Monday, February 4, 2013

Pool Lift Deadline Has Passed...Now What?

If you didn't know about the ADA pool lift requirements that were put into effect recently, here's what you need to know. Public pools and hot tubs need to have handicap accessibility as of January 31st, 2013. What does that mean?

Well, you'll need to get one of these or one of these:

Should you choose to not play ball with these regulations you'll be looking at a $55,000 fine. Needless to say, I'm guessing sales of these things have skyrocketed. More importantly, accessibility to a pool is going to be a lot easier for millions of Americans in the coming years.