January 27, 2023

Year in Review

logo_CVSC_home_pageCarson Valley Swim Center 2022 Year in Review

 

Partnered with Douglas County’s Search and Rescue Volunteers, Douglas County Social Services, Alpine County Social Services, Douglas County School District, State of Nevada PALCO Program and Douglas County Parks and Recreation.

Welcomed over 135,000 visitors. Population breakdown: Youth 35%; Senior (60+) 29%; Adults 23%; other 13%

Improved our sanitation process by adding CopperDisinfector developed by Brad Hollander, local resident, to all of our high touch areas.

Awarded the “Loss Control Excellence Award” by Pool Pact after completing the “Loss Control” audit process.

Voted by our community winning 1st place for the “Best Place to Take Your Kids.”

Adjusted our Swim Lessons schedule to better serve the needs of our families. More private lessons and drop-in lessons to allow for more flexibility. Swim instructors taught over 6,100 kids and adults how to swim.

Encouraged two Lifeguard and Swim Instructor professionals to become certified in the “Angel Fish” national certification program and started conducting swim lessons for children and adults with disabilities.

Honored over 1,000 visits from veteran’s w/disabilities at no cost. Recently added active-military to the no cost protocol.

Enrolled supervisory employees in continued education classes and national conferences so we can continue to fulfil our promise to you ensuring safety, innovative programming and a well-managed facility.

Welcomed and co-hosted multiple swim and dive meets through the year from both the Club and High School Teams. Reserved time and supported the “Killer Whales” Special Olympics Team during their training season.

Trained and certified multiple current employees and community members in Lifeguarding, CPR, 1st Aid, AED & O2 use.

Hired over 30 new lifeguard, cashier and maintenance professionals from our local community.

Supported newly hired Aquatic supervisor in attaining their emergency medical technician certification.

Recognized team members for their commitment to our Mission and professionalism from month to month.

Communicated with patrons and community through multiple media outlets including: Facebook, Instagram, website, google, yelp, publications, and constant contact.

Upgraded dryland workout equipment in the new workout area and added a recumbent bike.

Replaced multiple assets identified in the district asset management and capital improvement plan.

Incorporated a new and exciting event “underwater pictures with Santa Clause.”

Brought back unique programs including our Flick “N Floats and after-hours parties.

Participated in community events including the Parade of Lights, Carson Valley Days Parade, and Health Fairs at both the Community Center and Carson Valley Medical Center.

Incorporated Cybersecurity measures in all areas IT related to better protect possibly vulnerable assets.

Jumped at the opportunity to be a pilot site training and putting in place “HydroApps” a one-stop software program designed by aquatic professionals for aquatic professionals digitizing records, checklists, schedules etc.

Received a clean audit for the 33rd year in a row.