You’re Invited….ARV Industry Christmas Party

Spice Market ARV 2014Please join us for the first ever ARV Industry Christmas Party at Spice Market. This is the perfect event for all centres to get together for a networking opportunity in an exclusive and enjoyable venue setting. [Read more...]

ARV & Victoria Police – Aquatic Centre Forum

Victoria PoliceVictoria Police and Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV) are pleased to announce that they are working together to make aquatic and recreation facilities a safer environment for all families, holding an Aquatic Centre Forum, this Friday 17 October 2014. [Read more...]

ARV Financial Management Workshop

ARV Logo (small)Aquatics & Recreation Victoria’s (ARV) professional education program continues with a Financial Management Workshop being held on Tuesday 18 November in conjunction with Warner Institute.

This one-day Financial Management workshop will establish simple but meaningful steps that will make preparing a business budget simpler and more accurate. [Read more...]

ARV 2014 Water Safety Fun Days – Melbourne & Bendigo

Play it Safe LogoARV are hosting two Water Safety Fun Days for 2014. Bendigo on Saturday 29 November in Hargreaves Mall and in Melbourne on Friday 5 December at Federation Square.
Double The Fun!!

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New Sydney Aquatic Centre to Power Community Facilities

City of SydneySydney’s newest major swimming pool will be heated and powered all year round by its own locally produced energy system that will help the City of Sydney slash its carbon emissions. The City has agreed to include a trigeneration plant in the new Green Square Aquatic Centre that is currently in the final stages of a design competition, with the winning design to be announced in November. [Read more...]

Fitness Business Experts Offer Free Health Club Check

Fitness Business ExpertsRecently formed fitness management consultancy Fitness Business Experts are offering aquatic centres, fitness clubs and gyms a free assessment of their operations. [Read more...]

Ms Karen McNamara MP Officially “Switched On” Mingara Cogeneration System

Simons Green EnergyOver 100 people gathered to witness Mingara Recreation Club launch their largest sustainability initiative. This new state of the art Cogeneration system was officially “switched on” by Ms Karen McNamara MP, Member for Dobell, on Wednesday, October 8th 2014.

Key members of local councils attended including Mayor Doug Eaton (Wyong Shire) and Councillor Bob Ward (Gosford City) to show their support for the introduction of this innovative energy project. [Read more...]

Fittings to Handle the Heat by Supreme Heating

Supreme heatingLooking to reduce gas bills for its heated swimming pool, independent girls’ school Perth College employed Supreme Heating to install an evacuated tube (EVT) solar pool heating system.

EVT systems can produce twice the heat per unit of a traditional flat plate panel system and is efficient enough to keep the pool well heated in cooler months.

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Australian Government Moves to Cut Drowning Deaths

Peter_Dutton2-400x294The Australian Government is to provide $4 million across five years to the Royal Life Saving Society – Australia , as part of a $15 million package to cut drowning deaths across the nation. [Read more...]

21st AALARA Conference Returns to Gold Coast in 2015

aalara-logoThe Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has announced that its 21st annual Conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from 5th to 7th May next year. [Read more...]