Slip-resistant tile receives safety award

09 November, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Sport + Venues (Australia)

Life Floor has been awarded the Kelly Ogle Memorial Safety Award by the World Waterpark Association for its slip-resistant, impact-absorbing tiles.

Life Floor non-slip copolymer floor tile

07 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Sport + Venues (Australia)

Life Floor is a copolymer floor tile designed for aquatic environments where people are barefoot. It has been designed for use around swimming pools, zero depth entries, change rooms, splash pads, water parks, slide towers and play areas.

New management for Sugarworld Waterpark

27 October, 2016 by Alice Richard

Cairns Regional Council has appointed Belgravia Leisure to manage the Sugarworld Waterpark. The 10-year lease officially commences on 20 February 2017.

S.R. Smith Splash! Aquatic Pool Lift

20 October, 2016 | Supplied by: S.R.Smith

S.R. Smith's Splash! Aquatic Pool Lifts are made from powder-coated stainless steel and aluminium with a large rotomoulded seat that includes armrests and seat belt.

Dolphin Wave 200 XL commercial robotic pool cleaner

12 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Orimatech (Poolworx Pty Ltd)

Available from Orimatech, the Dolphin Wave 200 XL cleans any commercial pool up to 50 m, regardless of shape or type. It can be programmed with up to four different pool profiles to enable cleaning of multiple pools within a facility.

SR Smith Anti Wave Lane Lines

07 October, 2016 | Supplied by: S.R.Smith

S.R. Smith's Anti Wave Lane Lines are made with a patented disk design that helps quell swimming pool wave action, keeping water calmer for swimmers and other water enthusiasts.

Life Floor launches campaign to improve splash pad safety regulation

05 October, 2016

Life Floor has launched a campaign to have a surfacing standard added to the NSF-50 Standard. The company has presented the findings of an extensive research study to the NSF/ANSI Standard 50 joint committee.

Dolphin W20 robotic pool cleaner for shallow pools

05 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Orimatech (Poolworx Pty Ltd)

Able to work in water that is just 20 cm deep, the Dolphin W20 robotic cleaner delivers thorough and fast automated cleaning of shallow pools. It is suitable for cleaning commercial toddler and paddling pools up to 15 m in length with standard or beach entry, and leisure pools of any shape.

Dry Togs commercial swimsuit dryer

16 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Swimsuit Dryer Australia Pty Ltd

Dry Togs is a commercial swimsuit dryer that removes up to 95% of water from swimsuits in less than 10 seconds and without heat. It is suitable for any facility with a pool, including commercial swim schools, health clubs, hotels, apartment pools, school sports facilities and hydrotherapy pools.

Drowning detection system makes TV news headlines

09 September, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Maytronics Australia Pty Ltd

Maytronics' Poseidon drowning detection technology has been featured on Channel 9 News. Used successfully around the world, the system is credited with saving 30 lives to date, including two at the Blacktown Aquatic Centre.

From 'no gear and no idea' to industry expert: John McKenny

31 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Macquatics Training

A regular contributor to Pool+Spa, John McKenny is a well-known face in the NSW pool industry. We asked the author of The Complete Swimming Pool Handbook and The Leisure Pool and Spa Handbook to share his thoughts on the state of the industry.

Surf's up in Perth: $25m surf park proposed

29 August, 2016 by Alice Richard

A $25 million surf park has been proposed for Perth on the banks of the Swan River. Wave Park Group has presented a formal proposal to the City of Melville for URBNSURF Perth, to be located 9 km south of the city.

Neptune Benson treats water for US Olympic hopefuls

04 July, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Neptune Benson Australia

Neptune Benson's filtration and ultraviolet disinfection products were selected for use in the water at the 2016 US swim trials. These trials were the only selection meet for the US swim team to qualify for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Sexy solution for Sexy Fish

01 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Waterco Limited

Sexy Fish restaurant has quickly been adopted as the cool new thing on the block in London. The incredible food isn't the only talking point of the restaurant — a striking waterfall feature made up of three large windows with water running down them is catching the eye of all customers.

Ozone solution helps swim school handle increased bather load

03 June, 2016 | Supplied by: Brauer Industries

Sue Howlett runs a thriving swim school just south of Brisbane, averaging up to 1200 bathers per week. As the business continued to grow, Howlett found that her sanitation system wasn't keeping up with the increased demand, so she sought a solution that would improve the water quality and give her peace of mind.

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