Field Notes

EZ Dock, a manufacturer of polyethylene floating dock systems and lifts, celebrates its 25 years of product offerings including dock systems, boat, pontoon and PWC Lifts, EZ Launch, EZ Trail, and many accessories to fit everyone’s needs. Follow the company’s social media for contests throughout the year to celebrate this milestone.

MV Sport, a supplier of custom decorated apparel, announced that it has completed the purchase of The Game brand from Delta Apparel. The Game, best known for its iconic trademarked “Bar Design,” is a supplier of apparel and headwear in the college and team dealer markets. 


IPEMA Honored For Play Research Support

San Antonio, Texas—The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association, the industry’s playground safety certification organization, was honored by the board of the Frost Play Research Collection for its decade-long support for the library and resources provided on behalf of advancing the study of play. The Collection, housed at the University of the Incarnate Word, is the country’s most prominent compilation of rare historical works and photography from the 19th century to the present day, including a copy of the first book on playgrounds written in America. Founded by Dr. Joe Frost, known in the industry as “the contemporary father of play advocacy,” the collection is comprised of materials from Frost’s extensive research library, as well as other play and related items purchased by the library.


Hayward Launches A Product Support Center

Elizabeth, N.J.—Hayward Pool Products announces a new support center, providing quick and convenient access to the majority of product manuals, troubleshooting guides, videos, FAQs, and quick reference guides—all in one centralized location. This new section of is designed to facilitate the maintenance of Hayward products.

Hayward invites pool professionals to visit to review and share the latest addition to the company’s support offerings. Certain reference materials for pool professional use, such as gas or electrical troubleshooting guides, were purposely left out of the support center but may still be found by logging into the Totally Hayward site and visiting Hayward University.




4-7 American Camp Association Southeastern Conference, Jacksonville, Fla.—Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront; 765-342-8456, ext. 525,,


2-4 American Camp Association Great Rivers Conference, Ashland, Neb.—Carol Joy Holling Conference and Retreat Center; 765-342-8456, ext. 349,,

11-15 American Camp Association Rocky Mountain Conference, Florissant, Colo.—The Nature Place; 765-342-8456, ext. 341,,

18-20 American Camp Association Keystone Regional Conference, LeHigh Valley, Penn.—Bear Creek Mountain Resort; 765-342-8456, ext. 525,,