Aquatics Professionals

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COVID-19 and Aquatic Venues

CDC has developed considerations for the safety of those who use, operate, and manage public pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds.

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From aquatic facility designers to lifeguards, aquatic professionals are the first line of defense against illness and injury at public aquatic venues. The pages below provide information about the design, construction, operation, maintenance, and management of public aquatic venues to assist aquatic professionals in creating and maintaining healthy and safe environments for swimmers of all ages and skill levels.

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Page last reviewed: June 26, 2020