The redevelopment includes upgraded facilities and the replacement of the current 50 metre swimming pool with a sustainable, heated 25 metre pool with wheelchair access. Swimplex Aquatics will deliver a full filtration and water treatment package. [Read more…]
2014 has been a very busy year at the Australian Leisure Facilities Association (ALFA), with two successful networking events held, one in conjunction with the Australian Fitness & Health Expo in Melbourne and the other in conjunction with the World Aquatic Health Conference on the Gold Coast, where we released the outcomes of the landmark Economic & Health Impacts of Local Government Aquatic & Recreation Facilities industry research project. [Read more…]
Roz Neville represented ARI and ALFA at the recent Service Skills validation meeting held on 6 November 2014 at Royal Life Saving Aquatic Safety Training Academy, Seven Hills. [Read more…]
Fitness Industry Survey has been going on annually since 2008, unveiling secrets and coveted data from the insides of the fitness industry. Among the most talked topic which is also one of the most important aspects of any job is the salary of fitness professionals. This year, we look into how much fitness professionals are paid as we reveal some of the interesting salary facts garnered by this year’s survey. [Read more…]
ALFA is calling for submissions of industry events for the 2015 ALFA Industry Events Calendar.
The ALFA industry calendar is featured on the ALFA website, ALFA Bi-monthly Journal and ALFA fortnightly e-news. [Read more…]
Swimplex Aquatics have recently delivered a turnkey waterslide in the City of Marion, South Australia.
With the former ‘hand me down’ waterslide at the Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre in need of major repairs, the Council moved to update the facility with an impressive Polin Waterparks slide installed by Swimplex Aquatics. [Read more…]
The YMCA will today launch its 2015 Swimathon program – coinciding with United Nations International Day of People with Disability.
Each year the YMCA Swimathon encourages people of all ages and abilities to swim laps to help prevent drowning by raising funds to ensure more people young people get the chance to learn vital swimming and water safety skills. [Read more…]
Dramatic new research released by Royal Life Saving Society – Australia highlights the significant and growing issue of drowning in older people in Australia.
The Report, the first of its kind to be released in Australia, found that 1,072 people aged 50 years and over have drowned in Australian waterways between 2002 and 2012. [Read more…]
More than 400 Swim Australia registered Swim Schools participated in EnergyAustralia SwimSAFER Week, which aims to increase watersafety awareness and reduce aquatic tragedies. [Read more…]
Australasia’s largest swimming pool and spa industry event is about to get even bigger, as theSPLASH! Pool & Spa Trade Show on the Gold Coast moves across the road to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC). [Read more…]