Department of Justice to Hold Webinars on Accessible Means of Entry and Exit for Existing Pools


The Department of Justice is announcing free webinars that will provide information and technical assistance addressing the accessible pool entry requirements of the revised 2010 ADA Regulations and the 2010 ADA Standards as they relate to existing pools.

  • The first webinar will be May 2, 2012, from 2:30 – 3:45 EDT, and it will address the pool access provisions as they apply to the existing pools of public accommodations subject to title III of the ADA.
  • The second webinar will be May 9, 2012, from 2:30 – 3:45 EDT, and it will address how the pool access provisions apply to the existing pools of state and local governmental entities subject to title II of the ADA.

Registration opened Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 3 pm EDT. 
To register, go to the ADA webinar webpage.
Registration is limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis.  
Each webinar will also be archived and available for rebroadcast on a few days after each event.

Submission of Questions
Questions pertaining to the application of the regulations to existing pools may be submitted in advance of each webinar beginning with the opening of registration on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. There will also be a limited opportunity for registrants to submit questions during each webinar. 

Please note:  The Department is unable to entertain any questions about its pending rulemaking.

To learn more about the ADA you may call the Justice Department’s toll-free ADA information Line at 800-514-0301 or 800-514-0383 (TDD), or access the ADA website at

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