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post Sep 27 2012, 10:21 PM
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What's happened with the new ADA pool regulations that were supposed to go into effect this summer? We came across one RV park this summer that elected to close their pool rather than install the expensive accessability equipment required. Other parks seems to be going along either blissfully ignorant of the regulation or just planning on ignoring it. Is there a new deadline or has the ADA backed down? Just curious.
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post Oct 1 2012, 01:38 PM
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I don't know if anyone cares, but I wrote to KOA to see what their policy would be and if any of the individual campgrounds have decided to close due to the regulation. Here is their (NON-) reply:

Thank you for your email. I spoke with out Facilities Development Manager and this is what he has told me:
1) all public pools are part of the new standards in being compliant with the 2010 ADA and 2) KOA, Inc. has taken an active role in keeping our owners informed as to the updates in the law and have worked with vendors to secure access for KOA owners in procuring the advice and equipment necessary to comply with the new standards. At this time we are unaware of any KOA franchise that has opted to close their pool due to the change in the new standards.
Please feel free to contact us if you need further assistance.

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jamarynn1   Ada Pool Regulations   Sep 27 2012, 10:21 PM
John Blue   The park owners we have ask about this item told m...   Sep 28 2012, 07:20 AM
Dutch_12078   There were some changes and clarifications to the ...   Sep 28 2012, 07:24 AM
Lindsay Richards   I think what this says is that they must in fact h...   Sep 28 2012, 09:55 AM
Dutch_12078   I suspect a lot of RV parks will be claiming an ex...   Sep 28 2012, 10:57 AM
kcmoedoe   I suspect a lot of RV parks will be claiming an e...   Sep 28 2012, 02:04 PM
Fitzjohnfan   I don't know if anyone cares, but I wrote to K...   Oct 1 2012, 01:38 PM
kcmoedoe   I don't know if anyone cares, but I wrote to ...   Oct 1 2012, 02:24 PM
Lindsay Richards   Sounds like that letter was written by a lawyer.   Oct 3 2012, 11:46 AM
Dutch_12078   Sounds like that letter was written by a lawyer. ...   Oct 3 2012, 12:05 PM
Fitzjohnfan   Why I felt it was sort of a non reply, was because...   Oct 17 2012, 12:38 AM
Dutch_12078   I don't think KOA corporate would be in a posi...   Oct 17 2012, 08:17 AM
Lindsay Richards   The guy with ramp must have a very weird pool. Is ...   Oct 17 2012, 05:13 PM
joez   The guy with ramp must have a very weird pool. Is...   Oct 17 2012, 06:15 PM
Dutch_12078   Actually, that is exactly what they are talking a...   Oct 17 2012, 09:33 PM
docj   Actually, that is exactly what they are talking a...   Oct 18 2012, 10:10 AM
Dano2960   We installed both lifts this summer. The 2nd one w...   Oct 17 2012, 10:08 PM
Lindsay Richards   Seems to me that the sloped entry (1" drop pe...   Oct 18 2012, 10:06 PM


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