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ARI Launches New Look at Industry Partners Event


On Friday 21st October, the Aquatic and Recreation Institute (ARI) held an Industry Partners event at the picturesque Poolside Cafe at the Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Aquatic Centre in Manly. The event marked the launch of the newly re-named ‘Staying Active’ Program (formally...

NSW Healthy Pool Forum


The Aquatic & Recreation Institute (ARI) are holding a Public Health Information and Guidance for Public Swimming Pool Operators Forum on Wednesday 30th November 2016 at the Manly Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Aquatic Centre. The Forum is proudly sponsored by Tim Batt...

RecSA Releases Code of Practice for SA Public Swimming Pools


Recreation SA recently held the launch of the 2016/17 Aquatic Season with more than 60 people in attendance at the event held at the Aquatic Recreation Centre, Campbelltown. Special guest speaker, swimming coach Peter Bishop, shared insights about Kyle Chalmers’ Olympic Gold medal-winning...

Summer Kidz Enrolments Now Open


Victoria’s longest running learn to swim and water safety education program, VICSWIM is now open enrolments for enrolments for the 2017 ‘Summer Kidz’ program. VICSWIM will be held at more than 130 public pools and coastal locations across Victoria during...

The Daisy Challenge is Back! #BESTPHOTOBOMB


Commencing 1st November, the Daisy BEST AUSSIE PHOTOBOMB Challenge –#bestphotobomb– will launch nationally through social media. It’s a whole lot of summer fun and it’s a great way to engage with your customers. About #bestphotobomb The Challenge will run...

Super Staffing for Swim Schools

Teacher of Competitive Swimming

Visit any swim school and chat with the management team and ask them about their biggest challenge and invariably they will respond, “Staffing – finding and keeping good people”. Here are some great tips for building a fantastic team to be proud of....