Aquatics and COVID-19: What Worked, What Didn’t, What’s Still Unknown?

Session Type:  Speed Session (20 miniutes)

Track: Aquatics


While the full effect of COVID-19 on the aquatics industry still has some unknowns, we have learned a lot in the past six months. This session will take a quick look at what worked, what didn't work, and how we continue to move forward to ensure the safety of our team members and facility guests.


Learning Objectives:

Identify preliminary findings from the aquatics industry response to COVID-19 and describe their effect on aquatic operations.



George Deines

Project Director, Counsilman-Hunsaker

George Deines is a studio director for Counsilman-Hunsaker, specializing in aquatic facility feasibility studies. He has 26 years of experience in the aquatics industry and holds degrees from the University of North Texas and Dallas Theological Seminary. He has spoken at numerous local, regional, state and national conferences on topics related to aquatics.

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