Aqua Creek specializes in the manufacturing of assisted aquatic lifts for both commercial and residential applications. The EZ Power Pool Lift uses a safe rechargeable battery system to provide a convenient lift that will give years of dependable service.
Pool Lifts are available in several different models that will help facilities comply with the new federal ADA standards.
Aqua Creek's unique designs are built out of type 304L stainless steel and coated with a durable epoxy powder coating to provide years of durable aquatic lifts.
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Aqua Creek manufactures some of the most innovative aquatic lifts on the market today. These are exceptional products that will provide years of dependable service.
About ADA Compliance:
A manually cranked or manually rotated lift is not ADA compliant. In order to be ADA compliant the user must be able to operate the lift without assistance.
Any commercial pool under 300 feet must have a sloped entry or pool lift. Any commercial pool 300 linear feet or more need two forms of access, one of which must be a pool lift or sloped entry.
What is kind of Pool is effected by new ADA requirements?
Any pool that falls under Title II of the ADA, (Public entities, such as Municipal Pools), or Title III of the ADA, (Places of public accommodation, such as a hotel or fitness center pool). This includes spa, wave action pool, leisure river, wading pool or sand bottom pool.
Under 300 linear of pool wall: The ADA defines these as Swimming Pool with less than 300 linear feet of pool wall.
More than 300 linear feet of pool wall: Swimming Pool with more that 300 linear feet of pool wall require 2 means of entry, wave/leisure pools, wading pools and spas.
For a pool that requires two entries, an aquatic pool lift qualifies as a primary means of entry. The only other primary means can be a sloped entry.
When do new ADA requirements go into effect? Facilities affected by the change have until March 15 of 2012 to make the needed changes. Beginning April 2011 all new construction must meet the ADA Compliance requirements. Section 1009 applies specifically to swimming pools, wading pool and spas. Handicap pool access is a very important part of the changes and mandates that all public, facility and hotel pools have a means of entry for wheelchair users.
What is the easiest way to comply with the ADA requirements? Portable Pool Lifts, such as the Patriot Portable Pro Lift have their own counterweights and are mounted on a wheeled base for easy transport to/from storage to pool. This type of portable lift eliminates alterations to the existing pool deck and allows the lift to be placed at any location around the pool.