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New ADA Guidelines for Commercial Pools

The deadline for ADA compliance is March 15th, 2012.

ACCO can help your facility become compliant. Here is what we have to offer:

Equipment Sales

All of our access equipment is available for direct purchase. We also provide custom rails for ramp and transfer wall construction.

Turn-Key Service

We offer complete solutions for pool and spa access. Our turn-key service includes everything from consultation to installation and training. We will help you assess the available options and develop a solution that works best for your facility.


ACCO can provide engineering, permit filing and construction of sloped entry ramps, which are required on all public wading pools. We can render these services individually or as a complete package.

Permitted Means of Pool Access
Pool Type Sloped
Lift Transfer
Swimming Pools - Less than 300 Linear Feet of Pool Wall X X
Swimming Pools - 300 or More Linear Feet of Pool Wall - 2 Means of Entry Required X* X* X X X
Wave Action, Leisure River, Other Pools where User Entry is Limited to 1 Area X X X
Wading Pools X
Spas X X X
*Primary means must be by sloped entry or lift, secondary means can be any of the permitted types.

Contact Us
today to get your facility onto compliance!

Related Links:
For more information on the pool lifts that we carry, visit
ACCO Pool Measurement Worksheet for Pool Lifts (PDF)
ACCO ADA Compliance Brochure (PDF)
For more information on the new regulations, visit