How suitable is solar?

28 May, 2018 by

New research from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland suggests that while solar power can provide around 30% of the required energy needs for indoor public swimming pools, there are still some major considerations required at the planning stage to make it a truly viable alternative.

APSP — a new focus on commercial

27 April, 2018 by

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) in the US has announced the formation of its new Commercial Council.

$1m earmarked for aquatic centre upgrade

16 April, 2018 by

The Sans Souci swimming pool in Sydney's south is the latest aquatic centre to receive substantial funding for an upgrade.

SA public aquatic facilities survey

27 March, 2018 by

A survey into the use of public aquatic facilities in South Australia is now open.

$75 million earmarked for Parramatta Aquatic Centre

14 March, 2018 by

Up to $75.2 million will be invested in the construction of a contemporary aquatic leisure centre for Parramatta after Council endorsed the business case for the new facility.

Lifeline for Blue Mountains pools

09 March, 2018 by

Blue Mountains residents may have been thrown a lifeline, with council agreeing to review additional technical reports and undertake further consultation.

New geothermal pool a 'game changer'

24 January, 2018 by

A new beachside public swimming pool located in the Perth suburb of Scarborough is being hailed as a 'game changer', thanks to its eco-friendly design.

New aquatic centre planned for Sydney

23 January, 2018 by

Work on the City of Sydney's highly anticipated new aquatic centre in Green Square — the largest to be built in Sydney in nearly 20 years — will soon get underway.

Wave pools and water parks in the works

01 December, 2017 by

Wave pools and water parks are the order of the day at the moment, according to reports published on Australian Leisure Management.

Potentially cancer-causing chemicals in Katherine pool have locals worried

26 September, 2017 by Alice Richard

Locals in the NT town of Katherine have raised concerns over chemical levels in their town pool, with PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) levels almost reaching the maximum permitted level.

EvoHeat expands into Singapore

20 September, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Evo Industries Australia Pty Ltd

EvoHeat is going global, with the company announcing a strategic business decision to expand into Singapore. The expansion company, Evo Industries Singapore, will officially launch in late September 2017.

Submersible pool separation system maximises flexibility for aquatic centre

18 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: S.R.Smith

After the UQ Aquatic Centre was damaged in the Brisbane floods, the university seized the opportunity to upgrade its existing 50 m pool. The upgrade included installing an S.R. Smith SwimWall System to provide more options for programming.

Swim school software distribution deal announced

18 September, 2017 by Alice Richard

Jonas Leisure has been named as the exclusive distributor of Udio's school and course management software, which is designed to connect swim schools and aquatic facilities with the parents of young swimmers online in real time.

Redeveloped aquatic centre utilises EtherNet/IP

04 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

The recently redeveloped Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre at Lidcombe in Sydney's west utilises industrial controllers and an EtherNet/IP network provided by Omron.

Filter media minimises running costs for community pool

22 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: AstralPool

The town of Dartmouth lacked a community pool for year-round learn-to-swim classes and recreation. In late 2016, following many years of the community working hard to raise funds, a 25 m indoor pool was built and opened to the public. OC-1 filter media was selected for its effectiveness and energy efficiency.

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