Product Review

In-Line Strainer Provides Flexibility

Sanford, N.C.--Pentair Water Commercial Pool and Aquatics introduces the PS Series In-Line Strainer for Commercial Pumps designed to maximize hydraulic efficiencies in commercial aquatic applications. The series comes in three standard sizes to fit with almost any plumbing configuration, and can be modified with reducers to provide greater flexibility for specific applications. For more information, call (800) 831-7133, or visit

Make Sno-Cones Faster With Shav-A-Doo

Gold Medal Products announces the #1203 Shav-A-Doo Ice Shaver is available. It has a heavy-duty frame, tempered glass panels, and an eye-catching design. It's also a cinch to clean thanks to a removable Sno-Pan with drain and tubing. For more information, call (800) 543-0862 or visit

TMI Combines Salt And UV

Manchester, Wash.--TMI introduces Salt Synergy—a UV system combined with Salt Pure. The combination provides an advanced sanitation package that has shown to dramatically reduce combined chlorine and improve water quality. E-UV equipment is also available for non-salt pools. For more information, call (800) 818-8266, or visit

AquaClimb Attracts All Ages

Frederick, Md.--The AquaClimb poolside climbing wall is available for municipal pools, camps, YMCAs and fitness centers. Ranging between 9x3 and 12x12 feet, the AquaClimb is great for competitions, family challenges and is often integrated into regular exercise programs. For more information, call (800) 956-6692, or visit

Fibergrate Sturdy But Safe On Bare Feet

Dallas, Texas--Aqua Grate T1210 and T1215 pultruded pedestrian grating is available to withstand the corrosive conditions associated with recreational and general marine applications and to meet ADA guidelines. With its ¼-inch space between the 1-1/2-inch wide bearing bars, it offers comfort and safety for bathers walking with bare feet. For more information, visit

FINIS Records Training Information

Livermore, Calif.--FINIS, a provider of swimming training equipment, unveils the Swimsense Performance Monitor (powered by SportSense), an intuitive device worn around the wrist while swimming. Using motion-sensing technology, it automatically detects and distinguishes stroke types, records the number of laps swum, total distance, calories burned, lap time, pace and stroke count.

Play Full-Court In The Water

Bloomsbury, N.J.--The "Play Full Court!" program from Backyard Pool features two water basketball games to help aquatics directors, health club managers and other professionals introduce full-court, recreational water basketball leagues in their aquatics facilities. It includes two winged backboards, two rugged stability bases with ball holders, two regulation-size hoop kits, two nets, two decals and four waterproof basketballs. For more information, call (440) 998-5635, or visit

Control Costs And Comfort

Milwaukee, Wis.--A new touch-screen Fan-Commander control station from Rite-Hite Fans controls the operation of up to 18 High-Volume/Low-Speed (HVLS) Revolution Fan or Revolution SP Fan models. The device adjusts the speed of the fans to match winter and summer conditions. For more information, call (800) 456-0600, or visit

Safety Turtle Sounds Alarm for Adults

Ottawa, Ontario--Terrapin Communications introduces the Safety Turtle SOS Model S101, a version of the personal-immersion alarm adapted for workplace, marine, lifeguard and aquatic physiotherapy use by adults. While activating within one second of complete immersion, it will not “false alarm” due to heavy, prolonged rain/splash that characterizes marine and some outdoor work environments. For more information, call (613) 271-0050, or visit

Catch It All On Film Or Photo

Santa Fe Springs, Calif.--Swann Security, a provider of security monitoring solutions, announces the SportsCam Waterproof Mini Video Camera is available. The mini camera/DVR combo is housed in a waterproof case and can record 640 x 480 high-resolution video or still images. For more information, call Brian Metcalf at (305) 576-1171 x11, or visit

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