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Since 1987, The Pool Therapist has been providing a full-range of pool management services to the community.

Pool Safety

Pool safety is a primary concern for all pool owners and operators. Here are a few tips from Stu Roaker, owner of The Pool Therapist, to keep prevent injury.

NY State Senator Andrew Lanza with Pool Therapist lifeguards.


The Pool Therapist encourages our employees to be active in the community. Pictured here are two of our lifeguards with NY State Senator Andrew Lanza. He even was a lifeguard when we was younger! (Photo taken at the SIGOP Headquarters)

Lifeguard Jobs

The Pool Therapist is seeking qualified lifeguards for the summer. Go to the ‘Employment’ button at the top-right to apply or follow the button below. Additionally, we are always seeking qualified pool managers and maintenance personnel.


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Once again you and your staff have provided our community with a stress free pool complex where we can exercise, relax and socialize..

– Alan Novin

Any problem or concern has always been handles in a prompt and professional matter to the satisfaction of our camp director, her staff and our facility maintenance personnel…

– Nicholas F. Mazza, PhD

Pool Therapist has always exhibited a commitment to met our needs – they respond when needed and for them ‘no time is a bad time.’

– William Boyd, Vice President of the Board - Hillside Swimming Club, Inc

As the head of The Pool Therapist, Arnold is uncompromising in ensuring the safety clients and pool users. In addition, he is unrelenting in his nationwide efforts as a pool-safety advocate, helping to protect children from drowning and seeking to eradicate the deadly threat of pool-drain entrapment.

– Barton Horowitz, President, Relevant Public Relations, LLC

The Importance of Lifeguards

Before we know it, summer will be here. Everyone will be out and about; at the beach, at community pools and waterparks. All of these places have one thing in common which is lifeguards. Lifeguards are essential to making your summertime fun experiences safe and secure. We at The Pool Therapist offer top of the […]

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Contractor Selection

Be sure to research your pool contractor prior to any work. “A Florida family came home one night this week and were startled to see that their in-ground pool had popped up out of the soil” reported AOL Real Estate. “The family in west central Florida soon discovered that because they had drained the pool […]

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Infant ISR Training

Children can be trained with ISR self-rescue skills. See the video for more.

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Toddler proof trampolines ‘by following simple rules’

From This is according to consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Yorkhill Hospital in Glasgow Dr Neil Wilson, who discussed the matter to coincide with the launch of a new safety publication. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has introduced the guidance in conjunction with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and B&Q. It aims […]

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New Pool Safety Mandate in Effect

According to Bob Blanda, owner of Mill Bergen Pool Center in Brooklyn and  president of the Northeast Pool and Spa Association (NESPA), the problem with  the drain covers in most commercial pools and spas is their shape; they’re flat, flush with the bottom of the pool. If an object occludes the drain, the  suction is […]

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Questions To Consider When Choosing A Pool Management Company

Company Background Is the pool management company a full-time, professional pool management specialist? Has the history of the company been explored? Years in business Phone book listing Bank references Qualifications What commitment to continuing education does the company have? Have you checked out the company with the Better Business Bureau? Does the Company attend National […]

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Stu Roaker Inducted Into NARI-HIC of Staten Island

NARI-HIC of Staten Island, the licensed home improvement contractors association, met yesterday at the Staaten. Guest speakers Mario Giammarco and Nick Bastone of Bernard Herold Inc. discussed retirement plans, life insurance and disability insurance. Edward Wilson of RPM Insurance described ways to save on health insurance. Members completed plans for the “Holyday Party” on Dec. […]

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Newspaper gives timely advice for safe swimming pool season

“Stuart Roaker, president of The Pool Therapist commercial pool management company in Travis, believes the number one way to prevent drowning or injury is to make sure your kids are never out of sight.” Full article here

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