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FSPA Florida West Coast Chapter

Point of Contact: Malinda Howard

Email Address: FSPAFloridaWestCoast@FloridaPoolPro.com

Phone Number: (727) 638-6072

Community Involvement

June 24, 2016: World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL)

On Friday, June 24th, 2016, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world united for the seventh year in a row to make noise that Swimming Lessons Save Lives.™ A global event, The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL), took place over the course of 24 hours at an estimated 500 locations in more than 20 countries. The Florida West Coast Chapter of the Florida Swimming Pool Association participated in the WLSL at the Palm Harbor YMCA.  Below are photos from the event.

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Love My Pool the FSPA blog

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Swimming pool repair and construction in Florida requires a license through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).  A “CPO” is not a license.  See what a license looks like versus a business license / tax ID (not the same thing!) in the image above.  To check a license, visit www.MyFloridaLicense.com Don’t forget to […]

Pool Safely is a national public education campaign that works with partners around the country to reduce child drownings and entrapments in swimming pools and spas. Find great resources for kids and adults at www.PoolSafely.gov, and of course, take the pledge! You can also find a wealth of information on our site under the Safety […]