Mingara to Save Money and the Planet with Cogeneration

Simons Green EnergyMingara Recreation Club will reduce its carbon emissions by more than 26 % and save $250,000 in energy costs in its first year alone following the installation of two Cogeneration energy systems by Simons Green Energy. The pre-launch of this clean energy project will be held on Tuesday 2 September alongside the Wyong Shire Community Roadshow, giving community members the opportunity to visit the Cogeneration plant site. [Read more...]

Rio 2016 Olympics Choose Technogym

Technogym LogoTechnogym signed an exclusive-supplier contract – fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centre – for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
For Technogym, internationally recognised as setting the standard in the sector of technologies for athletic preparation, rehabilitation and wellness, this is the sixth Olympic experience after Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008 and London 2012. [Read more...]

2014 Centaman Attractions Asia-Pacific User Group

CentamanJoin CENTAMAN for two days of learning, networking and product exploration focused on optimizing your investment in CENTAMAN at the 2014 Asia-Pacific User Group event.

Interact with the CENTAMAN team and other users from many different types of attractions including zoos, aquariums, waterparks, museums, galleries and tourism operators. [Read more...]

YMCA Selects Blue Fitness for New Facilities

Blue FitnessYMCA of Auckland assumed management of four Auckland aquatics and recreation facilities on 1st July in Mt Roskill, Onehunga, Glen Innes and Lynfield. Each facility boasts significant fitness facilities and YMCA selected Blue Fitness to provide all the cardio and strength equipment. [Read more...]

Cairns Regional Council Reveals Plans for Attractions & Recreation Precinct

Cairns Regional CouncilCairns Regional Council is proposing the establishment of a sport and recreation precinct in the city’s south, with plans likely to include a $3 million upgrade for the Sugarworld waterpark in Edmonton.
Cairns Councillor John Schilling revealed the ambitious plans at this week’s Parks and Leisure Australia 2015 National Conference. [Read more...]

ARV Conference Opens in Melbourne

2014 ARV Industry ConferenceThe 2014 Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV) Industry Conference opens in Melbourne today (27th August).

Being held over three days, until Friday 29th August, at the Melbourne Park Function Centre, the event features a diverse program with a tour of three of Melbourne’s leading aquatic centres today, followed by a conference on Thursday and Friday. [Read more...]

Fitness Australia & Parks & Leisure Australia Join to Advance Training in Parks Guidelines

Fitness Australia LogoIndustry peak bodies Parks and Leisure Australia and Fitness Australia have announced a partnership aimed at developing consistent policies for the delivery of commercial fitness services on public land.

Revealed at the 2014 Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) National Conference in Cairns this week, [Read more...]

All New Aqualink Box Hill Makes a Splash in the Community

aqualink-boxhill-logoSince a $30 million plus redevelopment of Aqualink Box Hill by Whitehorse City Council, the facility has been attracting massive support from the city’s residents.
Each week the multipurpose aquatic, fitness, recreation and sport centre attracts 17,000 users and 2020 learn-to-swim participants while the fitness suite has a membership exceeding 3500. [Read more...]

Tennant Creek Pool Plans Move Forward

68104[1]Residents in the Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek will soon enjoy a new pool complex and sport facilities, with plans being drafted for a significant upgrade of amenities at the town’s Purkiss Reserve. [Read more...]

Elena Gosse, CEO of AIS – Named as Finalist in 2014 Premier’s Cultural Diversity Awards (QLD)

AIS high res logo JPEGBRISBANE (QLD): As a Russian immigrant Elena Gosse arrived in Australia over 20 years ago to start a new life. Now Chief Executive Officer of Brisbane based, leading water disinfection company, Australian Innovative Systems (AIS), Elena has been recognised as one of three finalists in the Entrepreneur Category for the Premier’s Cultural Diversity Awards (QLD). Winners will be announced on 30 August 2014 at a gala dinner which will mark the start of Queensland Cultural Diversity Week. [Read more...]