Tag Archives: pools

How ADA compliance will affect your swimming facilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990 to prohibit discrimination grounded in disability.  Recently, some changes and additions were made affecting swimming facilities that communities need to be aware of moving forward.

What’s New?

Title II (Public Entities) and Title III (Public Accommodations and Commercial Entities) relate directly to the accessibility of public and private pools.

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ADA Legislation for Some Swimming Pools

We have been hard at work over the past few months preparing for the season, working with health department officials on new regulations, and most recently we have been working through the new American Disabilities Act (ADA) Legislation to determine how it will affect our clients. 

 

The purpose of this article is to explain who needs to gain compliance with this legislation, as to give you ample time to plan and budget accordingly.  Below is a Frequently Asked Questions section.  For those affected, compliance is required by March 15, 2012.

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FL: Public pool rules drain Lee County wallets

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

Residents of the 46 units expect to pay more than $220,000 to rebuild the pools to meet state health department rules, said Hayes, who is also treasurer of the homeowners association.
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