May 2019 GENESIS E-news
Pool Design article by GENESIS® Staff
We understand that busy season is well underway. That's why we have our educational schedule ready for you. Learn more and register now for the upcoming events.
Phoenix to host Major Renovations
"This isn't about changing tile and coping or plaster. This is about changing shapes, adding features, really changing up the projects." William T. Drakeley, Jr. , ACI, SWD Master Join GENESIS® this September as we travel to Phoenix to host CONSTRUCTION 281: Major Renovations with Paramount Pool and Spa Systems. The course, taught by SWD Masters, Rick Chafey and William T. Drakeley, Jr. , ACI walks the students through the many facets of a renovation. Examining the structure of the vessel, to the landscape of the yard, or to making an ultimate decision of walking away. This class features both lecture and project work to ensure students retain the education offered. C281: Major Renovations will be held at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona. Register today!
Core Classes Planned for Master Pools Guild Fall Meeting
Mark your calendars, make your reservations, and grab your passports, Genesis University® is heading North. Registration is open for ENGINEERING 211: Basic Fluid Engineering, and DESIGN 202: SketchUp , taught by SWD Masters David J. Peterson, P.E. and Michael Nantz, respectively. If you're working through the Society of Watershape Designers program, Basic Fluid Engineering and SketchUp are two core classes to achieving your designation. Basic Fluid Engineering is also required for those interested in becoming GENESIS Associates. This beautiful city and incredible education await your arrival. Register now.
GENESIS Education in New Orleans!
Night lights, eclectic music scene, and a great education await you with GENESIS in The Big Easy, November 2 - 7, 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Presenting four core SWD classes and two elective courses, you cannot afford to miss the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo. Registration will open in late June, but learn more about our Design and Construction Schools now.
DESIGN 101: Introduction to Perspective Drawing * | 8 hours | 0.8 IACET CEUs
CONSTRUCTION 201: Basic Pool Construction** | 24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs
DESIGN 231: Color Theory and Its Application * | 16 hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs
DESIGN 211: Elements of Design * | 16 hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs
ENGINEERING 311: Advanced Fluid Engineering | 16 hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs
NEW! BUSINESS 432: Cost Estimating | 8 hours | 0.8 IACET CEUs
Need to know what courses you're missing? What you should take next? Your elective options? Email Katie (email@example.com) and she'll help you out.
Welcome NEW SWD® Registered Members
Join us in welcoming the newest members to the Society of Watershape Designers.
Scott Dolan of Montego Pools, Inc. in Forsyth, Georgia.
Kevin Cobabe of Dynamic Pool and Spa Construction in Redondo Beach, California.
Kevin and Scott completed their core requirements, more than 150 hours of education and peer review. Join us in congratulating and welcoming them to the GENESIS family.
Welcome Gold Sponsor S.R. Smith
Welcome new Gold Sponsor S.R. Smith!
For more than 85 years, S.R.Smith has had a singular focus: Create products that make the pool experience better for both swimmers and owners. If it involves a pool, chances are we've "seen it" and if there's a way to improve, we'll find it. We were the first to manufacture diving boards on a commercial scale. We were first to focus on salt-friendly products. We have a full line of unique pool slides that complement backyard decor. Our comprehensive line of accessibility products helps ensure everyone can enjoy the benefits of being in the water. And for the people who design aquatic facilities and spec pool equipment, we have created configuration tools to make it easier to select what's needed. That's how we think. This is who we are.
2019 Masters of Design
Each year, Pool and Spa News honors the industry's best and brightest with its prestigious Masters of Design Awards competition. Winning projects are featured in Pool and Spa News and on poolspanews.com. The registration deadline has been extended to June 4.
Welcome Gold Sponsor The Outdoor Plus
Welcome new gold sponsor The Outdoor Plus!
The Outdoor Plus offers an extensive variety of fire and water features. From metal fire bowls and scuppers to bullet burners and fire tables. Are you looking for something unique? The Outdoor Plus handles custom project too. Visit their website for more information https://theoutdoorplus.com.
Welcome NEW GENESIS Associate Members
Join us in welcoming two new GENESIS Associate members.
Gordon Robinson of Cox Pools Service, Inc. in Irondale, AL
Gregory DalCollo of DalCollo Pools in Melville, NY
Congratulations Gordon and Gregory!
2019 WAHC Early Bird Registration Deadline is TODAY!
Why wait? Join us on October 16-18, 2019, in Williamsburg, Virginia, for contemporary research presented by industry experts from around the world. Along with a variety of opportunities for networking with like-minded professionals, industry leaders, and experts, this is a can't miss event. Learn more about the specific sessions and schedule of events here. Register for the WAHC Today and Save $150! Opening Registration Rate Ends May 31!
Swimming Pool Career Advancement Education
June 24-28 | FPSIE
598 Display Way, Sacramento, CA 95838
The industry struggles to find qualified workers to take on important and necessary jobs in Aquatics. It is imperative that the industry attracts, educates, and continues to develop a new workforce in the aging out Aquatic's industry. The California Pool & Spa Association and the Foundation for Pool & Spa Industry Education are committed to career path workforce development.
Intro Course - 2 days - $495 (pool owner 101, water chemistry, electricity & hydraulics)
Full Course - 5 days - $895 (pool owner 101, water chemistry, electricity & hydraulics, labs, in-the-field training, CPO Certification)
Members and their immediate family members receive a 50% discount - email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive discount code.
Schedule of Events
Major Renovations School
September 30 - October 1
Paramount Pool and Spa Systems
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
CONSTRUCTION 281: Major Renovations
Master Pools Guild Fall Meeting
October 21 - 22, 2019
Omni King Edward Hotel
ENGINEERING 211: Basic Fluid Engineering**
DESIGN 202: SketchUp *
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
November 2 - 7, 2019
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
DESIGN 101:Introduction to Perspective Drawing *
CONSTRUCTION 201:Basic Pool Construction * *
DESIGN 231: Color Theory and Its Application*
DESIGN 211: Elements of Design*
ENGINEERING 311: Advanced Fluid Engineering
NEW! BUSINESS 432: Cost Estimating
Thank you for being part of the GENESIS family!
Skip, Brian, Jim, Lisa, Katie, Jerimiah, and Kennedy