Unlocking the advantages: Join the FSPA

A member's perspective on the value of the Association

By Tommy Diaz, 365 Pool Service, Inc. / info@365pools.com


Who is the FSPA? Why should you be a member? Most importantly, why does it matter to your customers? FSPA was founded in 1970 and has a legacy of education and consumer protection in the pool industry.

The FSPA offers an array of professional development and educational opportunities that cater to the ever-evolving needs of pool contractors. Engaging in seminars and certification programs allows contractors to continuously refine their skills and stay on top of industry trends. By embracing lifelong learning, I am able to infuse my work with fresh ideas, cutting edge techniques and innovative solutions, appealing to more discerning clients.

Membership provides pool contractors with invaluable networking avenues and collaboration opportunities. The FSPA network is vibrant and cultivates collaboration, encouraging the exchange of ideas and fostering partnerships that fuel growth and innovation within my company and within the industry. By actively participating in this ecosystem, pool service contractors can invigorate their business and beat the status quo.

Through the 16 statewide chapters, the FSPA’s collective voice represents the interests of pool contractors across the state, championing industry-forward policies that resonate with the consumer and contractor alike. By joining forces with the association, through advocacy and active engagement, service pros can actively participate in shaping policies and regulations that foster sustainability and safety within the industry.

Membership in the FSPA serves as a powerful testament to your commitment to professionalism, quality, and customer satisfaction. For consumers seeking pool professionals, the association’s stamp of approval can be a beacon of trustworthiness and credibility. Since joining the FSPA, I feel that I have positioned myself as an industry leader which in turn fosters greater confidence and a competitive edge in the market.

The FSPA has also equipped me with a plethora of resources designed to help keep my company at the forefront of the industry through access to industry publications, research materials and educational content taught by pool pros with decades of experience. 365 Pools can tap into the latest advancements in technology, design, and sustainability practices. This wealth of knowledge empowers me to deliver contemporary pool solutions that resonate with my customers. Additionally, the association provides support services, including legal alternatives through its arbitration program, and has been a huge help to me in navigating the complexities of a dynamic industry. 

Being a member of the FSPA has infused my career enabling me to embrace professional development, expand networks and advocate at the state level. By harnessing these advantages, I have been able to establish myself as an industry leader who caters to the evolving demands of and preferences of the dynamo that is the swimming pool industry. Join the FSPA, you won’t regret it.