Inflatables specialist Aflex Technology provides inflatable units for use in pools and aquatic centres. The range incorporates obstacle courses, slides, animals, pool toys and modular adventure products to encourage active play.
Water safety is a major concern for all Australians, and it is the responsibility of all adults to ensure that children are well supervised at public pools and aquatic centres at all times. In response to this, Pro-Visual Publishing, in partnership with Swim Australia, has released the National Guide to Public Pools & Aquatic Centres 2015/16.
Mount Alexander Shire Council is to develop plans for an indoor swimming pool in Castlemaine, on a different site to a controversial proposal that was abandoned three years ago.
NSW Health is urging people who have been unwell with diarrhoea to avoid swimming pools until at least two weeks after they have recovered, following a sharp increase in cryptosporidiosis cases in NSW.
We're in the midst of aquatic centre overdrive at the moment, with the Rockhampton Second World War Memorial Aquatic Centre officially opening for business.
Work on the $32.5 million Craigieburn Regional Aquatic and Leisure Centre project is officially underway. According to Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss, the Australian Government has committed $9.1 million to the project under Round One of the National Stronger Regions Fund. The facility encompasses a fitness centre, health and wellness centre and an indoor aquatic hall.
Families in Alpha, Central West Queensland, no longer have to wait for warm weather to enjoy a swim, with the town's new heated pool officially open for public use.
Given the vulnerable nature of those requiring hydrotherapy, water quality is vital. Leicester Hospital's filtration system struggled to cope with high bather numbers. Waterco's Glass Pearl Media brought the water quality up to scratch quickly and reduced maintenance requirements.
Twelve months after Simons Green Energy installed a 229 kW cogeneration system at Oasis Regional Aquatic Centre in Wagga Wagga, the numbers are in - and they prove that cogeneration was a sound investment for the centre.
The YMCA Lagoon Leisure & Fitness Centre in Auckland was looking to improve water clarity, reduce water loss and CAC, and save money but was wary of committing to a new system before seeing results. A trial with Zelbrite filter media proved to be the answer.
Inflatables can be a great way to attract new business to your facility or to keep things interesting for your patrons. But it's not all fun and games: make sure you ask yourself the right questions before you take the plunge and invest in inflatables.
The CA$140 million Terwillegar Centre includes the second-largest water park in the province of Alberta, Canada. It was designed to cope with a bather load of 10,000 people per day. Austrian company WAPOTEC helped design the centre's water treatment plant.
As energy prices and global temperatures rise, the world is increasingly looking to new ways to generate energy. So, what's new in the world of pool heating? It's no longer just about solar, heat pumps and gas - there are some fascinating new developments out there.
Scully Outdoor Designs has available a learn-to-swim platform and stainless steel lifeguard tower suitable for commercial aquatic facilities.
When is an Olympic pool not an Olympic pool? When it's in Darwin, apparently. Darwin's Parap Pool has caused confusion after the Darwin City Council applied for government funding to change the pool length to bring it to Olympic-standard length.