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Champions Board to Lead Drowning Prevention Efforts
May 18, 2021

Champions Board to Lead Drowning Prevention Efforts

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is pleased to announce the formation of The Champions Board, a distinguished group of athletes, pool industry professionals, and philanthropists who are committed to drowning prevention. The Champions Board will be the philanthropic arm of PHTA, responsible for raising awareness and funds to make a difference across the country.


Worried About COVID-19 at the Pool? Americans Are Split, Survey Finds
May 12, 2021

Worried About COVID-19 at the Pool? Americans Are Split, Survey Finds

With the weather getting warmer and vaccinations surging, public pools are starting to reopen and a growing number of Americans are making plans to take the plunge this summer. But a new survey finds that swimmers are divided on whether those pools will offer a refreshing respite from the pandemic.


PHTA Board of Directors Dedicates $500,000 to Fund Swimming Lessons
May 11, 2021

PHTA Board of Directors Dedicates $500,000 to Fund Swimming Lessons

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Board of Directors recently committed to donating $500,000 to Step Into Swim, PHTA's drowning prevention initiative. One hundred percent of these funds will go straight to learn-to-swim programs who have applied for Step Into Swim grants in recent years. By distributing the money in this way, the Board of Directors is immediately making an impact on saving lives through the gift of swim lessons.


Pentair Joins Forces with The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance for National Water Safety Month
May 4, 2021

Pentair Joins Forces with The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance for National Water Safety Month

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance is delighted to announce that Pentair is joining forces with National Water Safety Month to raise awareness about water safety and highlights the importance of public education regarding safer practices for kids and adults when they’re in and around water.


May Is National Water Safety Month
April 29, 2021

May Is National Water Safety Month

A coalition of water safety partners, including the American Red Cross, the National Recreation and Park Association, the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance, and the World Waterpark Association, along with dozens of other water safety groups, will work together to promote May as National Water Safety Month (NWSM).


Leaders in the Pool, Spa, Patio, Decking, and Outdoor Living Industries Will Reunite In-Person
April 23, 2021

Leaders in the Pool, Spa, Patio, Decking, and Outdoor Living Industries Will Reunite In-Person

Informa Markets, the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), and the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) announced several enhancements to the upcoming International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo). The event is expected to draw residential and commercial builders, installers, service professionals, spa dealers, outdoor living retailers, buying agents, and other industry professionals.


PHTA Announces Approval of ANSI/PHTA/ICC-7 2020 American National Standard for Suction Entrapment Avoidance in Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Catch Basins
April 21, 2021

PHTA Announces Approval of ANSI/PHTA/ICC-7 2020 American National Standard for Suction Entrapment Avoidance in Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Catch Basins

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is proud to announce that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the ANSI/PHTA/ICC-7 2020 American National Standard for Suction Entrapment Avoidance In Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Catch Basins.


PHTA Announces a Call for Participation on the Revision of the Residential Swimming Pool and Spa Energy Efficiency Standard
April 8, 2021

PHTA Announces a Call for Participation on the Revision of the Residential Swimming Pool and Spa Energy Efficiency Standard

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) announces a call for participation on the PHTA-15 Standard Writing Committee (SWC) to revise the ANSI/APSP/ICC-15 2011 American National Standard for Residential Swimming Pool and Spa Energy Efficiency.


PHTA Issues Call for Participation on New Elevated Pools, Spas, and Other Aquatic Venues Standard
April 8, 2021

PHTA Issues Call for Participation on New Elevated Pools, Spas, and Other Aquatic Venues Standard

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) has issued a call for participation on a PHTA-10 Standard Writing Committee (SWC) to develop a new PHTA/ICC-10 Standard for Elevated Pools, Spas, and Other Aquatic Venues Integrated into a Building or Structure for approval by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).


GENESIS® Congratulates 17 New Society of Watershape Designers® Registered Members
April 6, 2021

GENESIS® Congratulates 17 New Society of Watershape Designers® Registered Members

GENESIS®, a company of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), is proud to recognize 17 new Society of Watershape Designers® (SWD) Registered members. These professionals have reached a prestigious level of education and qualification within the pool, spa, and landscape industry by completing 150 hours of GENESIS® education.


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Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Strategic Partners:

  • Fluidra
  • Hayward
  • Lou
  • Lyon Financial
  • MCC
  • Pentair
  • Raypak
  • WatkinsWellness

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