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PHTA President & CEO Sabeena Hickman Elected to National Drowning Prevention Alliance Board
September 15, 2021

PHTA President & CEO Sabeena Hickman Elected to National Drowning Prevention Alliance Board

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is pleased to announce that its president and CEO, Sabeena Hickman, CAE, has been elected to the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) Board of Directors.


World Aquatic Health Conference Moves to Virtual Platform
September 13, 2021

World Aquatic Health Conference Moves to Virtual Platform

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) Board of Directors has made the unanimous decision to hold the 2021 World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) in a virtual format only, in the interest of public health and safety. WAHC 2021 will now be presented as an entirely virtual event on December 7-9.


PHTA Announces Approval of ANSI/PHTA/ICC-10 2021 American National Standard for Elevated Pools, Spas and Other Aquatic Venues Integrated into a Building or Structure
September 10, 2021

PHTA Announces Approval of ANSI/PHTA/ICC-10 2021 American National Standard for Elevated Pools, Spas and Other Aquatic Venues Integrated into a Building or Structure

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is proud to announce that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the ANSI/PHTA/ICC-10 2021 American National Standard for Elevated Pools, Spas and Other Aquatic Venues Integrated into a Building or Structure.


GENESIS® Launches New Brand and Career Pathways
September 3, 2021

GENESIS® Launches New Brand and Career Pathways

GENESIS®, a company of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), is pleased to present its new brand, complete with a new website, logo, digital badges, and educational pathways.


Paralympian Jessica Long to Deliver Keynote at World Aquatic Health Conference
August 17, 2021

Paralympian Jessica Long to Deliver Keynote at World Aquatic Health Conference

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is thrilled to announce that five-time Paralympian Jessica Long will be delivering the keynote presentation at this year's World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC), taking place October 13-15 in Houston, TX. Long has won 23 Paralympic medals in swimming, 13 of them gold.


World Aquatic Health Conference Returns as In-Person Event
August 10, 2021

World Aquatic Health Conference Returns as In-Person Event

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is pleased to announce that the 18th Annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) will take place as an in-person event October 13-15 in Houston, TX. This will be PHTA’s first in-person event since the pandemic began, allowing pool operators, environmental health officials, service technicians, aquatic managers, and other industry professionals to reconnect, network, and learn.


Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Launch Pool Maintenance and Service Technician Apprenticeship Program
August 3, 2021

Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Launch Pool Maintenance and Service Technician Apprenticeship Program

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) launched the Registered Pool Maintenance and Service Technician Apprenticeship Program to help build a more skilled and diverse workforce, expand the workforce of service professionals in the aquatics industry. As a registered apprenticeship program, this program has been validated by the U.S. Department of Labor and provides employers access to larger talent pools. 


PHTA Announces Newest Strategic Partner: Hayward
August 2, 2021

PHTA Announces Newest Strategic Partner: Hayward

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is excited to announce its newest Strategic Partner, Hayward. The PHTA Strategic Partnership Program creates special opportunities for companies that promote the association’s initiatives, including education, advocacy, and market outreach.


Step Into Swim and Every Child A Swimmer Combine Forces To Prevent Childhood Drowning
July 27, 2021

Step Into Swim and Every Child A Swimmer Combine Forces To Prevent Childhood Drowning

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) will use its broadcast and media platforms to encourage donations for Every Child A Swimmer (ECAS). The Pool and Hot Tub Foundation (PHTF) will be responsible for the administration of all ECAS donations including donor acknowledgments and issuance of grant awards.


PHTA's Dr. R. Neil Lowry $5,000 Grant Awarded
July 15, 2021

PHTA's Dr. R. Neil Lowry $5,000 Grant Awarded

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) has awarded the 2021 Dr. R. Neil Lowry Grant to the City of North Richland Hills in Texas. The winner was announced during the National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) 2021 Virtual Annual Education Conference (AEC) awards ceremony.


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Pool & Hot Tub Strategic Partners:

  • Fluidra
  • Hayward
  • Lou

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