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...]

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...]

Fitness Show 2014 – The Ultimate Event for Fitness & Health

Fitness Show logoIf you work within the health and fitness industry, you won’t want to miss the industry’s number one event in Sydney! The Fitness Show will help you discover the latest trends in the fitness industry, educate you on innovative training techniques and give you the chance to trial state-of-the-art fitness equipment. [Read more...]

NT Government $200 Learn to Swim Voucher Scheme

Northern-Territory-GovernmentTerritory toddlers aged up to five years will be eligible for $200 in swimming lessons a year funded by the Northern Territory Government’s Learn to Swim Vouchers. Through the Learn to Swim Vouchers, the Government’s aim is to prevent children from drowning in the Territory, and to provide lifelong swimming skills. [Read more...]

Emerging Results from the 2014 Sportspeople Salary Survey – Participate NOW!

Sportspeople Salary SurveyEmerging data from the 2014 Sportspeople Salary Survey (as at 21 August 2014) shows that 24.5% of male respondents earn a full time base salary $100,000 or more, compared to just 8.3% of females. For part time roles, 19.4% of male respondents earn a base hourly rate of $50 or more, compared to 9.4% of females. [Read more...]