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Jeff Ellis Management Official Statement about COVID-19
Thank you to our aquatic partners for taking precautions and staying safe during these unprecedented times. Remembering that COVID-19 is a serious virus and take into consideration safety for yourself and others around you. We as Jeff Ellis Management, take your facilities safety and the safety of any participants seriously. Please keep in mind that COVID-19 is transmitted through the air and not through water. Please CLICK HERE for more information. Properly maintained swimming pools, hot tubs and spas coupled with social distancing and increased facility cleaning and disinfecting procedures of surfaces outside of the pool work in combination to keep guests and staff safe. Please CLICK HERE for information pertaining to operations, maintenance and Jeff Ellis Swimming.


lifeguard in water for a rescue
Posted: May 25th, 2020

A junior lifeguard program is an excellent opportunity for aquatic facilities to potentially recruit future employees. If you are an aquatics manager looking for extra outlets to recruit strong candidates to be your future lifeguards, then looking into hosting a junior lifeguard camp is a smart outlet.

Child practicing kicking on stomach in bathtub
Posted: May 11th, 2020
Drowning is one of the most common causes of unintentional death for children under the age of 14, which makes swimming an essential live saving skill. The great thing about swimming is that children of any age and with any ability can take part in this fun activity. Contrary to popular belief but you do not need a swimming pool to get your child to be confident in the water.
utilize social media for recruitment
Posted: May 7th, 2020

At this point, most everyone understands how to go about creating Facebook or LinkedIn ads to sponsor (or "boost") in your local area to attract applicants. However, before you start spending hundreds of dollars doing this, read these five tips below to show how you can use the most of social media to reach your target audience!

Aquatic Management Company
Posted: April 1st, 2020
Aquatic Recruitment, Retention and HR Services

When hiring an aquatic management company like Jeff Ellis Management (JEM), one of the benefits your organization can rely on is our ability to recruit and retain team members. 

swimming pool and step ladder
Posted: March 27th, 2020

There is a lot of information currently circulating the internet as it relates to the COVID-19 virus, keeping individuals safe, and from preventing the spread of germs to others. The most recent update from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that: "There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the use of pools and hot tubs. Proper operation, maintenance, and disinfection (e.g., with chlorine and bromine) of pools and hot tubs should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19."

Posted: March 9th, 2020

Where the Virus Began

Of the 3,118 deaths attributed to COVID-19 so far, 2,900 of these deaths have occurred in mainland China. 2,800 of these were in Hubei Province, which is considered the center of the outbreak.


The Spread of the Virus 


Quality time with your toddler in swimming lessons
Posted: December 18th, 2018

Thinking back to your childhood, how much quality time did you spend doing with your parents? Quality time could entail a family dinner or talking about school and what you learned that day, some quality time could also include fun activities such as a swimming lesson. Jeff Ellis Swimming offers swim lessons for those parents who want to enjoy some quality water time with their toddler. Our first level is Water Exploration and Safety, it takes bonding time to the next level.

Facility Spotlight: Park Forest Aqua Center
Posted: December 14th, 2018

Today we wanted to take some time to get to know one of our Jeff Ellis Management clients, The Park Forest Aqua Center! Park Forest Family Aqua Center is located in Park Forest, Illinois and has been a part of the JEM family for 2 years. There is a wide variety of swim lessons offered throughout the summer season. The Aqua Center has something for everybody to enjoy including the "tot pool" for the little ones, a slide for all heights and ages, a rock wall and a drop slide for the risk takers, and an adult pool for a nice chance to relax.

Facility Spotlight: Hilton Anatole
Posted: December 11th, 2018

Hilton Anatole is a member only facility located in the Dallas area. This facility features a lap pool, lazy river, activity pool, swim up bar, and two water slides. This is an excellent facility to enjoy if you are staying at the attached Hilton Hotel. With a lazy river and water slides there is plenty for the kids to do while the parents can enjoy some time at the swim up bar. Consider Hilton Anatole hotel on your next trip to Dallas!