Bossier City pool house not in compliance with ADA

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ADA Compliance – ALC Construction

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) – One of Bossier City’s three public pools is not in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Now, city leaders may have to dig deep into their pockets to reopen the pool in May.

According to Bossier City Attorney Jimmy Hall, even though the Shed Road pool house otherwise referred to as “Meadowview pool”, has a handicap lift for the pool, the spaces inside the pool house itself aren’t wide enough for wheelchairs.

The issue was brought to light when this summer, a grandpa couldn’t get around inside the pool house to help his grandchild. It’s a problem community member Jojo Sutis can understand, “I can totally see someone needing the handicap accessibility wanting that to be available,” she said.

“If we don’t come into compliance we are going to get a lawsuit about it. We have to have a compliant facility, so it is not an optional deal,” said Hall at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Read More…

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DOJ Extended Compliance Date for Access to Existing Swimming Pools Arrives

DOJ Extended Compliance Date for Access to Existing Swimming Pools Arrives

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) compliance date for the application of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design to existing public and private pools, wading pools and spas was January 31, 2013.

The updated guidance documents are available online at:
http://www.ada.gov/pools_2010.htm.

For more information on the compliance deadline extension, visit:
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-05-21/html/2012-12365.htm.

New ADA pool rules may reduce access

 

New ADA pool rules may reduce access

The Star Democrat

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M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

As a private club the Elks is exempt from compliance with the Civil Rights Act, which Tyler said is used as the metric for deciding the necessity of ADA compliance. Of particular concern was a regular event the group holds for the Boy Scouts of America.

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New ADA pool rules may reduce access

 

New ADA pool rules may reduce access

The Star Democrat

M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance specialist Present  ADA Compliance News
M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance specialist Present ADA Compliance News

As a private club the Elks is exempt from compliance with the Civil Rights Act, which Tyler said is used as the metric for deciding the necessity of ADA compliance. Of particular concern was a regular event the group holds for the Boy Scouts of America.

Pool Facilities Get Another Extension to Be ADA Compliant

Pool Facilities Get Another Extension to Be ADA Compliant

Stephanie Francis Ward

ADA Compliance
ADA Compliance

Hotels, water parks, and other facilities with pools recently got another extension to comply with American Disability Act standards

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ADA compliance costs challenge San Luis Obispo County pool owners

ADA compliance costs challenge San Luis Obispo County pool owners

 

ADA Compliance Pool
ADA Compliance Pool

San Luis Obispo Tribune

31 under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The costs of compliance can be steep for hoteliers, schools and others. By Tribune staff and wire reports Federal laws designed to improve access to public swimming pools and spas for people with

Motel pools rush to become compliant with updated ADA

Motel pools rush to become compliant with updated ADA

North Platte Telegraph

“Although they had 18 months to comply, people are people and they wait until the last minute,” she said. “All the manufacturers are building as fast as we can to meet the demand, but lifts are specific to the types of pools that people have.

DOJ Postpones ADA Compliance Date for Pool Lifts : Hospitality …

DOJ Postpones ADA Compliance Date for Pool Lifts : Hospitality

By Kara M. Maciel

By: Kara Maciel On March 15, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) had temporarily postponed compliance with the 2010 ADA Standards.

Compliance date for existing pool and spas extended to January …

Compliance date for existing pool and spas extended to January

ADA Compliance Pool
ADA Compliance Pool

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Following months of hard work by AH&LA and the lodging industry, the Department of Justice (DOJ) last night announced a substantial postponement of the ADA compliance date for existing pools and spas with ADA

OUR VIEW: Should feds step back from edge over pool rules?

 

OUR VIEW: Should feds step back from edge over pool rules?

Pool ADA Compliance
Pool ADA Compliance

Muncie Star Press

Some Indiana cities and towns with public swimming pools are scrambling to come up with money to make their facilities compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA has greatly opened up the access to buildings parks and other facilities

Hotels with pools want to tweak new disabled-access rule

Hotels with pools want to tweak new disabled-access rule

Pool lift ADA Compliance LA Time
Pool lift ADA Compliance LA Time

Los Angeles Time

The rule requires hotels and recreation centers with public pools or spas to install or order permanent lifts or pool ramps by May 21. Many hotels want to extend the deadline and allow portable lifts.

Problems at the pool

Problems at the poolThe Economist (blog)

Act (ADA) to mean that such facilities were required; previously, many pools had portable, temporary lifts. The permanent versions cost between $2500 and $6500, plus $1000 to $3000 in installation costs, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs

Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs

ADA Compliance Pools
ADA Compliance Pools

Aquatics International

C.) introduced a bipartisan bill, the “Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act,” to require a one-year extension for compliance with the ADA pool-lift requirement. It also allows portable lifts and prohibits lawsuits against

Bills aimed to relieve ‘frivolous’ ADA lawsuits defeated

Bills aimed to relieve ‘frivolous’ ADA lawsuits defeated

ADA Compliance
Beth Gaines

Auburn Journal

He shared with the committee the list of 64 Auburn businesses that had been sued for ADA compliance issues. “It appeared the assembly committee was deaf to the community of business people,” Hall said. “It’s a disappointment for the chamber and its

U.S. may extend deadline for public pool accessibility

U.S. may extend deadline for public pool accessibility
Chillicothe Gazette
In January, the DOJ released technical standards that tell hotels how to make sure their pools comply with the ADA. The 2010 ADA standards did not specify whether mechanical pool lifts must be portable or “fixed” — permanently installed to the pool.

Pools scramble to meet ADA requirements

Pools scramble to meet ADA requirementsHerald Times Reporter

Other pools must comply by May 21. But some officials in Indiana cities hope they can get an extension for their struggling facilities, and many pool operators say they’re still confused about whether a portable lift is sufficient and say they’re

ADA-compliant Picnic Tables

ADAcompliant Picnic Tables

By CrLz

I had the fortune to work with the Friends of Kalamani & Lydgate Park assembling picnic tables for National Make a Difference Day and Earth Day. Their…

ADA Compliance Picnic Tables
ADA Compliance Picnic Tables