swimming pool association

Programs

Programs

The Florida Swimming Pool Association has nearly 20 programs for pool industry professionals with exclusive benefits for FSPA members. Browse the following list.

Design Awards

[click for details] – Entries due October 31 The Florida Swimming Pool Association

Almar Jackson Pools - Best in Show 2014

Design Awards Program recognizes industry excellence for outstanding accomplishments with pools, spas and water features.

Almar Jackson Pools – Best in Show 2014

Insurance - Employee Benefits

 [click for details] – Coordinated Benefits. The Florida Swimming Pool Association endorsed insurance programs provide competitive premiums and great service. Log into the members-only area to view a webinar on the new health insurance portal.

USA Payroll

[click for details or click for pricing] USA Payroll is one of the leading privately owned full service payroll, HR, and compliance companies in the United States. USA Payroll works with you to customize payroll and business solutions that fit your company’s needs. For our special FSPA fellow member pricing or a free no hassle custom service quote, please contact us at admin@usapayrollorlando.com or visit us at www.usapayroll.com and complete our contact form and a USA Payroll representative will be glad to answer any questions you may have.

Pool Holiday Cards

Stonehouse Collection is offering savings of 15% plus FREE shipping on swimming pool themed holiday cards, thank you cards, and return address labels (min. $50 purchase). Log in the members-only area to see these pool-themed cards and get the discount code.

Power Apps That Work

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Have an app created for your company for only $999 plus low monthly hosting costs. Apps create an easy way to engage customers and offer business tools to boost sales.

Ask the Seal.com

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Created to educate consumers about the risks of hiring the wrong company, help them find the right company and help good companies differentiate themselves. FSPA members start their program for only $99. Background checks also available at a low rate.

MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheets

[click for details] - FREE FOR MEMBERS! The FSPA and INFOTRAC are partnering to provide members easy-to-use, electronic MSDS sheets and information as part of your hazmat compliance program. A hotline is available 24-7-365.

Find a Florida Pool Prosm Consumer Search

All FSPA members are listed in up to four categories of their choice in the consumer search engine. Consumers choose a category and enter their ZIP code to see who they can call for their swimming pool needs. Only FSPA members get this extra advertising for their business!

Free Online Job Posting

FSPA members can post their open positions on this web site for free and receive reduced rates to print in the Florida Pool Prosm.

Prescription Discount Card

In October a member called to tell us they needed a prescription antibiotic that cost $129; by using the FSPA member prescription discount card they paid $9.52!

Members can download and print a free discount prescription card. Log in the members-only area to receive the card. View a summary of the benefits here.

Continuing Education

 [click for details] The association offers more than 100 hours of continuing education courses on topics ranging from basic pool operation to business management. Select courses are available to take online.

Arbitration

[click for details] Use this program for rapid and inexpensive resolution of consumer disputes.

Insurance - Business / Workers

[click for details] – Insurance by Ken Brown. The Florida Swimming Pool Association endorsed insurance program provides competitive premiums, great service, knowledgeable underwriting and cash dividend payments for good performance.

Transworld Systems Profit Recovery Services

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Receive payment on past-due accounts. Transworld Systems’ recovery average is 56% at an average cost of 7 cents per dollar. Compared to the national average this is a higher recovery rate at a lower cost. The fixed fee averages less than $10 per account and you get paid directly by your customer. If you are interested, log into members only area for contact and promo code.

Scholarship

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The Florida Swimming Pool Association Scholarship Program is available to dependents of owners and employees of member companies. Application due July 1.

Quickbooks

[click for more details] Although no coupon code is required to receive these discounts, they are only available through this link (no phone orders) (You will have to use member login to access page).

Order programs, updates and training. QuickBooks is #1 Small Business Financial Software. Software is available to rack sales and expenses; complete tasks like paying employees, invoicing, bill tracking and check-writing; track inventory; creat purchase orders and set pricing levels.

Learn to speak English program: Sed de Saber - Construction Edition

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It is the only product of its kind designed for the construction industry, to provide job skills as well as safety and ESL training. FSPA member price is $350 +shipping/handling. Log in to the members’ only area of the Web site for the promotion code. [Click here to view flyer]

  • Features seven interactive books that teach 500 words and 340 phrases.
  • In addition to construction terminology, teaches life skills such as following driving directions, visiting the doctor, filling out forms, etc.
  • In about 20 weeks, users understand and speak conversational English at a third-grade level. Works with an entertaining storyline, colorful graphics and scientifically proven teaching protocols.
  • System includes Quantup LeapPad with microphone, seven interactive books and cartridges, power adapter and batteries, headphones, carrying case, participant manual, online access to Six Simple Steps – program implementation guide, and skills assessment for the first time user.

MemberCruises

[click for details] Discount cruises available to members with special credits and rates.
 
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Below The Surface the Industry blog

The Department received more than 4,200 unlicensed activity complaints, of which more than 2,600 were found to be legally sufficient and resulted in further investigation. These investigations resulted in nearly 2,100 actions against unlicensed subjects, including the issuance of Notices to Cease and Desist, imposition of Administrative Fines and Final Orders filed by the Department. […]

By Nate Traylor, Pool & Spa News Mike Esmond is sounding the alarm: Potentially hundreds of pools in Florida are entrapment hazards. He’s not talking about old pools that haven’t been brought up to code. That wouldn’t be too surprising. These are newly constructed vessels that violate the ANSI/APSP-7 standard for suction entrapment avoidance, according […]

September 26-27 more than 1,000 high school swimmers and divers took part in the FSPA High School Invitational Swimming & Diving Meet.  Thanks to all the sponsors and to all the teams for a great weekend of swimming and diving!