$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.

Flowcrete Australia Flowsports Aquatic resin flooring

06 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Flowcrete Australia

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

$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.

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.

$75 million earmarked for Parramatta Aquatic Centre

14 March, 2018

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

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

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

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

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.

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