Hornsby Aquatic Centre - designed for a swimming experience like no other in Australia

07 August, 2013 | Supplied by: Peter Hunt Architect

The position of the building and the way it sits between the heritage park to the east and the natural bushland valley to the west will provide a swimming experience in the outdoor 50 m pool like no other in Australia.

58% of US pools contain fecal germ E. coli

29 May, 2013

A new study in the US found genetic fragments from the fecal germ E. coli in 58% of public pools.

The New Hornsby Aquatic Centre Part 4 – Construction Continues

12 April, 2013

In the last installment of our series following the construction of the Hornsby Aquatic Centre in Sydney's North, construction had just begun. Pool + Spa Magazine check-in with Raymond Huzij, Project Manager, Major Buildings at Hornsby Shire Council to learn about the latest developments.

Slides, Sprays and Structures

05 March, 2013

Established in 1985, Infinite Fun® is a global water park equipment brand, headquartered in Mumbai. The group has more than 250 employees including 30 engineers and over 50 technicians. With equipment installed all over the world, Infinite Fun water park equipment established in Australia two years ago. Pool + Spa spoke with Scott Pendlebury, Managing Director of Infinite Fun, about water play structures.

Pump-up The Fun! Inflatables and Water Play Equipment to Suit Every Commercial Pool

05 March, 2013 by Rebecca Brennan

Aflex Technology NZ Ltd specialise in the design and manufacture of both sealed and constant airflow inflatables for commercial aquatic facilities and open water. Pool + Spa spoke with Ian Radcliffe, Operations Director at Aflex Technology about the endless possibilities of pool inflatables.

Holiday park receives an essential makeover

01 March, 2013

When a run-down holiday park on the mid north coast of NSW needed some urgent attention, Essential Pools came to the rescue. After some careful considerations the resulting pool has now won recognition in both state and national SPASA Awards. Les Eakin from Essential Pools spoke to Pool + Spa Magazine about this project.

10 pools, 1 amazing project!

24 December, 2012 by Rebecca Brennan

Soul Apartments is one of the most impressive architectural buildings in Queensland, with 288 modern apartments right on the beach front of Surfers Paradise. There were many other pools and water features built on different levels of this building, however on level 3, Surfside Pools Commercial constructed 10 pools, two spas and 5 water features for this project.

The New Hornsby Aquatic Centre - Part 2

20 December, 2012 by Rebecca Brennan

The construction of the new aquatic centre at Hornsby, in Sydney's north west continues. In the second installment of this feature, Pool + Spa talks with Raymond Huzij, Project Manager of Major Buildings at Hornsby Shire Council and Robert Trisley, Managing Director of Trisley's Hydraulic Services.

The other solar pool heaters

18 September, 2012

Now that the Carbon Tax has come into effect and many of us are feeling the pinch, it's crucial we consider ways of saving money for customers.

Commercial-grade pool-safe tiles

11 September, 2012

The Pool Tile Company imports and supplies a large range of tiles specifically for use in and around concrete or fibreglass pools, spas and water features.

Mariner 3s Clubliner Plus cleaning robot

09 September, 2012

The new Mariner 3s Clubliner Plus cleaning robot is suited to commercial aquatic centres.

Vexation over ventilation

14 August, 2012

Inadequate ventilation can lead to serious pool air pollution, writes Pool Consultant Alan Lewis.

Nubian revolutionises swimming pool treatment across Australia

31 July, 2012

With its advanced technology, Nubian is revolutionising swim schools across Australia and around the world.

For Rocky, timing is everything

20 July, 2012

A state-of-the-art timing and training system gives Rockhampton's Southside Memorial Swimming Pool the leading edge.

State-of-the-art aquatic centre adopts Waterco technology

09 July, 2012

A new multi-million-dollar Victorian sports and aquatic centre has been equipped with Waterco's Air Scour Filtration system.

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