New water fun park for Sydney's south

04 October, 2018

Sydney's Sutherland Shire has a new water fun park, which was officially opened (ahead of schedule) by the local Mayor, Councillor Carmelo Pesce.

US push for Aquatic Health Code adoption

15 August, 2018

The US-based National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) is spearheading a movement for widespread adoption of a Model Aquatic Health Code.

A waterfall of savings in Willoughby

14 August, 2018

A new water filtration system at the Willoughby Leisure Centre has saved more than $14,000 and one million litres of water.

Going underground

06 August, 2018 | Supplied by: State Wide Pool Services

State Wide Pool Services developed a 25 m, five-lane heated pool that lies below ground level in Pridham Hall's Adelaide CBD location.

Life Floor foam rubber aqauatic flooring system

31 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Sport + Venues (Australia)

The Life Floor foam rubber flooring system is specifically designed and engineered to perform in aquatic environments and to minimise slips and falls.

50 m pool "not a priority" for aquatic centre

26 July, 2018

A 20-year proposed redevelopment plan for the Beaton Park region of Wollongong won't incorporate a 50 m swimming pool.

$5.4m pool upgrade kicks off

18 July, 2018

Moreton Bay Regional Council has commenced construction on the major $5.4 million Caboolture Regional Aquatic Centre (CRALC) upgrade at Burpengary.

Fluidra and Zodiac merger finalised

03 July, 2018

The Fluidra and Zodiac merger has been finalised. Announced in November 2017, the deal brings together a portfolio of recognised brands and gives it a direct presence in 45 countries.

120 years and still going strong

27 June, 2018 | Supplied by: International Quadratics

Back in 1898 Albert Henry Pierce established AH Pierce (later known as Pierce Pool Supplies), a supplier to councils and retail stores throughout NSW.

$10m in funding for Mount Barker pool

06 June, 2018

Another ageing aquatic centre is set to get a makeover, thanks to a $10m federal government funding contribution announced earlier this week.

Flowcrete Australia Flowsports Aquatic resin flooring

06 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Tremco CPG Australia Pty Ltd

Flowcrete Australia has launched Flowsports Aquatic, a range of high-performance resin flooring solutions for aquatic, leisure and recreation facilities.

How suitable is solar?

28 May, 2018

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

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

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

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

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