Water Safety Week 2014

VS305Water Safety Week is being held from 29 November – 6 December 2014. Water Safety Week contributes to the effective promotion of the water safety messages and engagement of a broad cross section of the community across metropolitan Melbourne and throughout regional Victoria. This is achieved via an educational, fun and innovative approach that will directly engage over 500,000 Victorian’s in ARV’s Water Safety Week. [Read more...]

Aquatics & Recreation Victoria 2014 Annual General Meeting

ARV Logo (small)The Aquatics & Recreation Victoria’s (ARV’s) 2014 AGM is being held on Thursday 27th November 2014 at the Unipark Conference Centre, Suite 23, Building 4, Unipark-Monash, 195 Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria 3168 at 3.00pm. [Read more...]

Aquatics & Recreation Victoria to Offer Swim Australia Teacher Training

Swim Australia
Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (‘ARV’) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Australian Swimming Teachers and Coaches Association (‘ASCTA’) to deliver the range of Swim Australia™ courses to the Victorian market. [Read more...]

Technogym & Polar Announce Technology Integration

Technogym-Logo-300x140[1]Technogym has announced that its fitness and wellness solutions platforms are to be integrated with products developed by Polar, leader in heart-rate sensors, training apps, wearable sports devices and activity trackers. [Read more...]

Elena Gosse Named One of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence

WG9A9963Elena Gosse, Chief Executive Officer of leading water disinfection company, Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) has been announced as a winner in the 2014 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. Elena has been recognised in the Business Enterprise category for her leadership in steering AIS’ strategy and direction to make it the national and international business success story it is today. [Read more...]

2013 – 14 CERM PI® Benchmarking Survey for Sport, Aquatic & Leisure Centres

Univesity of SAThe CERM PI® Project at the University of South Australia is inviting Australasian sport, aquatic and leisure centres to be involved in the CERM PI Benchmarking Survey for 2013-14.
There are two options for participation: [Read more...]

24/7 Fitness Trend Shows No Sign of Slowing

Group Gym ShotThe stellar performance of 24/7 fitness franchises on Australian high streets and in shopping malls and suburban areas is showing no signs of slowing.

Over the past five years, the shape of the fitness product has changed dramatically. Not only have programs such as Yoga, Zumba and Boot Camp continued to grow, but new trends such as combat-based programs, functional training and CrossFit have arrived on the market – and thrived. [Read more...]

New Recreation Area Opened in Werribee

places_victoriaOne of Victoria’s largest water spray grounds/splash pads, along with a basketball court, playground, and barbeque and picnic facilities has been opened at the 1.4 hectare Village Park at Werribee’s new Riverwalk Estate. [Read more...]

Picking the Difference Between Fitness Fads & Fundamentals

PrecorMindful that as well as its many fundamental successes, the fitness industry has also seen fads come and go, Precor have looked at what clubs can do to increase visitation and membership duration. [Read more...]

Career Opportunities Available as Western Leisure Services Prepare for Centre Openings in 2015

Sportspeople Shadow LogoWant to work in one of the fastest growing cities in Australia, providing leisure and recreation services in newly developed state-of-the-art facilities?
Grow your career in this exciting, rapidly expanding area of Western Melbourne! [Read more...]