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Recreational Water Parks, Spas and Pools Unhealthy?

Updated: 19 April 2018 Leisurely public pools, water parks and spa tub use are not without its sanitation challenges for pool staff. There are many potential health risks public swim facilities pose for swimmers regardless of whether located indoors or outdoors. Since our skin is the largest organ capable of absorbing environmental impurities; all should be aware that improper water sanitation practices lead to microorganism growth and chemical absorption that may increase health risk. Most (more…)

Get your “Swim-On” at the Tigard Swim Center

Tigard Tualatin Aquatics District (TTAD) on Durham Road, Tigard OR The other day I was on a walk and was sidetracked by the playful sound of children’s voices coming from the Tigard Tualatin Aquatic District (TTAD) pool facility located at 8680 SW Durham Rd next to Tigard High School. It’s been years since I used that facility before I graduated from St. Anthony’s Grade School ‘74, and Tigard High Class of ‘78. So I checked (more…)