Events Calendar

Sunday, April 15 from 2-4pm 

Annual Sussex County Aquatic Safety Coalition Seminar. Click here for flyer/registration info.This seminar provides useful information for lifeguard supervisors and explains the revised NJ Bathing Code.

Saturday, April 21 from 9AM-Noon

NJ COLA will host its first 2018 quarterly Membership meeting at the Lake Mohawk Country Club from 9AM-Noon. Agenda will follow.

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Harmful Algae Blooms (HAB)

During the summer of 2017 Swartswood Lake experienced three Harmful Algae Blooms (HAB). Apparently Swartswood Lake experienced the first recorded HAB event in New Jersey, although subsequently HAB’s occurred in at least eight other New Jersey lakes during 2017.

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NJ Bathing Code Changes

On October 6, 2017, New Jersey Division of Consumer, Environmental and Occupational Health (AKA State Health Department) published proposed repeals and new rules to the State Bathing Code.

On January 18, 2018, the official version of the Revised NJ State Bathing Code was issued.

Click here to learn more about proposed regulations, COLA's response and the new regulations.

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