swimming pool association

Charlotte Harbor Chapter

Charlotte Harbor
Chapter Coordinator:  Sonja Dickey
(941) 952-9293

Our 3rd Annual Golf Tournament at Heron Creek Golf Club presented to us by Pool One has come and gone, but the money we raised for kids that otherwise would not be able to learn to swim will never be forgotten!  Thank you to our sponsors for making this golf tournament the success that it is! Title Sponsor: Pool One Plastering.  Reception Sponsor: Insurance by Ken Brown.  Towel Off Sponsor: Florida Water Products.  Goodie Bag Sponsor: Stone-Mart.  Beverage Cart Sponsor: SCP.  Closest-to-the-Pin Sponsor: Zodiac.  Longest Drive Sponsor: Infinite Pool Finishes.  Hole Sponsors: Aadvanced Aqua, Barb’s Pool Service, Baystone Tile, CL Industries, Gulfstream Heat Pumps, Just against Children Drowning Foundation, Premix Marbletite, Professional Lines, SCP, SGM, and Unicel. Everyone had a wonderful time at the event! Thank you!
Mark your calendar for Monday, August 12
from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Chapter is going to offer a free CPR class as a member benefit! It will be held at Morgan Family Center, 6207 W Price Blvd., North Port.  This class is limited to the first 25 attendees to register with a maximum of two attendees per member company.  If there are a large number of RSVP’s we will have two nights available.  No-shows will be charged $45.
Your 2019 Board of Directors is working on exciting and educational events. Please let us hear from you with any suggestions for speakers or events.  If you haven’t already, please like our Facebook page at FSPA Charlotte Harbor Chapter to keep up with upcoming events and meetings.

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Below The Surface the Industry blog

By Brett Holland, Treasure Pools /  brett@treasurepoolsfl.com  It is 2018 and the demand for ozone is continuing to rise for residential swimming pools.  Consumers and industry professionals are both becoming more aware of the downsides of traditional sanitizers, such as salt chlorine generators, liquid chlorine and stand-alone tablet feeders.  Ozone was first discovered 170 years […]

The scholarship application for the 2018-2019 FSPA Scholarship Program is ready!  Dependents of owners or company employees (of 2+ years) are welcome to download the application.  All materials are due in the office by June 29.  Spread the word to any company staff with graduating high schoolers or college students.

A situation a Florida business ran into recently made us believe that a short article on this subject might be of value.  The US Department of Labor contacted this business as a result of a former employee complaint.  The individual was a pool service technician who was paid per pool serviced vs. by an hourly […]