About PHTA

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is the world’s oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, spa, and hot tub manufacturers, manufacturers’ agents, builders, designers, distributors, suppliers, installers, retailers, and service technicians. For more than half a century, PHTA has been serving members and the public with critical industry knowledge that ranges from sound regulatory practice to industry trends and consumer attitudes. Since 1983, PHTA is the only industry organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute as the recognized Standards Development Organization to promote and develop the nation’s standards for swimming pools and hot tubs. 

PHTA enhances the business success of its member professionals and ensures consumer safety through:

  • Adherence to the PHTA Code of Ethics.
  • Education and PHTA Certification of pool and spa professionals.
  • Authoritative leadership in Standards writing.
  • Regulatory and legislative representation.
  • A shared commitment to professional, reliable service, and consumer education and public safety.
  • PHTA members lead the industry in knowledge, skill, ethical service, and competitive business practices.