Aquatics Professionals

Man testing the quality of pool water and cleaning a pool

From aquatic facility designers to lifeguards, aquatic professionals are the first line of defense against illness and injury at public aquatic venues. This section focuses on the Operation and Management of public pools, hot tubs and splash pads. For more information about the design and construction of these venues, please visit CDC’s Model Aquatic Health Code.

Ladder going into a pool

COVID-19 and Aquatic Venues

See CDC’s latest COVID-19 guidance for aquatic venues.

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Page last reviewed: April 2, 2022