About Us

GEORGETOWN AQUATICS is a Maryland corporation founded in 1976 to provide professional swimming pool management and repair service to recreational facilities. The company is located at 4700 Bready Road, Rockville, Maryland in Montgomery County, which is central to the 27 facilities that we manage.

There are many benefits that we can offer our clients, such as: continuity of staff, with an approximately 75% return rate, an excellent relationship with the county Health Department, full-time availability of owner and supervisor, high safety and cleaning standards, safety drills, along with written employee guidelines and manuals. In addition, we offer expertise concentrated in four specific areas: management, repairs, coaching and instruction.

MANAGEMENT - Professional management of the facility includes hiring and training of staff, scheduling, payroll, filling in for sick or vacationing staff, ordering and proper use/storage of chemicals along with staff instruction of the duties specific to each facility. The company maintains service levels and prepares for Health Department inspections through a series of supervisor inspections throughout the season. General maintenance and upkeep of the facility is another aspect of management service provided through spring-cleaning, fall winterization, arranging for utilities, grass cutting and supervision of subcontractors.

REPAIRS - The company can perform most repairs. Common areas of service include installation of or repairs to: filter systems, skimmers, underwater lights, coping and tile, plumbing, caulking and chemical feeders. For those jobs that we do not perform we can recommend another contractor or coordinate/supervise a contractor of your choice.

COACHING - With extensive swimming and coaching experience in U.S.S and the county swim league (MCSL), we are able to secure coaches, assistant and mini (prep) coaches for teams of all ability levels.

INSTRUCTION - The company is able to offer a wide range of swim lesson programs. We offer instruction levels from toddler to adult classes. Our programs include group and private swim lessons, lifeguard training, first aid, CPR and Swimming Pool Operator's courses.

Clark Baugher, president of Georgetown Aquatics, had 10 years of pool management and coaching experience before starting the company with his brother in 1972. The company was incorporated in 1976 and professional swimming pool management continues to be Clark's full-time occupation. He is involved with the daily operations of the company including the hiring of staff, spring opening, daily in season facility visits, inspections, closing and winterization of each facility. Clark runs the company by being available to customers and staff anytime the pools are open and throughout the year.

Jeff Popera has been with Georgetown Aquatics since 1989, after five years experience as a lifeguard and swimming pool operator. He joined the company as a pool manager and is currently a supervisor in charge of spring opening of facilities, most repair jobs, daily in season supervision and winterization of pools. Jeff is also available throughout the year via cell phone or pager.

We are a small, local company that offers total dedication to you and your facility. Management and repair service are a full-time job to us. We are always available and would welcome an opportunity to serve you. Please contact us for further information.