Special Aquatic Events

We offer education events throughout the year to help aquatics professionals grow and develop. Our events are primarily for aquatic directors and aquatic managers. We cater to pool managers, lifeguards, and aquatics program directors to strengthen the aquatic community.

Aquatic Today offers webinars to help you learn about the industry. You can earn professional development hours (PDHs) while learning new products and services, previewing new courses, getting CPR/AED/First Aid certified, or networking with people.

Here are some of our recent Aquatic Today Online Events available free to those who attend our live events:

Aquatics Equity Summit

April 20, 2022

The Aquatics Equity Summit is the perfect place to learn more about how to empower your community and create a place for them to be fully seen and heard through aquatics. This event celebrates what makes us different, in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, national origin and unites us as one Aquatics Nation with a deep passion for all things swimming.


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Lifeguard Recruit Summit

May 18, 2022

This event helps you discover the best practices for recruiting, hiring and training lifeguards. We bring industry experts to you who help offer practical ways to be more effective and efficient in recruiting lifeguards to keep your aquatic community safe. This summit is ideal for senior aquatics administrators who need to recruit lifeguards. Aquatics Directors, Aquatic Managers, and Pool Managers are invited to attend.


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Drown Prevention Summit 

June 22, 2022

The Drown Prevention Summit is a free event - your ticket to learning about drowning proofing, CPR for the adult victim of drowning, and other topics. This is for aquatics professionals and the aquatics community to help prevent drownings. It highlights water safety best practices and shares new data on practical things you can do now to prevent drownings.

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Lifeguard Summit

August 3, 2022

Our Lifeguard Summit provides direction and insight into the best practices of being a Rockstar Lifeguard. This special event offers an upward plan for future growth as a lifeguard and highlights career opportunities. It provides the pyramid for short-term and long-term development. This is the annual event every lifeguard must attend to stay in the know to be honored for being the day-to-day hero that you indeed are!

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Aquatics Leadership Summit

September 21, 2022 

The Aquatic Leadership Summit is specifically for Aquatic Directors and Managers in various settings. Leaders from public, private, and aquatics organizations shared success stories. Get ready to get up-to-date on the latest trends, best practices, and new resources available to help your organization thrive for those you serve. In addition, you will gain fresh ideas and be reminded of critical information essential for success in the industry.

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Aquatics Grant Summit

November 2, 2022

This Summit is the perfect opportunity to gain insight into future funding opportunities for your facilities and programs. Aquatics Directors, Facility Managers, and Department Heads don't let your Aquatics program drown - get funded today! Stay up-to-date and develop a funding plan for your organization with the help of experts in the field. Improve your swimming pool safety, water quality, and facility by diving into the possibilities of Grant Funding Opportunities.

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Aquatics Awards Show

The Aquatics Today's Aquatics Awards Show honors outstanding aquatics professionals in the nation for their contribution to the aquatic community. Awards are given to exceptional individuals, aquatics groups, teams, institutions, communities, and businesses in twelve categories. Winners are honored on a permanent plaque on display in the Aquatics Today Metaverse Center. Each year a new class is inducted into the Aquatics Today Hall of Fame (ATHOF).

All of our aquatics events have opportunities for sponsorships available on a limited basis. Visit our sponsorship page to learn more.

If you missed the live event, the recordings are available when you purchase an all-access pass that allows you to watch it whenever you like in your aquatics Today's Online Library.