taking and creative problem solving. Climbing walls are a popular installment at many community gatherings places like fairs and recreation centers. Now you can bring climbing fun to your swimming pool facility with Kersplash Pool Climbing Walls.
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Better than a Wet Floor Sign – Plastex Matting for Wet Floors

August 8, 2019 - Recreonics

From slippery floors to hot concrete, aquatic centers are full of barefoot environments that can be hazardous to visitors. And, sometimes posted warnings signs may not be enough. Floor matting is an essential solution for any pool facility to provide additional clean, comfortable, and safe surfaces underfoot. There are many wonderful brands you can choose from. Plastex Matting is on our recommendation list. Plastex Matting Inc. has 50 plus years of experience in designing and manufacturing cutting-edge matting and flooring solutions, enabling everyone to become safer, more profitable, and more productive across their professional and recreational environments.

Plastex matting is made from high quality, non-porous polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is durable and flexible, allowing the matting to be easily lifted, carried and moved. Embossed and etched surfaces offer excellent slip resistance. Open grid designs deliver the highest level of drainage, ensuring the poolside remains safe for swimmers, lifeguard and all staff. Continue Reading about Plastex Matting...

Speedo Guard Collection – For the Active Lifeguard

July 10, 2019 - Recreonics

This summer make sure you are prepared for a season of swim lessons and saving lives with Speedo’s lifeguard swim suits and swim gear. Designed for and inspired by the active lifeguard, women’s swim suits in the Speedo Guard Collection are made from Endurance Lite material, which is a blended PBT and Polyester fabric made specifically for performance. With its low water absorbency and great elasticity, Endurance Lite resists sagging and allows for greater range of motion. It is also 10% lighter weight and has a life span 20 times longer than spandex.

Speedo men’s shorts are made from a quick-drying VaporPLUS fabric which repels water and dries in record time. VaporPLUS is a treated polyester that is a more durable and quick-drying alternative to spandex and last 3 times as long. The VaporPLUS treatment also offers UV protection. Continue Reading about Speed Guard Collection...

Advantages of Blue-White Peristaltic Metering Pumps

June 11, 2019 - Recreonics

Today’s commercial swimming pools have a plethora of pumps and heavy machinery in their equipment rooms to ensure efficient maintenance. Chief among this pool equipment are chemical feeders. Properly balanced water chemistry is essential for the health and safety of not only your guests, but also your aquatics facility. In addition to chemical controllers and water testing equipment, you will want to make sure that your pool has the best chemical metering pump.

Chemical metering pumps offered by Blue-White are peristaltic pumps, which use rotary motion to move the fluid through tubing. These kinds of chemical metering pumps are precise and ideal for moving sterile or aggressive chemicals because they limit contamination as the chemical moves through the pump. All peristaltic chemical metering pumps from Blue White are self-priming, even against maximum line pressure. And, by-pass valves are not required since peristaltic pumps cannot experience the vapor lock caused by off-gassing, a common problem for diaphragm pumps.

Off-gassing occurs when liquid chlorine aerated by the action of pumping creates bubbles that transfer to the inner walls of the diaphragmatic pump and valves. This creates an air lock that impedes fluid from flowing through the pump, even if the pump appears to be functioning normally. Peristaltic pumps do not expereince this issue due to their rotary design, which moves the liquid via compression of the tube and the pushing motion of the rollers. Continue Reading about Peristaltic Metering Pumps...

Wibit Kids Inflatables – Aquatic Fun for Your Youngest Swimmers

May 22, 2019 - Recreonics

From the team that brought you the Aqua Track, AquaDuel, and FastTrack comes a new line of aquatic play equipment. Wibit Sports has released three new combinations for commercial swimming pools designed for children starting at age 4, with a height of 39" to 59". Each of these combinations features easy obstacles and can be positioned in water as shallow as 4' for safe and exciting of your pool's youngest visitors. Wibit Kids products also feature the new step up system (SUS) engineered to help swimmers climb onto the inflatables with ease. Continue Reading about Wibit Kids Inflatables...

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