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My grandfather, Adolph Kiefer, would have been 99 today. He passed away peacefully on May 5, and we’ll miss him. A World Without Adolph Kiefer The morning…

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The World’s Biggest Pool Party: How My Grandfather Adolph Kiefer Would Have Wanted Us to Celebrate His Birthday

The World’s Biggest Pool Party: How My Grandfather Adolph Kiefer Would Have Wanted Us to Celebrate His Birthday

Adolph KieferMy grandfather, Adolph Kiefer, would have been 99 today. He passed away peacefully on May 5, and we’ll miss him.

A World Without Adolph Kiefer

The morning of his passing, I experienced a spectrum of emotions. Adolph Kiefer lived a long, wonderful life and I was lucky to be a part of it. But it still wasn’t easy to accept.

I was left with a feeling that many survivors must feel when faced with the death of a family member: an unfamiliar discomfort of how to carry on without them.

How do I acclimate to a world without Adolph Kiefer?

Safer Swimmer Open Water Swimming Buoy

Safer Swimmer Open Water Swimming Buoy

Looking for safer, more enjoyable swimming in open water? Check out Robin Kiefer’s review of the Safer Swimmer Open Water Swim Buoy.

Lifeguard Whistle Selection

Lifeguard Whistle Selection

Looking for lifeguard whistles? Get advice and interesting facts about how to select the perfect whistle.

Ordering Racing Lanes

Ordering Racing Lanes

Swim teams or aquatics directors ordering racing lanes for the first time may find the process to be challenging. Without learning the basics, you may end up ordering lane lines that do not meet the needs of your aquatic center or pool patrons.

Lifeguard Rescue Tubes

Lifeguard Rescue Tubes

Learn about lifeguard rescue tubes & trace their origins back to the Peterson Belt, the first soft rescue device to revolutionize guarding.

Bilateral Breathing For Swimmers

Bilateral Breathing For Swimmers

Learn about Bilateral Breathing and find out how using this technique can make you a faster, more efficient swimmer.

Lifeguard Rescue Cans – A Brief History

Lifeguard Rescue Cans – A Brief History

The rescue can predates Baywatch by nearly 100 years, and its actual history is considerably more interesting – and far less ridiculous.

Swim Goggles Review – Kiefer Mach 5

Swim Goggles Review – Kiefer Mach 5

An in-depth review of Kiefer’s Mach 5 Swim Goggles, a great choice for racers and fitness swimmers alike.

Swim Team Pasta Dinner

Swim Team Pasta Dinner

Find out what’s in store for swim parents and swimmers attending the time honored tradition – the Swim Team Pasta Dinner! Get the scoop…